Building materials company Cemex will run its apprenticeship scheme for the second year running. The year-long programme, run in conjunction with System Training, gives apprentices what it describes as a “framework to achieve a Driving Goods Apprenticeship Level 2 and Category C + E licence”. The company is looking to recruit 18 people to train at locations across the UK, including six who will work at its three UK cement operations in Rugby, South Ferriby in Lincolnshire and Tilbury. The […]
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has started the roll-out of its Logistics Guild and revealed it will be free to join. The modern day guild, which MT revealed had secured funding last month (17 September), is described as “a member network run by members”. It is intended to meet the development needs of the 2.4 million people that work in logistics. “The guild will build the self-esteem of many workers in the sector and improve its image,” SfL chief executive Mick […]
The government has given the greenlight to a supply chain operatives apprenticeship just days after it rejected the HGV driver apprenticeship.
In 2012, Bibby training subsidiary System Training recorded a shock pre-tax loss of £7.5m, pushing its parent Bibby Distribution Services (Holdings) into a £4.6m loss.In 2013, System’s operating losses were cut to a “marginal” £500,000, and in its annual report Bibby said the business was now “more streamlined and focused” and that work was continuing to return it to profit.