Scott Sharkey from Les Smith Haulage has become the 1,000th FORS Practitioner, six years after the qualification was introduced.
Transport and third-party logistics specialist Walkers Transport has teamed up with Rochdale LGV Driver Training to deliver a training programme for external drivers.
FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, has highlighted the increase in member benefits resulting from investment in new products and services in its 2017 Review.
Only one-quarter of drivers have completed the full 35 hours CPC training required of them by 2019, research from Fleet Source has found.
UK transport and third-party logistics specialist Walkers Transport has received JAUPT registered training centre approval to deliver bespoke CPC training courses for its drivers.
Ryder has donated a Euro-5 Iveco Stralis to Stephenson College in Coalville, where its Apprentice Technicians study.
Pressures on the freight and logistics industry to deliver goods to increasingly tight timescales are being heightened by shortages of skilled HGV drivers.
Newly-launched Birmingham-based driver training business Blue Triangle Training is offering tuition to drivers wanting to gain their HGV/LGV licences.
The hunt is under way for the UK’s top heavy goods vehicle (HGV) technicians and apprentices as online registrations for the Heavy Vehicle Engineering Competition open.
The IMI and SOE are to launch a campaign to formalise skills assessment and training for technicians working on buses, lorries and other heavy vehicles.