Challenge TRG Group has acquired Phoenix Training Services for an undisclosed sum as part of plans to build its presence in the HGV driver training sector. The acquisition of the Birmingham-based firm, follows its acquisition of TRG Logistics earlier this month and takes the group’s overall turnover to £120m. As part of the deal, founder and director, Trevor Cox, will remain in the business as a non-executive director. Read more Challenge Group snaps up TRG Logistics to form major new […]
Europa Worldwide Group has launched a programme ‘to nurture talent’ in a move aimed at retaining staff.
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 […]
A final mile delivery trailblazer apprenticeship was given the green light at the end of last year, backed by the Institute of Couriers (IoC).