TiL launches free jobs board during Covid-19

Talent in Logistics launches free jobs board during Covid-19 To assist logistics operations during Covid-19, Talent in Logistics has launched a jobs board in partnership with Smart recruit online, the award-winning talent attraction platform, to help promote current recruitment opportunities. “Dealing with the outbreak of Covid-19 is a big enough challenge for the logistics sector. There is high demand on the supply chain, with the need to keep shops, hospitals

BIFA encourages online Customs Declaration training

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

“Food and Drink Businesses – What is your Driver CPC Training Missing?”, asks RTITB

According to RTITB, the UK’s largest Driver CPC Consortium, many lorry drivers in the food and drink retail and logistics sectors are missing out on appropriate, relevant Driver CPC Periodic training.“As an employer, delivering generic Driver CPC modules from a training provider might tick a compliance box, but it falls short in terms of addressing the particular needs of the food and drink industry,” says Laura Nelson, Managing Director of

RTITB Instructor Academy boosts LGV driver training for Northern Ireland grocery giant Henderson Group

The Henderson Group Training Academy in Northern Ireland has further improved its LGV driver training programmes and increased efficiency with the help of the RTITB Instructor Academy. The move has enhanced the performance and safety of hundreds of drivers delivering food, retail and other goods across the region. Warehousing, logistics and transport are a key part of operations across the Henderson Group business, which incorporates Henderson Wholesale, Henderson Retail, Henderson

WiseTech Global discuss how to unlock your true productivity potential

Gene Gander, VP Business Development Americas for WiseTech Global, focuses on the role of continual education and staff productivity. Do you remember being in your first year of high school, sitting at your desk and listening to a teacher drone on, scrambling to memorise swathes of information that didn’t make much sense? Then sitting in the exam and realising that you had forgotten almost everything you were supposed to understand and retain? Most of us do…

Students have until 21 September to sign up to new Foundation Degree course recognised by the Institute of Export

The two-year, online FdA Professional Practice in International Trade – developed in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University – is the first qualification of its kind and equips students with the professional and academic skills to succeed in international business. Taught by Anglia Ruskin University tutors and international trade experts, the course is suitable for professionals working in export, import or trade, regardless of industry or sector, with students learning alongside

September 2016 training programme revealed by BIFA

The latest programme of freight forwarder training courses has been released by the British International Freight Association (BIFA) commencing in September. It includes a huge variety of training offers in various parts of the freight forwarding business, at a variety of levels targeting beginners to more experienced participants. As safety and knowledge is a major priority of the trade association and its membership, many of these courses highlight the importance

Industry welcomes new LGV Driver Training Standard from RTITB

On Friday February 12, RTITB hosted an event attended by leading figures from the UK’s transport industry to celebrate the launch of its new LGV Driver Training Standard, the first of its kind in the LGV driving profession. The three-hour event was held in Telford, at the UK headquarters of preferred regulatory body for workplace transport training, RTITB. The LGV Driver Training Standard has been developed to assure a consistent

EBRD and IOE kick off worldwide export training programme for SMEs

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has awarded the IOE a high-profile contract to equip its business support consultants with the skills to help SMEs to realise their international trading ambitions. EBRD’s ambitious Export Strategy Development and Training initiative is initially being rolled out across Central Asia. The IOE’s instrumental role is to give consultants the knowledge and skills to help local companies they are working with to

Passport to safety in logistics

UK Warehousing Association (UKWA), in conjunction with Safety Pass Alliance (SPA), is looking to create a one day health & safety passport training scheme specifically for the warehousing and logistics industry. SPA is one of the UK’s leading providers of safety passport schemes and has developed a number of successful safety programmes including Petrol Retail, Mineral Products (Quarry), Food & Drink and Live Events. With approximately 1 in 12 people