Shanghai project forwarders celebrate graduation

The Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management in Shanghai during Breakbulk China was a great success, according to attendees. Their testimonials are at http://www.ppgprojects.com/testimonials The two-day course will return to the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas, from 5-6 October, 2015 as part of the education program at the Breakbulk Americas Conference & Exhibition. To register online visit: http://www.ppgprojects.com/education Continue reading Shanghai project forwarders celebrate graduation

Project forwarding training in China has global appeal

Project forwarders from China, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the Philippines have enrolled in the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course at the InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel from 17-18 March during Breakbulk China. Training coordinator Kevin Stephens said attractive group training discounts were available for the course that also included an exhibition hall pass to Breakbulk China. He said the ISO-accredited training has been held in 10 countries with 400 graduates over the last five years. “This training course not only brings the benefits of practical knowledge that can be applied in the workplace from day one … Continue reading Project forwarding training in China has global appeal

Project forwarding training delivers competitive edge

A project forwarding professional development training course during Breakbulk China in Shanghai next month is designed to help attendees gain a competitive advantage and build career success, according to the educators. The ISO-accredited Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management will take place at the InterContinental Shanghai Expo Hotel on 17-18 March and includes an exhibition hall pass to Breakbulk China. Presenter Kevin Stephens said the training offered many benefits including how to effectively apply new ideas, improve relationships with key stakeholders, and upgrade professional business communication skills. “This course is about growing knowledge for those working in the heavy-lift … Continue reading Project forwarding training delivers competitive edge

Major ports sponsor PPG annual conference

Specialist overdimensional logistics network, Project Professionals Group, has announced that the Las Palmas Port Authority and the Port of Corpus Christi are the Platinum Sponsors of its 8th annual conference in the Canary Islands from 14-15 May, 2015. PPG General Manager Kevin Stephens said the conference offered sponsors the opportunity to provide detailed industry updates and advice to assist members to deliver heavy-lift cargo. “It is wonderful to have the Port of Corpus Christi again providing conference sponsorship and additionally PPG looks forward to building a strong relationship with the Las Palmas Port Authority,” Mr Stephens said. As part of … Continue reading Major ports sponsor PPG annual conference

First quarter project forwarding training schedule includes Africa and China

An industry developed training course for project forwarders will be held in Johannesburg and Shanghai in the first quarter of 2015. The ISO-accredited Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management two-day course has been held in 10 countries with 400 graduates over the last five years. Course trainer and general manager of project forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, Kevin Stephens, said the Johannesburg course would run from 16-17 February in conjunction with the Breakbulk Africa Congress and in Shanghai from 17-18 March during Breakbulk China 2015. “The start of a new year is very timely for businesses and their … Continue reading First quarter project forwarding training schedule includes Africa and China

Abnormal load training in Africa guides international success

Combining an understanding of abnormal load transportation tricks of the trade and improving how to communicate in a competitive business environment are critical to the success of the African heavy-lift logistics sector, according to two international trainers invited to attend the Breakbulk Africa Congress in February. Kevin Stephens, the founder and general manager of project forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, and business communication educator Rodger Hall, are the instructors of the ISO-accredited Certificate in Project Cargo Management professional development course on 16-17 February as part of the education program during the Congress at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. … Continue reading Abnormal load training in Africa guides international success

Jo’burg training boosts African project forwarding skills

A project management course held in conjunction with the Breakbulk Africa Congress in Johannesburg in February, 2015, is specifically designed to meet the needs of African logistics businesses handling complex heavy-lift transportations. The ISO-accredited Certificate in Project Cargo Management professional development course is scheduled for 16-17 February as part of the education program during the Congress at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Course trainers include Kevin Stephens, the founder and general manager of project forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, and business communication educator Rodger Hall. Mr Stephens said the training course was timely as Africa geared … Continue reading Jo’burg training boosts African project forwarding skills

Canary Islands hosts Project Professionals Group conference

International project forwarding network the Project Professionals Group will hold its 8th annual conference in the Canary Islands from 14-15 May, 2015. PPG general manager Kevin Stephens said the Santa Catalina Hotel in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria would be the conference venue and accommodation provided. “PPG member in the Canary Islands, Stier Shipagency, has provided invaluable assistance in recommending our 2015 conference venue and in developing our social networking agenda,” Mr Stephens said. “The PPG conference meeting dates will also help ensure cost effective travel arrangements to our conference for members also attending the annual Breakbulk Europe Conference and Exhibition … Continue reading Canary Islands hosts Project Professionals Group conference

PPG appoints new member in Nigeria

Specialist overdimensional logistics network, the Project Professionals Group, has appointed SeaGold Shipping Line Ltd as its new member for Nigeria. PPG General Manager Kevin Stephens said SeaGold Shipping Line Limited was an international shipping line with offices in Nigeria and Houston and representatives in the United Kingdom. “SeaGold is ideally positioned to assist PPG members and their clients in managing the movement of heavy-lift cargo, particularly oil and gas equipment from international ports to Africa,” Mr Stephens said. Meanwhile, registrations are now open for the next Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management training course from 17-18 March, 2015, at … Continue reading PPG appoints new member in Nigeria

PPG appoints new member in West Indies

Overdimensional logistics network, the Project Professionals Group, has appointed International Shipping Limited as its new member for Trinidad and Tobago in the West Indies. PPG’s General-Manager Kevin Stephens said International Shipping Limited (ISL) had expanding into one of the leading forwarders in the region with a professional staff of 60 since its establishment in 1997. “ISL offers specialised expertise in intermodal transportation with additional services such as marine insurance and tariff consultancy for projects from any part of the world to and from Trinidad and Tobago,” Mr Stephens said. ISL has its head office in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and … Continue reading PPG appoints new member in West Indies