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Logistic and Courier EXPO: NIPOST to partner Salem Quest group

“What we know is that from our research in Courier and Logistics industry, we are yet to scratch the surface, we are yet to maximise all the potential in the courier and distribution sector.

By Tolu Aiyegbusi

The Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) has expressed desire to collaborate with Salem Quest Limited, a consulting firm, to host a first of its kind logistics and courier summit in Nigeria.

The partnership agreement was signed on Tuesday in Abuja, when the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Salem Quest Limited, Dr Fidel Diyyo, in the company of his management team visited NIPOST headquarters.

The Post Master General (PMG) NIPOST, Dr Ismail Adewusi, said the EXPO scheduled to hold in the first quarter of 2022, would reposition the post to achieve its full revenue potential.

“The courier and logistic summit will significantly impact NIPOST and reposition it as an authority in the industry,’’ he said.

“What we know is that from our research in Courier and Logistics industry, we are yet to scratch the surface, we are yet to maximise all the potential in the courier and distribution sector.

“Salem Quest Limited proposed to NIPOST to plan, organise and execute an annual Logistics & Courier Summit and Expo.

“ The EXPO will bring together all the stakeholders in the Logistics and Courier Sector, under the auspices of NIPOST, to network, knowledge-share and enhance growth.

Adewusi added that some of the major milestones of the summit would be sensitizing the stakeholders to the operating laws in the postal system.

He noted that the meeting of Stakeholders and NIPOST would enhance and strengthen the image of NIPOST as an authority and create a veritable platform for Stakeholders to interact in an intellectual atmosphere.

“It will bring about interaction among industry players, and stakeholders in the courier and logistics sector.

“It will create an opportunity to provide solution to the challenges in the postal and courier sector,’’ he added.

The summit will create an opportunity to let everyone understand the laws and how the industry players operate, particularly the legally recognised ones, so that they can continue to operate in an environment of peace.

In his remarks earlier, Diyyo said there was need for stakeholders in the postal and courier industry to create a veritable platform for networking.

He added that the summit would enable the federal government to generate money in the courier sector.

“We are planning and organising an annual summit and expo that will be done yearly over a 3 year period to enhance growth and development in the postal and courier sector.

“We are leveraging on NIPOST to bring together the major Stakeholders, licencees, investors and partners to brainstorm, network and formulate actionable frameworks for the logistics and courier sub-sector. (NAN)