Training specialist HGVC has been appointed by highways service provider Ringway to train up 43 drivers as part of the government’s skills bootcamps campaign. As part of the deal, HGVC will deliver funded courses with the department for education stumping up 70% of the fees. The training programme was introduced to avoid a potential shortage […]
Meachers Global Logistics has revealed its second major commercial relationship in recent months, teaming up with French freight forwarder Morvan Fils Transit.
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.
Plans to scrap EU rules and allow newly qualified drivers to operate lorries need to be carefully considered, according to freight booker Zeus Labs.