The industry is facing a new shortage in essential fleet skills as companies restructure their businesses in the wake of the pandemic, FleetCheck has warned. The fleet software specialist has reported growing instances of managers with fleet expertise being made redundant or moved into new roles, often leaving responsibility in the hands of people who have relatively limited experience. MD Peter Golding said: “Long-time watchers of the fleet industry will know that this tends to happen during recessions. There is […]
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has relaunched its Delivering Your Future website, which aims to get young people interested in a career in logistics. Although officially launched in November 2011, SfL is making a new marketing push with backing from the likes of DHL and the FTA, in a bid to boost the website’s profile and get its message out to a wider audience. Delivering Your Future is tailored to 11 to 19 years olds. It features company profiles of the […]
More than 40 drivers at Allied Bakeries’ Saltney DC are facing redundancy, after the baker confirmed this week it is to close the depot in November as part of an overhaul of its distribution network.
Road transport software specialist Aquarius is reporting a marked increase in the number of agency drivers being employed by its UK customers during the pandemic.