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Merry Christmas19/12/2016
On behalf of everyone at The Logistics Partnership LLP and all of our recruitment brands; MVP Search & Selection, Drivelink, More Driving and Forward Prospects,  I would like to say a big thank you to all of our clients (both businesses and cand...
It is a subject that is discussed frequently in our offices – the cleanliness of our desks and what they say about our personalities or working methods. With the increase in flexible and remote working, as well as of course those jobs which are...
Winter Driving23/11/2016
Below are some of our tips and helpful bits of advice for driving in adverse weather conditions, whether this be for commute, work or pleasure.  More information can be found here. Tips for Drivers Personally and Commercially I am sure mos...
Dangerous driving is a problem that all road users are aware of, with mobile phone use especially still a big problem. The police are working hard to combat this issue still, and have loaned a HGV cab from Highways England to help them film from an e...
Change can be a scary word, but it is an inevitable part of life and, more importantly for the purposes of this article, work. Technology for one is constantly evolving and developing and we need to embrace this, no matter what industry we may work i...
If I were to tell you that your career is a little like a video game then I would expect you might look at me like I had grown an extra head or something, but hear me out… When we enter the world of work for the first time, we often find ou...
Being on time is something that a lot of people seem to struggle with, much to my amazement if I’m honest! I am the sort of (despicable) person who loathes being late to anything and will always arrive at something half an hour early rather tha...
Continuing our series of 'getting to know' interviews with the team here at DriveLink, I spoke to Chris from our Maidstone team to find out what he enjoys about recruitment and what he gets up to outside of the office! What is your pri...
Bridge strikes: one of the lesser discussed driving safety topics but one that is just as important as the more commonly publicised driver distraction, speeding and drink driving. We saw on the news the huge disruption caused by the footbridge str...
Whether you’re driving all day or all night, it can be hard to stay healthy when you’re always behind the wheel. So what can we eat to keep ourselves in shape? There are a lot of different foods out there which can improve our health and ...
It’s Mike here; I’ve been driving trucks for a very long time and I have seen a few things in my time. This month, I have a tale of two cities to share with you. A driver recalled an experience he’d had when he was driving into N...
On Friday 16th September DriveLink are delighted to be attending the Worcester Festival of Business, represented by Mike and Gabrielle from our newest branch here in Droitwich. Worcester Festival of Business is organised by Worcestershire Enterprise ...
We all know that the working day is not just Dolly Parton’s ‘9 – 5’ anymore, with more and more people being required to work shifts. In the UK alone the number of people working a dedicated night shift has risen to over three...
When you’re about to start your shift, there are a number of checks you need to do before you begin to drive. Sometimes, if it’s really busy or you’re in a rush, it’s very easy to overlook these checks - failure to comply can ...
I’m back again, it’s Mike here. I’m an experienced HGV driver, and I have seen and heard a few things in my time on the road. This month, I have yet another tale of calamity to tell you, so brace yourselves. As the song goes, you ai...
There are many factors which affect the fuel economy of a truck. By only tackling one problem, you may neglect other factors which all contribute to how much fuel your vehicle uses – or wastes. As a driver, some of these factors may be out of y...
I’m back, the name’s Mike. We met last month - I’m a driver with over 40 years’ experience. I’ve driven every vehicle you can think of, and I’ve delivered to most towns and cities across the UK too. One of the t...
To keep your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), every 5 years you will need to undertake 35 hours of ‘periodic’ driver training. What’s more, after the age of 45, you will need to produce a medical report every 5 y...
DriveLink Droitwich are hosting a Recruitment Open Morning on Saturday 11th June 2016 between 9am and 13.00pm we'd love to see you, however if you want to come in sooner, give us a bell to arrange. Are you looking for a new challenge? Do ...
I recently did a day in the life of one of our port workers, to get some actual hands on experience of what it was like. The day started by organising lifts for some of the other staff to help them get to work - something that we do as ofte...
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