Skills for Logistics (SfL) is to begin the process of a creditors’ voluntary liquidation to wind-up its operation. A spokesman for Manchester-based corporate insolvency firm Begbies Traynor, who confirmed the decision to MotorTransport.co.uk, added that a creditors’ meeting would be held on 9 February. The company announced earlier this month that SfL would be closing down, with the board citing the combination of a hefty pension scheme deficit and a struggle to attract revenue streams since core government funding was […]
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has officially entered creditors’ voluntary liquidation.
DHL, which employs more than 42,000 people in the UK, has launched its own Military Employability Programme to recruit drivers from the ranks of those leaving the armed forces.
Operators have responded well to calls from the head of a new working group to get involved to help tackle the skills crisis, but even more involvement would be welcome. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning says he is pleased by the response from operators to his call to get involved in the initiative [see below] made earlier this year. “There’s been a good number of volunteers,” Dunning tells MotorTransport.co.uk. “There’s no doubt that the issue of the driver population is […]