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6th consecutive win for the Logistics Institute -Asia Pacific

The Logistics Institute — Asia Pacific, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Georgia Institute of Technology, was recently conferred the title of Best Education Course Provider for the sixth consecutive year at the 2008 Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards (AFSCAs) ceremony.

Widely regarded as Asia’s most authoritative and prestigious awards for the freight transportation services industry, the AFSCAs 2008 ceremony was held on Tuesday, 22 April 2008 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Singapore, witnessed by top transport executives from around the world.

The 22nd edition of this annual awards ceremony is organised by Cargonews Asia, a publication of record for Asia’s cargo shippers.

It recognises excellence in companies from Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia; and reflects the global nature of the cargo industry serving Asia’s shippers.

The choice of winners for the various award categories is determined by readers of Cargonews Asia and reflects the views of the industry professionals in Asia.

Cargonews Asia reaches out to more than 43,500 readers per issue and is circulated in countries which include Australia, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and others.

Professor Tan Eng Chye, Provost & Deputy President at NUS and Chairman of TLI-Asia Pacific Advisory Board, who received the award says NUS TLI — Asia Pacific is delighted to receive this award!”

“We count TLI — Asia Pacific among the leading research and education institutes at NUS and I’m proud of NUS’ successful and sustainable collaboration with Georgia Tech.”

“I would like to thank the Economic Development Board and A*STAR for their strong consistent support that makes this possible.”

“I look forward for the Institute to continue playing a significant role in addressing the needs of the industry in Singapore and Asia,” he says.

Mr. Kenneth Torok, President, UPS Asia Pacific and Member of TLI-Asia Pacific Advisory Board says TLI— Asia Pacific has gained for itself a great reputation in the Asia Pacific region as the Best Education Course Provider in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

“This award is the recognition of their efforts over the last 8 years and the growing attention of our industry to education. I’m very proud to be associated with such a fine institute,” Torok.

Dr. Robert de Souza, Executive Director of TLI-Asia Pacific concurs.

“‘It’s a great honour to be recognised for the sixth consecutive time as the ‘Best Education Course Provider’ in Asia,” he says.

“This is a wonderful tribute to the value that TLI-Asia Pacific continues to bring to the industry and its ecosystem.”

“Besides our successful Dual Master Programme we continue to address the growing demand for strategic knowledge sharing through our THINK series, which this November will see the establishment of ‘THINK Executive’, an exclusive high level innovators summit.”

The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific is a collaboration between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) for research and education programmes in global logistics.

This collaboration provides logistics expertise which caters to the logistics research and education needs of the industries in Singapore and the Asia Pacific focusing on global logistics, information technology, industrial engineering and supply chain management.

Please visit www.tliap.nus.edu.sg for more details.

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