Essex-based haulier Simarco increased its workforce by a fifth last year, ahead of its aquistion of freight forwarder IFB in April. The increase brings the total number of staff employed directly by Simarco up to 130 having recruited employees at three of its five sites – Manchester, Barton and Witham – in the last year. Chairman Simon Reed said: “Ours has not been a policy of taking people on for the sake of it. We have been very targeted and […]
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 […]
CitySprint is recruiting 1,000 additional couriers for this year’s Christmas period to support its growing ecommerce and food delivery sectors.
Lee Tansley has replaced Isuzu Truck UK’s recently retired national fleet manager Martin Bragg.