Friday, July 19, 2024

Technical Assistance Workshop on Logistics for Small & Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) of Belize

Share

Ref: BEL/ADMIN/011 (97)

PRESS RELEASE

Beltraide Logo

Technical Assistance Workshop on Logistics for Small & Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) of Belize

February 28th, 2012 – The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) in collaboration with the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), and Scotia Bank of Belize, is facilitating a Technical Assistance (TA) workshop, on logistics as part of our commitment to develop and enhance the export capacity and competiveness of SMEs in Belize. It will be held at the Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) conference room, 4792 Coney Drive, Belize City, on February 29th to March 1st 2012 starting at 8:30am.

IIC has developed the FINPYME Program (Innovative Financing for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)) as a diagnostic tool for SMEs; intended to help them improve their competiveness and facilitate their access to potential sources of financing. Phase 1 of this program was launched in 2009, whereby thirteen (13) companies were examined to assess their competitiveness which was conducted by Belizean consultants. Phase 2 of this program is the Group Technical Assistance workshops with the continued objective of enhancing their competiveness.

The Logistics Technical Assistance workshop will include topics such as:

  • Shipping requirements and procedures
  • Modes of transportation
  • Shipping routes
  • Frequencies and costs
  • Insurance
  • Supporting infrastructures
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Inventory management
  • Role of Government & supporting agencies
  • Trends and future development including case studies

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact:
Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (Beltraide)
14 Orchid Garden St., City of Belmopan, Cayo District, Belize
Tel: 501-822-3607; Fax: 501-822-0595
Email: [email protected]
[email protected] ; Web Address: www.belizeinvest.org.bz

—END—

Read more

 

Please help support Local Journalism in Belize

For the first time in the history of the island's community newspaper, The San Pedro Sun is appealing to their thousands of readers to help support the paper during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since 1991 we have tirelessly provided vital local and national news. Now, more than ever, our community depends on us for trustworthy reporting, but our hard work comes with a cost. We need your support to keep delivering the news you rely on each and every day. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Please support us by making a contribution.

Local News