CM Downton Downton’s apprenticeship programmes, covering driving, administration and mechanic roles, are a key strand of the company’s recruitment strategy. They’re particularly focused on apprentices benefiting from the support of more experienced colleagues to help develop their vocational skills. The company has designed a programme that delivers a return as well as creating opportunities for young and female drivers and those from more diverse backgrounds. After gaining their licence, apprentices partner up with an experienced mentor to learn skills on […]
The 35th Motor Transoport Awards are now open for entries and to allow more time for companies to prepare entries the deadline has been set for 9 April. The shortlist will be announced at the CV Show on 9 June and, after a virtual awards ceremony in 2020, the announcement of the winners and presentation of the 20 trophies will return to the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s West End on Thursday 2 September. For 35 years, the Motor Transport […]
The 2014 Motor Transport Awards will be open for entries in January 2014 and the categories have now been confirmed. Among the exciting new categories for 2014 are Operational and Compliance Excellence, Technical Excellence and Business Excellence – each designed to reflect the three most significant aspects of running a successful transport operation. A top ops department has to juggle the needs of the business to run profitably and legally compliant at all times, while the technical team has to keep the fleet safe, […]
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is launching a campaign to encourage its members to work with schools to promote careers in logistics, forwarding and the supply chain.