Norbert Dentressangle has welcomed its 100th apprentice to its Carlsberg operation, based in Northampton. Darren Currie was offered a position on the operation’s customer service team less than 24 hours after he submitted his CV. The scheme, which was launched in March, has a further 70 apprenticeships available and ND is confident that the scheme will continue to expand. The apprenticeship scheme, launched earlier this year, allows employees to simultaneously earn money and work towards an NVQ Level 2 qualification […]
XPO Logistics Europe will invest tens of millions of euros in new Range D and Range T trucks over the next two years, the operator has said.
The explosive growth in e-commerce in recent years has left the road transport industry struggling to provide enough capacity. MT looks at the implications of this change. Today (3 December) is Cyber Monday, where consumers in the full swing of crazed Christmas-gift buying are expected to set a record and make 115 million visits to online retail sites. If Experian’s prediction is realised, it will represent a leap of 36% on the same day last year. For December as a […]
The government has given the greenlight to a supply chain operatives apprenticeship just days after it rejected the HGV driver apprenticeship.