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 […]
When Kevin Buchanan announced he was leaving Palletline after seven years as MD, it was a surprise. When he was subsequently appointed group MD of fierce rival Pall-Ex, it was a shock.
Miniclipper Logistics is leaving Pall-Ex after more than 15 years with the network to join rival Palletline. The Leighton Buzzard-based firm was one of the founding members of Pall-Ex went it launched in 1996. Jayne Masters, sales director at Miniclipper, tells MT.co.uk that it wasn’t an easy decision to make. “Periodically, every two years we would review our position and look at other networks, but last summer there were one or two service issues and we also wanted to be […]
Training the industry’s instructors is key to solving its skills crisis and should not be overlooked, according to the RTITB.