Tuesday, 20 Augst 2019 | 03:36 WIB

PT Pegadaian Collaborates with Three State-Owned Enterprises

PT Pegadaian Collaborates with Three State-Owned Enterprises (special)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - State-owned pawning company PT Pegadaian (Persero) cooperates with three state-owned enterprises (SOE) as a form of business synergy between SOEs in product sales. The three state-owned companies are PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, PT Perkebunan Nusantara III (PTPN III) (Persero), and PT Tabungan dan Asuransi Pensiun (Taspen) (Persero).

The synergy was marked by the signing of the Cooperation Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding in flight GA-404 Jakarta-Denpasar by PT Pegadaian (Persero) 's Managing Director Kuswiyoto, President Director of PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk I Gusti Ngurah Askhara Danadiputra, President Director of PTPN III (Persero ) Dolly P Pulungan, and continued with the signing of the Cooperation Agreement at The Gade Coffee and Gold Denpasar by PT Pegadaian's Network, Operations and Sales Director (Persero) Damar Latri Setiawan and PT Taspen (Persero) Ermanza's Operations and Risk Management Director as a follow up to Memorandum of Understanding signed earlier.

Also present were President Commissioner Pegadaian Ina Primiana and several other directors of Garuda Indonesia Business Director Pikri Ilham Kurniansyah, Garuda Indonesia Human Capital Director Heri Akhyar, and PTPN III Marketing Director I Kadek K. Laksana.

"Pegadaian has the opportunity to cooperate in the sale and marketing of its products by optimizing distribution channels and other SOE communication media, and vice versa the resources owned by Pegadaian can be optimized by the three SOEs, that is a synergy to realize One Family, One Nation, One Vision to Excellence. With the signing of this cooperation, we believe that the business impact of the entire company involved will increase," said Kuswiyoto.

This signing aims to utilize the capabilities of each party in implementing, developing, and improving the business sector, in accordance with applicable regulations.

Meanwhile on the same occasion the President Director of Garuda Indonesia, I Gusti Ngurah Askhara said that the cooperation with Pegadaian was an effort of Garuda Indonesia to improve services to users of its services. "Hopefully this cooperation can provide added value to our service users, especially the ease of accessing Garuda Indonesia ticket purchases, with this synergy can be accessed through 'The Gade Café Pegadaian' which is spread throughout Indonesia", said I Gusti Ngurah Askhara who is familiar called Ari.

Ari also hopes that the synergy of Garuda Indonesia and Pegadaian can strengthen the company's position in each of its fields.

"This effort is very important to optimize every available strength so that in the end not only can we develop the business of each company, but also be able to provide added value for service users of both companies and furthermore can also make a positive contribution to the country".

It was explained that to advance this partnership, President Director Pegadaian Kuswiyoto will take part in France in picking up Airbus 330 aircraft purchased by GIA in October 2019.

PTPN III Marketing Director, I Kadek K Laksana also stated that the collaboration would build solidarity among BUMN companies, especially in product development. In this collaboration PTPN III will use Garuda Indonesia's logistics services in developing products.

"The collaboration can actually develop all products, both PTPN III, Pegadaian, and Garuda. Especially for PTPN IIII, later the company will have the opportunity to use Garuda's logistic services intended for logistics distribution and supply coffee, tea, and sugar products from PTPN Holdings, "said I Kadek.

Meanwhile, Kuswiyoto revealed that 150,000 employees from PTPN III and Taspen would be synergized with Pegadaian products. Kuswiyoto added work in the form of: distribution, promotion, loyalty and ancillary channels, cooperation in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) specifically regarding programs to sort waste to save gold, and cooperation in benefit and sales programs for employees between Pegadaian, Garuda Indonesia, PTPN III, and TASPEN.

"Later all employees from Garuda Indonesia, PTPN III, and TASPEN will easily get Pegadaian gold savings. Because this Pegadaian product will be available in the offices of the three BUMNs. This cooperation is very beneficial for all parties, especially for Garuda, then Pawnshop "Garuda will help in ticket sales for Garuda Indonesia. Meanwhile, Garuda will help market Pegadaian products to its customers," Kuswiyoto concluded.