The steps transport and logistics firms can take to attract more young people into the industry will be outlined at a seminar session to be held as part of a Future Skills Theatre at the IMHX show at the Birmingham NEC on the morning of 24 September. Young people, teachers and parents predominantly see logistics as “just trucks and sheds”, rather than an essential, dynamic, exciting sector that can offer great careers. Steve Granite, CEO of Abbey Logistics and founder […]
With schools and colleges closed and businesses having to withdraw volunteers Career Ready has had to put its 2020 programme of face to face activities on hold. To enable students to benefit from interactions with volunteers and mentors Career Ready has launched an online Skills Festival.
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.
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.