Dr Ross Moloney has been officially appointed as chief executive of Skills for Logistics (SfL). Since being appointed acting chief executive in September 2013, following the sudden departure of previous boss Mick Jackson, Moloney has been working to drive forward key projects, the organisation said in a statement. These include work on the Certificate to Work, the Military Work Placement Scheme, the Professional Development Stairway, Local Logistics Community Networks (LLCNS) and relationships with Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). Moloney said: “It […]
Royal Mail employs approximately 141,000 employees and needs a constant flow of new recruits to join the business at all levels. Nadine Kemp, senior people business partner – central logistics teams – at Royal Mail, is a big fan of the Think Logistics programme to get the message about career opportunities in logistics to students at schools and colleges.
The logistics sector has been offered expert advice on how to attract and develop a new and more diverse workforce after the FTA’s annual Skills Report revealed the driver shortage figure has risen to 59,000 from 52,000 in 2018.
Employers, not just their employees, will find themselves before Britain’s traffic commissioners (TCs) if drivers have not completed their periodic training by September 2014. Speaking at the RHA National Training Conference last week in Birmingham, senior TC Beverley Bell made clear her support for continuous professional development, stating “driver training is essentially about investing in your staff”. Bell set out the position of the TCs in regards to the fast-approaching deadline for those granted grandfather rights to complete their Driver […]