Centre Point Logistics stresses enhanced safety in GCC
Centre Point Logistics, a Dubai based leading provider of logistics, warehousing and storage facilities, in a Safety Management Workshop Tuesday stressed enhanced measures and mechanism for safety across all logistics and supply chain operations.
Following the successful implementation of the best practices of quality management systems, the auditor Bureau Veritas (BV) recently recognised and certified the best management practices at the Centre Point Logistics (CPL). Company boats on wide experience of managing open yard storage facilities. The workshop was held today at Hotel Courtyard by Marriott Dubai.
The workshop was titled “Global Best Practices in Safety Management in Open Yard/Supply Chain Industry”, lead by Mr. Er. Kannan, a safety management expert, and attended by top and middle managers of the company.
Mr. Saleh Abdullah Lootah, Executive Director of Centre Point Logistics, while expressing the importance of safety in today’s business environments, said: “The UAE is uniquely positioned as logistics and supply chain hub in the Middle East."
"Due to the country’s burgeoning logistics industry, Centre Points Logistics has taken advanced measures to ensure world-class safety standards across its operations, and to promote the well-being of employees, partners and stakeholders. We are committed to the quality, health and safety of our stakeholders.” he added.
The workshop cited the UAE’s logistics market has increased to US$ 27 billion in 2015, as compared to US$ 23.4 in 2013, a 15% increase, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Safety expert Mr. Kannan, while addressing the workshop, said the PEEPO (people-environment-equipment-process-organisation) model helped us to make sure we are assessing all the factors that go into a successful procedure, management plan, or risk assessment. It is an extremely powerful tool to help generate ideas, guide brainstorming, and make sure all our bases are covered.
The workshop stressed on the need of intelligent automation and data security of customers in the industry. Market dynamics are changing at ever increasing rate and complexity, and the trend towards data security has gathered pace and investment in automation and integration is viewed as a long-term benefit.
Centre Points Logistics, a BV certified, also provides outsourced logistics services. Logistic services encompass anything that involves management of the way resources are moved to the areas where they are required. CPL was founded in 2005 by its visionary chairman Saleh Saeed Lootah, who is also the executive director of a well known UAE business conglomerate S.S. Lootah Group, which was established in 1956.
The successful and unprecedented deployment of “Open Yard Architecture” model at CPL is contributing to the growth of its customers. Company services include: open yard facilities, warehouse solutions, inventory management, flexible spacing and storage with 24/7 security.