Wanted: Women making a difference in logistics

The search is on for women making a difference in the logistics industry, with an annual awards ceremony set to recognise the cream of the crop.

Women in Logistics, a UK-wide trade organisation, will celebrate individuals in three categories: Leader of the Year, Diversity Champion (also open to men) and Young Woman of the Year. There's also a fourth award to recognise the organisation doing the most to advance the cause of women in the industry.

Case study: Apprenticeships working at Port of London Authority

A young man who’s been taken on full time at the Port of London Authority (PLA) is proving that apprenticeships can work.

Charlie Henry, 20, jumped at the chance to forge a career for himself three years ago and says it was one of the best decisions he ever made. After recently being made a full-time assistant building tradesperson with the Port of London Authority, Charlie thinks anyone who’s wondering what to do with their future could not do any better than take up an apprenticeship.

Talent in Logistics Awards: Deadline extended

The Talent in Logistics Awards, a new event dedicated to recognising and rewarding excellence in training, learning and development in the logistics sector, has extended its deadline to April 28.

Originally set to close on March 31, companies now have another month to nominate their employees for an award, celebrating their skills and hard work.