Jakarta, January 14, 2022 – At the start of 2022, Shipper welcomed Lieutenant General of Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) (retired) Ediwan Prabowo S.Ip, MBA and Irfan Wahid as commissioners.
During their appointment ceremony, Budi Handoko as the Co-Founder and Chief Operation Officer (COO) of Shipper stated that he felt honored and expressed his respect towards the two highly-experienced individuals who joined the ranks of Shipper’s commissioners. Budi hoped that the appointment of the new commissioners will increase Shipper’s competence required to carry out its mission with the stakeholders and improve the efficiency of the logistics ecosystem in Indonesia, especially in the MSME sector.
“As figures behind economic and business growth in Indonesia, Mr. Ediwan and Mr. Irfan share the same vision as Shipper, namely helping business owners adapt and transition to the digital domain without facing any difficulties,” Budi said. “With the current composition of the Board of Commissioners, Shipper is ready to help its users face any challenges in the logistics system to achieve the company’s goals. The inclusion of Ediwan Prabowo and Irfan Wahid in the Board of Commissioners signifies a new chapter for Shipper in providing the best logistics services for its users,” he added.
Lieutenant General of TNI R. Ediwan Prabowo, S.IP. was a high-ranking officer of the Indonesian Army who had held the honor of being the best graduate of TNI’s Military Academy in 1984, receiving the Adhi Makayasa award in the process. Previously, he served as the president commissioner of PT Dahana (Persero) from 2015 to 2018. Ediwan Prabowo has bear witness to Shipper’s efforts to assist the digital logistics segment through its ideas and solutions.
“I believe that Shipper can strengthen and streamline logistics services in Indonesia and the world. Shipper’s services have greatly helped MSMEs to continue to grow exponentially. I am very excited to join Shipper, and I will provide direction, strength, and new spirit to Shipper and all of its users in providing logistics services in Indonesia and the world comprehensively and efficiently,” Ediwan Prabowo promised.
On the other hand, Irfan Asy’ari Sudirman Wahid, better known as Ipang Wahid, served as a Special Advisor of the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime and Investment Affairs, specifically in the Acceleration of Tourism Spot Development Department in 2019. He was subsequently appointed as Independent Commissioner of PT Angkasa Pura I from 2020 – present.
“I am very proud of Shipper as an e-commerce solution startup that strengthens the MSME sector, which will make a significant contribution toward economic growth in Indonesia. I am glad to be able to take part in Shipper’s future business development. I hope that Shipper will become a sustainable company that continues to become increasingly valuable, possessing the ability to establish a better logistics ecosystem in Indonesia by taking advantage of the digitalization momentum, especially at MSMEs level,” said Irfan, adding that his presence is expected to strengthen the support for MSMEs and e-commerce industry in the digital logistics sector, which has grown rapidly for the past two years.
“Hopefully, this appointment of new commissioners can help Shipper achieve its vision and mission to support digital transformation for the future of the logistics sector in Indonesia and the world,” Budi concluded.
Shipper is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Indonesia that provides integrated logistics solutions for a wide range of businesses with end-to-end services. Since its establishment in 2017, Shipper has operated under the principle of facilitating MSMEs in running their business and leaving the complexity of managing the fulfillment and delivery systems to Shipper. Shipper digitally manages fulfillment centers, delivery partners, and retail points across Indonesia. Today, Shipper has managed over 300 warehouses in 35 cities across Indonesia. To achieve our mission to support MSMEs, Shipper continues to support the government’s efforts in realizing a more efficient National Logistics Ecosystem.
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