The government’s proposed National Skills Fund has a “serious gap” which fails to address the need for training in the warehousing sector, according to the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA). Responding to a public consultation on the National Skills Fund this month, UKWA said that despite there being a “clear need” for training in the warehousing sector, there are almost no training providers offering the Highfield L3 Diploma in Warehousing & Storage (RFQ) course. It points out that although this course […]
Lack of warehouse building activity in Scotland has seen rents for 10-50,000ft² warehouses in Scotland grow three times faster year-on-year than the UK average.
City Link has invested in additional drivers, delivery vehicles and warehouse staff ahead of the bumper parcel volumes expected this Christmas.
The DfT is set to reveal its plans for the transport industry in relation to Covid-19, Brexit and the skills shortage at the Freight People’s latest online meeting this month.