Federal Involvement With Logistical Concerns

For those who work in logistics, government regulations can impact your operations. Whether you schedule freight for transport, you are a trucker or boat operator, or you manage a company that relies on the successful relocation of goods, knowing the laws the govern transportation can help you avoid steep fines, industry-censure, and unhappy customers. There are several areas where the federal government has established authority over shipping or transport guidelines.

Hazardous Materials

Even dangerous chemicals need to be taken from one location to another, and there is a right way and a wrong way to do so. The federal government keeps a tight rein on any relocation of hazardous materials, given the environmental impact should spills or disaster occur. Special DOT permits and approval need to be received prior to carrying certain hazardous freight, and this approval must meet the minimum safety levels established by law. Approval of loads often includes a competent authority approval from a department official that certifies the load or the process meets regulations.

Trucking Insurance

Those who work in the trucking industry are also subject to minimum insurance requirements before being approved for their trucking permits/licenses. An application needs to be filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Administration, and along with this process, a potential driver must furnish the applicable insurance and legal process documents. Until this paperwork is on file, permission can be withheld. Anyone who acts as a motor carrier, broker authority, or freight forwarder needs to have an application complete.

Waterway Regulations

Even shipments of goods across the waterways are required to have certain levels of insurance and customs approval. Fortunately, the federal government has made many of the forms available online for those who work in logistics, so there is little excuse for being uninformed or unprepared.

Failing to comply with federal regulations can jeopardize your business, as ruin the relationships with your customers. You may also be subject to fines for your actions.

Bet on practice! – modern teaching methods at WSEI

The University of Economics and Computer Science in Krakow was established to shape the staff for the benefit of small and medium-sized enterprises.  University education is characterized by high quality and modern work techniques, constant improvement of teaching methods, so that they meet the market requirements of employers, focusing on individual development of each student and help in acquiring not only theoretical but also practical knowledge.

We draw inspiration from the best

First of all, the University of Economics and Computer Science distinguishes the implementation of a modular education system.  The American teaching model is an inspiration here.  Most Polish universities offer specialties, but these are rigidly imposed models of education, mainly theoretical.  WSEI was one of the first in Poland to introduce an innovative approach to specialization.

Education at the University of Economics and Computer Science can be compared to building own individual tower from bricks.  Pillars are compulsory subjects, while for the rest of the hours each student creates a learning plan according to their own interests, needs and strengths.  This approach to teaching makes the graduates of WSEI equipped with knowledge that meets the standards of even the most demanding foreign employers.  This is an excellent approach to the modern labor market.

 Labor market open to WSEI students

Today’s labor market is characterized by the dynamics of development and the emergence of new, previously unknown professions.  Thanks to modular education, students are much better prepared for such challenges than graduates of traditional universities.  At the University of Economics and Computer Science, each student can acquire individual skills, eg IT studies can be extended to include psychological or financial subjects.  When recruiting for a position in a large, growing company, such a person will definitely have an advantage because he will bring much more to the working environment.

Practice is the most important!

The University of Economics and Information Technology in Krakow also strongly emphasizes the practical aspect of teaching.  Appropriate theoretical knowledge is very important, but often graduates have a problem to use it properly.  Practical classes at the Krakow WSEI are a great solution to this problem.  Students learn not only to use the knowledge they acquire during theoretical classes, but also learn creativity and innovative problem solving.  The Krakow School of Economics and Information Technology is a guarantee of a solid education and individual approach to each student.  Education at WSEI is a guarantee of success in your future professional life.

6 Easy Tactics to Improve The Way You Learn

 

As human beings, we never stop learning. As Albert Einstein famously enunciated: “Once you stop learning, you start dying”.

That’s all well and good, but how can we conjure up ways of keeping engaged with learning in order to improve performance at work, help get that missing professional qualification, excel in your summer school, or even just pass that exam that’s on the horizon at school, college, or university?

The tips below are designed to assist the way you learn, regardless of what stage in life you’re at.

  1. Get (and remain) organised

Whether in full time education, higher education, or you’re simply taking a class as an extracurricular activity, you should ensure you’re adequately prepared for what lies ahead. If you prefer to make notes electronically, ensure you have the necessary equipment sorted in advance; otherwise, make sure to stock up on pens, notepaper, binders, and post-it notes. And don’t forget to keep organised as the course progresses

  1. Prepare thoroughly

It’s never a bad idea to study, at least in part, the curriculum prior to starting your course so that you know what to expect. Do the necessary preparatory work, which may include buying a textbook, sourcing your other work materials, and ensuring you’ve made a note of the dates of your classes, exams, and submission deadlines if applicable.

  1. Be punctual

Try to show up to classes a few minutes ahead of schedule so that you’re ready and raring to go when teaching begins. This helps to ensure you’re not playing catch up from the get-go, and you won’t miss any key bits of information for your notes. On which note…

  1. Take useful notes

Not everyone learns in the same way. Some people are able to take copious amounts of notes while still listening actively; others need to sit there and take it all in and pick up the key points in notes afterwards. Whatever your preference, always try to ensure that you take the notes you feel you’ll need to do well in your assessments. To keep up the good habit, you should take time to go over your notes from your previous class prior to your next one. This helps to ensure that you retain the pertinent information.

  1. If in doubt, ask

Most teachers and facilitators will say – and in most cases, they genuinely mean it – that “there are no silly questions”. Take this on board, and make the most of the expertise of the person teaching the class and ask questions of their interpretation of things. If anything, their opinion of you will be more positive if you ask questions as they’ll see it as a sign of an active and enquiring mind. More importantly, if you need clarification on a point, it’s always better to ask than to assume.

  1. Enjoy and engage

Above all, try to enjoy your experience, to get along with your classmates, and engage with the learning material. This will make the process go a lot faster and may even make it all seem easier!