June 30 - A day-long programme of education courses aimed at developing the next generation of breakbulk executives will be held at the 21st Annual Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference and Exhibition in October this year in Houston. This is the fi

Organisers have established an itinerary for a series of classes throughout the day on Tuesday, October 12, the first day of the 21st conference. Topics to be covered include: breakbulk basics; chartering 101; breakbulk supply chain; a project cargo case study: breakbulk careers; and the road ahead.

Trainers include Jerry Nagel, president/CEO, Rickmers-Linie (America); John Hark, regional director Americas, Bertling Project Logistics; and Capt. William Schubert, president, International Trade & Transportation.

Companies in the heavy lift and breakbulk sector are being invited by organisers to sponsor one or more of the students for the education day: "Help ensure the next generation of breakbulk executives is well-prepared to continue the breakbulk industry's tradition of excellence!" say organisers.

Students will attend the Breakbulk Education Day classes on Tuesday, October 12 and then have access to the two full days of the Breakbulk Americas Conference and Exhibition October 13-14, 2010.

Potential sponsors can sign up to provide support during registration for the conference or sponsor a student independently.

For more information, please contact Janet Plume: jplume@breakbulk.com or +1 504 866 7076.