Giant Cooperation with International Freight Forwarders Association in the Field of Logistics

Giant Cooperation with the International Transporters Association in the Field of Logistics: A framework cooperation protocol was signed between Istanbul Commerce University and International Transporters Association.
With the protocol, trainings will be provided for better quality service in the logistics sector, which is one of the locomotive sectors of the economy. Murat Baykara, UND Board Member Fatih Şener and Executive Board Member Evren Bingöl, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees Hasan Erkesim, Rector; Dr. Prof. Nazım Ekren, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences Dr. İsmail Ekmekçi, Vice Dean Assist. Assoc. Dr. Murat Çemberci, Prof. Dr. Suna Özyüksel and Secretary General Asst. Assoc. Dr. Nihat Alayoğlu joined.
Within the scope of the cooperation to be carried out under the coordination of the University-Business Relations Application and Research Center, projects that will bring solutions to the important problems of the sector and for the benefit of the sector will be implemented with the university. Joint training programs will be formed with the participation of experts from UND and the industry; Weekly “experience sharing” programs will be created in which students studying at the international logistics department within the university will come together with the leading professionals of the sector and benefit from their experiences; Special discounts will be offered to the personnel working in UND Members in the "Master" and "Doctorate" programs with / without thesis that will be opened in the next academic year within the university.
Speaking at the signing ceremony of the cooperation protocol, Çetin Nuhoğlu said,, Today, as UND, we are really happy for our sector. I have been making efforts to develop university-sector collaborations for many years. As UND, we have given important struggles to gain the first vocational college in the sector. With the investment of 4,5 trillion by the numbers of that day, we opened the first school of transportation and logistics within Istanbul University. But over time, the spread of these sections across the country is far above what we expected. However, we still find it very difficult to achieve our expectation that our other expectation is, to provide our sector with competent, qualified, theoretical knowledge and sectoral practice ati. The curriculum is incredibly different from each other. A standardization could not be achieved. With the Road Transport Law published in 2003, we have transferred the 95 of the EU's sectoral legislation to our own legislation. Now, our managers have to meet certain criteria to be accepted in this sector and they must pass the exam. In line with these developments, we foresee further development of sectoral competencies. But in Greece, 3 has a logistics research center on 30 in Germany, while in our country, a research center has not yet been established in which we will produce projects in the field of Logistics.
Emphasizing that logistics is a very different place in the world today, Nuhoğlu said, ğ German Transport Minister was in Istanbul last week. In his speech, the logistics sector, the automotive sector in Germany after the automotive sector that contributed the most, the income of EUR 228 billion in a year, he said. While transportation corridors in the world are developing rapidly, the competition between supply chains is becoming more prominent. Logistics advantages are important criteria for companies that will invest in a country. Turkey from east to west, north to south, with the potential to offer significant advantages to the junction position. Logistics is a sector that will make great contributions to the development of other sectors. We have been working closely with our Istanbul Chamber of Commerce for many years to develop this sector, especially within the sectoral assemblies. I would like to thank to our Rector for our sector and for myself. Next year 40. We believe that our association, which has been prepared to celebrate the anniversary of the company, will gain significant gains for the sector with a team that has such correct perspectives and makes accurate determinations lam.
Rector of Istanbul Commerce University Dr. Nazim Ekren, the University's Continuing Education Center, Application and Research Centers, the Faculty of Applied Sciences in logistics, drawing attention to the program; Oluştur We attach importance to our cooperation with UND. With our visionary leadership that can carry out our work in the academic field further, we can form platforms that will enable the sector to bring together our competent professionals and firms and our students to share their experiences. With the support of UND, such as the Foreign Trade Center, which we established with Eximbank and TIM, we can conclude initiatives to establish a research center in the logistics area with the support of UND. Just support us on behalf of the sector, join in our work, Yeter he said.
In brief, Ekren gave the following message to the logistics sector:
“There are two logistics-related programs at the Vocational School and the Faculty of Applied Sciences of our university. The protocol we have made with UND will support them in the implementation phase. It is possible to set up graduate programs together and provide services to industry professionals and members. It is possible to organize in-service training at our University's Continuing Education Center. We can also design pre-undergraduate and graduate programs together. Commerce University Board of Trustees Chairman Hasan Erkesim, who attended the ceremony, thanked UND management for their cooperation and said, 'It is pleasing to cooperate with the leading company of the logistics sector. I believe that this cooperation will lead to very important works, ”he said.



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