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 […]
Over 30 unemployed young people are set to join the Port of London Authority (PLA) in Gravesend and Forth Ports, including Tilbury Port, as part of the government’s £2.4bn Kickstart work programme.
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 […]
Uncertainty over the immigration system after Brexit next year will compound the industry’s driver shortage and goods and services could grind to a halt, according to an FTA report.