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The third European Supply Chain Day took place on Thursday 21st April 2016, with over 20 participating countries and 450 events.

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport is the primary sponsor for all UK-based activities. In 2016 the day was celebrated with numerous events, as well as online initiatives. European Supply Chain Day 2017 will take place on April 27th, with the support of the European Logistics Association (ELA). The motto for the day is: Logistics paves the way. All organisations that are active in the logistics and supply chain sector are encouraged to organise events. 2016’s participants included: The Institute of Operations Management, Gartner, Plotr, CEVA Logistics, University of Huddersfield, University of Northampton, DHL, XPOLogistics, John Lewis, SpringTide, Port of Dover, Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership, Cardiff Business School, Shoreham Port, St Helens College, Computer Systems for Distribution (CSfD) and DSV. 

Kevin Richardson FCILT, Chief Executive, CILT, said: ‘European Supply Chain Day is a great initiative to promote our profession, as well as to raise awareness of the vast and diverse career opportunities for school-leavers in the sector. I am pleased to see that events took place all across the UK, with a particular focus on young people and students. This annual event is truly gaining momentum and I look forward to growing this initiative next year.’

European Supply Chain Day 2017 takes place on 27th April. Help to make European Supply Chain Day 2017 even bigger by playing your part.


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