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Partnership to boost logistics skills

The Cumbria Logistics Employer Forum (CLEF), a partnership between local authorities and logistics businesses, has been set up to increase and strengthen the logistics skills pool in the region.

Skills for Logistics licence renewed

The government has renewed the licence to operate for Skills for Logistics, the sector skills council for the freight logistics industry, following a review carried out by the National Audit Office on behalf of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

Game for management development

SCALA Consulting has launched “The Fresh Connection” – an innovative supply chain management competition and learning programme designed to help organisations train their employees in a safe environment.

Mick Jackson

The government’s Carbon Reduction Strategy is a rare chance for logistics to be the good guys.

Logistics hits school classrooms

Logistics is to be taught in schools and colleges across England from September 2010. The new qualification, aimed at 14 to 19 year olds, is part of the Diploma in Retail Business, and is designed to introduce young people to logistics and its role in ret

Get into green, it’s the new black: Mick Jackson

The entry point for low carbon and sustainable operations in many large companies has been through the corporate social responsibility (CSR) route. The approach too often has varied between a callous initiative headed by the marketing department to “incre

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