Tag Archives: Covid-19

LEEA to launch Think Lifting Lesson

LEEA to launch Think Lifting Lesson

The Lifting Equipment Engineer’s Association (LEEA) will launch the Think Lifting School Lesson, in association with Lift and Hoist International (LHI) Magazine, during a special announcement on Zoom at 10am on 29 September 2020. All LEEA members are invited to join. This ‘ready to use’ lesson – which will include …

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SMMT steps in to save automotive apprenticeships with new Covid salary support scheme for SMEs

SMMT steps in to save automotive apprenticeships with new Covid salary support scheme for SMEs

SMMT Charitable Trust Fund (SCTF) announces £100,000 investment to help Covid-hit automotive businesses save apprenticeship jobs as government’s furlough scheme comes to an end. New SMMT Apprentice Support Programme now accepting applications from small and medium automotive firms from across the entire supply chain. Successful applicants will have apprentice salaries …

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Logistics UK comment on launch of Trader Support Service

LOGISTICS UK COMMENTS ON LAUNCH OF TRADER SUPPORT SERVICE

In relation to the launch of the Trader Support Service today (28 September 2020), Seamus Leheny, Logistics UK’s Policy Manager for Northern Ireland, comments: “UK businesses face significant challenges at the end of the transition period, not least the matter of customs and other formalities, which many will be encountering …

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Logistics UK response to Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan

LOGISTICS UK RESPONSE TO CHANCELLORS WINTER ECONOMY PLAN

In response to the government’s announcement today (24 September 2020) on measures to support the economy, David Wells, Chief Executive of Logistics UK, comments: “Logistics UK warned government that urgent action was needed to protect struggling businesses to avoid an avalanche of redundancies and insolvencies; we are pleased the Chancellor …

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Burnley haulage firm grows business during lockdown

BURNLEY HAULAGE FIRM AND PALLETWAYS MEMBER GROWS BUSINESS DURING LOCKDOWN

Within nine months of joining Palletways, Europe’s largest and fastest growing palletised freight network, and part of the Imperial group, Burnley-based EFS Global have grown their business to accommodate additional postcodes in the Stockport area. EFS Global, which was founded in 1996, boasts a 200-strong fleet and employs over 325 …

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Johnston Logistics UK reaches 1 million orders

Johnston Logistics UK Reaches 1 Million Orders

This month Johnston Logistics UK reached their one millionth order since the warehousing, logistics and fulfilment specialists’ formal establishment in 2008. With a history in warehousing stretching back over 40 years, it was the late nineties when Johnston Logistics UK was officially formed as a dedicated third-party logistics provider. In …

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ArrowXL launches national recruitment drive

ARROWXL LAUNCHES NATIONAL RECRUITMENT DRIVE

Leading two-person home delivery company ArrowXL is expanding its workforce due to an increase in demand in 2020. Around 100 jobs will be created in the two-phase recruitment operation, which will take place in various cities and towns across the UK. ArrowXL has seen hundreds of applications submitted after announcing …

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