Lee Tansley has replaced Isuzu Truck UK’s recently retired national fleet manager Martin Bragg. Isuzu has also moved Dave Slatcher into a newly created position of municipal fleet sales manager. Isuzu Truck UK MD Pete Murphy welcomed the moves, and added that continuity was key to the business’s success, and both Tansley and Slatcher were both long-established members of the Isuzu Truck sales team. Tansley joined Isuzu Truck UK 15 years ago, while Slatcher joined the business in 2014. Retired […]
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has launched a scheme to entice former armed forces personnel into the logistics industry. SfL has been awarded £1.4m from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills’ Employer Investment Fund to attract up to 1,000 people leaving the services into a job within logistics. Through its Military Transitions to Logistics programme, SfL will provide a specific route into the sector for ex-Armed Forces personnel. Mick Jackson, chief executive of SfL, said: “The sector has a requirement […]
Ocado is opening two more depots this year as it continues with plans to increase capacity in its distribution network.
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]