DIEPPE, N.B. – The Atlantic Institute of Logistics and Transportation (AILT) was opened recently at the New Brunswick Community College Dieppe Campus.
AILT is a bilingual organization that specializes in human resource development, applied research, innovation and the development of solutions to technological problems encountered by the transportation and logistics industry.
The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency is supporting the creation of the AILT by investing over $1 million.
“NBCC Dieppe has been offering logistics and transportation training programs since 1987, and our experience and relation with industry have shown us the importance of this sector of the economy for the Atlantic provinces,” said NBCC Dieppe Principal Jean-Guy Richard.
The organization will work on developing specific industry-related training programs.
AILT will support Atlantic Canada logistics and transportation companies by helping them enhance their competitiveness and foster growth opportunities through new technological innovation.
It will help improve human resource development through initiatives surrounding corporate training, distance learning as well as the promotion of this economic sector to the region’s residents and businesses, especially those living in rural areas throughout the Maritimes.
The AILT is also committed to initiating international level projects and associating with organizations across the country in order to get a more national perspective with the international projects taken on by the Institute.
AILT is located in the Lakeburn Training Centre at 42 Therrien St., Dieppe, N.B.
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