CII honours top performers
SCALE Awards 2014 for Indian logistics
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