Business on the move

Quotes from 7 CEOs involved in logistics

Andy and Pat have developed a product that will broaden young people’s understanding of global supply chains and raise their career aspirations. I am sure the industry will give this excellent project the support it deserves.

Roger Williams, former Chief Executive Officer of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA)

Children will learn a lot from playing this game. Things like the different ways of transporting freight and business words like profit, assets, balance sheet, logistics and globalization. It also emphasizes the importance of reducing CO2 emissions – and environmental issues are certain to play an ever more important role in the business of our young people as they embark on their careers.

Steve Agg, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

The earlier in their educational process that children can begin to understand some of the issues associated with supply and demand and the mechanics that are in place to make things happen, the better. If this can be achieved in a method that children enjoy then all the more.” likely that they will understand and remember and then be able to apply this to their learning process

Peter Harvey, Chief Executive Officer of the Fork Lift Truck Association

This new game is a great way to introduce students to the business world in general and the logistics industry in particular. Many people are conscious of the fact that the supermarket shelves would be empty without freight services, but this will encourage them to understand the complexities of supply chains, whilst at the same time making a positive contribution to their education.

Geoff Dunning, former Chief Executive of the Road Haulage Association

This game ranks with the best and is educational – a great combination.

James Clark, Secretary General of the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA)

One of the current hot topics for our members is skill shortages and the ongoing attraction of talent to the industry. It is for this reason we are delighted to be associated with the ‘Business on the Move’ project, which we feel will help to excite young people about the global supply chain business and underpin how it functions as a fundamental part of global business overall.

Chris Sturman, Chief Executive Officer of the Food Storage and Distribution Federation

Certainly, one of the supply chain highlights of the year and one that will influence generations to come.

Neil Ashworth, Chief Executive Officer of Collect+ and Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)