What’s Next For Shwapno: An Interview With Sabbir Hasan Nasir, Executive Director, ACI Logistics Limited
Shwapno is on a roll. In last one year, it has expanded its reach – today Shwapno has over 72 outlets across the country, launched a safe food brand called Shuddho that aims to implement the concept of field to shelf, invested heavily in private label brands, made data-driven decision making an strategic imperative, launched a hyperlocal ecommerce operation and built an organization that can meet the demand of a fast-changing industry. These are just a few. There are more to it.
In this wide-ranging interview with ACI Logistics Executive Director, Sabbir Hasan Nasir, we cover everything Shwapno, starting from major changes at Shwapno over the past one year to how its growing focus on safe food, incorporating technology into operation and investment in private label brands means for its long-term growth and strategy, how Shwapno plans to grow its safe food business, how it is using machine learning and analytics to make better decision across organization, how it collaborates with farmers, its ambition to build a complete value chain for grocery and fresh produces, its ecommerce ambition, the story behind Shwapno’s growth, how high cost of funding has become a challenge for its growth and how it plans to address it, Shwapno’s goals for 2019, we discuss the job of a CEO at an early stage company, interesting concepts like strategic intelligence and much more.
This is our second interview with Mr. Sabbir Nasir. He has a beautiful mind. This is a brilliant read in its entirety. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
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Ruhul Kader is a technology business and technology policy analyst based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also the co-founder and CEO of Future Startup and author of Rethinking Failure: A short guide to living an entrepreneurial life. He writes about internet business, strategy, technology, technology policy, and society. He can be reached at [email protected]