Sunday 17th Dec 2017 - Logistics Manager

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SMMT president calls for faster Brexit progress

Tony Walker, president of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, has called on the government to make quicker progress on agreeing a transition period following Brexit. 

CILT hopes to attract talent with virtual careers fair

The CILT is launching its first ever live virtual careers fair for students looking for a career in logistics and transport. The interactive fair is to be streamed on the Institute’s Facebook page on 22nd November.

Russell Logistics encourages young people to join the industry

Russell Logistics has teamed up with the Logistics Academy, run in partnership with Renfrewshire Council, West College Scotland and Developing the Young Workforce to encourage young people to consider a career in logistics through a new programme.

RHA calls for £2m for driver training

The Road Haulage Association has called on chancellor Phillip Hammond to stump up £2 million to support driver training, arguing that there is a shortage of 45,000 drivers putting UK supply chains at risk.

Robotics is becoming critical to logistics

One in five business leaders in transport and distribution expect automation to have a high impact with more than 30 per cent of jobs automatable, according to a report from the Royal Society of Arts.

BIFA expands training team

BIFA has expanded its training team with the appointment of Graeme Wilkinson, who joins from Pantos Logistics.

Warehouse pay rises 2pc

The average salary for warehouse workers has increased two per cent from last year according to a Blue Arrow sector trend report.

Global labour shortage could worsen

The shortage of logistics-related labour is a global problem that will either remain the same or worsen over the next five years, according to a new survey by The World Bank, which calls for a major expansion of training and skills development initiatives in developing countries.