Fluctuating fortunes

With potential growth in the logistics sector so dependent on trade volumes, forecasts are understandably cautious.

Saturday, 15 January, 2011, 12:00am

Integration is key to future of transport development

For the 12th Five-Year Plan to 2015, transport infrastructure construction will remain a major priority for the national authorities although the government's stimulus ends today.

According to the Transport Ministry, the country will now shift from simply building more transport systems towards integrating different modes of transport such as roads, rail, ports and airports.

31 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

No quick decision on logistics park

No decision will be taken any time soon on whether to build a logistics park on Lantau, even though plans for cross-border links with the island are far advanced, a senior government source said.

14 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Moving with the times

Logistics is all about delivering the goods to a customer in a timely and cost-efficient way

Requirements: To work in logistics, you need a cheerful, outgoing personality. You should also have good communication skills. There are always new things to learn in logistics, so be ready to expand your horizons.

11 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

A tough path to the top

Kerry Logistics sets demanding standards for its management trainees and wants only passionate and committed individuals

The competition to get into the management training programme at Kerry Logistics is fierce. The company selects a mere six to 10 individuals for the programme, which is in its eighth year, from more than 1,000 applicants a year.

8 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Tough task

The government's taskforce on economic challenges will focus on four vulnerable sectors: financial services; trade and logistics; tourism; and property and construction. Is this the right strategy? Write to us.

5 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Respected course steers candidate to shipping lane

PolyU's logistics and maritime studies programme has been in place for a number of years, winning acclaim throughout the industry. This was the key factor in Stephanie Ngai Yan-po's decision to enter the MSc in International Shipping and Transport Logistics programme.

23 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Operator defies global woes with aggressive strategy

No company in the logistics sector could reasonably hope to escape the effects, both direct and indirect, of the triple whammy which hit in the past 12 months.

26 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Sourcing office keen on hiring supply and logistics expert

If your work revolves around supply and demand, the logistics are in place for you to make your next career move. Howden Kitchens (Asia), sourcing office of the London-listed Galiform, is hiring a supply, planning and logistics (SPL) assistant manager.

6 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Supply chain

Multinationals turn to specialists to oversee the strategic management of their operations

15 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

CityU students win logistics prize with flight proposals

Five City University students won the 2008 Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) Student Day championships by suggesting practical strategies for reforming the mainland air logistics industry.

24 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Pioneering type a perfect fit for fledgling HK base

Logistics group seeks dynamic manager who is up to the task of starting operation from scratch

Climb your way to the top in this newly created position that promises a wealth of experience.

2 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Dynamic choice for the well organised

Event management

Event managers are in high demand in various sectors including investment banking, publishing, live communications and financial communications agencies as organisations seek to build their brands and develop closer relationships with clients through experiential marketing and face-to-face interaction.

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Bigger numbers in specialist course

As trade continues to boom in the Pearl River Delta, demand for a Polytechnic University specialist part-time course is on the rise here and in the mainland.

13 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Unclutter your home by doing some 'life laundry'

Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world despite its low birth rate and land reclamation.

With 6.3 people per square metre of land, high-rise living is imperative. But even here space is limited.

Apartment sizes average 600 sqft, often with large families squeezed in together.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am