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The National Logistics Academy has been recognised for its "significant progress" in an appraisal of new apprenticeship training providers by Ofsted.

Visiting the academy last month, Ofsted reported significant progress in meeting all of the requirements of providing an apprenticeship and ensuring apprentices benefit from high-quality training.

The regulatory body's report on its visit to the National Logistics Academy said that its leaders "have invested significantly in the resources and capacity to ensure that subcontractor members are supported to deliver the programmes to the required high standards".

It added: "Managers have developed a range of high-quality learning resources. Senior leaders and managers have developed rigorous quality-assurance processes to monitor the quality of teaching, learning and assessment.”

The academy opertes through 25 logistics training providers across the UK, with programmes of training aimed specifically at large transport operators.

National Logistics Acadmemy chief executive Mark Currie said: “I am delighted that Ofsted has given us their thumbs up for all the hard work and investment we have put into building a high-quality apprenticeship delivery model.

"We pride ourselves on delivering the high-quality skills, knowledge and behaviour training our customers need as they grow and adapt to the fast pace of change that is challenging the whole sector."