Celcom and DHL Supply Chain to co-create digital logistics ecosystem in Malaysia

Idham Nawawi (left), Chief Executive Officer of Celcom and Mario Lorenz, Managing Director of DHL Supply Chain (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.

Celcom Axiata Bhd (Celcom) and DHL Supply Chain (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (DHL) are collaborating to build a sustainable supply chain in Malaysia, by co-creating and digitalising logistics with smart solutions.

The partnership aims to create a smart digital ecosystem that will enable both organisations to share their insights and expertise towards the implementation of technology solutions and connectivity services to support logistics competitiveness.

The parties expect the collaboration which will leverage on their respective expertise, to remove barriers between different industries while delivering productivity gains that will translate to lower operational costs.

Celcom will take the lead by capitalising on its communications strengths and operating excellence to propose ICT solutions to ensure efficient and smooth supply chains. These include Smart solutions such as Robotics, SDWan, Cybersecurity, Managed Wi-Fi, and in the future, 5G network solutions.

Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom and Mario Lorenz, Managing Director of DHL Supply Chain (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at @celcom, Petaling Jaya today.

“The digitisation of logistics is crucial to accelerate the growth of the local supply chain industry and the nation’s digital economy, ensuring Malaysia remains competitive and attractive to foreign investors. Leveraging on Celcom’s widest coverage with reliable and consistent network performance, we will work closely together with DHL Supply Chain for the application of smart logistics solutions to innovate positive results, leading to a more agile supply chain management that adds value to customers,” Idham said.

Mario said, “The partnership is in line with our accelerated digitisation agenda, as we use technology to enhance our customer and employee experience. We can learn from Celcom, and contribute our supply chain expertise to create more value. Here in Malaysia, we have already implemented technologies such as pick-to-light, automation, and robotic process automation (RPA), which has helped us become more productive and efficient, while ensuring the safety of our employees and providing them with opportunities to upskill.”

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