The need for skilled logistics workers has never been greater, particularly as warehousing and logistics operators strive to meet demand driven by consumers shopping online. Through the Prologis Community Workforce Initiative, Prologis will build a talent pipeline for its customers, with an emphasis on revitalizing career pathways and creating economic opportunity in the communities where it operates.
Training for new careers in logistics
Prologis CWI in Action
Prologis’ commitment to rapidly prepare 25,000 displaced workers for in-demand roles in a large and growing industry is the type of proactive leadership we want to see in this moment of crisis. Its benefits will be profound for workers, employers and the broader economy.
Maria Flynn, president and CEO, JFF
GEODIS’ success is driven by our teammates, and Prologis CWI’s ‘learn anywhere, anytime’ online program provides us with the flexibility to train and develop talent from the ground up.Shannon Leffler, senior vice president of human resources, GEODIS in Americas
Recent CWI Programs
Together with EXP, the Powered by Prologis internship program places over 150 high school students from communities around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in local trade internships. The students also benefit from job skills training workshops, designed with input from Prologis and receive career guidance from industry executives.
In partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the Prologis Trade and Logistics Lab will reach more than 300 students enrolled at MDCPS trade and logistics programs. Students have access to a state-of-the-art instructional lab, industry-focused curriculum, and experiential learning opportunities.