• ALFI Urges BUMN and Private Partnership to Achieve ASEAN 2025 Connectivity Program

    JAKARTA – Connectivity of state-owned and private logistics companies is Indonesia’s ‘key’ to face the global market. This was revealed by the Chairman of ALFI (Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association), Yukki Nugrahawan Hanafi who emphasized the importance of collaboration among agencies to support government programs in making the program towards ‘ASEAN Connectivity 2025.’

    “Logistics connectivity in the ASEAN region can only be realized if we establish a strategic synergy between state-owned and private logistics companies. It will be far from the fire if the logistics industry players put forward the ego and put aside the spirit of collaboration, “said Yukki who is also the Chairman of the AFFA (ASEAN Federation of Forwarders Associations) recently.

    Logistics said Yukki is a field that is multisectoral. Therefore, it is necessary to cooperate by all related parties in promoting the competitiveness of the domestic logistics industry including logistic actors and logistics service providers consisting of private companies and SOE companies.

    In this regard, he mentioned that ALFI as part of the AFFA has an important role in improving asset utilization, optimizing the investment plan (development of facilities), and improving the integration of services one of them through the platform “The HiVE”.

    “ALFI as part of the AFFA has adopted and agreed to jointly build and develop e-connectivity platforms by launching” The Hive “together. with logistic players in ASEAN countries, “Yukki said.

    In his speech at the opening ceremony, Indonesia’s Minister of Transportation, Mr. Budi Karya Sumadi said ASEAN has become an open and integrated economic market, where trade between ASEAN countries represents 24% of the total trade of ASEAN countries. In this situation AFFA is an important actor in making connectivity a success.

    “AFFA should promote and build strong cooperation between members and help the government to realize logistics connectivity program in the ASEAN region,” said Minister of Transportation

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    Sources: http://www.tribunnews.com/bisnis/2017/11/30/alfi-desak-kerjasama-bumn-dan-swasta-untuk-wujudkan-program-konektivitas-asean-2025
    Translated by Aryaputra PandeBIC

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