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    Michelin Connected Fleet names new UK sales director


    Michelin Connected Fleet has promoted its national sales director for France to a new role of UK sales director, as part of a plan to grow its share of larger fleet customers.Maxime Dupuy worked for five years in his former role at the fleet management services company and has previously ...

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    'Do more to get logistics careers noticed,' transport sector urged


    Young people are not committing to a career in logistics because they haven’t been given enough information to make a decision one way or another.Phil Roe, who heads up the awareness campaign Generation Logistics, said just 12% of young people are actively pursuing a logistics career, despite them recognising the ...

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    Independent Logistics Solutions recruits new business development manager to help drive growth


    Logistics company Independent Logistics Solutions (ILS), has appointed Marc Ansell as its new business development manager as part of its strategy to drive growth in the Kent and East Sussex regions.Ansell brings 15 years of sector experience to his new post having worked for a range of pallet networked businesses.His ...

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    GXO extends labour supply contract with Staffline to cover another 14 DCs


    Staffline’s Recruitment GB division has been awarded an extended contract by GXO Logistics to provide dedicated temporary labour supply to a further 14 distribution centres across the UK for several major High Street brands.The award sees Staffline extend its share of GXO labour supply business in the UK by an ...

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    Palletline appoints former Menzies CEO Forsyth Black as chairman


    (From left) Jim Welch, Graham Leitch and Forsyth BlackFormer Menzies chief executive Forsyth Black has become Palletline’s new chairman with a brief to introduce an “independent and dynamic way of thinking” aimed at bringing a “fresh perspective” to the network.Palletline said this is the first time a chairman has been ...

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    XPO delivers top score in Big Logistics Diversity Challenge


    XPO has delivered the top score in this year's Big Logistics Diversity Challenge.This is the third year running that a team from XPO has competed in the challenge which was held this year at the Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire.The challenge brings together companies within logistics to take part in mental ...

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    Suttons Tankers appoints David Heath as head of fuels and powders


    Suttons Tankers has recruited David Heath to the position of head of fuels and powders, as it continues to drive growth in both sectors.Heath brings more than 25 years’ experience in senior management positions to his new post as well as his knowledge and expertise in fuels and powders, which ...

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    GXO promotes Adrian Stoch to new role of chief automation officer


    Adrian Stoch has been promoted to the newly created role of GXO chief automation officer with a brief to develop GXO's automation capabilities and generate new business opportunities.Announcing the promotion, GXO said the new role was created to meet the "tremendous" customer demand for automation. Stoch will report to GXO ...

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    Generation Logistics seeks industry support with cut-price sponsorship deal


    Generation Logistics has launched a discounted sponsorship package for smaller organisations as it moves into its second year.The deal will enable companies with turnovers of less than £20m to join the industry initiative as Silver sponsors for £2,000 a year.Transport Secretary Mark Harper recently urged the logistics industry to up ...

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    Take action to recruit young drivers or face another skills crisis, Driver Require report warns


    The UK HGV driver workforce has remained stable for the fourth successive quarter but continues to suffer a “chronic” low level shortages and a dearth of younger drivers, a report from Driver Require is warning.It calls for the industry to ensure pay rates are maintained to counteract the impact of ...

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    AFP calls for operators to support fleet manager apprenticeship bid


    The Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) is calling on operators to "put their money where their mouths are" and support its bid to launch a fleet manager apprenticeship.The call comes as the AFP struggles to find enough operators willing to join it in forming a Trailblazer group to create a ...

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    Sunak urges youngters to join logistics sector after new data reveals only 10% would consider a role


    The Prime Minister has hailed logistics as “mission critical to how we live our lives” and encouraged young people to consider a career in the sector.Speaking at a PM Connect town hall event hosted at Ikea’s new Wincanton-operated distribution centre in Dartford, PM Rishi Sunak said logistics professionals were “the ...

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    Cold Chain Federation searches for new chief executive


    The Cold Chain Federation is on the hunt for its next chief executive, as Shane Brennan prepares to step down from the role after five years.Brennan will remain CEO of the federation throughout the remainder of 2023, with the leadership transition taking place over the next six months.Cold Chain Federation ...

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    Major logistics firms take part in prisoner recruitment drive


    Logistics firms, including DHL, are participating in a recruitment drive in 30 prisons across England and Wales, which aims to hire ex-offenders to help plug the industry's skills gap.The event, dubbed Unlocking Retail and Logistics, involves an array of blue chip companies including DHL, The Cooperative, Iceland, Oliver Bonas, and ...

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    Evri holds celebrity bake sale to raise funds for LGBT+ charity


    Parcel delivery firm Evri has teamed up with Leeds-born Matt Jameson of Married at First Sight fame, to raise funds for a local LGBT+ charity Out Together, which raises awareness for the LGBT+ community.The bake sale saw Evri staff showcase their culinary skills, bringing an array of baked goods to ...

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    Logistics UK names new policy publications specialist


    Logistics UK has appointed a new head of economics and productivity within its policy publications team, Mariefi Kamizouli.With a Master of Science in Environmental Economics & Climate Change from London School of Economics and Political Science, and over five years of economic experience, the business group said Kamizouli would bring ...

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    New sales director for MAN Truck, Bus and Coach


    MAN Truck & Bus UK has appointed Tracey Perry as sales director of its truck, bus and coach division.Perry, who takes up her new role on 1 July, succeeds Matt Squires, who has taken on the new position of operations director for MAN Truck & Bus in Hong Kong.In her ...

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    Apprenticeship funding welcome but remains insufficient, says Logistics UK


    Logistics UK is calling for urgent action to prevent a decline in the number of HGV maintenance apprenticeships, following the government's funding review for apprenticeships.Jonas Keat, Logistics UK policy advisor, said the association was " disappointed" at the small increase in funding for the Heavy Vehicle Service and Maintenance apprenticeship, ...

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    Mike Thomas appointed new chair of UKWA


    Delamode International Logistics director Mike Thomas has been appointed the new chair of the UK Warehousing Association's (UKWA) management board whilst Gary Whittle, commercial director of Meachers Global, has been named as UKWA's vice chair.Thomas (pictured), who has been a part of the UKWA membership for over 35 years, joined ...

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    Generation Logistics gets another year of government funding


    The Generation Logistics campaign, which aims to improve recruitment and retention in the logistics workforce, has won another year of government funding.The £300,000 of DfT funding - down 13% from last year's £345,000 award - will be used to focus largely on raising the profile of logistics in schools and ...