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RFG’s Cross-Member Mentoring Programme Update RFG Mentoring update

RFG’s Cross-Member Mentoring Programme Update

In the ever-evolving landscape of the rail freight sector, knowledge transfer and professional development have become crucial components for success. The Rail Freight Group’s annual Cross-Member Mentoring Programme works to assist with that, fostering collaborative relationships and promoting the growth of talent across the sector. This year’s programme has seen an impressive response, with 39 […]

Are you looking at AI yet?

Are you looking at AI yet?

Digital technology has been enabling efficiencies in the rail freight sector for years, and RFG’s own Digital Forum is providing a neutral space for RFG members to come together and discuss the opportunities and challenges from existing and emerging technologies. It is evident that within member companies, and companies more widely, there is great digital […]

Looking back at our first Cross-Member Mentoring Programme

Looking back at our first Cross-Member Mentoring Programme

The RFG launched its pilot cohort for the brand new Cross-Member Mentoring Programme in January. Some 40 mentees were matched with a mentor and 29 different organisations were represented, giving people in freight the opportunity to develop new skills and expand knowledge of the many different areas of rail freight over a 12-month period. Mentees […]

Why awards and industry recognition are still so important

Why awards and industry recognition are still so important

When I told someone (in the freight industry) that Solent Stevedores had been named Business of the Year at our annual Rail Freight Group Awards, he expressed surprise. Surely a rail freight company should be the winner? When I explained that Tarmac had won the accolade a couple of years ago, he was even more […]

Upgrading Ely is crucial to unlocking freight capacity in the East

Upgrading Ely is crucial to unlocking freight capacity in the East

Although the railways are often seen as a Victorian invention, the first commercial railways began under the reign of William IV. Indeed, it was his Consort, Queen Adelaide, who had the first Royal Railway carriage built for her. Adelaide, famously, gave her name to the eponymous city in Australia but, less well known is the […]

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