PACRA Maintains Entity Ratings of TPL Trakker Limited
The ratings incorporate TPL's prominent position in Pakistan’s tracking industry, emanating from its multifaceted product portfolio and superior technology infrastructure. This is adding value to the top line; though incremental cash flows from new segments are critical for growth. Company has added more flings to its product portfolio in order to sustain in a market that has maturity level and is facing a demand shift. The company is strategizing to optimize the working capital cycle through diversifying its product portfolio; including internet of things and hardware - auto business. Moreover, company having an injection of PKR ~600mln from its sponsor, which will be utilized for TPL Trakker's operations, of which PKR ~500mln would be allocated for expansion and enrichment of its own product slate. TPL Trakker is projecting that it will muster a sizable revenue even if it continues to garner a fraction of the expected container movement. The company’s rising debt financing due to increase in key interest rate of the country, has kept its financial profile under pressure. Keeping view of muted growth in revenue and loss suffering bottom line for the period under review, the outcome of upcoming projects, yet to unfold, and adherence to financial discipline is crucial.
The ratings are dependent upon development of sustainable revenue streams and restoration of positive performance indicators. Meanwhile, keeping leveraging in check is imperative. The ratings would also take into account the out turn of the forthcoming ventures to transpire into financial results.
TPL Trakker Limited (TPL) – a wholly owned subsidiary of TPL Corp Limited – is a vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, provider. TPL Corp is a ~57% subsidiary of TPL Holdings.
The Board consists of four directors; all four of them including the CEO, are representatives of TPL Corp
Mr. Sarwar Ali Khan is the CEO of the company. Mr. Khan, having more than two decades of experience, has been associated with the company for the last two years. He is directly reportable to the Group CEO, Mr. Ali Jameel.