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 […]
Essex-based haulier Simarco increased its workforce by a fifth last year, ahead of its aquistion of freight forwarder IFB in April.
In 1995, Abbey Logistics approached All Saints secondary school in Kirkby looking for talent to fill two management trainee vacancies. The young men it chose, Steve Granite and Paul Laverick, have grown up to become the current MD and commercial manager at the Merseyside company.