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DP World Sweeps Away 3 Prestigious Awards At The CII Scale Awards 2020

DP World is investing in new smart technologies and innovations such as Video Analytics, which uses Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning to reduce man-machine interface and make the company’s operations safe & sustainable.

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Global logistics company, DP World has won the prestigious Overall Excellence in Supply Chain & Logistics, Best Safety Practices, and Training & Skill Development Awards at the highly prestigious CII Supply Chain & Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Awards. The Awards have been presented to DP World in recognition of the company’s holistic approach to the COVID-19 pandemic, its robust business continuity plan with special focus on safety and wellbeing of its people and communities, company’s rebound capability and its commitment to maintain the flow of goods for its customers across geographies.

The Overall Excellence Award recognizes DP World’s ability to offer efficient & bespoke integrated solutions, and to cater to end-to-end supply chain needs of customers across all kinds of storages, all modes of transportation and all types of bulk, domestic, EXIM, and temperature-controlled cargoes. As one of the largest logistics players in India, DP World handles a quarter of the country’s total container trade volumes. The company has built an extensive network of logistics assets in India across port terminals, rail, inland rail terminals, container freight stations, express services, 3PL, cold chain, freight forwarding and feeder services. Throughout the crisis, DP World has leveraged its multi-modal capabilities, expertise in rail freight, first & last mile transportation and deployed advanced technology to move customers’ goods seamlessly and speedily. The company is developing an integrated platform to help its customers build more efficient, seamless, and transparent supply chains, which would be supported by standardized systems and processes across all its businesses through a uniform ERP system.

DP World was awarded the Best Safety Practices Award for its zero-harm approach and exceptional safety culture. DP World is investing in new smart technologies and innovations such as Video Analytics, which uses Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning to reduce man-machine interface and make the company’s operations safe & sustainable.

The company also won the Training & Skill Development Award, for its noteworthy efforts to ensure that its employees continue to learn and thrive in these unprecedented times. DP World undertook several virtual initiatives such as Mobile Learning, and re-designed all its existing training courses to suit the training needs of over 3500 employees across India. DP World also launched several employee engagement activities through virtual platforms, so that its employees always feel connected, supported, and aligned with the business and community goals of the company.

Rizwan Soomar, CEO & MD, Subcontinent, DP World said, “We are elated to win these prestigious Awards recognizing our capabilities in Supply Chain & Logistics, Safety Management and Training & Skill Development. It is our endeavour to increase efficiencies in the supply chains by leveraging technology, enhancing safety and investing in training & skill development.

We are constantly innovating to provide elasticity and cost effectiveness in supply chain solutions, to meet the changing needs of our customers and to provide them with solutions that are responsive, flexible, scalable, and cost-effective.

Awards and acknowledgements as these provide one more reason to celebrate the milestones in our journey, as we continue our efforts to constantly deliver the absolute best-in-class supply chain ecosystem for India. I would like to thank our customers for trusting our supply chain capabilities to grow their business, our partners for their constant support, and our colleagues for their unwavering devotion to work especially during the ongoing crisis.”

CII, through its Institute of Logistics, organizes the SCALE Awards annually to recognize excellence in supply chain & logistics.