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National Talent Hunt launched to address manpower crunch in logistics industry

Million
Minds Management Services Limited and Chartered Institute of Logistics and
Transport have joined hands to highlight the growing need of manpower in
logistics industry, announcing the nation-wide talent hunt to attract more
skilled human resource to the industry that is poised to reach the $200 billion
mark by 2020.   

“Logistics Talent hunt” targets quality
visitors, top level professionals from across the country, aspiring management
courses pursuing students with real projects to implement and who foresee their
career in logistics sector.

The
consultancy firm also announced the dates for the 2nd edition of its much
awaited industry awards “Logistics Achievers Award & Talent Hunt 2013” on
February 9, 2013 in New Delhi.

The
conference cum award function will attract professional and students who shall
be recognized and rewarded by the eminent jury. In addition, the event will
provide a fair-like atmosphere for diverse groups who will conduct
presentations, hold competitions and exhibit their unique talents.

Today,
Million Mind Management services also held a “Round table on Human resource
challenges in Logistics and Supply chain. The principal idea behind the one-day
round table was to interact and discuss the issues and challenges on a common
platform and strategically devise an undisputed solution to the concern areas.

“According
to industry reports, Logistics industry is likely to cross the $200 billion
figure by 2020 but it is struggling in terms of inadequate human resource
having knowledge about logistics and supply chain management in India. The
industry needs 4,11,000 skilled people in all categories by 2020. We are
organizing this event to generate interest and give career direction to
students in logistics sector and to render a platform for enhancing business
professional links,” explained Prem Prakash, Director, Million Minds Management
Services Limited.

The panel
will judge the efficiency of the students considering the following parameters
like – relevance of the topic, main focus, content, original idea, flow of the
subject, depth of analysis, logical deductions and recommendation.

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