Programme provides opportunities for graduates to gain practical ‘real world’ experience working in a Menlo Logistics facility
SINGAPORE — Oct. 13, 2014 — Menlo Logistics (Menlo), welcomed the latest interns from its graduate scholarship programme, which is managed in partnership with Temasek Polytechnic in Singapore. Four third-year students were selected for this year’s intern group, all are studying for a Diploma in Logistics and Operations Management.
“It is vital to the future of the logistics industry that we attract the brightest and best students. This programme combines a first class academic and theoretical education at Temasek Polytechnic and practical experience with Menlo Logistics in Singapore,” said Desmond Chan, managing director, Menlo Logistics South Asia.
The students have joined Menlo in Singapore on a three-month internship and will gain hands-on experience in logistics operations at a Menlo facility as they pursue completion of their studies. Upon graduation, and with the recommendation of their internship mentor at Menlo, graduates will be considered for full-time employment opportunities with Menlo. Under the programme, Menlo has established four annual scholarships of S$2,500 each.
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About Menlo Logistics
Menlo Logistics, LLC, is a US$1.5 billion global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services with operations in five continents, including North America. As a third-party logistics provider, San Francisco, California-based Menlo Logistics’ services range from dedicated contract logistics to warehouse and distribution management, transportation management, supply chain reengineering and other value-added services including packaging, kitting, order fulfillment and light assembly through a strategic network of multi-client and dedicated facilities. With nearly 20 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, and industry-leading technologies, Menlo Logistics creates effective, integrated solutions for the transportation and distribution needs of leading businesses around the world. Menlo Logistics, LLC, is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.5 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics company.