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 […]
PD Ports director Jim French has been awarded an MBE for services to young people in the transport industry in the Queen’s birthday honours.
Stockton Riverside logistics apprenticeship programme shows what can be done when employers step up to the plate
Securing funding for logistics apprentices is only half the battle when it comes to solving the skills crisis – getting students and employers talking is also vital. Stockton Riverside College (SRC) on the south bank of the Tees believes that with its Logistics Academy it has created a successful collaborative model for others to follow.
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.