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 […]
The FTA has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Think Logistics, the educational scheme founded by Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite that works to promote careers in logistics to students aged 16-19.
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.
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.