Technical Tours

Specially-organised tours to visit two (2) of Malaysia’s most vibrant, dynamic and important “Gateways”:

WESTPORTS & PKT LOGISTICS – SUNDAY, 8 OCTOBER 2017

WESTPORTS
Westports has been operating in Pulau Indah over the last 22 years, capitalising on the strategic location of the island which is only 12 nautical miles from one of the busiest trade lanes in the world, the Straits of Malacca. This strategic location has contributed to Westports’ rapid growth to become the busiest container port in Malaysia and a mega transhipment hub in Southeast Asia.

PKT LOGISTICS
PKT is a leader in the automotive logistics in Malaysia with a customer base of over 15 car brands. They are also focused on providing logistics solutions for E-Commerce, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), and Food & Beverage (F&B) industries. The One Logistics Hub which comprises of 3 state of the art concept warehouses The Ship, The Waves and The Lighthouse is a self-sustaining logistics hub that caters to the needs of the ASEAN region. It is an active proponent of unique and innovative Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives and has won many accolades, including the Frost and Sullivan Niche Logistics Service Provider of the Year, Sinchew Business Excellence of the Year, & Star SOBA Malaysia Business of the Year.

Important Notes
Gathering time : 1:00pm
Coach pick-up : 1:30pm
Duration of tour : 4 hours

MAB KARGO & AEROPOLIS – SATURDAY, 7 OCTOBER 2017

MAB Kargo

MAB Kargo is a cargo airline with its head office based at the Advanced Cargo Centre (ACC) on the grounds of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang. It is the main cargo division of its parent company Malaysia Airlines Berhad which operates scheduled, chartered air cargo services, ground handling services as well as airport to seaport cargo logistics via ground transportation.

Serving almost 100 destinations worldwide, MAB Kargo delivers through scheduled freighter services and belly space capacity on its holding company’s aircrafts, MAS and its other subsidiaries. MAB Kargo operates its own freighter fleet, three Airbus 330-200F.

Today, MAB Kargo has developed into a global brand by becoming one of the most trusted cargo carriers particularly in Asia.

At its 108-acre complex equipped with state-of-the-art cargo handling facilities, MAB Kargo serve varied customer’s cargo needs and has the ability to handle up to one million tonnes of cargo annually.

Furthermore, this global transshipment hub is also equipped with sophisticated security features. Not to mention, the latest technology in advanced cargo handling process, fully automated procedures and real-time data tracking.

A distinctive feature of its own kind, MAB Kargo is complemented with other value added services. Among them are the; Six-Star Animal Hotel, One-Stop Perishable Center and the world's first Priority Business Centre (PBC) for key forwarding agents.

Recently, MAB Kargo along with its industry partners led the expansion of the IATA Secure Freight Programme, an initiative to promote global air cargo supply chain security standards which aims for a secure supply chain program, hence strengthening cargo security in the region.

KLIA Aeropolis

KLIA Aeropolis is an ecosystem development initiative by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, which focuses on the development of three core clusters: Air Cargo & Logistics, Aerospace & Aviation, and MICE & Leisure which are perfectly aligned to the country’s development agenda. It is also a manifestation of the Malaysian government’s commitment in responding to regional demands for an aerospace and aviation hub, and logistics expansion as a result of e-commerce growth, all within Asia and ASEAN.

Important Notes
Gathering Time : 10.45am
Coach Pick Up : 11.00am
Pick Up Point : Main Entrance, KL Convention Centre
Duration of Tour: 4.5 hours

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