In a significant step towards modernizing logistics education, Softlink Global and Coimbatore Marine College (CMC) have announced a partnership that focuses on integrating practical, industry-standard tools into academic programs. This collaboration underscores a growing trend in educational institutions aligning more closely with industry needs, particularly in the rapidly evolving logistics sector.
Under this partnership, Softlink Global’s Logi-Sys, a leading logistics and freight management software, will be incorporated into CMC’s MBA in Logistics and BBA in Supply Chain programs as a mandatory subject. This integration is aimed at bridging the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, ensuring that students gain hands-on experience with tools currently shaping the logistics industry. The primary goal of this initiative is to produce graduates who are not only academically proficient but also adept at handling real-world logistics challenges.
Speaking on the collaboration, Dr. S.B. Senthilkumar, Dean – Logistics & Shipping at Coimbatore Marine College said, “Incorporating Logi-Sys into our courses represents a significant enhancement in our educational approach, directly addressing the skills gap in the logistics industry. By infusing the curriculum with Logi-Sys, Softlink Global and CMC are setting a new standard for logistics education, focusing on creating a workforce that is immediately industry-ready.”
Kunal Maheshwari, Chief Growth Officer at Softlink Global, commented, “Softlink Global is committed to fostering educational excellence in logistics. With our vision to establish a Softlink Academy, we aim to empower the logistics sector by nurturing skilled professionals. This collaboration is a key milestone in realizing this vision.”
“By incorporating Logi-Sys into CMC’s curriculum, we highlight its robustness and applicability in the logistics field. This move aligns our educational initiatives with the practical demands of the industry. It’s a clear demonstration of Softlink Global’s commitment to developing a workforce adept in modern technology, preparing them to adeptly navigate and contribute to the evolving logistics landscape,” Kunal added.
Softlink Global, a leading player in logistics and freight management software, is known for its commitment to leveraging technology to improve logistics operations globally. Coimbatore Marine College is a leader in maritime and logistics education, recognized for its excellence in blending academic knowledge with industry relevance.