Pall-Ex turned to students at De Montfort University to help tackle the industry’s skills shortage and devise a marketing campaign to promote a career in logistics. The students worked in teams to develop ideas that could be used to attract young people aged 16 to 24, including black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. The winning campaign, ‘Whatever the Weather’, looked to utilise Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill as a strong female role model to inspire young women to train as […]
The logistics sector’s Trailblazer apprentice scheme standards have been completed and sent for approval to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
Birmingham-based PGS Global Logistics is growing its own talent pool through a driver recruitment campaign dubbed “Not Your Average Joe’ which aims to attract younger candidates to train as HGV drivers.
The DfT is set to reveal its plans for the transport industry in relation to Covid-19, Brexit and the skills shortage at the Freight People’s latest online meeting this month.