Monday 24th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

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FTA hopes to retain TfL recognition

The FTA is amending its Truck Excellence Plus Scheme with the hope of retaining its TfL recognition as an equivalent to the new FORS standard.

F-Tec delighted by level of interest

F-Tec, the fork lift industry’s first dedicated training centre, has said it was delighted by the level of interest and the quality of the enquiries following its public launch.


UKWA launches new warehouse manager CPC

The UK Warehousing Association, alongside the Logistics Learning Alliance (LLA), has developed a new warehouse manager certificate of professional competence (CPC).

Automotive jobs initiative for Teesside

An Automotive Cadetship has been launched by the High Tide Foundation, which was formed in 2012 by PD Ports and Casper Shipping to provide support young people seeking work on Teesside.

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Driver retention remains key issue for transport firms

Driver retention is the biggest challenge facing transport operators, according the survey of SMEs by Close Brothers. It found that businesses experienced 20 per cent driver turnover on average last year.

BITA Academy becomes F-TEC

The BITA Academy, which delivers apprenticeships in materials handling equipment engineering, is changing its name to F-TEC (Forklift Training Engineering Centre).

FORS trains thousands of drivers

FORS Safer Urban Driving (SUD) training courses, funded by Transport for London (TfL), have been attended by a total of 23,000 drivers.

BIFA to put forward surveys for trailblazer qualifications

BIFA is planning to survey members to identify what they want from training and education in the logistics sector. There will be three surveys in total – the first, about apprenticeships, is online now and designed to find out ‘whether there is sufficient demand for it to develop and establish apprenticeship standards for freight forwarders.”