The Northern Irish logistics sector needs to address a critical skills shortage to remain competitive, says Skills for Logistics, the Sector Skills Council for the UK logistics industry.
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The Northern Irish logistics sector needs to address a critical skills shortage to remain competitive, says Skills for Logistics (SfL), the Sector Skills Council for the UK freight logistics industries.
We are sitting on a demographic time bomb.
At all levels in The Professional Development Stairway, there must be a blend of skill types.
Skills for Logistics, the Sector Skills Council has unveiled its new ‘Experience Counts’ project, which involves the design and delivery of short customer care learning packages.
At the time of writing this column, we have another surge of interest in the popular press and TV on “Scourge of the White Van Man”.
As the new year finds this column in a title called Logistics Manager and in a section devoted to professional development, it seems appropriate to discuss management in logistics.
The skills shortage within the logistics industry is not something that has happened overnight. It has been getting worse every year for at least a decade.
We must work harder to attract new blood into logistics – make it appear to the young as the attractive, interesting, important profession that it is.
Young managers are the fuel that keeps UK PLC running, says The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT UK). It warns that the industry could be facing a worse crisis than the rising petrol prices if it does not engage young people