# Resources by Generation Logistics

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### Everything you ever wanted to know about logistics careers

This engaging and well thought-out booklet highlights the wide variety of careers and job roles available in the logistics and transportation industries. It is full of useful information and guidance to help pupils make decisions about their future subject and course choices and how these lead into future job roles...

### Generation Logistics

Generation Logistics is an initiative from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation to demonstrate to students and teachers the relevance of the logistics industry to their lives and the wide variety of career opportunities available.

The resources contained within this collection apply real-...

### Generation Logistics - Logic Puzzles

This series of logic puzzles requires students to read a story and extract relevant pieces of information to determine which person did what action in the story.

The logic puzzles can help build students' problem solving skills, extract information from longer more involved situations and break larger...

### Generation Logistics - Mini Market

This group of mathematical problem-solving activities use the context of Norwest, a small chain of mini supermarkets serving small towns in the North West of England. The activities show how mathematics can be applied to practical situations in the world of logistics.

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### Generation Logistics - Packing Problems

This group of packing problems, sometimes referred to as bin packing problems, show how mathematics can be applied to practical situations in the world of logistics.They are an accessible gateway to solving problems in such a manner to find the greatest or least solution. Once students are familiar with simple...

### Logic Puzzles - 1 - Birthday Presents

In this logic puzzle students have to use the information given in a story about four siblings to work out the days of the week their birthdays are on and what presents they received.

Once the students have read the story they have to extract the relevant information. They are then encouraged to enter into a...

### Logic Puzzles - 2 - A grand day out

In this logic puzzle students have to use the information given in a story about the individual days out of four work colleagues to determine where they went, what they did and who they went with.

Once the students have read the story they have to extract the relevant information. They are then encouraged to...

### Logic Puzzles - 3 - Going Shopping

In this logic puzzle students have to use the information given in a story about four friends who meet up in the city centre to go shopping. The challenge is to determine which area of the city each friend lives in, what they purchased, and who they gave their purchase to.

Once the students have read the...

### Mini Market - 1 - Deliveries

This activity is an ideal opportunity to use the real-world context of logistics as an application of solving multi-step mathematical problems and evaluating the outcomes. It is one of three mathematical problem-solving activities with a...

### Mini Market - 2 - Area manager

This activity is an ideal opportunity to use the real-world context of logistics to demonstrate the practical use of greedy...