Logistics Learning Alliance (LLA) has launched an Institute of Supply Chain Management (IoSCM) Level 4 Certificate in managing logistics operations, aimed at developing the skills of junior armed forces personnel. Designed as a stepping-stone to a Foundation Degree in Logistics at the University of Lincoln for members of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force with the rank of corporal or below, the programme is also available to the wider public. It focuses on providing essential leadership and […]
Maritime Transport has signed the Corporate Covenant, the document businesses use to pledge support to the armed forces.
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]
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 […]