Rio has proved that apprentices really can make a difference to a company and give people the chance to progress at work.
Rio originally wanted to go into accounting but thought long and hard about whether he wanted to go to university or not.
He opted to go down the apprenticeship route where he would be earning whilst he was learning.
He started working with Trailer Freight International and 10 months into his programme, he is not only developing himself, but also saving the company money.
Depot manager, Allan Collins, identified that Rio had a can-do attitude, was capable, willing and interested in the whole business and had great IT skills too.
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