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Posts by Donny Grover

Raising productivity & morale in the warehouse

It’s a well-known fact that happy and motivated workers produce better results. A recent study found that happier workers were 12% more productive than their counterparts. It underlines staff morale and wellbeing is not just an HR goal: it’s fundamental to business performance levels. The logistics sector employs millions of workers around the world and…

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Seafield logistics goes into administration

Seafield Logistics has gone into administration and two of its operational units have been sold. David Riley, Les Ross and Joe McLean of Grant Thornton UK LLP were appointed joint administrators of Seafield Logistics Limited on 11 June. Tthe bulk powder transport business has been sold to Abbey Logistics, while the warehousing business based at…

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Transport managers grow scarce

Welcome to the Logistics Job Shop Newsletter; your need-to-know digest and analysis of the events of the past fortnight in the road transport industry. INDUSTRY NEWS Around 34% of transport managers intend to quit within five years, a new survey from the FTA has found. The figure, based on data collected from 328 transport managers,…

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How do recruit specialist logistics talent?

Looking to recruit a specific type of candidate for your logistics business? Need someone with unique or specialist qualifications or require distinct professional credentials? Find out why the Logistics Job Shop has been helping employers and recruiters successfully hire expert logistics candidates for the freight, road transport, warehouse,and distribution sectors. Over the last 10 years,…

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Transport select committee review of LT

Many of you will be aware that the Transport Select Committee is conducting an inquiry into the skills and workforce planning of the road haulage sector.  In particular the Committee is investigating what action Government has taken to address concerns about a lack of skilled drivers in the Logistics Sector and in turn consider how…

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Huge warehouse planned in yorkshire

A major new distribution warehouse is to be built at Thorp Arch Estate, near Wetherby, after a decision by national drinks distributor, Matthew Clark Wholesale Ltd, to relocate there. Building work will start on the 62,925 sq ft purpose-built facility in January with completion during early summer 2016 after the plan was backed by Leeds…

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