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 […]
Manchester-based AKW Group returned to profitability in 2013, as both its transport and warehousing businesses enjoyed bumper trading.
DHL, which employs more than 42,000 people in the UK, has launched its own Military Employability Programme to recruit drivers from the ranks of those leaving the armed forces.
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 […]