Skills for Logistics has announced the launch of a major new independent trade association for the UK’s specialist logistics training providers. The Logistics Skills Network aims to bring together key organisations from the sector to develop and share best practices, knowledge, experience and resources, and offer a communication platform for the coordination of collective interests. The network intends to work closely with government organisations such as the DVSA and DfT and will also receive strategic support from industry leaders. Skills […]
XPO Logistics’ graduate and apprenticeship programmes have their origin in Europe and in the UK. The scheme was originally introduced 25 years ago in the UK, and it boasts a famous graduate – Carol Vorderman, the maths genius who progressed from running a pea processing and packing unit in Lowestoft to TV stardom on Countdown.
Logistics property developer Prologis has agreed a lease with homeware retailer Dunelm for a new warehousing facility – DC4 – on the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal.
Acumen Logistics Group subsidiary Acumen Distribution has opened a new 50,000ft² warehouse in Halewood, Liverpool, on behalf of an automotive parts supplier. The warehouse, close to Junction 6 of the M62, incorporates just under 2,000 pallet positions and a bulk storage area. It will handle bulk inbound components and deliver parts on a sequenced, just-in-time basis to a nearby car seat manufacturing plant. The new site will be operated by a combined warehouse and logistics team of 13, which includes […]