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e2e SCM organised an interactive session regarding power projects in Pakistan
Karachi, October 21, 2015: e2e Supply Chain Management Pvt. Limited, a leading logistics company of Pakistan, hosted an insightful interactive session, ‘Logistics for Tomorrow’, highlighting the significance of logistics in power projects in Pakistan – a burgeoning avenue within the growing industry.
The well-attended session was presided over by Frank Zeng, Director of Marketing and Sales at GEODIS, China, who was also the keynote speaker at the event. Zeng was also joined by Adil Rashid, GM Planning & Development from China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC), Shah Zaman, a renowned custom clearance agent and Ahmad Moosa Supply Chain Director K Electric in a panel discussion to present valuable insights into strategic, tactical and operational logistics’ planning. With the government going all out to tackle the alarming energy crisis in the country, and several power generation projects scheduled to come on-stream in both the public and the private sector in the coming years, logistics management will play a critical role in ensuring targeted timelines.
Speaking on this occasion, Zeng said, “I am amazed to see the rapid pace of economic development here, and the great potential Pakistan has with regards to the logistics infrastructure, skilled human resource and trade opportunities. The upcoming collaboration for the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will undoubtedly bring fruitful results for both countries.”
In his presentation, Zeng emphasized the vital importance of logistics with relevance to the local industry and the ongoing expansion of the power sector. Further into the session the significance of Gwadar was also highlighted with the development of CPEC and the lucrative impact it will have on Pakistan’s and China’s trade.
Abid Butt, Chairman and CEO of e2e, said “It is a great honour for us to have the presence of Mr. Zeng at this important occasion. His knowledge and insights of the subject matter are impeccable and will be a great value addition in further exploring opportunities for the strategic development of the power sector.”
With the focus on energy and transportation networks, the CPEC will strengthen and enhance Pakistan and China’s bilateral trade with cardinal regard to the upcoming $1.8bn Thar coal-based project, the 1 GW solar power park and various other renewable energy projects.
Zeng is responsible for Sales and Marketing of Industrial power projects of GEODIS – China. Having previously worked with BDP International and Panalpina, his portfolio in the logistics sector spans 20 years, while his contribution to designing and developing project management strategies have been internationally lauded.