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Alan McKinnon – Professor of Logistics

Assessing and improving countries' logistics skills and training.
Paper

McKinnon, A. C., Hoberg,K., Petersen, M. and Busch,C. in Jahn,C., Kersten, W. and Ringle, C.M. (eds) 'Digitalization in Maritime and Sustainable Logistics.' (2017) p.97-117.

It is now widely acknowledged that there is a global shortage of people with the right skills to meet the evolving needs of the logistics industry. Governments have an important role in assessing the extent of logistics skill shortages and taking action to ease the problem, particularly in lower-income countries. ...

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Logistics competencies, skills and training: a global overview
Report

McKinnon, A. C., Floethmann, C. Hoberg,K. and Busch,C. World Bank Study. World Bank Group, Washington DC (2017) 87pp

On a bi-annual basis, the World Bank assesses countries' logistics performance against a set of six criteria.  One of these criteria is 'quality and competence'.  This is influenced by the competence of the national workforce to plan, manage and execute logistics operations. In recent years, anecdotal and survey evidence has been accumulating to suggest that there is a shortage of logistic skills in particular countries.   Following ...

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