Bibby Distribution has launched a 12-month apprenticeship scheme to attract school leavers into the logistics sector. The RightStart programme will see youngsters embarking on Level 2 apprenticeships at four different Bibby Distribution sites in the Midlands and South West to experience a cross-section of the markets the business operates within. At the end of the programme, Bibby says students will be ready to take on roles in transport, customer service, warehouse management and finance, with the opportunity to continue their […]
The industry is in danger of losing tens of millions of pounds worth of training funding as the spending cut off for the apprenticeship levy looms.
Operators attending Multimodal next week are urged to head over to Think Logistics’ stand, 622, to find out how they can get involved with promoting the sector to young people and assist with the launch of a series of logistics-themed Career Academies later this year.
John Hayes, the minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning responsible for apprentice training, is expected to present the first Apprenticehsip of the Year award at the Motor Transport Awards on 13 June. This is a new category introduced to recognise and encourage appreantice training by road transport operators. This Award will be made in association with the National Skills Academy for Logistics to showcase some of the best examples of logistics apprentice training. Judges will be looking for […]