Logistics firms Clipper Logistics, Malcolm Group, XPO and software provider Big Change have joined forces to donate an HGV driver training simulator for trainee HGV drivers in Zambia. The donation to the Industrial Training Centre (ITC) in Zambia, which transport charity Transaid has partnered with since 2008, follows a visit to the centre in 2018 by representatives of the four companies. The simulator allows new drivers to spend additional hours behind the wheel in the safety of the classroom before […]
XPO Logistics has won a multi-year contract renewal with safety equipment, work wear and safety services supplier Arco
Urgent reforms of HGV driving training, tests and apprenticeships needed to solve skills crisis, warns Logistics UK
Logistics UK is calling for the government to urgently tackle the driver shortage crisis by providing financial support for HGV driver training, reforming the Apprenticeship Levy and prioritising HGV driver tests cancelled due to Covid restrictions.
Is a trans-Pennine tunnel really a viable option? How can capacity challenges across major freight routes such as the M62 corridor be tackled? What will make large plcs pick cities in northern England to base their warehousing and logistics operations? These topics and more will be debated at the Freight in the City Spring Summit: Driving Growth in the North on 3 March at Manchester Central (formerly G-Mex).