Transport and storage is one of four UK sectors that is most at risk of losing jobs due to automation, according to the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). The institute’s Skills 2030 report looked at sectors with the highest potential for automation, drawing up a worst-case scenario for each. According to the IPPR’s analysis of the UK labour market, 58% of jobs in transport and storage, or 912,402 positions, are at risk of automation. The other three sectors most […]
The RHA is to make an emergency submission to the government this week demanding that it steps in and sorts out the industry’s driver shortage, before it undermines the fragile economic recovery.
UK Mail has secured a 231,000ft² plot of land in the West Midlands to develop its new hub.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has called on operators to make the case to government for a funding boost for apprentices to ensure a pipeline of talent for the future. Following a meeting last week between Matthew Hancock MP, minister for skills at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and SfL the door remains open but change hinges on operators demonstrating an appetite for it. Apprenticeships presently only attract full funding between the ages of 16 to 18. After […]