The two-day international conference on supply chain management ended yesterday with conducting six seminars and rewarding three supply chain managers in Bangladesh.
Trinity Communications in association with International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA), USA organised the conference, First International Supply Chain Conference, Bangladesh 2011, at Radisson Water Garden Hotel.
The recipients of the first supply chain excellence award were Soumen Das, deputy general manager of Airtel Bangladesh; Sharfuddin Mahi, deputy manager for supply chain of Rangs Properties Ltd; and MA Awal, head of supply chain for Ericsson, for their excellence in the field of supply chain management. Each awardee received a crest and a certificate.
At the seminars, local and international experts gave their presentations on the supply chain issues.
On the first day, Naquib Khan, supply chain director of Nestle Bangladesh, Mike Sheahan, president of ISCEA International Standards Board, and Shakhawat Hussain, head of supply chain of IDS group Bangladesh, delivered key-note speeches.
On the second day, Dr Premkumar Rajagopal, senior associate professor, and head of business faculty at AIMST University in Malaysia, spoke on how to enhance competitive performance by closely integrating the value chain of a firm with the extended supply chain.
Ranjan Negoi, director and co-founder of CSL Software Resource, spoke on the role of ERP in enhancing productivity in the RMG sector. Ejazur Rahman, CEO of ISCEA- Bangladesh, discussed how to cope with the supply chain talent crunch.
In his welcome speech, Mushfiqur Rahman, CEO of Trinity Communications, said: “We need to focus on promoting the supply chain issue in Bangladesh because it will enhance the competitiveness of a company.”
Industries Minister Dilip Barua, Commerce Minister Faruk Khan and representatives from ISCEA were present at the two-day conference.