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Alex Grover

Thought Leadership Series: Christopher Cleveland

Executive Network Group recently sat down with Christopher Cleveland, Head of Sustainability at Freightliner Group - a dedicated professional with a career that spans over 15 years within the sustainability space. Through this interview, we caught up with Christopher to learn more about Freightliner Group's ongoing ESG projects and to ask him some of the most pressing questions about the future of sustainability in Logistics.

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Thought Leadership Series: Ruth Waring & Clare Bottle

Executive Network Group had the pleasure of speaking with Ruth Waring & Clare Bottle, Chair and Vice Chair of Women in Logistics UK - a CILT-backed forum which aims to improve the lives of women throughout the UK's Logistics sector. Through this interview, we learn more about Women in Logistics UK as well as Ruth and Clare's thoughts on Gender Diversity and Inclusion.

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Connecting Our Physical and Mental Health in the Workplace

HR teams have, for a good few years, hammered home the importance of mental health in the workplace. According to the Mental Health Foundation, 14.7% of us experience mental health issues in the workplace - with 12.7% of sick days being attributed to battling these conditions. However, can healthy changes to our physical condition positively impact our psychological well-being?

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NEBOSH Online Conference Write Up - Safe, Happy, Healthy. As a Women in Industry, Is It Possible to Have All Three?

Associate Director of HSE Recruitment and Executive Network Group, Laura Aucott recently sat down to participate in NEBOSH's Online Conference which set out to explore the topic of women within the Health and Safety space and whether it's possible for female HSE professionals to 'have it all'. To be safe, happy and healthy in their profession.

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2022 Trends for the Heavy Equipment Sector

The Heavy Equipment sector has felt the pressure from the ever-ongoing supply chain issues that have plagued the world market since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as other global challenges its had to overcome this year. As 2022 begins to open the curtain on its final act - many will start to look ahead to the new year and a new branch of challenges. However, there is still much of 2022 left, and we believe these trends will dominate the sector for the rest of the year.

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The Challenges of E-Procurement

As the procurement sector continues to thrive and evolve - We move further and further away from traditional procurement methods and strive for innovation.

Over the last couple of years, e-procurement has become a mainstay in the repertoire of CPOs up and down the country - but what exactly is e-procurement and what are the challenges that purchasing professionals face when trying to make the most of it?

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Sustainability in Logistics

Sustainable initiatives such as improving Co2 emissions, alternative vehicle fuels, and utilising IoT are just some of the ways that the sector is moving towards a much more sustainable output.

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2022 Remuneration Report: Logistics and Transport

The Executive Network Group Logistics & Transport division created an automated process throughout 2021 to gather real-time data from candidates we registered, job roles we placed, and respondents' data via email and LinkedIn.

We gathered data from over 50,000 candidate profiles across the UK. We wanted to understand not only the average salary for both Health and Safety, Logistics, Procurement, HR and Operational positions in the Logistics & Transport sector but also how the data differentiate between gender and region.

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Amending the Employment Crisis in Logistics

We have spoken at length about the current skill gaps that currently inhabit industries and sectors all over the world. However, there is a precursor to the skill gaps that make filling these specific roles even more difficult – an employment crisis.

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Rectifying the Skills Gap in FMCG

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) has grown exponentially over the years to become the largest manufacturing sub-sector in the UK – now accounting for 14% of the overall industry. However, with this large growth, a skills gap developed.

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