CNBC TV 18 is hosting a show titled 'India's most responsible companies' which aims to spread awareness about the contributions made by Indian corporates in the area of social welfare. Allcargo Logistics was featured in the episode aired on 23rd June, 2018, which saw key members of the management team, in separate interviews, throwing light on the various initiatives executed by Allcargo Logistics in the field of education, women empowerment, environmental sustainability, skill development and healthcare. They also highlighted their vision and dreams for the CSR initiatives of the organisation.
Shashi Kiran Shetty, chairman, spoke about the beliefs and objectives behind forming Avvashya Foundation, a trust that executes the CSR initiatives of Allcargo Logistics. He also dwelled on the philosophy of the organisation for community inclusion through its activities as well as the emphasis on fostering a culture of employee involvement in these initiatives.
Arathi Shetty, non-executive director, spoke specifically about the impact of two initiatives 'Maitree' and 'Disha'. 'Maitree' is a flagship initiative of the company which empowers tribal communities in Maharashtra by involving them in planting trees that provide sustainable livelihood options. The 'Disha' programme goes beyond funding the education of children from impoverished backgrounds in Karnataka and Maharashtra. It handholds the children and provides them with opportunities for all-round development.
Nilratan Shende, deputy general manager, gave a brief account of the 'Nipun' initiative which is involved in enhancing the skills of young men and women in Maharashtra in association with the State Government. He elucidated about the challenges faced and the achievements of the initiative.
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DHL Global Forwarding has awarded ECU Worldwide a 'Recognition of Excellence' award for 2017 at their recently held review meeting in Bonn. It is a privilege for ECU Worldwide to be bestowed with this award. It is a confirmation of ECU's efforts at consistently providing best-in-class customer services. It further acts as a testimony to ECU Worldwide's continued focus on customer centricity. This focus has provided the Global Key Account Management Team with a distinct edge in its operations across 120 Countries spanning different continents.
Decided after a detailed evaluation, the award shows significant achievements in the softer areas of proactiveness, open dialogue and relationship.
The entire organisation, particularly the Key Account Management Team is brimming with pride at having received this award. It is more than an award; it is encouragement and inspiration for the team to continue forging long-term and fruitful relationships with the customers.
The ECU team at Antwerp, Belgium celebrated the arrival of The Funtainer on its shores by hosting a grand party on May 25. 'The Funtainer' is an innovative concept to bring together the customers, partners and employees of ECU Worldwide on a common platform. At the centre of it is the unique 20 feet container which has been transformed into an entertainment zone with cool elements like provision for a DJ console, a bar counter and party lights.
Over 250 guests including business partners, freight forwarders, carriers and trucking/warehousing partners let their hair down and grooved to the tunes of DJ Rob Van from ECU USA's export team. Food trucks treated the guests to sumptuous wok cuisine and the famous Belgian waffles. The party rocked all night at the Port of Antwerp.
The Funtainer is on a global voyage and Antwerp is its sixth destination. It is part of ECU Worldwide's objective to redefine and re-energise the transport and logistics industry across the world. It symbolises ECU's presence in 160+ countries and the company's positioning as 'One World, One Office' which will help simplify geographies for clients.
The Funtainer has continued to ship fun and entertainment since it began its journey from Mumbai, India in September 2016, connecting and entertaining people along the way.