Pall-Ex has won the Silver Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) award from the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for providing training and jobs to former military personnel. The pallet network, which is a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, is the only pallet network to achieve the silver standard and one of only 31 organisations in the East Midlands to hold the award As a signatory, Pall-Ex seeks to enable former Armed Forces personnel and their families to forge a career in […]
The logistics sector’s Trailblazer apprentice scheme standards have been completed and sent for approval to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
Operators have responded well to calls from the head of a new working group to get involved to help tackle the skills crisis, but even more involvement would be welcome. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning says he is pleased by the response from operators to his call to get involved in the initiative [see below] made earlier this year. “There’s been a good number of volunteers,” Dunning tells MotorTransport.co.uk. “There’s no doubt that the issue of the driver population is […]