Port Long Beach, College Team Up to Train Workers

The Port of Long Beach and Long Beach City College last week launched a one-year pilot program to train new workers in the supply chain and logistics space, with a set of education programs for students looking for opportunities beyond high school but shorter than four-year college degrees.

The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College will include six different certificate courses, designed as short-term training programs taking between 30 and 80 hours, depending on the training, Lee Peterson, media relations manager at the Port of Long Beach, told Supply Chain Dive.

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