Nominations have opened for the 2016 FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. The ceremony, which highlights and celebrates the achievements of women from across the transport and logistics industries, will take place on 22 May next year. Nominations for the individual categories, including driver of the year and the warehousing award, must be made by 1 February. It is free to enter. FTA chief executive David Wells said: “Women are essential in every aspect of the UK logistics and […]
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
Retail logistics service provider Clipper Logistics has appointed Sean Hallows as its new operations director. Hallows, previously distribution director, Europe, at TK Maxx parent TJX Europe, is a former operations director at 3663 Foodservice and a former distribution director of Poundland.
The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time.