Almost 100 delegates from road transport operators and training providers last week (9 May) attended the national launch of Think Logistics, an initiative to get school leavers interested in a career in logistics developed by Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite. Granite and a steering group of half a dozen other operators have come up with a three-hour presentation that can be used by any operator to present to six formers, to give them an overview and introduction to logistics and […]
Think Logistics has got off to a flying start this year with several major operators lining up to deliver workshops or offer mentoring support for students keen to learn more about the logistics sector.
Operators attending Multimodal next week are urged to head over to Think Logistics’ stand, 622, to find out how they can get involved with promoting the sector to young people and assist with the launch of a series of logistics-themed Career Academies later this year.
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.