BANGKOK, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quick and Accurate Response to customer needs is the major challenge in a borderless world, particularly in the context of ASEAN economic integration which will take effect in 2015. The birth of AEC will in turn have a significant impact on future trends in logistics management while necessitating modern and appropriate IT applications along with upgrading of know-how that will enable local logistics personnel to create value-added products and services to enhance their competitiveness.
Efficient logistics management is a pre-requisite factor for success and sustainable growth In the global marketplace because production processes and raw material procurement need to link up to ensure quick, accurate and cost-effective production and delivery of goods and services to customers.
Pursuant to its role in promoting Thai trading enterprises and logistics business operators, the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, has organized the Export Logistics Model Award (ELMA) contest for the 7th consecutive year.
This year, the winners of Export Logistics Model Award (ELMA 2013) were Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Co., Ltd., industry leader in integrated agri-businesses, C.P. Intertrade Co., Ltd., producer and distributor of the "Royal Umbrella" rice brand in over 120 countries worldwide, CPF (Thailand) Public Co., Ltd., (Food Processing Saraburi) which produces and exports refrigerated/frozen chicken meat, processed fresh /cooked chicken, Milott Laboratories Co., Ltd., producer and exporter of cosmetics products for over 100 brand names, Amphol Food Processing Co., Ltd., producer and exporter of food products & beverages, including a well-known "Chaokoh" brand of UHT coconut milk, and Srithai Superware Public Co., Ltd. which produces and exports plastic products for industrial applications and household products made of 100%Melamine.
ELMA award is a challenging contest for Thai trading enterprises because it establishes a framework for assessing business performance and logistics management that is universally recognized. Covering both dimensions which hold the key to business performance excellence, namely, Quality and Efficiency, ELMA has become a valuable award for business enterprises.
Recognizing that efficient logistics management holds the key to trade competitiveness and regional trade expansion, the annual ELMA contest has been organized to upgrade the operational standard and practices of logistics service providers and trading enterprises in Thailand.
Office of Services Trade and Trade Logistics, Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce
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