NJCU Launches Logistics Center at Business Development Incubator
Advances Workforce Innovation through Industry Collaboration
JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — New Jersey City University (NJCU) opens Logistics Center at its Business Development Incubator (BDI) with a state-of-the-art operational warehouse environment that will train and certify middle management working in the warehousing sector. The focus will be on TLD (Transportation, Logistics and Distribution) and fills a vital role in the supply chain and employment ecosystem. In addition to training, the program will conduct lectures addressing trends in the industry.
The program will offer certification in Wall-to-Wall Physical Inventory as well as Logistics. This July, the Center will host the lecture “Where will Tomorrow’s Worker Come From?” as part of an ongoing series.
NJCU President, Dr. Sue Henderson, announced the opening stating, “The goal of this program is to bridge the gap between industry needs and the education of current and future warehousing workers, along with providing the link employers need to hire new highly skilled employees.”
Middlesex, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris and Union counties account for 62.2 percent of New Jersey’s TLD jobs and currently, more than 1 in 10 workers in the state are employed by the industry.
New Jersey City University (NJCU) is an institution that is dedicated to academic, cultural and socio-economic improvement. It offers 41 undergraduate programs, 27 masters programs and 2 doctoral programs, along with 89% of the University’s instructors being recognized experts, holding the highest credentials in their field.
Contact: Ellen Wayman-Gordon
New Jersey City University
SOURCE New Jersey City University