On July 4, 2023, the HND Transport Planning and Management students from The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki embarked on a study trip to ABC Cargo Express in Lagos. The purpose of the visit was to provide the students with practical insights into the operations and management of a renowned cargo, E-commerce and logistics organization. Mr. Samuel Ikotun, the Head of Business Development of the Organisation warmly received the students on behalf of the Managing Director, Chief Jude Nnaji.
During the visit, the students were given a comprehensive tour of the ABC Cargo Express facility and had the opportunity to observe various stages of cargo handling, including sorting, packaging, and loading. This hands-on experience provided the students with a practical understanding of the cargo and logistics management processes involved in ABC Cargo Express’s facilities. The students explored the cargo handling areas, warehouses, and various departments within the organization and also, witnessed the efficient loading and unloading processes, learned about proper packaging techniques, and observed the tracking systems used to monitor shipments.
The study trip to ABC Cargo Express in Lagos was an invaluable opportunity for the HND Transport students of The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki to gain firsthand knowledge of the operations of a leading cargo express and logistics organization. The visit significantly enhanced their understanding of cargo handling, supply chain management, and the technological advancements in the industry. Dr. Akanmu, the Head of Department, expressed his sincere appreciation to ABC Cargo Express for their warm reception, and for their contribution to the students’ learning experience.
Furthermore, Miss Kafayat Dolapo, the President of the Transport Students’ Association (TRANSA), accompanied by Mr. Adeyemi Joel, presented ABC Cargo Express with a prestigious meritorious award. This award served as a recognition of the organization’s outstanding commitment to community development and exceptional service provision. Overall, the study trip to ABC Cargo Express was a resounding success, providing the HND Transport students with valuable practical knowledge and inspiring them to excel in their future careers in the transportation industry. The students extend their gratitude to ABC Cargo Express for their hospitality and willingness to share their expertise.