Skills for Logistics (SfL) has launched a scheme to entice former armed forces personnel into the logistics industry. SfL has been awarded £1.4m from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills’ Employer Investment Fund to attract up to 1,000 people leaving the services into a job within logistics. Through its Military Transitions to Logistics programme, SfL will provide a specific route into the sector for ex-Armed Forces personnel. Mick Jackson, chief executive of SfL, said: “The sector has a requirement […]
Think Logistics has set itself a target of ensuring 1,000 students aged 16 to 18 attend one of its workshops by May 2016, and is urging operators to take part in the half-day sessions.
Firethorn Trust is looking to build a 500,000sq ft logistics park in Peterborough with plans to open it in the summer of 2022.
The latest UK Labour Market survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG has underlined the acute driver shortage that is threatening to stymie operator growth.