DHL Supply Chain has launched Driving Ambition, a new training programme which aims to train 1,000 HGV drivers in 2022. Driving Ambition offers candidates free driver training worth up to £3,000 to obtain either a Category C licence or a C+E licence. The programme is open to new recruits with no commercial driving experience through to those wanting to upskill from a C+E licence. Training will take place at dedicated transport training centres set up in the South East, Avonmouth, […]
The EU Parliament has given its final approval to new rules forcing the establishment of more electric vehicle recharging points and alternative fuel stations across Europe.
Tougher measures aimed at drug-drivers are proposed in a consultation document launched by DfT today, including the requirement to undertake rehabilitation courses before being allowed back behind the wheel.
DHL Supply Chain has signed a ‘joint business development plan’ agreement with Unilever, as part of the latter’s strategy to work more closely with key suppliers. Both companies have pledged to carry out a number of collaborative initiatives, including: increasing speed to market and efficiency; cost reduction and sustainable practices; and seeking ways to slash CO² and reduce logistics operation waste. Pier Luigi Sigismondi, chief supply chain officer, Unilever, says: “It is essential that we work closely together with our […]