GSEC facilitates entry of new airlines to Ahmedabad Airport
The difficult times due to economic slowdown have increased the importance of the supply-chain as a function, and thereby increasing focus on the efficiencies of systems, processes and infrastructure. Samir Mankand, Director, GSEC, is confident the logist
f or Mankand, the challenges in meeting the customer’s demands have two dimensions. One is in terms of providing quality infrastructure-buildings, x-ray machines, material handling equipment, etc. “To this end, we continuously keep investing in cold rooms, strong rooms and machines,” he said. Another dimension is that of efficient processes and customer orientation of the company’s personnel. “We are trying to imbibe the best practices at bigger airports. We train our personnel both for the knowledge base, as well as attitudinal issues,” he added.
GSEC has recently created a 3,500 sq mt warehouse which contains close to 300 sq mt of cold rooms. “We are adding two cold rooms every year, as the demand for pharmaceutical products grows. We have recently augmented x-ray machines, ETD machines and material handling equipment. We will soon offer screening and palletisation facilities in collaboration with an approved regulated agent. For our customers, we offer track-and-trace facilities through our website,” informed Mankand.
“We have recently received a lot of enquiries from airlines who wish to start their operations from Ahmedabad. This year, therefore, we are focussing on facilitating their entries into Ahmedabad by becoming compliant with their standards in terms of security and
We will soon offer screening and palletisation facilities in collaboration with an approved regulated agent. We also offer track-and-trace facilities”
Samir Mankand Director, GSEC
allied processes,” he further added.
GSEC is also planning to expand the scope of their services to enable the airlines to avoid multiple agencies.