Facilities of Container Freight Station (CFS) at area of Tanjung Priok have helped to synergize one stop logistic service. In addition, they also have created more efficient service and transparent business procedure, according to logistics business players.
In view of their key role, many business players, especially the consolidator of LCL (less than container load) cargoes, have utilized those CFS facilities, Wisnu Waskita, a logistics business player and a commisioner of logistic company PT.Tata Waskita, has said.
“Our real experiences have proven that the CFS Centers have significantly cut cost, created efficiency, and given more transparent business procedure. Moreover, those CFD existing facilities are more modern and have been equipped with up to date IT (information technology),” Wisnu told reporters this morning (Sunday, September 15).
Wisnu explained that the CFS centre located near Gate 9 of Tanjung Priok Port is also a key step of IPC/PT.Pelindo II to optimize the state assets.
He aggrees with and appreciates what IPC has done. “In view of asset management and spatial plan, no doubt this is a very appropriate step,” he explained.
According to Wisnu, the activities at the Priok CFS were still running normal and it did not disturb the flow of cargoes and container to/from the port.
He said, since November 2017, consolidator or cargo owners of LCL import can do delivery any time since the CFS was operating for 24 hours a day and seven days a week (24/7).
“The CFS centre Priok has pioneered for the 24/7 logistics service. It also has been integrated with IT and has applied a single billing,” he pointed out.
The CFS Center has also helped to increase the income of IPC, according to Wisnu.
Meanwhile, General Manager of Tanjung Priok Port Suparjo explained that though the facilities of CFS are operated by three operators, but they are fully under control of Tanjung Priok Port Management.
“We totally control the operation of this CFS since legally it is our (Tanjung Priok Branch Port) asset. But, the operation is done by three operators, from only two operators earlier,” Parjo told the press this morning (Sunday, September 15).
The three operators include PT.Multi Terminal Indonesia (IPC Logistics), PT.Agung Raya, and PT.Pesaka Loka Kirana (PLK).
“The CFS facilities operated by PLK has also been surveyed by Tanjung Priok Port Authority, while its permit from Customs Office is still on process,” he said.
According to IPC data, up to August this year total transaction at this CFS, reached 125,000 times, or averagely 6,200 transaction per month. Total transaction value per month reached more than Rp 4 billion.
This facility can provide significant contribution to IPC Group that created net profit of Rp 1.5 trillion in Semester I 2019, increasing 25% year on year.