Almost half (44%) of employees in the transport and distribution industry don’t feel valued by their employer, according to new research from payroll and HR systems provider Moorepay. This is the joint highest percentage of any sector, along with retail. The survey, which focused predominantly on smaller and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), revealed that across all sectors, three in four SMEs (77%) are struggling to recruit suitably qualified staff, and two-thirds (64%) are finding it difficult to retain them. It also […]
Essex-based haulier Simarco increased its workforce by a fifth last year, ahead of its aquistion of freight forwarder IFB in April.
EV Cargo has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of three executive vice presidents across its business development, marketing and communications, and technology functions. Previously a senior advisor at EV Cargo, Ross Eggleton becomes executive vice president business development, bringing an extensive range of FMCG, retail and consumer supply chain expertise. Long-standing Palletforce directors Dave Holland and Dean Hughes have been appointed as executive vice presidents of marketing and communications, and information technology respectively. The company said Holland […]