Palletways UK has won an Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award in recognition of its efforts to employ and train former members of the armed forces. Palletways UK is one of 23 employers to be awarded Silver this year by the Ministry of Defence. The ERS Award formally recognises organisations that actively support the Armed Forces community, including veterans. To secure the Silver Award, companies must have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and proactively demonstrate that service personnel are not […]
Logistics specialist Whistl has launched a recruitment campaign for its Devon-based operations ahead of the peak period.
DHL Supply Chain has signed a ‘joint business development plan’ agreement with Unilever, as part of the latter’s strategy to work more closely with key suppliers. Both companies have pledged to carry out a number of collaborative initiatives, including: increasing speed to market and efficiency; cost reduction and sustainable practices; and seeking ways to slash CO² and reduce logistics operation waste. Pier Luigi Sigismondi, chief supply chain officer, Unilever, says: “It is essential that we work closely together with our […]
The UK’s continuing economic malaise is creating new business opportunities for pallet networks as own-account operators look to slim down their vehicle fleets, according to the boss of Pall-Ex.