Finding and retaining the right skills is a longstanding problem in logistics but XPO Logistics UK has made great progress in targeting 16 to 24 year-olds and providing them with the training and support they need to develop professionally and provide a measurable return for the company With a target to fill 60% of all vacancies from within the business, XPO has used its training schemes to strengthen its talent pool. The company’s apprenticeship levy contribution is close to £3m […]
Throughout 2013 the Motortransport.co.uk editorial team has worked hard to bring its loyal readers the very best breaking news in the industry. So, if you will forgive just one indulgence, here are our highlights of the year.
Andrew Palmer, MD at Motor Transport Award-winning Suttons Group, is to retire at the end of April. John Sutton, who currently manages the group’s international division, will take on Palmer’s responsibilities as group MD from 1 May. Palmer (pictured second from right with Christine Bond of Mexichem Fluor) will step down from his full-time executive role on 30 April, but will join parent company Thomas Cradley Holdings’ (TCH) board as non-executive director in May. TCH chairman Michael Sutton said: “The […]
“This has been a week of unprecedented measures for all of us,” writes Road Transport Media divisional director Vic Bunby. “The continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, daily changes in government advice and guidelines around travel restrictions and social gatherings have been challenging, and unlike anything we’ve seen before. Like you, we have been working hard behind the scenes, planning the coming weeks and months as new information becomes available. I would like to update you on the status of […]