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 […]
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.
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, the organisation set up by Abbey Logistics CEO Steve Granite to attract young people into logistics, has launched a series of videos to highlight the variety of career opportunities available across the sector.