The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific (TLI – Asia Pacific) from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has recently been conferred the Best Education Course Provider title for the third consecutive year at this year’s Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs) ceremony. The event was held in Hong Kong on the evening of 27 April 2005.
Organised by Cargonews Asia, the AFSCAs is in its 19th year and is widely regarded as the most authoritative and prestigious awards for the industry in Asia. This year, more than 12,500 readers of Cargonews Asia were polled to select companies that are the best service providers in 41 industry-specific categories. The awards recognise excellence in companies from Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia; and reflect the global nature of the cargo industry serving Asia’s shippers.
Dr. Robert de Souza, Executive Director of TLIP said, “Winning this prestigious award for the third consecutive year is recognition of our continued success in providing quality education and research that is matched to the needs of the logistics community. Our dual Masters degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, now in its 5th year, attracts some of the best and brightest from across Asia and our ongoing executive education programmes aim to help logistics executives meet the challenges of their roles with confidence. We strive to do better each year in consultation with our industry partners"
The Logistics Institute - Asia Pacific is a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) for research and education programmes in global logistics. The TLI – Asia Pacific is modeled after The Logistics Institute (TLI) at Georgia Tech, which has wide industry recognition as one of the best institutes for education and research in logistics. This collaboration provides logistics expertise which caters to the logistics needs of the industries across the world today focusing on global logistics, information technology, industrial engineering and supply chain management.
Other finalists for the Education Course Provider category included University of Hong Kong and The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport of Hong Kong.
Cargonews Asia, the organiser of the Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards, is a fortnightly newspaper, which has been published every two weeks for the last 28 years. The paper is dedicated to covering news from the international and regional cargo industry for senior executives in Asia.