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CMP: Now Enrolling for Freight Forwarding Operations Classes

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CMP is now enrolling for Freight Forwarding Operation classes! Gain practical knowledge, computer skills and be ready to land a job in 8-10 weeks.

CMP (formerly Chinatown Manpower Project, Inc.) is enrolling for Freight Forwarding Operations course which is a new and unique vocational training course designed to prepare students with adequate knowledge and skills to enter the Supply Chain Management industry.

Elevators and Shipping, Buffalo, N. Y., Digital ID 62754, New York Public LibraryThe curriculum was developed working in conjunction with the employer, students will learn pragmatic "on-the-job" skills using logistics management software popular among freight forwarding firms.

CMP offers one-on-one job placement assistance from their dedicated Career Development staff and employer network. Tution assistance and convenient payment plans are available, which will allow you to pay in installments over time.

For registration and more information, call 212-571-1690 or email CMP at info@cmpny.org.

To learn more about the job specifications of a Freight Forwarder, job opportunities, and career advancements in the field, here are some hard facts presented by Mr. Kent Zhou, course instructor at CMP.

  • A freight forwarder is a specialist that helps individuals/companies move goods from a manufacturer/producer to a market or some other overseas destination.
  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of freight forwarding agents is expected to grow much faster than average for all professions, increasing 24% through 2018.
  • As of 2013, the average annual freight forwarding agent salary is $47,000.

You can learn more about this occupation from CMP's Freight Forwarding Careeer Seminar.

For information on education and employment, please visit Job Search Central at 188 Madison Avenue and 34th Street.

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