Government moves to restrict funding for the long-delayed LGV Driver Apprenticeship to just £6,000 per applicant are “insane”, the Apprenticeship Trailblazer group said this week. The group is warning that unless swift action is taken by government agencies to deliver a working apprenticeship the UK’s HGV driver shortage will hit crisis point. The call follows the refusal of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IFATE) – which approves apprenticeship standards – to budge on its recommendation that funding for […]
DHL Supply Chain said it was “disappointed” that a trade union was talking up the prospect of its drivers striking over pay when scheduled negotiations were still due to take place.
John Lewis Partnership (JLP) is building a biomethane gas filling station at its Bracknell Waitrose site to fuel 120 HGVs, as it pulls forward its ambition to eliminate fossil fuels from its fleet by 2030.
Aztek Logistics MD Stuart Charter (pictured) assesses the logistics sector’s existential crisis