Careers

More employers needed to promote logistics careers to students

January 31, 2019 Steve Hobson

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.

Interviews

Transdek founder argues the case for fixed-deck double-deck trailers

December 26, 2018 Steve Hobson

Based at its 35,000sq ft factory in Doncaster, Transdek is best known for its innovative ‘Wedge’ fixed double-deck trailers and rapid install, modular double deck lifts. Founder and CEO Mark Adams is on a mission to highlight the inefficiencies of many of the current crop of moving deck stepframe double-deckers, which he says are typically only able to carry up to 18 tonnes of payload and leave the tractor unit drive axle unstable.

Industry News

The robots are coming, FTA awards dinner told

December 14, 2018 Steve Hobson

Whatever form Brexit takes, the skills crisis facing the logistics industry is only going to get worse and the industry will be forced to invest in more automation, the president of the FTA Leigh Pomlett told the annual FTA Logistics Awards dinner last night (December 13).