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Advantage India in world trade and logistics market @ FIATA World Congress 2018

True Leadership is about been there and done innovation consistently as to facilitate the industry competitive advantage and growth. Stanley Lim, Past President, FIATA and Chairman, FIATA World Congress Committee is genius industry veteran, who had helped its industry scale up and leverage the growth markets all over the world. Here in India with a high level delegation to fine-tune and give a final nod to all arrangements as per set protocols for organising the FIATA World Congress 2018, first ever edition in India-  he has made sure that all business and knowledge sessions are innovative and the event leaves ample time for networking.

Stanley Lim-Stanley Lim, Past President, FIATA and Chairman, FIATA World Congress Committee addressing a pre-cursor press meet to FIATA WC 2018 in New Delhi.

Stanley Lim, Past President, FIATA and Chairman, FIATA WC Committee at a pre-cursor press meet ahead of FIATA WC 2018 in New Delhi.

“I am past president of FIATA and they wanted me to look into the FIATA World Congress 2018 here in India. We are happy with the preparation and our delegation is convinced that it will be a super event, where there will be ample knowledge sharing and business networking made possible,” said Lim.

There a lots of learning for all corporates that one can draw from Lim and the fist and easiest is to understand to defy age as a number and not let it interfere as limiting factor. Armed with over six business cards, at 70 years of age- Stanley Lim is more energetic than business leaders half of his age. “It’s passion for my work that keeps going,” says Lim with a smile with a distinct sense of satisfaction glittering in his eyes.

India Opportunity for FIATA members

The first ever FIATA World Congress is to be held in India from 26th September to 29th September 2018 in Hotel Pullman-Novotel, Aerocity. It’s indeed an exciting time for India growth story with Prime Minister Narendra Modi making the strongest possible pitch for India as a ripe investment destination starting from the World Economic Forum in Davos to ASEAN leaders on India’s 69th Republic Day. On top it all, the macro economic position of India looks strong with backing of favourable reports from be it Moody or the World Bank.

Stanley Lim giving his presidential address @ FIATA WC 2015 (File Picture)

Stanley Lim giving his presidential address @ FIATA WC 2015 (File Picture)

Giving a frank opinion and thumbs up to India opportunity, “India has advantage of tech. Logistics industry is very simple. If there is no trade, there is no movement of goods and no need for logistics. Higher the volume of trade, higher is the movement of goods and more demand is generated for the logistics industry. India is a sleeping giant that now has awaken and should capitalise on its tech prowess to make it big for the global logistics industry,” adds Lim.

Giving another hint, he asked guess the reason for Asia emerging as the preferred destination for FIATA World Congress. “China had got it, and it’s India’s turn now. Post 2021 World Congress in Cape Town, FIATA is back into Korea,” pointed out Lim, highlighting that growth in Asia is focus of the global economy, which will be based around technology.

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