QUALITY AWARD FOR NEEDHAM LOGISTICS TRAININGFollowing an assesment by an independent body, Needham Logistics Training Ltd has been awarded ISO 9001 certfification. This certfication has only been achieved by about 5% of UK business and this prestigous award is supported by the government and recognised world-wide.
Roy Baker, Manager Director of Needham Logistics Training Ltd, said, "We have always been proud of the service we offer our customers and the way that we conduct our business. Now with the award of ISO: 9001 certfication, this has been confirmed by outside experts who are used to judging standards on a daily basis in a wide variety of trades and industries.
John Goldring, who undertook the assessment for QMS International plc, paid particular tribute to, "the investment in people and training enables Needham Logistics Training Ltd to provide an efficient service to their customers"
NEW TRAINING CENTRE OPENING IN BURY ST EDMUNDSWe are pleased to announce that Needham Logistics Training Ltd will be opening a new
Accredited Forklift Operator Training centre in the Bury St Edmunds area on 1st January 2013. The new centre will be accredited by RTITB for Forklift Instructor and Operator courses as well as ADR, IMDG, HIAB, First Aid, Management CPC (Freight), PTTLS, Driver CPC and more.
The new centre will provide the same high standard of Logistics Sector training as our Ipswich centre. Details for any of our courses can be obtained by calling 01449 722400 alternatively you can complete the enquiry form on this website and we will be pleased to contact you.
Information taken from DSA email dated 24th September 2012
DRIVING STANDARDS FOR LORRY DRIVERS
The DSA has today published new national Standards for lorry and bus drivers, which it has
developed with the haulage and passenger transport industries.
The National Driving Standard Category C (lorry) addresses specific issues such as the use of tachographs and the dangers of continuous driving.
They also outline what drivers need to know, to understand and be able to do in areas such as:
- preparing a vehicle and its occupants for a journey
- guiding and controlling a vehicle
- using the road in accordance with the Highway Code
- driving safely and responsibly in the traffic system
- reviewing and adjusting driver behaviour over a lifetime
NEW IMDG CODE LEARNING COURSEIMDG Training is mandatory for all shore-side staff involved in dangerous goods transport by
sea. Staff directly involved in dangerous goods operations must now have function-specific
training while general awareness training is required for those who although not directly
involved, do require a familiarisation with the IMDG Code provisions. Training records must be kept for Competent Authority inspection. Needham Logistics Training Ltd are pleased to
announce the addition of this course to our well established ADR Hazardous Goods by Road