Europa Warehouse Launches Recruitment Campaign.

Europa Warehouse which is opening a NEW state-of-the-art £60m facility at Midlands Logistics Park in Corby, has launched its recruitment drive. The award-winning company is looking for 100 new recruits to join the new 3pl facility, to start in June. Europa Worldwide Group is an ambitious independent logistics operator with six divisions – Europa Road, […]

UK Freight Association Encourages Sign Up For Its Online Customs Declaration Training, With Grant Funding Still Available From Government.

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has reminded its members and any company involved in international trade that its online training course that focuses on Customs declarations is still available, with grant funding available from the Government. Robert Keen, BIFA director general says: “The Covid-19 crisis has kicked the transition period off the front pages, […]

Tuffnells Pledges To Guarantee Interviews For Anyone Out Of Work Due To COVID19.

Tuffnells Has pledged to guarantee anyone out of work because of Covid19 an interview, as it looks to hire more than 100 new warehouse workers and lorry drivers. The announcement comes after Saturday’s government press conference where the CEO of the British Retail Consortium, Helen Dickinson, said that the UK does not have short supplies […]

Glasgow City Council Achieves IRTE Accreditation In Local Authority First.

Glasgow City Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to receive an accreditation in both workshop and engineering best practice. Audited by FTA, the business organisation representing the logistics sector, Glasgow City Council passed a series of inspections to achieve IRTE (Institute of Road Transport Engineers) accreditations for its two workshops; its ten-strong […]

How Apprentices Get Your Parcel To You.

National Apprenticeship Week 2020 runs from 3 to 9 February, encouraging parents, teachers, employers and young people to ‘Look Beyond’, celebrating the diversity and value that apprenticeships bring to businesses and communities. Skills specialist Seetec Outsource highlights the opportunities available and importance of apprentices in the logistics industry. Apprentices in the growing logistics industry are […]

De Montfort University Students Fuel Solutions To Combat Logistics Skills Shortage.

Pall-Ex has teamed up with De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) to help tackle the logistics industry’s nationwide skills shortage. The palletised freight network has tasked second year marketing students with developing creative ideas to promote careers in the logistics sector to young people aged 16 to 24. The Ellistown firm has provided a live brief […]

Retirement Is A ‘Dirty’ Word.

At the tender age of 74, retirement remains a dirty word for truck cleaner Laudrick ‘Lash’ Lashley, who not only polishes off up to 60 vehicles a week but still cycles 14 miles a day across London to get to work. Former van driver Lash, as he is known to his work colleagues, has no […]

Palletways Goes The Extra Mile Delivering Educational Workshops To Birmingham Children With National Road Safety Charity.

Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, has led road safety sessions to more than 300 primary school children in the Birmingham area. The sessions, delivered by Palletways’ Birmingham depot in partnership with the road safety charity, Brake, focused on safe and sustainable road use, effective road safety policies and alternative sustainable […]

SCCG Celebrates The Marketing Coordinator’s Graduation.

On Thursday 21st November 2019, SCCG’s Marketing Coordinator, Alexandra Nedelea graduated from Coventry University. Alex proudly graduated with a 2.1 Upper Second Class Honours degree, achieving a Bachelor of Arts qualification, in Advertising and Marketing. Despite the weather, the ceremony was still an enjoyable event. Starting with The Supply Chain Consulting Group in August of […]