Fleetmaster awarded Northern Powergrid Driver Training and Driver CPC Contract

Dated: 28 Oct, 2019

Fleetmaster has won the Northern Powergrid Driver Training and Driver CPC Contract after a robust procurement process.

The new three-year contract with the company responsible for keeping the lights on for 8 million people across the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire, will see Fleetmaster deliver all driver training and Driver CPC to Northern Powergrid's, new and existing drivers, supporting their drive to become one of the safest fleets in the UK. As part of the contract, Fleetmaster will create tailored courses to meet the needs of Northern Powergrid drivers to ensure targeted training is delivered at the highest quality.

Fleetmaster takes a holistic view with regards to driver risk management and continually invests in the development of new training products and services to maintain its position at the forefront of its chosen profession.

Jamie Boocock, Fleet Director at Fleetmaster, said: “We operate a lean and efficient service designed to place resources in the right places at the right times. To achieve this, we have developed a range of processes that will enable us to provide demonstrable efficiencies to Northern Powergrid.”

Chris Charlton, Driver Safety and Performance Manager at Northern Powergrid, said: “Our goal is to have one of the safest fleets in the UK. Safe driving in the workplace is a challenging and constantly changing environment so it also essential that we have a training programme for our drivers that is capable of adapting to changes in order to meet our expectations and requirements."

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