Europa Worldwide Group has launched a programme ‘to nurture talent’ in a move aimed at retaining staff. Although the firm’s staff turnover is around 8% lower than the industry average of 26% a year according to the firm, it is aiming to cut attrition rates even further through its talent nurture programme. Led by the firm’s newly appointed head of talent Laura Watkin, the programme will include training, coaching, mentoring and early career management. Other elements of the programme include […]
Two-man delivery operator Arrow XL has launched its complete logistics service, covering all aspects of goods movement from unloading products from containers and delivering them to households.
Freight and warehousing specialists Europa Worldwide Logistics has opened a new £20m purpose-built distribution centre in Birmingham. Constructed in just 24 weeks, the new 155,000ft² facility at ProLogis Park, Minworth, brings together a number of the company’s operating divisions under one roof, including European express, seafreight, national distribution, exhibition and project forwarding and logistics services. The firm, which has been running for nearly 50 years, has been operating from Birmingham since 1985. The Minworth facility employs 100 staff, has 15,000 […]
In 2012, Bibby training subsidiary System Training recorded a shock pre-tax loss of £7.5m, pushing its parent Bibby Distribution Services (Holdings) into a £4.6m loss.In 2013, System’s operating losses were cut to a “marginal” £500,000, and in its annual report Bibby said the business was now “more streamlined and focused” and that work was continuing to return it to profit.