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Al-Futtaim Logistics was announced the winner of ‘3PL Service Provider of the Year’ and Acting Managing Director, Raman Kumar, the winner of ‘Logistics Manager of the Year’ at the industry leading Supply Chain and Transportation Awards 2014 (SCATA) held recently in Dubai.
The SCATA awards recognise those regional and international companies that stand out from the Middle East logistics industry.
The ‘3PL Service Provider of the Year’ is awarded to organisations that demonstrate exceptional performance in storage, facilities, distribution services and value added solutions. Al Futtaim Logistics won the 2014 award for implementing innovative solutions and experiencing solid growth and expansion in the third party logistics industry.
‘Logistics Manager of the Year’ is awarded to an individual who has continued to make a strong and valued contribution to industry growth over the year, while raising the benchmark for excellence. Raman Kumar was identified as a new leader who has provided innovative solutions to customers.
Adding to its list of recent accomplishments, Al-Futtaim Logistics has received Integrated Management Systems (IMS) certification, in accordance with international industry standards, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007.
The scope of the IMS certification encompasses all services provided by Al-Futtaim Logistics, including freight forwarding, general transportation, contract logistics and automotive logistics, and covers all of its facilities, from the Head Office at Jebel Ali to its eight branch offices across the UAE.
ISO certification confirms fulfilment of quality management systems in achieving customer satisfaction for the services it provides, while OHSAS demonstrates the organisation’s conscious determination to safeguard its employees and the environment from harmful incidents and potential hazards.
Raman said: “A big thank you to the entire team at Al-Futtaim Logistics for another memorable achievement. The two prestigious awards that we have received at SCATA 2014 are tribute to the immense support and loyalty of our customers, and to the associates who deliver on our commitment to provide outstanding service quality to them every day.”