CEVA recognized for training project designed to support the professional development of employees.
Launched in 2022, CEVA partners with Milan Polytechnic, providing company employees with academic courses, advancement.
MILAN – Nov. 24, 2023 – Assologistica held its annual Logistics of the Year Award ceremony yesterday. The event is one of the most anticipated events in the national logistics sector in Italy. CEVA Logistics received the prestigious Logistics of the Year Award in the Innovation in Training category for its LEAD2CEVA leadership training and development program in collaboration with POLIMI Graduate School of Management, the business school of Milan Polytechnic.
CEVA Logistics launched the skills development and leadership program in Italy in 2022, aiming to accompany the professional evolution of its employees and enhance the necessary skills for assuming leadership positions within the company. In 2023, 75 employees were involved, selected through structured assessments and performance evaluations over the last three years.
Designed by CEVA to include academic courses from POLIMI Graduate School of Management, the talent development program was designed to bring local CEVA managers in Italy face-to-face with the essential skills required for effective decision-making and successful group leadership. Specifically, courses on leadership and people management were included to focus on leadership skills and optimal team management, from motivation to emotional intelligence. Participants had the opportunity to choose additional topics for in-depth exploration based on their needs.
Luisa Martino, VP human resources, H&S and security for Italy, CEVA Logistics, said: “This award by Assologistica is the tangible result of our commitment to engage and empower our employees. Even in a rapidly changing market, training represents a fundamental pillar. Our commitment to gender parity and diversity was also reflected in the extremely diverse and gender-balanced composition of the management team who actively participated in this development training initiative.”
Mauro Mancini, associate dean for corporate relations at POLIMI Graduate School of Management, said: “Tailored training is one of the hallmarks of our offerings. At POLIMI Graduate School of Management we support companies in their transformation and innovation paths with upskilling and reskilling training programs designed to inspire, transfer knowledge and develop the entire corporate human capital. With CEVA, exactly this happened. We started from a needs analysis to build together a unique path, totally customized and consistent with the culture, processes and organization of a leading logistics company. The recognition we received demonstrates how effective our tailoring approach was and how it was absolutely in line with the expectations of a player that wants to continue to emerge in a rapidly and continuously evolving market.”
About CEVA Logistics
CEVA Logistics, a world leader in third-party logistics, provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. Headquartered in Marseille, France, CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in contract logistics and air, ocean, ground and finished vehicle transport in 170 countries worldwide thanks to its approximately 110,000 employees at more than 1,300 facilities. With pro forma 2022 revenue of US$18.7 billion, CEVA Logistics is part of the CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air and logistics solutions.