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 […]
Pall-Ex has appointed Mark Steel to the newly-created role of European MD for its international operation.
Pall-Ex London has taken on former DPD operations development manager Brian Devine (pictured) as its new general manager.
Between now until 2017 the logistics sector will need to find half a million recruits, simply to replace those forecast to leave the sector due to retirement. Put another way, this equates to replacing a fifth of the logistics sector’s current workforce, a considerable challenge by any measure. Last month’s launch of the Occupational Craft Skills Groups by Skills for Logistics (SfL) in London is the latest attempt to reconnect the provision of skills with the grassroots needs of employers, and play […]