Logistics specialist Knowles Transport has launched a driver apprenticeship scheme in a bid to future-proof the business and help bring through the next generation of drivers. The programme, which lasts 13 months, aims to attract the next generation of young drivers into the industry and provide a steady stream of talent to the company. Knowles is recruiting six apprentices into the scheme, which lasts 13 months and is run in partnership with GTG Training. They will train for their Class […]
Government accused of launching “fake” Supply Chain Taskforce after ditching it just weeks after launch
The government’s Supply Chain Taskforce, launched in the midst of the driver shortage crisis in September last year, was dumped just days later in a reshuffle and may never have convened, the Labour Party has revealed.
Caroline Green joined Pallet-Track as chief financial officer a year ago and replaced Nigel Parkes as chief executive on 1 April. She began her career with Xerox and joined Pallet-Track from e-commerce specialist ReBound Returns, where she was chief operating and finance officer. MT finds out how the new job is going and gets her views on the challenges facing the wider sector… Q&A Pallet-Track profits were up 57% last year. Do you expect that trend to continue? Yes and […]
Driver Hire is enabling existing HGV drivers to advance their career by helping them requalify up to a C+E licence.