August 2 - Further to the news uploaded on July 8, over dimensional cargo freight forwarders are being urged to take a strategic approach to training and register key employees for the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management available durin

Anyone interested in enhancing or fast tracking their heavy lift, freight forwarding management skills is invited to attend the training course to be run over two days from October 14-15.

Trainer, Kevin Stephens, managing director of the Project Professionals Group, the international overdimensional 3PL network, said the availability of specialised training for the project cargo sector had been historically neglected and now was the time for companies to consider training as a key strategy to gear up for new business opportunities.

"Specialised training is a very effective way of boosting job performance and as the global market for project cargo strengthens it is vital for companies to take a strategic look at if they (are to) have the personnel with the relevant high-quality skills to meet the needs of their clients," Mr Stephens said.

Part of the training also involves improving essential business communication skills delivered by lecturer and communication strategist Rodger Hall. Hall said this training focuses on producing clear and concise documents, convincing and credible business correspondence, and tenders or requests for proposals that go to the top of the pile; inspire action and produce results.

The Certificate is offered through a joint venture initiative between the PPG and JoC Breakbulk Conferences, with sponsorship support from the Port of Corpus Christi.

Further information about the training, including registration is available via the education course link or the Breakbulk Americas event site at