Logiwiz promotes logistics education in Sri Lanka

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Logiwiz Limited has recently supported the call for logistics sector training and education by partnering with the Institute of Supply and Materials Management (ISMM), for their 2014 conference held under the theme ‘Driving Economic Growth through Competitive Supply Chains’. Partnering with ISMM for the second consecutive year, Logiwiz joined this year’s conference as the preferred 3PL Sponsor. The conference focused on areas such as logistics excellence, the future of good procurement practices and conquering global markets through flawless supply chain execution. By partnering with educational institutes such as the ISMM, Logiwiz aims to promote logistics education and advance the knowledge on Supply Chain Management in Sri Lanka. Speaking on the partnership, Hayleys Advantis Managing Director Ruwan Waidyaratne stated, “Being a part of the larger logistics network, Logiwiz Limited is happy to have partnered with this conference. We are ever ready to extend our support to educational bodies such as the ISMM for the advancement of the logistics industry. Further, as the leader in the industry, we feel it is our duty to promote its expansion.” Industry professionals and academics such as IFPSM President Seren Vemmen, IFPSM President Elect Cheryl Paradowski, GSK Supply Chain Director Rajeeve Goonetileke, Lanka Harness Co. Executive Chairman Rohan Pallewatta and University of Moratuwa Senior Lecturer Dr. Indika Sigera addressed the Conference imparting invaluable knowledge on logistics and Supply Chain Management. University of Moratuwa Vice Chancellor Prof. Ananda Jayawardane was the Chief Guest at the occasion whilst Cargills Ceylon Ltd. Chairman/CEO Ranjit Page was the Guest of Honour. The conference was widely attended by industry professionals and academics. A fully owned subsidiary of the Hayleys Advantis Group, Logiwiz Limited, provides end-to-end logistics and supply chain management solutions, including contract warehouse management, transportation and distribution, logistics and SCM consultancy, pre-retail and export value additions and production line logistics services. The company recently received the B2B Brand of the Year Award at SLIM Brand Excellence 2014. ISMM is the leading institution which fosters the professional development of purchasing and supply functions in Sri Lanka. The ISMM is affiliated to the International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management based in Switzerland, the world body encompassing 45 national associations and over 200,000 professionals engaged in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management.