Erasmus+ training in Turin – summary
On 23-27 May, 2022 an industry training entitled Modern pro-ecological trends in food logistics took place in Turin (Italy), which was one of the activities of the “AGROPLUS” project implemented under the Erasmus+ Programme.
A total of 18 people participated in the training: 4 teachers from two vocational schools in the Podlaskie Voivodeship, 10 representatives of employers and 4 teachers from a vocational school from Biała Waki (Lithuania). The training program included training sessions on “green” and sustainable food transport, a visit to the IIS Galilei Ferrari logistics vocational school in Turin, as well as visits to two companies working in the logistics industry – SITO INTERPORTO TORINO and OSCALITO.
The participants of the training got acquainted with selected aspects of transport safety and food logistics, legal regulations in force in this area in Italy, the role of packaging in trade in goods. The conditions for the proper transport of food have been characterized . The obligations of manufacturers and distributors of materials and articles intended to come into contact with food and the experience of the main food distributors in the Piedmont region were discussed.
It was a very successful and fruitful time in many professional experiences. Participants of the training returned with their heads full of ideas and inspiration in the field of sustainable transport and greater environmental awareness. Participants have updated their knowledge of modern pro-ecological trends in food logistics and have the opportunity to put knowledge and experience into practice to maintain the sustainability of the project and its results.