Pallet network Pall-Ex has teamed up with De Montfort University Leicester to come up with creative ideas to promote logistics career opportunities to young people aged 16 to 24. Pall-Ex provided a brief for an integrated marketing campaign, using market research, social media, influencer marketing and PR. Campaigns will promote HGV driving roles and other careers, targeting applicants from under-represented groups, such as women and ethnic minority communities. Research from union Unite shows that just 1% of HGV drivers in […]
Whistl has revealed plans to transfer to a new 78,000sq ft depot at Bristol Patchway in 2021.
Wimbledon-based TRG Logistics has appointed a new operations director to manage the firm’s branches and recruitment business. Donna Topham will be responsible for operations in Dublin, Manchester and Birmingham, as well as TRG’s planned new offices in Wimbledon and Bradford. She will also manage the firm’s operations located at customer sites, as well as compliance and recruitment programmes. Chief executive Nick Gordon said: “2013 promises to be a year of significant growth for the overall TRG business and its vital […]
The Logistics Skills Network (LSN) has slammed the DVSA’s decision to suspend HGV driver testing and training during the government’s latest four-week lockdown in England, which began last week.