Skilled hands: Boon for industry Skill garners swift development
Our esteem award winners project the difference on necessary skills set being vital for supply chain management or whether it is an expensive investment for the sector?
Best Global Logistics Company (North & East 2016) : Cargo Movers
A systematic chain for logistics
J.K. Arora, Managing Director, Cargo Movers, shares, “Skilled and well trained manpower is must for efficient supply chain management else there shall be mistakes which can incur losses. Skill imparts necessary training that can encompass fruitful development for the sector.” “In international waters, time and expense are the main components. We have seen how errors in shipment result in a big mess. There should be a maintained checklists including time duration along with steps to ensure effortless performance. Companies are using software worldwide to have efficient supply chain management with all export-logistics freight forwarder and importer in a chain system. There is a heavy penalty from government if not adhered to rules properly,” he adds.
Best Logistic Service provider- Ocean (North & East 2016): Asia Shipping India
Skills necessary for efficacy
Amit Tandon, Managing Director, Asia Shipping India, states, “With the JIT (Just in Time) concept in maanagement of costly raw materials, packing materials and efficient management of production cycles to meet variations in demand pattern, making supply chain management more efficient contributes to optimisation of material stocks levels by forecasting and matching with the demands from production management. Therefore, engagement of skilled manpower in all functions is essential. The costs incurred for the engagement of the skilled manpower for the supply chain management contributes to the overall well-being and efficient management of materials management function, and cannot, therefore, be classified as expensive or wasteful.”
Best Road Freight Forwarding Company – Nepal & North–East India (North & East 2016) : Sugam Parivahan
Kaustubh Mittal, Managing Director, Sugam Parivahan, says,“Supply chain management with availability of skilled manpower, supported by technology strives to keep the product live by assuring transparency, information, and intact speedy delivery to the end user. Skilled manpower is the need for efficient supply chain management, experiencing fast development to cope up with rapid change in demand from end users. For some it may be expensive investment to do, at the same time one has to realise the importance of such investment on skilled manpower in this fluctuating and demanding scenario. The most severe and immediate requirement for skill development is found to be in transportation and warehousings sector. The speed at which efficiency and quality improvement is required will consequently call for a swift development of capabilities from logistics service providers.”