Thursday 14th Dec 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

Solving the global labour famine

The supply chain is experiencing a rather severe labour deficit – and it doesn’t look like it’s about to recover any time soon. In fact, according to The World Bank, the global problem is going either to remain the same, or in the worst-case scenario, deteriorate even further over the next five years.

DHL to open mega parcel centre

DHL Parcel is to open a mega parcel centre in Bochum, in the Ruhr region. By autumn 2019, the new site will handle up to 50,000 shipments per hour.

Global labour shortage could worsen

The shortage of logistics-related labour is a global problem that will either remain the same or worsen over the next five years, according to a new survey by The World Bank, which calls for a major expansion of training and skills development initiatives in developing countries.

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