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Iceland takes training stance

ICELAND Frozen Foods has appointed Driving Services to train nearly 800 drivers for its new home delivery service. The contract follows a successful pilot scheme in the north east, and will see the training built into a two day induction programme for every driver.

It will include both theory and on-the-road practical training at Iceland's head office in Deeside, as well as Milton Keynes and Swindon. The home delivery service uses refrigerated light commercial vehicles, including Vauxhall Corsa and Mercedes Sprinter vans.

Steve Hatharall, Iceland's risk manager, said: 'We are confident driver training will assist the company in controlling the running costs of the fleet.

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