A transport and warehouse operations supervisor apprenticeship has finally been approved and should be accredited for employers to use as soon as possible. The Trailblazer Group, which helped develop the standard, welcomed the announcement of the one-year Level 3 apprenticeship, particularly as the transport manager CPC has been mandated into the transport option. The apprenticeship follows the new HGV driver category C+E apprenticeship, approved earlier this year and Trailblazer Group co-chair Jim French said attention would now turn to getting […]
Hermes takes on space at Panattoni Park in Nottingham as online shopping boom continues to drive growth
Hermes has leased a commercial unit at Panattoni Park in Nottingham in response to the ongoing internet shopping boom.
John Hayes, the minister for further education, skills and lifelong learning responsible for apprentice training, is expected to present the first Apprenticehsip of the Year award at the Motor Transport Awards on 13 June. This is a new category introduced to recognise and encourage appreantice training by road transport operators. This Award will be made in association with the National Skills Academy for Logistics to showcase some of the best examples of logistics apprentice training. Judges will be looking for […]
Plans are in train for six new logistics facilities around the M1 which will provide a total of one million square foot of storage space.