Hermes has launched an apprenticeship programme designed to help address the national LGV driver shortage, whilst developing its own people. The 12-month scheme has so far attracted 45 employees and will see them gain a Cat C licence and become a qualified LGV driver. Every employee will be given one day off a week (or 20%) to support their studies. The practical driving training will take place at Hermes’ Driving Academy in Nuneaton alongside additional instruction covering a range of […]
Driver CPC delegates can now take up to two hours of a seven-hour course as ‘e-learning’ content under changes brought in this week.
Both the RHA and the FTA have slammed JAUPT’s unilateral decision to change the procedure governing Driver CPC course approval, stating its new diktat will not improve standards but could cause further reputational damage. The associations have gone on the offensive after course approvals body JAUPT wrote to training providers this month, stating copies of all presentations and documents used to deliver Driver CPC courses would, effective immediately, now need to be sent to it at the course approval stage. […]
Meachers Global Logistics has hailed the creation of freeports at eight sites around England, saying Solent’s new status will create a much better environment for international trade.