FICCI- Safexpress meet discusses retail sector opportunities
Safexpress, in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), did the valedictory session at CEO’s Conclave for the two-day long global conference “Winning with Intelligent Supply Chains- WISC 2007”.
Some of the important dignitaries who attended the conference were Dr Raghuvansh P Singh, Honourable Union Minister for Rural Development, Gover-nment of India; Rajan Bharti Mittal, Chairman FICCI Retail Committee and Managing Director, Bharti Enterprises; and KS Narayanaswamy, Joint Director, FICCI. In this conference, different subjects based on the opportunities in the retail sector, constraints for the supply chain industry, and measures to be taken by the supply chain industry were discussed by the prominent business personalities of the retail, supply chain and IT industry.
Mittal said, “The front end (retail) and back-end (the supply chain) has to consolidate to satisfy the demands of the coming generation.” He added, “For a front end to succeed the back-end also has to succeed. And both have to work in tandem.” On the sidelines of the conference, Pawan Jain, CMD, Safexpress said, “We are ready to provide every kind of support from our side to the retail and agriculture sector.” Acknowledging the problems faced by retail and rural sector he said, “We understand the problems faced by retail and agriculture sector today, and we can provide customised solutions to our customers.”