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. Think Logistics, led by Abbey Logistics MD Steve Granite, has developed an off-the-shelf package of materials that any operator can use as the basis of a half day presentation to students. While this can lead on to site visits and ultimately recruitment of school leavers the fundamental aim is to raise awareness […]
Think Logistics is looking for logistics firms to offer over 90 internships or work placements for students around the UK between February and August this year. Employers taking part in the programme last year were so impressed with their interns that 75% said they would have been happy to offer them a full time job.
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.
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.