Home News Features Compliance

🕒 Article read time: 2 minutes

Logistics UK launches Discover Logistics Careers campaign

With its launch of a new nationwide initiative for its members, Logistics UK is taking action to highlight careers available across the sector, including both job vacancies and training schemes.

The Discover Logistics Careers weekend, running from 29 October to 1 November 2021, will encourage local outreach for logistics businesses nationwide and show potential employees the range of job opportunities which currently exist across the sector.

During the weekend, the business group is asking members to open their doors and invite local people into their businesses to talk about the jobs they offer, including the skills needed, the routes to employment, the vacancies they currently have, to offer ‘taster’ sessions of the sorts of things that are involved, to sign people up for work experience or to take job applications.

Logistics UK has secured the support of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), which will be highlighting the events to all its visitors, and asking their careers coaches and other employment advisers to discuss the event and encourage consumer participation in it over the coming weeks. The business group is also on the verge of signing a major media partnership for the event, which will generate significant national coverage and help drive footfall.

Alex Veitch, General Manager – Public Policy, Logistics UK, said: “Logistics is very much a ‘hidden’ sector, until something happens to the supply chain and the same is often true of logistics businesses, which operate in communities without those around them understanding what they do, or what opportunities they offer.

“Our Discover Logistics Careers campaign aims to lift the lid on what it means to work in logistics and highlight the range of jobs on offer – but to do that, we need our members to get on board. So please have a think about what sort of event you are able to offer and sign up today.”


Published On: 02/09/2021 16:00:24


In brief


Nick Harris has been confirmed as the new Chief Executive of the government company which builds and operates the country’s motorways and major A-roads. This comes as Highways England (HE) and the Department for Transport announced that HE will change its name to ‘National Highways’.


Latest articles

EVolve – using GPS data to suggest the best EV transition for your fleet

With the deadline for achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 moving ever closer, companies are accelerating their decarbonisation efforts.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

The road to decarbonisation

Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges on the logistics industry’s agenda and many businesses within the sector are already taking great steps to support the UK’s decarbonisation targets.

Read time: 2 minutes

View article

E-news archive

You can also view our e-news archive here.

E-news archive

Interested in Membership?

Get in contact using the Membership Enquiry Form.

Membership Enquiry Form

Logistics Magazine Portal

The hub for finding relevant and informative features, news & compliance guides from Logistics Magazine

Logistics Magazine Portal Home

Sponsorship Opportunities

Learn more about advertising on the new digital Logistics Magazine, with a variety of advert options to reach 30,000 relevant readers.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Magazine Contents


Logistics Magazine will cover all the latest news on stories breaking in the industry, including developments on COVID-19,  Brexit, Clean Air Zones, transport law and decarbonisation.



Our frequent features will tackle the broader issues affecting logistics such as the COVID-19 vaccination programme, technology and innovation, the political and economic landscape, global trade and the drive to reduce emissions across all transport modes.



Each month we explore a different topic in depth in our popular Compliance section, while each week we will publish answers put to our Member Advice Centre team.


View Supplements and Previous Printed Editions

View Supplements and previous printed editions of Logistics Magazine here.