Underpaid, undervalued and under trained – the UK logistics industry in 2012

The state of the UK economy, environmental challenges and a looming skills gap are among the challenges facing the UK logistics and supply chain sector according to a monograph by Hull University Business School's Professor David Grant. Professor Grant, who is director of the school's Logistics Institute, authored the paper for the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals for the Global Perspectives Series that now includes monographs on 17 countries, including ... [+]

More letters for logistics graduates

Hull University Business School's MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management course has been accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). Graduates enrolled on the course will be eligible to apply for the extra MCIPS qualification and will be able to add the designation to their job ... [+]
(l to r) Aleksei Shuba, Director, Alekon Cargo, Estonia; (back) Margus Sitsa, Business Manager, General Cargo, Port of Tallinn, Estonia; Illimar Paul, Development Manager, Estonian Logistics Cluster; Lord Haskins, Chair, Humber LEP; Martin Kivimäe, CEO, Prolog, Estonia; Martin Venning, European Route E20; Tõnis Tamme, Partner, Triniti Attorneys, Tallin

E20 talks get on the road

Hull University Business School hosted the first conference on the E20 trans-European road route from St Petersburg to Limerick. Participants discussed ways in which growing businesses might take advantage of the 1,880km route and expand into neighbouring markets, the combined economy of which is estimated at £120 billion.A delegation of ... [+]

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