PSO HOLDS EXCELLENCE AWARDS FY2019, RECOGNISES PERFORMANCE OF ITS BUSINESS PARTNERS

Date: December 02, 2019
PSO, the leading oil marketing company of the country, organized an impressive awards ceremony in Lahore to recognize exceptional performance of its business partners and to appreciate their continued commitment to the prosperity and progress of the company.

The market-share of PSO has witnessed strong growth since January 2019. Thanks to consistent efforts by the management and the business partners. PSO has also recently launched an innovative and first of its kind B2C fuel card, DigiCash, with over 60,000 cards issued in a short period of time. The business partners who played an instrumental role in the company's performance received certificates of appreciation and shields from PSO.

Senior management of the company including Mr. Jehangir Ali Shah, MD & CEO, Mr. Yacoob Suttar, DMD & CFO, Mr. Shehryar Omar, Senior General Manager Marketing, and other officials from PSO were present on this important event. Mr. Zafarul Islam Usmani, Chairman of the PSO Board of Management also graced the occasion with his presence.

In his address, Mr. Zafarul Islam Usmani, Chairman, PSO Board of Management, said:

"We appreciate our partner's efforts for providing PSO's quality products and services throughout Pakistan in an efficient manner. It is a fact that no commercial entity can survive without the support of its business partners."

"The PSO Board will continue to support the management to organize interactive sessions with partners, primarily, with the intent of getting their inputs on future challenges, growth opportunities and improvement of services for the end customers.

Expressing his views on the occasion, Mr. Jehangir Ali Shah, MD&CEO, PSO, said:

"I am glad to present the appreciation to our dealers and extend heartiest congratulations to all winners and runners up in different segments of the business. PSO believes in consistent growth of its business based on a sustainable relationship with our partners and stakeholders. Our dealers are indeed the most important players who implement our strategies on the ground."

"During recent times, PSO sales in various segments have shown a strong increase and it has only been possible with the strong commitment shown by our business partners. We want to keep this momentum going with the same passion, and with the assurance of the management's fullest support."

PSO Dealer's Representative, Chaudhury Mukhtar, said:

"On behalf of the entire dealer community of PSO, I really appreciate PSO Management and the Board of Management of the company for this great gesture whereby top performing business partners of the company are being recognized. It has definitely boosted our morale and encouraged us to work side-by-side with the company with an ever stronger commitment to its growth."

"The entire team of PSO supports us 24x7. Our thanks go to everyone, including the Retail Fuels, Logistics, Supply, Finance and other departments. Their constant support and cooperation has been instrumental in enabling a win-win situation for us."

The performance of dealers was judged on the basis of sales numbers, compliance to the Health, Safety & Environment standards, the overall appearance of the retail forecourts and the level of service quality being provided by the partners of the company.

M/s Al-Ghani II Filling Station from Jehlum Sales Division of PSO received the Best Dealer Award FY2019 in the Highest Sales category. M/s Sunshine Petroleum from Lahore Sales Division of PSO was recognized as the Best Dealer FY2019 for its Service Quality. The Best Dealer Award FY2019 for DigiCash Sales went to M/s Gascade Fuels of Lahore Division of PSO. Similarly, the Best Distributor Award FY2019 for Industrial Consumer's segment was received by M/s Al-Ameen Trading Corporation (Pvt.) Ltd from Karachi. M/s Arshad Oil Traders from Jhelum received the Best Distributor Award FY2019 for Distribution Sales and Agency Trade. And the Best Dealer Award in Lubricants category was won by M/s Police Welfare Service Station from the Lahore Sales Division of PSO.

Apart from the above, 34 other dealers of PSO also received awards on their nationwide and division-wide performance under various categories.