AKW Group has promoted management trainee George Richards to network support manager. Richards (pictured) joined AKW in 2015 as a transport POD clerk, and AKW said his enthusiasm and eagerness led to a promotion onto the management training programme just months later in January 2016. During his first year in the role Richards was invited to speak at the International Road Union Conference in Georgia, where he spoke about the industry’s need for new talent. At the beginning of this […]
Aspire, the CILT Careers Foundation, has grants available to applicants for a range of professional qualifications offered by the CILT. As company training programmes become more specialised and places on professional development schemes are subject to intense competition, it can be difficult to get the backing from employers to fully support career aspirations.
Think Logistics has set itself a target of ensuring 1,000 students aged 16 to 18 attend one of its workshops by May 2016, and is urging operators to take part in the half-day sessions.
MT has teamed up with Logistics Job Shop to launch an improved recruitment service for the UK distribution industry. Founder David Coombes said: “Logistics Job Shop has a clear understanding of its customers, providing a targeted arena for employers and jobseekers. “While traffic and job applications may be lower than generalist jobs sites, the relevance and quality of candidates and positions are stronger, focusing on quality not volume. You won’t be inundated with irrelevant applications or job postings. As an […]