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GP inks deal with former employees-led startup D24 Logistics

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Published: 17:11, 26 October 2021  
GP inks deal with former employees-led startup D24 Logistics

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Mobile phone operator Grameenphone has signed an agreement with ‘D24 Logistics Ltd’, a startup led by its former employees in bid to promote entrepreneurship, drive startup and agility culture across the organisation, it said in a statement on Tuesday.

D24 Logistics will be primarily responsible for certain inventory and delivery management and archiving & disposal management for Grameenphone, it said.

A signing ceremony in this regard was held at GPHouse on Tuesday while Jens Becker, Chief Financial Officer, Syed Tanvir Husain, Chief Human Resources Officer, and Md Ziaul Karim, Managing Director of D24 Logistics on behalf of their respective organizations were present.

Yeasir Mahmood Khan, Director, Business Partner & Circle HR, KM Sabbir Ahmed, Head of Industrial Relations and Khairul Basher, Head of Communication of Grameenphone were also present.

Grameenphone has teamed up with D24 Logistics to ensure that the mobile network operator’s inventory, delivery, archival, and disposal management are streamlined to attain optimum growth. The announcement has been made as a continuation of promoting former employee-led startups from Grameenphone. Earlier the company also supported two startups ReCom and VX Services Ltd, which were also incorporated by former GP employees.

Grameenphone joined hands with ReCom Consulting Ltd for obtaining HR and Accounting BPO managed services, including payroll, provident fund, gratuity fund, workers profit participation fund management, finance expense-to-pay process, bank collection operation, and related software solutions.

VX Services Ltd provides facility management solutions ranging from access control systems, building management and maintenance systems.

Syed Tanvir Husain, CHRO of Grameenphone, said, “At Grameenphone, we are keen to learn future skills and adapt lean operating model. I believe this new startup; their lean operating model and agile ways of work will help us run logistics operations smartly and efficiently. For delivering on customers expectation, we look forward to working together with a shared vision by best utilizing new ways of work.”

Md Ziaul Karim, Managing Director of D24 Logistics, commented, “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with Grameenphone. Our advanced capabilities and high-tech operating model shall help Grameenphone in meeting customers’ ever-increasing demands under a future-ready logistics service infrastructure”.

D24 Logistics is spearheaded by a pool of experienced and proficient former Grameenphone employees with the vision to become a reliable and exclusive logistics service provider who prioritise sophisticated services in line with the country laws and moral and environment principles, with their three key anchor points – experience, capacity, and trustworthiness.