Top Tips to Reduce Recruitment Costs

So, lets start with what are the true recruitment costs? There are direct recruitment costs, such as advertising and recruitment agency fees and then there are associated recruitment costs, such as the salaries or people involved in the recruitment process and the subsequent training and development of a new hire. There are also indirect recruitment

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Write Better Job Adverts!

Having recently launched SDW eRecruit, our new online advertising service to the shipping, freight & logistics industry, we are having many conversations around one of the key aspects of our service, writing compelling & attractive Job adverts that gets applications, from the candidates you want to apply & subtly repels the ones you don’t. We’ve

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Top tips to get the best out of recruiting online

SDW eRecruit provides specialist online recruitment advertising solutions to the shipping, freight forwarding & logistics industry. So, no one knows more about advertising jobs online & maximising response than us, so I wanted to share some of our top tips with you, should you look to try and recruit directly using many of the online

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How to write the perfect advert & attract the applicants you want

Having worked in recruitment for over 15 years, specialising in the shipping & logistics industry, we have successfully recruited for thousands of logistical roles throughout the UK. The key component of making any recruitment campaign a success is sourcing the right candidates in which to shortlist & interview from. Sounds obvious, doesn’t it? But if

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Felixstowe rail freight upgrade welcomed

SDW are pleased to hear that Network Rail recently announced that the upgrades to the branch line between Felixstowe and Ipswich are on schedule to be completed by December 2019, part of the Strategic Rail Freight Network funded projects during what it calls Control Period 5. The enhancements to the branch line, will allow another 12

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Felixstowe Container Port to Become Even Bigger

The latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports’ Port of Felixstowe will allow it to handle the world’s largest container ships by adding approximately 13 hectares of container yard directly behind Berth 9. With ten container blocks and 6-high stacking, the yard will add 18,000 TEU of stacking capacity to the 130,000 TEU already available

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