Transportation, Logistics, and Distribution training coming to Rowan College at Burlington County

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People seeking a new career in the growing Transportation, Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain sector may be eligible for free training and interviews with prospective employers through Rowan College at Burlington County’s (RCBC) Workforce Development Institute.

This field is responsible for more than one out of 10 jobs in New Jersey and averages a salary of $59,000 in Burlington County. Free information sessions are starting soon.

“Rowan College at Burlington County’s Workforce Development Institute continues to provide opportunities for relevant training in growing fields,” said Burlington County Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien. “I encourage people to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to enter or advance in the Transportation, Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain sector.”

RCBC earned designation as a regional Transportation, Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain Industry Talent Development Center. The designation, which is in partnership with Union County College, comes with a state grant to establish a Center for Excellence to equip the workforce with the latest skills, technologies, certifications as well as connections to find jobs.

RCBC will be offering free information sessions on the following days:

— Wednesday, June 8, 7 p.m., at Rowan College at Burlington County, Mt. Laurel Campus, Laurel Hall, Room 134, 900 College Circle, Mt. Laurel.

— Monday, June 13, 2 p.m., at Rowan College at Burlington County, Willingboro Center, room 216, 200 Campbell Drive Suite 210 on US Rt. 130 between Levitt and VanSciver Parkways in Willingboro.

— Tuesday, June 21, 2 p.m., at Rowan College at Burlington County, Willingboro Center, room 216, 200 Campbell Drive Suite 210 on US Rt. 130 between Levitt and VanSciver Parkways in Willingboro.

— Tuesday, June 28, 7 p.m. at Rowan College at Burlington County, Mt. Laurel Campus, Laurel Hall, Room 303, 900 College Circle, Mt. Laurel.

To register for any of the information sessions interested jobseekers should contact Janissa Lovelace, Burlington County Workforce Investment Board, at (609) 265–5865 or jlovelace@co.burlington.nj.us.

This training is geared toward those who are unemployed and underemployed individuals who are interested in a career change or individuals who are employed in this field but are in entry level positions and want to move up the career ladder.

The majority of the occupations within the industry require a high school education and many require specific licensing, background checks or additional screenings.