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Strengthening the National Supply Chain Ecosystem, CKB Continues to Expand


CKB Group's commitment to improving logistics services and promoting chain ecosystems supply to accelerate the recovery of the national economy


Jakarta, 12 December 2022 - Indonesia's economy seems to be getting stronger towards the final quarter of 2022. Based on data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), on quarter III-2022 compared to quarter III-2021, the economy grew by 5.72 percent which was also supported by growth in the logistics and warehousing sector. Noted, from On the production side, the Transportation and Warehousing Business Field experienced the highest growth of 25.81 percent. Taking advantage of this moment, integrated logistics service provider PT Cipta Krida Bahari (CKB Group) which is a subsidiary of PT ABM Investama Tbk (ABM). to expand in various regions in Indonesia, especially in the region Sulawesi, Kalimantan and other Eastern Indonesia regions to fulfill customer needs, as well as supporting government programs in accelerating national economic recovery (PEN).

President Director of PT ABM Investama Tbk, Achmad Ananda Djajanegara expressed full support for the realization of this expansion. "In deciding In the company's strategic steps, ABM always prioritizes the spirit of synergy between business entities to increase productivity which is then translated into in the Mining Value Chain (MVC) strategy, so as to provide the best performance for all customers and also contributed to accelerating economic recovery nationally," said Andi.

Iman Sjafei as Chief Executive Officer of PT Cipta Krida Bahari (CKB Group) explained, CKB Group had previously expanded its warehousing area in Jambi on October 20, 2022. This is in line with Jambi City's plan to development of the Kemingking Industrial Area as part of a Strategic Project National (PSN). Furthermore, in the near future, CKB Group will also inaugurate it several warehouse area locations in other cities, including Banjarmasin, Medan, Makassar, Sebamban, Sangatta and also Muara Enim. "CKB Group always committed to improving logistics services in Indonesia, as well as supporting creating a resilient supply chain ecosystem, especially in the energy industry. Through With this expansion, CKB hopes that customers can become more efficient maximizing the supply chain and cutting lead times, because the CKB warehouse is present closer to the customer's operational area," said Iman.

From an operational standpoint, CKB Group is an Economy Operator company Certified or Authorized Economic Operator (AEO), which demonstrates compliance companies against customs or excise regulations, have a system trading data management, has financial capacity, has a system consultation and cooperation, as well as good communication. Besides that, CKB Group as well was selected as one of the three representative AEO certified companies received a state visit from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Customs, as a form of strengthening bilateral cooperation between Indonesia and the UAE. "About status This certainly allows CKB Group to speed up the administration process and physical inspection in the process of releasing goods, so that it is expected to be able reduce logistics costs, so that it can have a positive impact on customers in terms of time and cost efficiency,” added Iman.

In addition, CKB Group was also included in two categories and won award as winner in the Warehouse Provider of The Year category, as well as included in the top three in the 3PL Company of The Year category in the Business event Indonesia Logistics Awards 2022. "We hope this expansion will make things easier business actors in fulfilling logistical needs and building synergies between all stakeholders in the logistics sector, as well as concrete evidence company support for government programs to accelerate recovery national economy," concluded Iman.