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. Think Logistics was set up in 2013 by Abbey Logistics CEO Steve Granite to promote logistics careers to students. With funding from the DfT and […]
The logistics industry needs to learn lessons from construction and target its recruitment drive on black and ethnic minorities (BAME) if it is to find the 1.2 million new recruits it needs, according to Ian Nichol, head of logistics and lead on Think Logistics and Think Build projects at Career Ready UK.
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.
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.