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