The RHA and Microlise are to train military veterans who have spent time in prison for jobs in the logistics industry. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said the scheme, Road to Logistics, could help plug the industry’s skills shortage while providing assistance to those who need a “helping hand onto the employment ladder”. The scheme was launched at the Microlise Transport Conference in Coventry last week in conjunction with veteran support charity Care after Combat. Burnett said: “Care after Combat […]
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