Excellence in transport and logistics recognised at inaugural awards
The Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) last night recognised leaders in workforce development and industry promotion at the inaugural TLISC Awards for Excellence in Melbourne.
The Awards were held at the InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, celebrating exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions made by organisations in training and workforce development across the Transport and Logistics Industry.
TLISC CEO, Mr Robert Adams, remarked on the overwhelming diversity of nominations received in the first year of the Awards.
“We were heartened to receive applications from large and small businesses, as well as from RTOs and several industry associations,” Mr Adams said.
The “2013 Innovation and Excellence in Workforce Development Award” recognised enterprises who had successfully implemented whole of business solutions to upskill and train staff through the use of TLISC Training Packages. Each of the six transport and logistics sectors had a separate award. The winners were:
- Sea Swift (Maritime)
- Power’s Country Express (Road Transport)
- Broome Port Authority (Ports)
- All Purpose Transport (Logistics and Warehousing)
- Cairns Aviation Skills Centre (Aviation – joint winner)
- Australian Airports Association (Aviation – joint winner)
- Brookfield Rail (Rail)
The State Transit Authority of NSW took out the “2013 Return on Investment in Skills Award” while Western Australia’s Durack Institute of Technology received the “2013 Award for Excellence in Industry Promotion”.
The final award of the evening was presented by TLISC’s Chairman, Mr Laurie D’Apice. John Holland Rail were awarded the “2013 Chairman’s Award” in recognition of their programs and strategies that address Language, Literacy and Numeracy issues within their business.
The panel of judges acknowledged the high standard of entries by also bestowing several Highly Commended certificates in several categories.
Following the success and popularity of this year’s awards, TLISC announced that applications would open for the 2014 Awards for Excellence on 6 January 2014. TLISC CEO, Mr Robert Adams, encouraged “transport and logistics organisation of every size and sector to apply”.
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