JIC Talks was held on September 24, 2020, by a zoom meeting, discussed the importance of a cold chain management system for city food security. There is one of the support systems, namely the logistic railroad distribution system. The management of these two aspects must be able to create national food security that is strong against all problems and disasters. Management must be carried out optimally considering the two aspects are compatible. It is expected that the JIC Talks will open insights and knowledge related to a more innovative food security system to provide improvements to the existing food system. “As a city of consumption, DKI Jakarta has quite a lot of transportation facilities.
Future transportation requires a well-platform digitalization system which makes it easy to monitor the delivery and the available stock fast and on time.” said one of the interviewees of this event, Ir. Hasanuddin Yasni, MM, Chairman of the Indonesian Cooler Chain Association (ARPI). “The need for Cold Supply Chain for Food Security in DKI Province will continue to increase very significantly, especially during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Therefore, Indonesian Logistics Railway LLC (KALOG) is ready to support the DKI Food Security Cold Supply Chain program by providing inter-city rail transport and terminals/depots in the DKI area to serve as Logistics HUB.” said VP Corporate Planning/Strategic KALOG Business Expert, Mr. Edi Sudiarto. This time the JIC Talks were attended by related SKPD, BUMD, and private sector. This event received a lot of positive responses from guests because even though the activity participants were limited to 100 invited people, many other people still wanted to participate in the event.