NLC is a strategic development organization having business curiosity both at national and international arena and has achieved absolute distinction with its full blown professional designs up-to the entire satisfaction of its valuable clients.
NLC's development strategies exploit the strength of the core businesses
while evolving challenging activities. Through infrastructure development,
provision of freight services, management of border terminals and strategic
inland dry ports, manufacturing and retreading of tyres and spares, transparent revenue collection through ETTM, turnkey telecom solutions and state of the art technical institutes; we endeavour growth towards a self reliant Pakistan.
This established reputation of the Cell has resulted in the assignation of mega engineering and construction ventures in Qatar, Afghanistan and other countries of the Middle-East. This has resulted planned expansion of its operations to Central Asian Republics, Turkey and Iran.
National Logistics Cell (NLC) was raised on 6th August 1978 to reduce the congestion at Karachi Port, which had resulted in a waiting time of 50 days for the ships and was costing the Government $12.5 Million per annum in demurrage.
In the process NLC introduced in the country the concept of containerization and became the largest multi-modal freight handler in the region.
NLC also serves as the Crisis Management Arm of the Government to handle and diffuse logistics emergencies. In recognition of its services, NLC has been awarded Gold Mercury Award by the Government of Pakistan.
National Logistics Cell (NLC) run its operations according to the following hierarchy:
NLC Engineering Support Team
The NLC Engineering Support Team is responsible to provide services to all Strategic Business Units (SBUs) of NLC and commercial market. It is engaged in the business of heavy engineering and light engineering works, manufacturing, fabrication, up-gradation of trailers, Bowsers and refurbishment of all kinds of vehicles. It also can provide the services in the field of project planning; project monitoring, vehicle assembling, feasibility studies and R&D assignments. NEST possesses strategic location adjacent to port area of Karachi which is financial hub of the country. | NEST Details |
Under the eNLC Program, the National Logistics Cell plans to create a fully networked, IT-enabled environment which will streamline business processes and will eliminate operational redundancies.
Additionally, it will provide ‘real-time’ accurate data for managing all our administrative and business functions. Using the latest web based technologies, NLC envisions itself transforming into a ‘One Stop Shop’ for clients’ multimodal freight requirements. Clients will be able to make bookings on the Internet and view the progress of their goods from pickup point to final destination. In an environment where the customer continues to have increasing options, NLC plans to offer quality services that no one else can provide.