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Why is there a lack of new talent in shipping and logistics? How is the industry addressing this?

Why is there a lack of new talent in shipping and logistics? How is the industry addressing this?
David Cohen, November 29, 2019

A reduction in talent

As a Recruitment Consultant I am constantly speaking to both employers and potential candidates and as such I need to keep a close eye on industry talent trends to maintain relevancy, and I’ve noticed something. There is a problem globally for the Shipping and Logistics sector; there is not enough new talent entering the industry.

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Combatting Shipping Emissions

Combatting Shipping Emissions
Mourelle Josiah-Wong, September 9, 2019

The future is green

There’s no doubt about how integral the shipping industry is to modern society, anytime anybody needs to have anything anywhere, shipping will inevitably be a part of that process at some stage. However, the carbon footprint associated with this is a global issue. Many countries are setting targets to tackle this with industry leaders understanding that green shipping is the way of the future – as a result, organisations are working towards this goal.

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Breakbulk Bremen: Our Conference Perspective

Breakbulk Bremen: Our Conference Perspective
Danielle Williams, July 5, 2019

Comments by David Cohen - Recruitment Consultant - Shipping, Logistics & Supply Chain at Alchemy

Can you describe Breakbulk in a ‘Containershell’?

My colleague Danielle Williams and I were delighted to attend Breakbulk Bremen this year. It was our first visit to this conference, and we are pleased to report it was well worth the journey. The Breakbulk event is a conference specifically organised for professionals within the breakbulk/project logistics sector to develop relationships and partnerships across the globe and to discuss the developments within the breakbulk industry – we enjoyed a highly rewarding visit.

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How will the Port of Dover cope with Brexit?

How will the Port of Dover cope with Brexit?
Kerry-Ann Holleyman, January 25, 2019

Deal or no deal?

With the March deadline for the UK leaving the European Union looming, the government is now creating contingency plans in the event of a ‘no-deal Brexit’. A particular worry for Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is the traffic jams surrounding the Port of Dover, the UK’s closest port to Europe. An immediate departure from the single market and customs union will result in extra checks for freight vehicles before entering Calais, Coquelles and Dunkirk. 

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What unusual items join us on flights?

What unusual items join us on flights?
Emma Bray, November 26, 2018

When getting on a plane for our holidays or business travel, our thoughts commonly turn to inflight movies, the oftentimes subpar food and the arrival time to our destination…Rarely do we consider the contents of the plane’s hold. Who, or what else is joining us on our travels?

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