Skills for Logistics, Milton Keynes, 26 April 2013. Schools, colleges and universities as well as logistics employers and training providers are invited to attend the ‘Breakfast with Logistics’ events, which are being held at the Novotel Milton Keynes on 15th May and the Novotel Coventry on 23rd of May. Delegates will also get a chance to win an iPad, simply by filling out a card.
The free to attend, ‘trade-fair style’ events will feature table-top displays focusing on various Skills for Logistics programmes, giving the perfect opportunity to discuss their benefits with experts and arrange one to one meetings. Delegates must re-register.
Susan Chapman, Programme Manager at Skills for Logistics, said: “The Logistics Industry needs new blood and Breakfast with Logistics is a great way to explain how we can help employers start recruits at entry level and then develop them in their own way. We also look forward to discussing with visitors from schools and colleges, the ways in which we can convey to pupils seeking careers how great the Logistics Industry is to work in, the career path open to recruits and the willingness of employers to develop talent.”
A highlight programme will be the Logistics Locker, a new web site being launched by Skills for Logistics to help employers, schools and colleges to engage with each other. Other featured SfL schemes include the Professional Development Stairway, Labour Market Intelligence, the Skills Calculator, Mentoring and the Job Club.
Registration in Milton Keynes opens at 8 am with breakfast available at 8.30am. Paul Brooks, Chairman of Skills for Logistics, will launch proceedings with a presentation at 9am and between the morning’s networking periods, Toni Eastwood, founder of Beyond 2030, will provide a second presentation at 11am. The event will close at 12.30pm. The Coventry event will have the same format.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Megan Holmes on 00441908 313360
Wednesday 15th May 2013 8.00AM until 12.30PM
The BREAKFAST WITH LOGISTICS show
Venue: NOVOTEL, Saxon Street, Leyburn Court, Heelands, MILTON KEYNES, MK13 7RA
Breakfast sandwiches served at 8.30am
Thursday 23rd May 2013 8.00AM until 12.30PM
The BREAKFAST WITH LOGISTICS show
Venue: NOVOTEL, Wilson Lane, Longford, COVENTRY, CV6 6HL
Breakfast sandwiches served at 8.30
About Beyond 2030
Beyond 2030 is a provider of research, expert advice and learning and development services for forward thinking organisations wanting to make a significant impact and step change to the way they think about and develop their talent pipeline. For more information, visit: http://www.dypassociates.co.uk/cms/talent-2030-programme
About Skills for Logistics
Skills for Logistics (SfL) is the Skills Sector Council (SSC) for the freight logistics and wholesaling sector (The Logistics Sector). SfL works alongside companies in the UK that are involved in moving, handling, storing and wholesale of goods. SfL is licensed by Government to tackle the skills and productivity needs of employers in the logistics and supply chain sector.
The UK Logistics Sector is worth £93bn to the economy and the 196,000 companies operating in the sector employ one in twelve of all the working people in the UK. Established in 2003, SfL’s mission is to enable employers in the logistics sector to gain competitive advantage by developing workforce skills. It also aims to deliver a more productive and efficient low carbon UK Logistics Sector, enhancing UK competitiveness in the global marketplace. SfL’s ambition is to “open the doors so that logistics skills potential can be released, enabling people and organisations to do amazing things”. This drives SfL’s vision “to deliver the best skilled workforce in the world”.
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