Simpex tips the gender balance

Fast freight firm Simpex Express says that it has achieved a near-equal female/male split in its workforce following an enlargement of its team after Brexit. Nationally, women make up around 47% of the UK workforce, yet in the transport sector this falls to 20-30% with only 15% were in top management positions, says Simpex. The transport and logistics industry is not a traditional employment pathway for women and suffers from poor ... [+]

Letter to the Editor: Is it time to standardise commercial invoices?

I would like to suggest to all UK shippers to look at using a standard template for their commercial invoices. I don’t think this docuement exists at the moment but if all the exporters completed this standardised item it would be a lot quicker for carriers to check that they have ... [+]

Simpex gets room to grow

Fast van operator Simpex Express has more than doubled its capacity in Birmingham with a move to larger premises at the city’s airport. In Leeds, it has recruited two new members of staff - Linsey Stanley and Beata Talan. [+]

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