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Career progression “overlooked” in Driver CPC training, says RTITB

Career progression overlooked in Driver CPC training says RTITB

Driver CPC Periodic Training is frequently overlooked as a tool for progressing the careers of professional LGV drivers, says RTITB, the largest Driver CPC Consortium in the UK and Ireland. “Many businesses are missing the opportunities of Driver CPC Periodic Training,” says Laura Nelson, Managing Director of RTITB. “It doesn’t …

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KPMG appoints new UK head of transport

KPMG appoints new UK head of transport

KPMG has today announced that Ed Thomas has been appointed as the firm’s UK head of transport, with immediate effect. Ed Thomas joined KPMG as a graduate in 1995 and was promoted to Partner in 2013. He has been central to KPMG’s transport advisory business since he joined. Specialising in …

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Malcolm Wilson appointed to lead XPO Logistics Europe

Malcolm Wilson appointed to lead XPO Logistics Europe

XPO Logistics Europe SA has announced the appointment of Malcolm Wilson as chief executive officer. Richard Cawston has been promoted to the role of managing director–supply chain, Europe, the position previously held by Wilson. Troy Cooper, XPO’s global chief operating officer, said, “Malcolm Wilson is uniquely qualified to lead XPO …

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Customer safety needs drive product innovation at McCue

Customer safety needs drive product innovation at McCue

The industrial workplace is ever-changing – and as it changes the health and safety demands of the workplace change with it. Industrial safety expert McCue utilises its armoury of protection products in facilities across the globe – and has done so for decades. But when one high profile customer expressed …

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Castell highlighting Salvo warehouse safety range at Health & Safety North

castell and salvo at health and safety north

Industrial safety specialist will also display trapped key interlocking technologyIndustrial safety specialist Castell will be focusing on its Salvo range of drive-away prevention products for the logistics industry at Health & Safety North 2017. The company will also be displaying its trapped key interlocking technology, which safeguards workers and assets …

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Hyster develops 48 tonne electric forklift truck

hyster develops 48 tonne forklift truck

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster® laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed. “The first electric Hyster® Big Truck, powered by lithium-ion battery, is at our test facility in Weeze, Germany,” reveals Jan-Willem van …

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Supply Chain Apprenticeship first in England

Supply Chain Apprenticeship first in England

Kirklees College is offering a new Apprenticeship in Supply Chain Management – the only course of its kind in England. The Level 3 course, which is launching next month at the college’s Process Manufacturing Centre, has been designed to meet a skills gap identified by employers. Head of Process Manufacturing …

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ANTONOV Airlines safely delivers portable generators for EDF Group to Hurricane-stricken Guadeloupe

ANTONOV AIRLINES FLIES EMERGENCY RELIEF TO HURRICANE-STRICKEN GUADELOUPE

ANTONOV Airlines has safely delivered portable generators for EDF Group to Hurricane-stricken Guadeloupe, in the Caribbean, on one of its seven AN-124-100 aircraft. The emergency consignment of 32 EDF Group generators was recently moved from Châteauroux, France to Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe, in under 24 hours. The generators, which weighed a total …

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Finalists announced for the PPMA Group Industry Awards 2017

PPMA Group Industry Awards 2017

Now in its 6th year, The PPMA Group Industry Awards 2017, which recognises the finest examples of innovation, smart manufacturing, entrepreneurship and collaboration in the processing and packaging machinery industry’s prestigious annual awards ceremony, has announced the shortlist for this year’s ceremony. Following an impressive number of entries, the independent …

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