CII hon­ours top per­form­ers

SCALE Awards 2014 for In­dian lo­gis­tics

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At the in­au­gu­ral edi­tion of CII Sup­ply Chain and Lo­gis­tics Ex­cel­lence (SCALE) Awards 2014 in Mum­bai re­cently, lo­gis­tics op­er­a­tors were awarded for their ex­cep­tional per­for­mance in the past year.

CII- In­sti­tute of Lo­gis­tics or­gan­ised its maiden Sup­ply Chain And Lo­gis­tics Ex­cel­lence (SCALE) Awards re­cently at Mum­bai. The awards com­prised 10 cat­e­gories in Ab­hishek Chakraborty, Ex­ec­u­tive Direc­tor of DTDC Courier & Cargo Ltd. re­ceiv­ing the award lo­gis­tics ser­vice in­dus­try and four in user in­dus­try.

R Di­nesh, Chair­man, CII In­sti­tute of Lo­gis­tics Ad­vi­sory Coun­cil, Chair­man SCALE Awards & JMD, TVS Sons Lim­ited, high­lighted that, “CII be­lieves that this will be a step to­wards bring­ing in global stan­dards in lo­gis­tics and sup­ply chain sec­tor and en­able more

out­sourc­ing to take place”.

“The aim of the Awards pro­gramme is to en­cour­age and ac­knowl­edge or­gan­i­sa­tions that have suc­cess­fully man­aged to im­ple­ment best prac­tices sup­ply chain so­lu­tions”, he said. KV Mahid­har, Head - CII In­sti­tute of Lo­gis­tics, said that, “This award pro­gramme en­abled in ush­er­ing in a move­ment to drive ex­cel­lence in lo­gis­tics & sup­ply chain sec­tor and also fa­cil­i­tated in pro­fil­ing lo­gis­tics ser­vice providers”, added Mahid­har.

Saf­ex­press was be­stowed with three awards for ‘Best Road Trans­port Com­pany', 'Best 3PL Com­pany' and 'Best Ware­hous­ing Com­pany’. DTDC was also con­ferred with the Na­tional Award for Sup­ply Chain and Lo­gis­tics Ex­cel­lence. APM Ter­mi­nals In­land Ser­vices was se­lected to be the win­ner in the con­tainer lo­gis­tics cat­e­gory. A to­tal of 106 blue-chip or­gan­i­sa­tions par­tic­i­pated across in­dus­tries and 36 were se­lected for the fi­nal round. APM Ter­mi­nals In­land Ser­vices won the award fol­lowed by Con­tainer Cor­po­ra­tion of In­dia in sec­ond place.

CII In­sti­tute of Lo­gis­tics have part­nered with E&Y in or­gan­is­ing this pro­gramme.

From Right - Mayur Gandhi, CFO and Shubhendu Das, COO Schenker In­dia

Vi­neet Kanaujia, Vice Pres­i­dent - Mar­ket­ing, Saf­ex­press re­ceiv­ing the award

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