Thursday 23rd Mar 2017 - Logistics Manager

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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.”

Elain Bowker.

700 people trained at Liverpool College Logistics Academy

In just over two years 700 people recruited from Job Centres have left the Liverpool College Logistics Academy with professional qualifications. More than half those that have attended the college have entered employment in the logistics.

Government approves supply chain apprentice standards

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has approved all standards and assessment plans for new supply chain skill apprenticeships. Training providers and employers in the sector can now provide the new apprenticeship schemes.

30pc rise in Midlands supply chain jobs

The number of procurement and supply chain jobs in the Midlands increased by 30 per cent in April 2016 compared to last year, according to the Robert Walters Birmingham Jobs Index, which tracks the number of jobs available and job-seeking professionals in the region.

CILT launch logistics resources for schools

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, alongside the Geographical association, has put forward a suite of logistics and transport resources for schools and other educational environments. The scheme has been put together to ‘raise the profile of the profession’.

Awards: Rewriting the book

An innovative supply chain strategy has rejuvenated Waterstones in the face of challenges from online and e-books – and made it the overall winner in the European Supply Chain Awards 2015.