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 […]
Association warns MPs of crisis during National Lorry Week RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has described the sector’s skills crisis as “unprecedented” and called on the government to reverse its controversial decision not to back an HGV Trailblazer apprenticeship.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has announced the sudden departure of its chief executive, Mick Jackson. Jackson (pictured), who had been in the post for five years, has been replaced with immediate effect by his former deputy, Ross Moloney, while the board seeks a new chief executive.
The coronavirus pandemic will prove to be a defining moment for supply chains. CH Robinson supports some 119,000 customers globally through its multi-modal logistics platform, and we believe that recent events around the world will transform the logistics landscape, leading to significant technological investment, heightened risk management, new levels of supply chain visibility and a refocus on skills.