South India’s supply chain fraternity gets together at the LCB Summit 2023

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The Logistics Club of Bengaluru Summit 2023 & Beyond was organised 10th March in Bengaluru and was attended by renowned stakeholders of the supply chain fraternity, including corporates, policy makers, senior government bureaucrats, and EXIM. During the Summit, the LCB also signed and exchanged a MoU with Logistics Sector Skill Council for training and empowerment of quality manpower for the industry.

Ranjana Jha (Principal Chief Commissioner of Customs (Retd.)), talked about the transformation that customs clearance process have undergone over the years. She also highlighted how the role of department has transformed from being regulator to facilitator.

Dr. K. Balamurugan (Commissioner of Customs – Bangalore City) in his address emphasized the need for collaboration more than competition among logistics fraternity. He even gave an open invitation to members to walk into his office without any prior appointment for any support & grievance. On the other hand, Raveen Pinto (Vice President, Aviation Business – BIAL) briefed the participants on growth of volumes at Bengaluru Airport, and the upliftment of facilities to the trade.

The program was well coordinated by LCB Core Team leading from the front with G. Balaraju (President), Hariharan (Vice President), and V. Chandra Kumar (Secretary) along with the Managing Committee consisting of the elite team members from the trade.

The event also saw Hari Singh, who has served in the industry for more than five decades, being honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and B. Govindarajan (CEO, Tirwin Management) was honored with the Knowledge Partner Award for his knowledge sharing commitment through high standard trainings to the logistics fraternity.

The event was fun filled with excellent dance performance by Team 5678, Quiz based on various topics about IATA, MTO, BL, AWB, Claims & Others with lucky dips. Program ended with a gala cocktail dinner.