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January 2017
News Review of a Fantastic 2016 for Think Logistics !
2016 was  such an exciting and momentous year for Think Logistics. All the time, energy and commitment that our supporting businesses have invested has paid dividends as we continue our objective of getting more young people interested in, and enthused b... view more

November 2016
Gwynedd Shipping Think Logistics and are Loving the Lorry!
As great supporters of Think Logistics and Love the Lorry Week with the Road Haulage Aassociation, Gwynedd Shipping Group arranged a fantastic family fun day to bring young people of all ages and their parents to their operating site to get a front seat v... view more

November 2016
Think Logistics Workshop a first in Wales
Jen Dixon from Labyrinth Solutions Consultancy and Talissa Short from Gwynedd Shipping ran their first Think Logistics Workshop for over sixty students at Deeside College in September. With support from Think Logistics colleagues old and new Andrew Drewar... view more

September 2016
Think Logistics wins in Future Skills Category at SHD Logistics Awards 2016
On Thursday 15th September 2016, the team from Think Logistics proudly accepted the SHD Logistics Award for Future Skills, presented by leading comedian Mark Watson in front of 600 industry professionals. The event, which took place at Resorts World Birm... view more

July 2016
Think Logistics and Career Ready win Motor Transport’s Partnership Award
Merseyside-based Think Logistics with educational charity Career Ready each received a major industry honour at last night’s 31st Motor Transport Awards in London, picking up the Partnership Award for their efforts to bring more young people int... view more

June 2016
Think Logistics shortlisted at Motor Transport Awards 2016.
Think Logistics and Career Ready are shortlisted in the Partnership Award Category within the Motor Transport Awards. This is a fantastic achievement and recognition of the value the programme brings in changing attitudes and perceptions of our industry a... view more

June 2016
Think Logistics at Multi Modal and Microlise Events in May this year
Think Logistics was on show at the two major industry events in May this year and would like to thank the organisers of both events for their fantastic support. Robert Jervis at Clarion for MultiModal and the team at Microlise for the Microlise Conference... view more

March 2016
FTA Skills Summit sees first showing of a Think Logistics Workshop Video
Career Ready is working with the Think Logistics steering group to establish logistics Career Ready centres across the UK. The first centre, at West Derby School in Liverpool, launched in September 2014. Five further logistics centres are launching in Sep... view more

January 2016
Think Logistics to hit the small screen
Think Logistics will feature on Truck World TV after the scheme’s latest workshop at Blackpool Sixth Form College was filmed by TV Company Bigtank Productions.Think Logistics is an industry-led initiative delivered by Career Ready to encourage 16-19 yea... view more

November 2015
Think Logistics Exhibit at Skills Show at NEC on November 18th to 20th
Think Logistics and Career Ready are invited to co exhibit at the Skill Show with The Edge Foundation. With an audience of over 70000 young people this is a great opportunity to bring Careers in Logistics to their attention with a quiz and filming by a te... view more

October 2015
Think Logistics Showcased at SHD Future Skills Conference
Career Ready, Think Logistics and West Derby School students and staff combined to deliver a very successful Future Skills workshop at the SHD Logistics conference on October 15th. The feedback from delegates was very positive and as a result Career Ready... view more

September 2015
FTA encouraging students to Think Logistics
FTA is working to encourage young people to consider opportunities in the logistics industry in becoming a sponsor of the Think Logistics initiative, a scheme created to promote the industry and to attract students to a career in logistics whilst raising ... view more

May 2015
DAF Trucks announces three year sponsorship deal with Think Logistics
Leading logistics company DAF Trucks recently announced a three year sponsorship deal with Think Logistics, the national transport and logistics programme delivered by Career Academies UK. Think Logistics aims to encourage 16 – 19 year olds into a care... view more

May 2015
Dig Deep
Daf has pledged three years of sponsorship to the Think Logistics scheme, joining Abbey Logistics and the RHA, in its drive to bring in a new generation to logistics. The manufacturer will give money to Think Logistics over the course of three years, whic... view more

April 2015
Logistics student workshop raises industry awareness
Think Logistics and Career Academies UK welcomed students from a local college to the CV show for a workshop introducing them to logistics. Industry figures including Daf Trucks MD Ray Ashworth and RHA chief executive Richard Burnett greeted the 16- to 1... view more

March 2015
Think Logistics kickstarts 2015 with a hat-trick of operator initiatives
Think Logistics has got off to a flying start this year with several major oper- ators lining up to deliver workshops or offer mentoring support for students keen to learn more about the logistics sector. Eddie Stobart Logistics held an event earlier t... view more

January 2015
DAF Trucks host Think Logistics Steering Group
The Think Logistics Steering Group held its first meeting of 2015 at the DAF Trucks site in Leyland in January. Attendees included a range of logistics employers, representatives from professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Logistics and ... view more

July 2014
Career Academies UK receives £50,000 grant to expand logistics programme
Career Academies UK has been selected as one of the recipients of a £50,000 grant from the Edge Innovation and Development Fund. The grant was awarded to help expand the logistics programme, establishing five new Logistics Career Academies, with the fir... view more

June 2014
First Logistics Career Academy launched in Liverpool
Some of the leading logistics companies in the country supported the launch of the UK's first Logistics Career Academy at West Derby School in Liverpool, aimed at preparing young people for a career in logistics. The Stobart Group, Abbey Logistics, The C... view more

April 2014
Morrisons Supermarket run Think Logistics session April 2014
Story reproduced from www.careeracademies.org.uk   40 Year 12 students from Rodillian Academy in Lofthouse participated in a Think Logistics workshop on 1 April, aimed at raising the profile of careers in the logistics sector. Led by staff from ... view more

October 2013
October 13: Derry Mathews supports Think Logistics initiative
Commonwealth boxing Champion Derry Mathews has pledged his support to the Think Logistics initiative by promoting it at the weigh-in for his latest professional bout. The 30-year-old from Liverpool wore the Think Logistics branded t-shirt at the officia... view more

August 2013
September 2013: Steering Group meeting arranged
The Think Logistics Steering Group is set to meet at Pallet-Track in Wolverhampton on 3rd September to discuss the following;- * Progress to date * Companies interested in getting involved with Think Logistics * Planned events coming up * New website ... view more

August 2013
August 2013: Bullet Express to run Think Logistics session
Bullet Express, Scotlands premier Distribution and Logistics specialist has announced its intention to run a Think Logistics workshop in 2013 and find a suitable apprentice to join their business. Read the full news storing by clicking here.... view more

June 2013
July 2013: Think Logistics website launched
We are pleased to announce the launch of the 'Think Logistics' website which has been funded by DAF Trucks UK, the leading manufacturer of trucks in the UK. The site aims to achieve the following objectives;- Offer further information and useful links... view more