New Co-op Driving Apprentice Tops Performance Rankings.

An apprentice truck driver, part of the initial cohort of Co-op’s all-new professional driver programme, has beaten nearly 320 drivers to be the top-performer at the company’s Castlewood distribution centre, despite acquiring his licence with SP Training just three months ago. Heading the monthly driver performance rankings, Aron Marshall is part of Co-op’s professional driver […]

Ireland’s First National Apprenticeship Programme For Retail Launched.

– 52% female participation rate in apprenticeship programme – Retailers responding to challenges posed by tightening labour markets Retail Ireland Skillnet, the Ibec group that develops and delivers training and education programmes for those in the retail sector, has launched Ireland’s first national apprenticeship programme for the sector. This landmark programme is notable for its […]

Cranfield And Network Rail Launch Supply Chain And Logistics Educational Partnership.

Network Rail and Cranfield School of Management have agreed an educational partnership between the two organisations. Network Rail is offering employees in its supply chain operations function a suite of development opportunities provided by Cranfield, including course content relevant to the railway supply chain. Network Rail owns and operates Britain’s railway infrastructure, they are responsible […]

TU Dublin Partner On The Supply Chain Visibility Project.

The School of Retail at TU Dublin are working with academics from institutions in five countries on an ambitious €250,000 European project. Funded by Erasmus+, the Supply Chain Visibility Project (SC Vis Project) has delivered an open-source digital tool that is designed to educate and train employees working in the fashion sector. SC Vis will […]

Logistics Professionals Seek Training As Brexit Increases Demand For Expertise.

The majority of logistics professionals aren’t offered opportunities for training and development within their current organisation, despite the fact that Brexit is driving fresh demand for specialist skills. That is according to research from specialist recruitment consultancy, WR Logistics. The survey of 8,784 employees including freight forwarders, transport planners and customs coordinators, found that only […]

Freight Forwarding Apprentices Set Sail To Success.

Businesses are reaping the benefits of a new apprenticeship which is helping to deliver new talent into the expanding international freight forwarding industry. With the threats of an ageing workforce and skills shortages in the increasingly-complex world of imports and exports, businesses across the UK are working with skills specialist Seetec Outsource to equip the […]

SP Training Launches Dangerous Goods Driving Apprenticeship With Flogas.

SP Training has partnered with leading LPG gas supplier Flogas Britain Limited to deliver a bespoke professional driver programme tailored to create new rigid truck drivers for the company, including the necessary training and skills to transport dangerous goods. To help combat the national driver shortage, Flogas is using the Apprenticeship pathway to create new, […]