Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), India’s leading agri services solutions provider, has been conferred with CII Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Award 2018 in the ‘Agri-warehousing category’ for the 3rd year in a row. SLCM made it to the CII Institute of Logistics shortlist for the SCALE awards for the 3rd time for driving excellence in the field of agri-supply chain and agri-warehousing in India and demonstrating their success in devising innovative technologies in agriculture industry consistently.
Ankur Jaipuria, Chief Business Officer and Varnika Kukreja, Head – Corporate Communication at SLCM received the award from N Sivasailam, Special Secretary, Department of Logistics, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India at the fifth edition of Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Awards (SCALE Awards) held on December 5, 2018 in Pune.
The CII SCALE Awards was instituted to encourage, acknowledge and recognise organisations that follow and succeed with best supply chain practices. These awards are considered to be one of the most coveted awards for excellence in the supply chain and logistics industry and are presented to the top three companies in both logistics industry and user industry category. Winners of the award have to undergo a tough five stage evaluation process and scrutiny by a jury consisting of experts in technology, business and innovation space.
Speaking on the award, Sandeep Sabharwal, Group CEO, SLCM said, “It is a tremendous honour to be recognised by the prestigious CII Institute of Logistics and win the ‘CII Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Awards 2018’ for the third time in a row. Providing the latest cutting edge, innovative solutions to the agriculture fraternity is the core function area of SLCM. As a leading business in the agricultural services sector, we are constantly looking to develop new and avant-garde solutions that will benefit the entire agri eco-system.”
“We have championed scientific storage practices through our proprietary agri services solution AGRI REACH and have revolutionised agricultural financing through Kissandhan, our NBFC arm. We feel privileged to consistently perform a significant role in uplifting the agricultural sector in the country and pioneering innovative solutions in the sector,” Sabharwal added.