Timika – In order to lower the price of basic commodities in the Timika area, PT Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia (State-owned enterprise) or known as Pelni through its subsidiary PT Sarana Bandar Nasional (SBN) has operated Rumah Kita which is the implementation of the concept and follow-up of the sea toll initiated by President Joko Widodo.
PT Pelni’s PR and CSR Manager, Akhmad Sujadi, said, Rumah Kita in Timika is the first outlet of 40 planned by the Ministry of Transportation.
“Rumah Kita is the idea of the Ministry of Transportation and Ministry of State Owned Enterprises by synergizing SOES, PT Pelni, Pelindo, RNI, Bulog, PPI and others to joinly help lowering the prices of sea toll routes,” said Akhmad, in Jakarta, Monday (24/4/2017).
Akhmad continued, from the target of building 40 Rumah Kita throughout Indonesia, Pelni is assigned in four regions, they are Timika, Manokwari, Morotai, and Saumlaki.
Pelni Logistics, representative from PT Pelni, as the manager of Rumah Kita outlets in Timika has tried to design the Rumah Kita outlet, in order to be able to serve the community’s needs both retail or wholesale.
Rumah Kita’s outlet in Timika will also serve as a distributor center to supply goods to the community of Wamena region.