Jan 24, 2012 14:53 GMT Assima PLC is pleased to be shortlisted in three separate awards categories in The Learning Awards from The Learning and Performance Institute. These awards recognise outstanding examples of high standards, best practice, innovation and excellence in Learning and Development. The awards ceremony will be held in London, 2nd February 2012 at London’s Dorchester Hotel.
ASSIMA AND TNT EXPRESS WIN TOP GOLD AWARD FOR INTERNAL TRAINING PROJECT OF THE YEARFeb 06, 2012 14:46 GMT
ASSIMA AND TNT EXPRESS WIN TOP GOLD AWARD FOR INTERNAL TRAINING PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Assima and TNT also win the Learning Technologies Solution of the Year Silver award
Assima UK is pleased to announce that, alongside their client TNT Express, they won the top Gold award for the Internal Training Project of the Year Award at The 2012 Learning Awards from The Learning and Performance Institute. These awards recognise outstanding examples of high standards, best practice, innovation and excellence in Learning and Development.
The Internal Training Project of the Year Award is presented to an internal training team that has
undertaken a major training project that is innovative in concept and has produced demonstrable
performance improvement for the organisation.
Assima and TNT have developed a successful solution to ensure the training of 12,000 people in over
60 countries in 7 languages; ensuring users are both competent and confident in the use of 8 new
systems supporting diverse business functions. Using Assima virtual cloning technology, TNT have
created 245 simulations and supporting material; delivered 500 instructor led training sessions;
supported system implementations in over 60 countries across 760 individual business locations.
In the awards entry, Marcel De Ma, Director, TNT Express Project, commented “The efforts of the
training development team, using the Assima product, are providing TNT greater flexibility to meet
our ambitions of delivering implementations on a world-wide and multi-national scale, improving our
capability to schedule and rapidly cascade training of new processes and systems simultaneously in
After the awards, Paul Stevens, General Manager, Assima UK, said “We are extremely pleased that
TNT Express won this award as it acknowledges the achievements and on-going efforts of our
combined team. This complex project exemplifies the best practice approach of combining innovative
technology, highly experienced professional services and a well informed and committed client
Commenting on the winner, the Judges observed “'The impact on the TNT business is one of
improved consistency and quality of training, reduced time to competency (10 days to 2 days),
improved data quality, customer service and reduced overall operating costs. The solution is
completely scalable and longer term benefits will increase with use. The judges believed this was an
excellent exemplar of a fully rounded performance supported learning project'.”
Assima and TNT also won the Silver award in the Learning Technologies Solution of the Year
category that is presented to an enterprise that has carried out a training project using one or more
learning technologies that demonstrates high quality and innovation and that has made demonstrable
performance improvement for the client.
About Assima PLC
Assima’s innovative software and specialist professional services enable organisations to increase
end-user understanding, confidence and competence in enterprise applications.
Assima’s solutions give organisations the capability to create highly realistic and easily maintainable
virtual clones of their enterprise applications.
Assima has been in business since 2002 developing and delivering software technology that helps
large organisations maximise their return on investment from enterprise software projects.
Assima’s technology is used for Training, Localisation, Performance Improvement, Application
Augmentation, Innovation and Business Transformation by global organisations such as; Morgan
Stanley, Xerox, Veolia, Schneider Electric, Chartis, SAB Miller, Santander, Serco, TNT and many
Assima has been recognised as a leading innovator, with several awards and patents granted and
pending on its unique technology. Similarly, Assima professional services projects have won
numerous awards recognising outstanding project delivery on time to budget with truly innovative
Assima has direct operations in 11 countries in Europe and North America and strategic partnerships
extending its reach in the Middle East and Asia.
To learn more please visit http://www.assima.net/
Notes to Editors:
TNT Express is a leading international express services company, employing more than 83,000
people, operating 2,653 depots and sorting centres, running a fleet of 30,239 road vehicles, 50 aircraft
in more than 200 countries.
TNT Express is pursuing a doctrine of common processes supported by a common platform of
systems. The “Transform” programme is a collection of company-wide re-engineering projects
dedicated to the purpose of transforming and embedding common business processes, common
systems and roles cross-functionally and consistently throughout the organisation world-wide.
The TNT Express ‘Transform’ project continues to deliver; Improved quality and reduced time to train
new hires; Reduced number of legacy systems due to retirement and consolidation; Improved data
quality; Maturity of business processes; Improved customer service; and Reduced operational costs.
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