One of the foremost and emerging logistics companies in Nigeria today, SR IPD container and logistics company limited has reiterated its strong commitment to safety and professionalism in the industry as it marks the first year in cargo, haulages and logistics .
The company set to celebrate its 1st anniversary by redefining its commitment in service delivery made this known to the newsmen in Lagos yesterday.
The chairman and Managing Director, Mr Segun Idowu, SR IPD Container and Logistics Company Limited who described SR IPD as a company, started operation on 14th october 2019 into marine logistic business, taking goods from one point destination to others across Lagos, Nigeria and the world.
Idowu while adding that, challenges have been on professionalism of SR IPD staff to train , retrain and untrain to be safety cautious, health hazards as serious safe measures put in place within a short span of establishment in the industry .
No record of casualties, loss of life and accident says Idowu. The Managing Director, state furthered that the operation is seamless for the last one year. Yet, there are ups and downs that are normal for a business not beyond we can handle.
Meanwhile, on the infrastructural development commends the effort of the present government for realizing and taken roads infrastructural as priority along the sea ports in Nigeria especially Lagos port road from Mile 2 to Liverpool jet onward Apapa port while the NIgerian Port Authority (NPA), made it has a policy issues for all containers not to ply the major road but by waterway.
With this development , Lagos State government and Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) set to enshrine a policy that makes it mandatory and obligatory for all the logistics business organization use the waterway as a means of transportation which more safer, faster, convenient , reduce accidents, create numerous job opportunities and freeze heavy trucks from the major roads, Idowu emphasized.
In the same development, the Co-Chairman SR IPD Container and Logistics Company Limited, Mr Ademola Akanbi expressed gratitude to God Almighty for keeping and sustaining the company despite the challenges in the logistic business within a year.
According to him, “our experience and challenges has taken our learning course to another level to understand the working place in the ecosystem, interact and grab the opportunity in the ecosystem”.
The co-chairman Akanbi commends President Mohammadu Buhari on tremendous efforts to reactivate the railway sector as an integral part to the intermodal transportation system linking all ports in Lagos to railway terminals across the sea port in the country.
He noted that infrastructure development is the key to logistic businesses and creating more ports for healthy competitive, productivity, connectivity, efficiency and job opportunities as Nigeria can generates N7 Trillion yearly if more additional sea ports open across the states.