November 2019 - JNE Padang won an award in the Business Practitioner category which was received directly by the Head of the JNE Padang branch, Yusran, at the 2019 Indonesian UKM Galang event. The award was given at the UKM Galang event which took place at the FK Engineering UNP Building on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 .
This activity is the fourth edition held by MarkPlus, Inc. Through the MarkPlus Institute in collaboration with the Ministry of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (KUKM) of the Republic of Indonesia and the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) of Indonesia. ICSB also gave awards to SMEs from the cities of Padang, Bukit Tinggi and Padang Panjang.
Galang UKM Indonesia 2019 was held in 25 cities throughout Indonesia from September to November. The event in the city of Padang on Tuesday, 19th November 2019 this time is the 17th city with the theme 'Towards Brilliant SMEs: Creative - Innovative-Competitive'. JNE is considered dedicated and committed in supporting the progress of SMEs in West Sumatra to be more innovative and competitive.
Yusran said, "Thank you for this award. Certainly it is our trigger to be able to provide maximum service quality for all customers. We also hope that with JNE's support in distributing all SME products throughout Indonesia and abroad, and various programs and events, it can continue to help the growth of SMEs in a sustainable manner. "
Yusran also explained that JNE Padang also often runs the Go Online UKM program which aims to build a digital marketing mindset for SMEs. In addition, JNE Padang also intensively invites SMEs to register with the JNE PESONA platform (www.pesonanusantara.co.id) so that its products can be widely marketed.
In this event, as a form of appreciation for activities that can be a source of inspiration and tangible benefits for SMEs, also present representatives of the mayor of Padang, Mr. Ir. Hermen Peri, MSi as Assistant for Economy, Development and Public Welfare. "The Padang city government welcomes this activity, we are ready to support and facilitate SMEs in Padang to win the competition in the current globalization arena," he said while giving a speech.
In addition to getting an award, JNE Padang was also present by opening a booth at the event. During the event, all visitors can get a variety of the latest information about JNE, ranging from service products to partnership cooperation programs. In addition, JNE also continues to invite SMEs to join as JLC (JNE Loyalty Card) members so that each shipment receives benefits.
The Indonesia Galang UKM 2019 activity consists of three main agenda series. First is the award from the ICSB Indonesia Presidential Award for those who support and contribute positively to the progress of SMEs in Indonesia. Then, a seminar to add insight and improve SME competitiveness. Furthermore, the exhibition and curation to select the SMEs in each city to get the title of BRILLIANT UKM 2019.