TCI, IIMB establish supply chain sustainability lab
One-of-its-kind centre of excellence in sustainable supply chain practices, dissemination and advocacy
Transport Corporation of India (TCI Group), India's leading integrated multimodal logistics and supply chain solutions provider, in collaboration with Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, one of the country’s premier management schools, announced the launch of a new sustainability lab at the IIMB campus with a focus on supply chain management.
"This will be a one-of-its-kind centre of excellence in sustainable supply chain practices, dissemination, and advocacy," says a release from TCI.
The lab was inaugurated by Dr. Devi Shetty, Chairman, Narayana Health and Chairperson, Board of Governors, IIM Bangalore along with D.P. Agarwal, Chairman, TCI Group.
“We are pleased to announce our partnership with Indian Institute of Management Bangalore for the creation of one-of-its-kind supply chain sustainability lab," says Vineet Agarwal, Managing Director, TCI. "As a group that believes in knowledge-sharing and uplifting the industry, this is yet another addition to our initiatives that facilitates a culture of collaborative growth and thought leadership. With a continued commitment towards delivering excellence, we believe that this lab will build a community of solvers, by combining research with industry expertise.”
Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director, IIM Bangalore adds: “Evolution is being made in almost all sectors. Our idea of launching the TCI-IIMB lab is to create sustainable solutions for organisations and supply chains that will lead to large-scale adoption and subsequent benefits, advance and disseminate sustainable supply chain management knowledge, conduct research to identify and replicate good practices for sustainable supply chains, and cooperate and coordinate with other organisations with similar aims and objectives within and outside the country.”