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UK initiative to introduce more young people to freight

June 13 - Delivering your future is a new online resource which, launched by Skills for Logistics, which aims to get young people thinking about the logistics sector, and to learn about the exciting jobs and varied careers on offer.

The website at is tailored to an audience of 11-19 year olds across the UK but offers valuable information about one of the UK's most exciting sectors for all young people considering their future career.

Backed by key players in the industry, was designed with the involvement of young people, and in close consultation with teachers, careers advisors and industry stakeholders, to ensure that it is packed full of information showing the impact logistics has on our lives.

Dozens of businesses, career stories and job profiles are featured, promoting opportunities from shop floor to director level in the sector - across driving, postal services, removals, warehousing and wholesaling, as well as air, sea and rail freight.

Helen ParkerDHL UK foundation manager, said: "This website clearly demonstrates how fulfilling a career in logistics can be. The site features many case studies of young people who are achieving great things in the sector, as well as people who have actually progressed through the industry to show just what is possible.

"We would encourage logistics businesses across the UK to support this exciting new website which is promoting logistics as a vibrant career choice for young people, and can help to recruit a new generation of employees."

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