Efforts need to be made globally to remove trade restrictions to aid growth of economics and trade, speakers opined at the recent 14th Global Supply Chain and Logistics Summit in Dubai.
Industry leaders and high-profile speakers from around the world spoke on scenario of trade, transport and logistics globally and regionally and recommended actions that should be taken to the eliminate risks and uncertainties posed by pandemic and help build resilience.
The summit on November 18 included participation from 130+ C-level speakers and delegates. Over 50 speakers from countries including the United States, Canada, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Austria, China, India, Oman, and Singapore attended the summit. Each year, Supply Chain and Logistics Group (SCLG) and its volunteers plan, design, and organise this summit.
The summit attracted host of sponsors that included DP World, Al Futtaim Logistics, SSI Schaefer, SIG Combibloc, Zebra Technologies, Honeywell, Acme, FarEye, Godrej, CrimsonLogic, TrackIt and RouteMagic.
The Chairman of SCLG, Shashi Shekhar, said: “Dubai is becoming a thriving hub for start-ups, innovators, and traders. Furthermore, he stated that meeting several founders under one platform was truly inspiring. This summit enabled organisations build quick and effective strategies for sustained growth by bringing a focused approach to innovation and adoption of best practices and technology.”
The summit was held at the Grand Millennium Business Bay. This was a live-in person event and connected with international participants digitally who could not travel due to the travel restrictions posed by the pandemic.
Shekhar further said: “We were delighted to meet the FarEye team and its Co-Founder Gautam Kumar during the summit who shared their inspirational journey of great attainment in building digital solutions to make first and last mile solutions transparent and high performing—having gained $100 million Series E funding. I am sure FarEye is on its way to attain the Unicorn Status.”
Through these summits, SCLG aims to build strategies for organisations, support the government in policy formation, facilitate industry growth, and arrive at strategies to overcome the challenges faced by the industry. -- TradeArabia News Service