Logistics event to address skills shortage

BUSINESSES from across the Sheffield City Region are meeting in the New Year to address the shortage of skills affecting the logistics sector.

The free to attend Logistics Hub UK event will focus on the skills shortage with speakers from both the public and private sector. The breakfast event, which will take place on January 24 at Doncaster College, is open to all businesses with an interest in logistics.

Amy Symon, project manager of the LHUK project, said: “We are pleased to be starting the New Year by hosting an event to address this major topic which is affecting logistics businesses in our region and across the UK.

“The morning will begin with valuable networking time with sector specialists followed by an introduction from Steve Gill, Managing Director of Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

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“Our key note speakers, include Nick Rudkin, Director of Employer Engagement & Business Development from Doncaster College and University Centre and our public sector speakers will be announced early in the New Year, “We have a very strong logistics sector in this region and these meetings are a real showcase for what we are delivering.”

The LHUK group is a membership group established to represent powerful partnership marketing for Sheffield City Region’s logistic sector. It is a partnership of private sector companies committed to the ongoing growth, development and promotion of the logistics and distribution sector in the Sheffield City Region initially, with a view to developing improved activity with other city regions i.e. Leeds, Manchester and Hull.

To book your place at this free event, which will take place at 8.00am on January 24, visit http://bit.ly/2BtpKge

20 December 2017

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