TVS Supply Chain Solutions (TVS SCS), one of the largest
and fastest growing supply chain solutions providers in India, announced the
inauguration of its Training Academy at Oragadam, industrial corridor, near
This academy provides essential and specific skill-set
training and knowledge to help create a pool of supply chain talent, who will
be employment-ready ,for the entire industry, after the training program. The
training academy also offers a unique social cause opportunity to select youth
from remote areas, train and deploy them appropriately. Through this new
facility, the academy can train around 2000 rural youth every year.
Ravi Viswanathan, Managing Director, TVS Supply Chain
Solutions said, “We have created an academy to provide focused skill-set
training on warehouse management, transportation management and
technology-related aspects ensuring both classroom and on-the-job training. The
certification courses at this centre will set the benchmark for the industry
best practices and the trained individuals will be ready for employment in the
fast-growing supply chain industry.”
The Supply Chain industry in India is one of the largest
in the world and is expected to grow from $382 bn to $531 bn at a CAGR of 7%.
The need for trained professionals, not only for TVS SCS but also for the
entire industry, is the driving force behind this initiative.
Ravi Viswanathan further added, “We will be replicating
this model in other parts of the country too, starting from the Western region
in the near future. The aim is to train around 5000 individuals every year in
the next couple of years.”
TVS SCS handles more than 18 million sq.ft. warehousing
space in India and has deployed over 700 Material Handling Equipment (MHEs) in
its operations. In the supply chain and logistics world, the responsible use of
MHE is integral to the safety of any successful supply chain operation. Given
the important role of this equipment in daily operations, it is essential to
train MHE operators on safe operations to protect against potential hazards and
work towards the goal of zero accidents in the workplace.
The Training Academy at Oragadam, which is an industrial
corridor, has access to a pool of prospective learners from nearby areas. The
academy, spread over the build-up area of 29,000 Sq.ft and in that Model
Warehouse Training Centre covers 4,300 Sq. ft. The facilities here include
classroom, spares & maintenance tools room, warehouse set up and material
handling equipment (MHE) training yard facilities. The residential training
programmes are run by the academy facilitating boarding and lodging for the
students during the training period without any cost.
The young trained workforce trained in warehouse
management, operations, data entry operations, safety and MHE (Material
Handling Equipment) operations would be absorbed in the projects as per the
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