The Diploma in Sustainable Logistics and Global Supply Chain Operations is designed to provide the opportunity for an individual to gain the required set of skills to embark graduates into industries like manufacturing distribution, wholesale trade, and retail trading both at national and international level.
The diploma programme will equip graduates with a diverse skill set essential for effective operations within the Logistics and Supply Chain industry. Graduates possess a comprehensive understanding of industrial logistics Warehousing, Purchasing and Procurement, Customs and Excise, International trade, Fleet management and Scheduling.
In Mauritius as of 2023, there are 9 third-party freeport developers, three private freeport developers, and above 200 registered freeport operators, representing over 3500 jobs. The committed investments for Freeport & Supply Chain design in terms of infrastructural development (warehouses, processing and industrial units, open air storage and offices) at the port, airport as well as Riche Terre are amounted to the tune of USD 230 Million for the period of 2020 to 2025. The total trade value amounted to USD 775 Million in 2021.
Logistics and supply chain professionals are working behind the scenes to ensure a smooth and constant workflow. They manage the supply of goods and services from the point of origin (supplier) to its final destination (customer) in the fastest, safest and cheapest way possible.