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GREAT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SHIPPING, PORTS & LOGISTICS INDUSTRY


31st August 2012

For over 10 years now we have been recruiting for clients in the Shipping Ports & Logistics industry.

This is an exciting, global business which can provide great career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines.

The industry is supported by professional bodies who provide the opportunity to undertake further training and qualifications to enhance career prospects and personal ambition.

These bodies include:

The Baltic Exchange:

www.balticexchange.com

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers :

www.ics.org.uk

The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport:

www.ciltuk.org.uk

The Cambridge Academy of Transport:

www.catz.co.uk

International Maritime Organization:

www.imo/org

Additional educational qualifications can be gained by taking a Foundation or BSc Degree qualification.

In the UK, the standard first degree is a Bachelors degree with Honours. Generally a Logistics degree course usually takes three years full-time study while in Scotland a Logistics degree course takes four years.

Examples are:

Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education:

www.grimsby.ac.uk/highereducation/manufacturingAndLogistics/index.php

Logistics Institute – Hull University Business School:

http://www2.hull.ac.uk/hubs/logistics.aspx

For a full sit of Universities offering courses in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, in the UK and Scotland take a moment to look at:

http://www.whatuni.com/degrees/courses/Degree-list/Logistics-Degree-courses-UK/qualification/M/search_category/8755/loc.html

If you are interested in a career in the Shipping, Ports & Logistics industry, take a moment to look at the opportunities available, and feel free to give us a call to talk to us about how we can help you either start, or develop your career in this exciting international industry

 

 

 

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