FPCL has systems for automated invoicing: Sayed-Khaiyum

August 3, 2022 12:20 pm

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Digitalization is the way forward to improve services and reach more customers.

Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, has commended the Fiji Ports Corporation Limited’s management, board of directors, and shareholders for their vision, to be the Smart, Green Gateway for trade in the Pacific region.

Sayed-Khaiyum says FPCL now has systems for automated invoicing, online payment, and automated berthing applications, which gives an edge over other regional ports.

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“It brings with it not only efficiency but a whole lot of transparency. It also keeps you in check and keeps customers in check, and that’s what we need nowadays.”

The Fiji Ports Corporation Limited announced a bonus payout of $243,907.61 for 132 of its employees in Suva yesterday.

FPCL also paid a dividend of $13.4 million to the shareholders.

The government will receive 41 percent of the total dividend, or $5.49 million, the Fiji National Provident Fund will receive 39 percent ($5.22 million), and Aitken Spence will receive 20 percent, or $2.68 million.