More young people and women needed to address ‘severe’ shortage in logistics – Jack Chambers

The junior minister said Ireland’s economy would ‘not function’ without a well staffed logistics and supply chain sector

Jack Chambers, the junior transport minister, warned there was a ‘severe’ shortage of workers in the logistics sector. Picture: Norma Burke

There is a “severe” shortage of workers and skills in the logistics and supply chain sector, Jack Chambers has said.

Ireland’s exports of goods reached a record €208 billion in 2022 - an increase of €42 billion on 2021. Equally, imports reached a record level of over €140 billion in the same year, a 35 per cent increase from the year before.

Chambers, the junior transport minister, called for more young people and women to ...