The Illinois Workforce Innovation Board reconvened its Transportation, Distribution and Logistics (TDL) Task Force in the interest of addressing the widespread truck driver shortage and retention problem. The Task Force, which began meetings in October 2016, is developing and will recommend data-driven strategies derived from best practices in training and industry to address root causes of the shortage.
Going into its third year, the Conexus Intern Program has grown from 30 companies employing 84 students in 2015 to more than 80 companies and more than 260 students expected in the summer of 2017. Conexus Indiana is a non-profit consortium of the state’s advanced manufacturers and logistics (AML) industries.
http://mtwc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Conexus-Interns.png6301500Dean Olsenhttp://mtwc.engr.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MTWC-Website-Header-Logo.pngDean Olsen2016-12-02 19:37:172017-01-25 21:25:18Logistics Internship Program Converts Students into Employees
Apprenticeship offers an “earn-while-you-learn” pathway to career development for people new to the workforce. Industries, such as heavy construction, have been successfully utilizing apprenticeship to develop talent and maintain a robust workforce for many decades. More recently, a variety of new approaches and innovations have changed what apprenticeship programs look like and have expanded the […]
http://mtwc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Heavy-Const-Apprentice.jpg6301500Kerri Phillipshttp://mtwc.engr.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MTWC-Website-Header-Logo.pngKerri Phillips2016-11-15 17:16:012016-11-16 18:03:16Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Transportation Apprenticeships