BRAMPTON, Ont. — AVAAL Technology has reached a milestone with its logistics training programs, having just held its 40th graduation ceremony for students in its Dispatch Specialist Course this weekend. The graduation ceremony was held at Avaal’s Brampton campus Aug. 23, and included one of the largest classes in the program’s history, according to the company. The ceremony included graduates from the Dispatch Specialist Course and the Fast Track Freight Forwarding Course.
Graduates from the 40th Dispatch session included: Masood Khan, Parvinder Khattra, Ramandeep Raikhi, Sumon Chowdhury, Randeep Sandhu, Surinder Sandhu, Shiv Mondair, Cassandrah Tran, Gurpreet Thind, Raja Waheed, Bev Turkington, Janak Sanghadia, and Nirothsan Thanapalan.
The graduation ceremony also featured guest speakers Brenda Grant of Truck News and Jagdish Grewal from Punjabi Post. After the ceremony, students and guests were served lunch by Avaal staff and participated in a group photograph session.
More than 600 students have graduated from the Dispatch Course, a 40-hour program combining both classroom and hands-on job training. The course modules introduce techniques designed to effectively launch and operate small to large scale trucking companies with an emphasis on strategic business management. Key modules include freight matching, route optimization, border crossing, and obtaining freight contracts.
Avaal’s Fast Track Freight Forwarding Course, meanwhile, was designed to address the concerns of freight forwarding professionals about skills shortages in the supply chain and logistics industry. Topics covered in the program include details of logistics operations such as documentation requirements in transportation by road, rail, water and air; warehousing, international trade, customs clearance, insurance, import-export documentation, and marketing.
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