With the development of E-Commerce, there is dramatic shift sweeping through our supply chain system. Many countries, such as China, has established completed logistics system to adapt the era of digital economy. Nowadays, no matter Chinese enterprises or ASEAN countries’ enterprises, any successful business leader will acknowledge the crucial importance of effectively organized logistics. They understand that implementing seamless logistics is a key element in keeping pace with customer demands and outperforming competitors. Whatever the size of business, the leader of a company will want to grow and expand. That probably means expanding on a regional, international or global level. Whatever business location or industry, the well-established logistics system would bring the advantages to business organizations including effectively coordinated logistics leads to positive business results, Logistics helps businesses create value, Logistics helps in reducing costs and improves efficiency, Logistics helps delivering your product at the right place timely.
However, logistics is a complex and sensitive subject, and it actually requires a lot of specific knowledge, skills and professional management to operate smoothly. To support the needs of the supply chain system in SEA happens in the era of digital economy, SEAMEO TED working together with Guangxi Transport Vocational and Technical College, proposes training and tutorials namely Logistics Knowledge Training for SEA Vocational and Technical High School Network. This training aimed to enhance educational institutions and logistics literacy for teachers in order to give teaching staff the opportunities in SEA to learn about the most sophisticated logistic knowledge and experiences. The participants of the training are expected to obtain the competencies as the following:
- Learning development direction of logistics industry thoroughly
- Learning current situation of Chinese logistics industry
- Learning cutting edge logistics technology
- Developing skills of logistics technology
- Understanding and utilizing logistics technology application tools
The two professors for the training, Lecturer Zhuang Huizi and Lecturer Liang Yueyue, have had teaching and research experiences in logistic-related fields for many years. They have contributed their knowledge as much as possible in this field to provide teachers with logistic skills and competency. The training program was arranged in three phases: Phase 1: Training was formed as a Live Lecture for 2 hours on the 26th January, 2021. This phase outlined on three main topics: Current Logistics Situation, Logistic Cooperation between Guangxi Province and ASEAN, and Future Collaboration Prospects between Guangxi Province and ASEAN. This phase 1 consisted of 55 participants from countries including Cambodia (7 participants), Indonesia (22 participants), Malaysia (5 participants), Laos (4 participants), Philippines (14 participants), Singapore (2 participants) and Timor Leste (1 participant). The Phase 2 will be conducted early March in the form of Recorded Lecture, using China-ASEAN Technical Education Cooperation Platform and the duration of each Lecture will be 30 minutes to 60 minutes long and the number of participants shall be 30~40 people. The phase 3 will be conducted in the middle of March in the formed as a Live Test Coach & Assessment (1hour ~ 2 hours) and the number of participants are from 30~40 people.