Employment agency Manpower has told hauliers struggling to fill job vacancies that the problem will only get worse unless they change their workforce strategies. Speaking at the FTA’s Labour Shortages Conference in Birmingham on 29 October, the company’s operations director Jason Greaves said operators should rest their recruitment policy on four key pillars – “build, buy, borrow and bridge.” “Build is the key workforce strategy that every organisation needs to invest in,” he explained. “Invest in that individual. Give them […]
The UK’s youngest female transport manager CPC holder has slammed the logistics sector for not doing enough to attract new recruits.
Operators have responded well to calls from the head of a new working group to get involved to help tackle the skills crisis, but even more involvement would be welcome. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning says he is pleased by the response from operators to his call to get involved in the initiative [see below] made earlier this year. “There’s been a good number of volunteers,” Dunning tells MotorTransport.co.uk. “There’s no doubt that the issue of the driver population is […]