Think Logistics, a group of operators led by Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite, has held a second successful pilot of its project to get school leavers to think of a career in logistics. Matthew Kibble, MD of local haulier Matthew Kibble Transport, presented to around 30 students doing business studies at Nelson and Colne sixth form college near Burnley in Lancashire, receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback. The presentation was organised with the help of Justine Thatcher, curriculum leader at Nelson and […]
Operators have been urged to get involved in the Think Logistics initiative to raise awareness among school children and college students of the careers available in road transport.
Matthew Kibble Transport (MKT) has taken delivery of its first Shakespeare Transport branded vehicles, following its acquisition of the company in March.
The idea of port-centric logistics – where imports are handled close to the port of entry and sent direct to their destination rather than via a central DC – has been given a boost by developments such as London Gateway and Liverpool2.