Axis Fleet Management has opened a mobile maintenance division to service its UK-wide customer base. The unit will be headed up by Ian Ashman. The division will provide nationwide on-site maintenance and repair services, with the aim of improving trailer availability and up-time for customers. Axis has invested in the latest diagnostic equipment and the initial mobile maintenance vehicles are under development, with the first due to be operational within six weeks. Ashman’s role will see him co-ordinate operations to […]
Lee Tansley has replaced Isuzu Truck UK’s recently retired national fleet manager Martin Bragg.
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 […]
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 […]