FFFAI has launched a pioneering e-learning platform for freight forwarding & logistics service providers through its training arm Indian Institute of Freight Forwarders (IIFF), in collaboration with 21CC Education, an online content provider. IIFF and 21CC Education have come together to create a comprehensive digital learning and skill development programme which will benefit customs brokers, freight forwarding professionals/logistics service providers.
To elaborate on the e-learning module for the benefit of the industry fraternity on July 19, 2023 FFFAI organised an enlightening webinar on the Digital Skilling Programme. The webinar was addressed by FFFAI Chairman Shankar Shinde, Chairman-Elect Dushyant Mulani, Vice Chairman Amit Kamat, Hon. Treasurer Sudhir Agarwal, IIFF President Tej Contractor, IIFF Hon. Secretary Nirav Thakker and 21 CC Sales Director and CEO Sanjay Tiwari.
The webinar included a detailed presentation and demo of the program, covering specific topics and duration. The impressive turnout of members and logistics professionals, reflecting their enthusiasm for growth and industry knowledge.
In his welcome address Shankar Shinde highlighted that skill development is one of the eight key action areas in the recently announced National Logistics Policy and FFFAI, through its training arm IIFF, has taken the initiative to create a learning programme that can help to upskill the more than 50000 employees in logistics industry across India and skill graduates from colleges as prospective entrants into the industry.
“There is a huge gap between demand and supply of skilled human resources in the logistics sector, which needs to be fulfilled by creating a talent pool. In this regard, ‘ease of learning will play a vital role’ through e-learning mechanisms as in today’s business ecosystem and busy schedules people can be trained conveniently”, the FFFAI Chairman pointed out.
According to Sanjay Tiwari, 21CC Education is driven by the mission to make learning fast, fun, gamified, and to the point. “Learn anywhere, anytime is our motto. We help companies drive efficiency while helping employees gain a deeper understanding of their job roles. Our aim is to help your organisation hire a skilled workforce and also provide blue-collar workers an opportunity to build their ‘skill passport’,” he said.
Vinod Sharma extended gratitude to all attendees and members for joining this insightful learning experience.