Enhancing the capacity of Logistics BIOs in the first High Tech City of Uzbekistan.
Supporitng the innovation and exchange of know-how the second Capacity Building seminar for Logistics BIOs is going to be held in the first "Smart city" Nurafshon, Uzbekistan from 17 - 20 April. The seminar will focus on the improvement of managerial skills of BIOs and on the methods for enhancing export capacity of SMEs. The training is organized in the framework of the EU-funded project on ‘Strengthening Transport and Logistics BIOs in Central Asia’, part of the Central Asia Invest IV programme, implemented by CEED Bulgaria.
The city full reconstruction project is being launched jointly with South Korean experts. Business centers, apartment houses, educational, commercial and industrial establishments, research centers and other facilities will be built here. All of them will be built using "smart" technologies, including energy-saving systems and building automation.
The purpose of the training is to present international standards to export oriented companies for entering to a new market and expansion on existing channels. Enhancing the capacity of SMEs trough building their entreprises competitive advantage, boosting exports, increasing sales and creating new jobs is specific objective of the seminar.
The SMEs and BIOs from logistics and transport sector are invited to attend the trainign seminar.
Participants will hear from the project experts about the importance of improving SMEs management skills for increasing their productivity. They also will be introduced to definitions and methodologies for access to foreign markets, business planning and financial management.
The experts will introduce the participants with the different types of the KPI records in logistics procedures and will highlight the IT in wharehouse and transport logistcis. EU experts presented business modules for developing and implementing successful supply chain relationships based on linked data and showcased examples of CEED database. Workshop participants will discuss the availability of relevant indicators to monitor the SMEs logistics sector performance in Uzbekistan, as well as the underlying methodological nuances.
The need to enhance the quality of SMEs sector has been highlighted by the latest EU-Central Asia Strategy for a New Partnership approved by EU Heads of States abd Government and the EC Regional Strategy Paper for Assistance to Central Asia. Building the synergies, the project aims to promote sustainable and responsible business in Central Asia.