Kingfisher Successes

January 2002
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p73
Trade Publication
Fifteen Certificate and 12 Diploma students - staff of retailing group Kingfisher - have been presented with their certificates by Institute of Logistics and Transport Qualifications Manager Kate Brown. Kingfisher group has staff from its companies: Woolworths, Superdrug, BandQ, Comet, Entertainement UK and VCI on the Institute qualifications program. Woolworths began taking the Institute qualifications in 1996 when the company developed an in-company program with Logistics Training International. Since its initiation, the program has been continually updated to allow for changes in a student's work and home environments.


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