Partner Logistics Wisbech invests in work-based training

Partner Logistics are assisting staff to reach their full potential by offering National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) to help consolidate and develop existing skills into formal credentials.

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6 of the 34 staff at Partner Logistics Wisbech who are currently studying for their NVQs

Thirty four out of the forty members of staff at the Wisbech site are in the process of completing NVQs thanks to Partner Logistics’ investment in continuing professional development programmes.

Having a highly skilled, knowledgeable and loyal workforce ensures Partner Logistics are able to consistently deliver services to the highest possible standard for the benefit of their customers, maintaining excellent service and reliability.

Mark Mattless, a planner at Partner Logistics, who is in the process of completing his NVQ in Business Information Technology, comments: “Having the opportunity to progress in the trade and get recognised qualifications has boosted my confidence and made me more determined to succeed. The support Partner Logistics is giving me to develop to my full potential has been great in building my knowledge and skills in the industry.”

Jon Miles, Head of UK operations at Partner Logistics said: “As a market leader, we are always looking to continuously progress and improve. Through nurturing our staff and helping them gain professional qualifications, we are actively encouraging personal growth both within the business and as individuals within a team.”

Employees who are currently taking their NVQs at Partner Logistics include Multi-skilled staff who are completing NVQ2s in Warehouse Operations; Planners, Engineers and Administrative staff who are completing NVQ2s in Business Information Technology and Shift leaders who are undertaking NVQ2s in Shift Management.

The staff are all looking to complete their qualifications by March 2014.

  1. Partner Logistics is a market leader in Europe for the provision of state-of-the-art, highly automated warehousing primarily for frozen foods. It operates six facilities – two in the UK, three in the Netherlands and one in Belgium.
  2. Established in 1998, the integrated logistics service provider designs, builds and operates best-in-class warehouses to meet the specific needs of clients that includes Lamb Weston, Birds Eye, Pinguin, Unilever and many other leading names in the frozen food industry.

Further details available at www.partnerlogistics.eu