A symposium under the theme: “Logistics: key competitiveness. State and perspectives”, opened, Wednesday at the Faculty of El Jadida polydisciplinaire.
Organized in collaboration with the University of Auvergne Ferrand (France), the Moroccan Association for Logistics (AMLOG) and the Catholic University of Mons (Belgium), the symposium, which continues until Thursday, aims to promote research, Technology Transfer, creating a space for dialogue, to help build relationships and strengthen exchanges between professionals, academics and institutions operating in the field of logistics in Morocco and abroad.
It also allows the diagnosis of the situation, sharing of experiences and research and expertise of each other in the field of logistics, to explore the prospects for improvement and cooperation, seeking to enhance the overall research and studies conducted by different actors of logistics in Morocco and abroad, in academia or business.
In a speech on this occasion, Dean of the Faculty of El Jadida polydisciplinaire, m. Abdelaziz Chafik, stressed that this scientific meeting is part of the national strategy of development of logistics competitiveness, which His Majesty the King chaired, recently Zenata (Prefecture of Mohammedia), presentation ceremony, recalling that it will reduce supply chain costs 20 pc of GDP currently to 15 pc horizon 2015.
If the policy development is based on sectoral strategies, as is the case of “Green Plan” in agriculture, or plan “Rawaj” in trade, he said, it is now necessary to develop a plan for upgrading the logistics sector to enable it to support all major development sites open at the national level.
Of the five pillars of the national strategy of development of logistics competitiveness, reminded M. Chafik, for training in trades Logistics. The program of this symposium, involves teachers, experts, and professionals from Morocco, Tunisia, France and Belgium, is the organization of round tables and workshops on “logistical challenges”, “Security Chain” and “Logistics and Knowledge Management”, including.