• Airlines grapple with growing pilot shortage Airlines are grappling with a pilot shortage that has already caused carriers to cancel flights, and trim frequencies and longer-term expansion plans. The problems have led carriers, including Qantas and American Airlines, to set up or plan their own flight training centres, while Chinese airlines have invested in several flying schools in Australia to guarantee […] Fwd News 0 Comments May 23, 2018
  • New House of Lords Report warns ports could “choke” without agreement A new high-level report by the House of Lords fears the UK’s ports could “choke” unless arrangements are put in place to maintain frictionless trade with the European Union post-Brexit. The report also flags the potential shortage of staff once Britain leaves the economic bloc, an issue recently highlighted by many trade associations involved in […] Fwd News 0 Comments May 17, 2018
  • Skills shortage suffocating logistics Companies in both developed and developing countries are struggling with a serious shortage of proficient workers in logistics, and the situation could worsen this year, according to the World Bank, who sounded the alarm in its latest report. Two of the key problems for this, according to Professors Alan McKinnon, Christoph Flöthmann, Kai Hoberg, and […] Fwd News 0 Comments April 11, 2018