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The Growing Skills Gap & How Vocational Training Can Help to Shrink It


More manufacturers are turning toward vocational training and apprenticeship programs to help close the skills gap. According to The Huffington Pos t, a wide variety of apprenticeship programs focus on construction and manufacturing, creating a largely untapped resource of new skilled labor that manufacturers could easily access.

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‘How training in digital and English-language skills changed my life’

World Food Programme Logistics

Yasser, a Syrian refugee in Iraq recalls his journey from longing to study to becoming a web designer through WFP’s EMPACT scheme [link] Hi, I’m Yasser. Then I tried to study, but it was difficult for me because I had to support my family. Then I tried to study, but it was difficult for me because I had to support my family.


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The smart factory Part 4: What skills do manufacturers and distributors need in the factory of the future?


Let’s take a look at these new hybrid skills needed that combine technology and data expertise, and what this means for manufacturers and distributors as they transition into smart factories: Skillsets that drive innovation in the smart factory. As factories add smarter tech, they’ll need people to manage it.

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Forklift Safety Training: The Ultimate Guide


This is the ultimate guide to forklift safety training. By the end of this article, you’ll learn: Why forklift operator safety training is important. OSHA’s training requirements. Where to get forklift operator training. How to develop your own in-house forklift training program. Let’s dive in. Table of Contents.

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Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016


Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. University Courses. This program is developed by University of North Texas and it offers international students to complete one year course related to logistics. 3) OnCampus Texas. Short programs.

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Maximize Ecommerce Supplier Relationships

Ship Monk

So much attention is paid to negotiating the price of the goods and coordinating the delivery that very little thought goes into the quality of the relationship and how improving it might help you both. Of course, it wouldn’t be a business strategy if there weren’t a couple more acronyms to learn. The last time they raised prices?

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STILL welcomes 64 new apprentices and students

Logistics Business Magazine

The new recruits are starting their training and study periods in six apprenticeships and three dual study programmes. “The training of qualified new talent has seldom been as important as it is at the moment,” emphasises Jan Wehlen, training manager at STILL. Innovators of tomorrow.