Tackling the global skills shortage

Extracted 09AUG2011 fromhttp://www.ifw-net.com/freightpubs/ifw/article.htm?artid=20017894793&src=rss

Warnings that logistics companies may soon face a serious skills shortage, as too little money is currently being spent on the next generation of supply chain workers, Shane D'Aprile looks at the barriers to entry and the opportunities the sector offers to the next generation of workers...

Employers from all parts of the logistics industry have a responsibility to do their bit in educating potential employees, training new recruits, and creating opportunities for them to learn about the industry and the opportunities it offers.  Only then will we start to shift perception and solve the long-term issue.




Gary Riccio

As a partner and as a consultant, I deliver value by identifying, aggregating, and developing previously undervalued assets--people and systems, internal and external, public and private, scientific and technical--for exceptional impact.