Guest Speaker Session with CEO and President of TCS Holding, Mr. M.A. Mannan
A guest speaker session was arranged on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in the Supply Chain Management class of Dr. Rameez Khalid. President and CEO of TCS Holding Mr. Mannan shared his views on the topic of Logistics and E-commerce industry. He highlighted the changing trends in the logistics industry and how the recent technological advancements are affecting consumer purchasing patterns. He emphasized that innovative companies, like TCS, see opportunity in changing consumer behaviors and how they have deployed cutting edge technology to convert them into business opportunities.
The increasing access of internet across the urban and rural areas of Pakistan is a healthy sign for E-commerce industry in this region and TCS is ready to play its part in the shape of TCS Connect. He also explained the concept behind another innovative service of TCS by the name of TCS Hazir, which is an advanced courier service designed to respond to the customer right at their doorstep within 60 minutes. He shared different innovative services offered by TCS to both its industrial and domestic customers like: Sentiments Express; mail management solution; inventory management, warehousing and distribution; fleet management; e-commerce; and m-commerce.
The session was followed by an interactive question and answer session in which MBA students asked about recent developments in e-commerce in Pakistan and its future growth prospects. Mr. Mannan was accompanied by: Head of HR department Ms. Asma Sheikh; Head of Talent Acquisition Mr. Hasan Tahir; and HR Partner Mr. Wasim Malik. TCS team intermingled with the session participants at the end.