Port Wings News Network:
Global trade enabler DP World in India has won the prestigious “Overall Excellence in Logistics and Supply Chain” award at the CII-Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Awards in recognition of the efficient and tailor-made supply chain solutions offered by the company.
CII, through its Institute of Logistics, organises the SCALE Awards annually to recognize excellence in supply chain strategy and to encourage efficiency in the logistics sector. This year the highly prestigious award saw participation from 197 companies. DP World has won the overall excellence awards under five categories recognising the company’s ability to offer integrated supply-chain solutions through its network of ports and terminals and inland assets.
Rizwan Soomar, CEO and MD, DP World Subcontinent said, “We are pleased to receive this prestigious award as it recognises our efforts to create a better supply chain eco-system in the country. Through our capabilities in port terminal, rail, warehousing, inland rail terminals, cold chain services, 3PL, express services we give our customers more options to move their cargo in a smarter, faster and efficient manner.”
Rizwan Soomar stated: “We are striving towards bringing more efficiency in the supply-chains by integrating the fragmented logistics sector, promoting multi-modal transport of freight by increasing share of rail. With the acquisition of Feedertech Group we will further enhance our capability and increase our footprint in the fast-growing coastal short sea trade in the Indian subcontinent. All these capabilities allow us to give our customers greater control over their cargo and faster access to domestic and global markets. I would like to thank our partners for their constant support and customers for trusting our supply chain capabilities to grow their business.”
DP World has been recognized under the category of ‘Terminal Operator- Sea Port’, ‘Express Courier’, ‘E-commerce Logistics’, ‘Third Party Logistics,’ and ‘Cold Chain and Temperature Controlled Services’.
DP World owns and operates six container terminals, seven inland rail terminals and five container freight stations. The company operates container trains connecting major cargo centers to gateway ports. We have pan-India capability in providing domestic 3PL warehousing services, express and cold chain services. We are also building two free trade warehousing zones in Nhava Sheva and Chennai that will be operational by next year.