“Supply Chain Management: A Weapon to Survive in 21st Century”

This seminar was held at Iqra University North Campus on December 21, 2013. The distinguished speakers were,:

  • Dr. Syed M. Taha, Professor, Karachi University
  • Dr. Saleem P. Shaikh, CEO, K-Group of Companies
  • M. Qaysar Alam, President, Pakistan Supply Chain Association
  • Aamir Haroon, Director Agility Logistics
  • Muhammad Jiyad Shaikh, Unilver Paksitan
  • Nadeem Shafi, Head of Procurement, Pak Suzuki

Salient Features of Supply Chain Management and its future with special emphasis on Pakistan were discussed.


Dr. Taha of Karachi University highlighted the opportunities for young Supply Chain Managers with reference to current initiative of Prime Minister’s Loan Scheme and the potential in its growth. Dr. Saleem of K Group highlighted the On-Line shopping Business opportunities for young SCM Entrepreneurs. Mr. Qaysar talked at length about importance of efficient Supply Chain Management Systems in growing businesses, and Mr. Jiyad highlighted the prosperous future of Supply Chain Managers in Pakistan. Last but not least, Mr. Nadeem Highlighted the problems and opportunities of Supply Chain in Automobile Business and its importance in Pakistan’s economy.
The students surprised all panelists by participating extraordinarily. They asked difficult yet intelligent thought provoking questions. The panelists listened empathetically and answered all questions in detail.
Iqra University expresses its deepest gratitude to all the learned speakers for their time and input in this little yet effective effort of inspiring our youth and rekindling their national patriotism.