The CPN Training Institute has been created with the purpose of providing CPN members with up to date training on current topics related to the Logistic Industry.

Chairman and Main Trainer: Mr. Thomas Sim

Training Workshop
22 CPN Conference, Colombo Sri Lanka

In continuation of the CPN policy towards increasing membership value to its members, a Training Workshop on topics of relevance to the logistic industry was organized and held at the end of the 22 CPN Conference in Colombo, April 27th, 2018.

The professor for this workshop was CPN and FIATA Advisor and responsible of Training Activities, Thomas SIM.

Then initiative was received with great enthusiasm.  Over 30 participants with different levels of seniority and experience in the industry attended the full-day program that included the following topics:

  • International Transport Organizations
  • Insurance as a Part of Risk Management
  • Global Insurance Markets
  • Cargo Insurance
  • Multimodal Transport Liability Insurance

Attendants received through these lectures conceptual and up-to-date information on Standard Trading Conditions (STC); the FIATA Model Rules for Multimodal Transport Operators (MTO) and the International Conventions for the Transport of Goods via the Various Modes under the UN Commission of International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).

Sharing their experiences after the conclusion of the training Workshop, over the 90 % of the participants indicated that they found the topics very relevant to their business practice, that the content was very well organized and current and that the program fully fulfilled their expectations.

CPN intends to continue this series of educational workshop as to include other topics of significant relevance to assist the member companies in increasing the quality and the profitability of their operations and to keep their standards up to the highest current level.

Congratulations to Mr. Thomas Sim for the quality of his work and the demonstrated commitment to the education of the CPN members.

If you have any other experiences to share or suggestions for topics to be included in future editions, please contact the CPN Secretariat at