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In the May-June edition of Indian Transport and Logistics News, we have an in-depth report on the implications of a new regulation from SOLAS that takes effect on July 1, 2016 on the maritime industry that requires shippers to verify the gross mass of a container carrying cargo when tendering containers to ocean carriers and terminals. Whereas in the cover story, Twinkle Sahita elaborates upon how recent technological trends have changed warehousing paradigms to make it more automated, efficacious and efficient. In an exclusive special report on skilling we explore how India seeks to manage the manpower-skill mismatch in the logistics industry against the backdrop of the country’s ambitions of becoming a manufacturing hub. Our focus story highlights how the seamless infusion of technology can bring about operational and cost efficiencies as well as profitability to customers. In highlight we uncover how the implementation of new technology and introduction of cost effective models has led to a paradigm shift in the business and operational dynamics of the logistics industry world-over. While the update section depicts how the use of inland waterways and Ro-Ro services to transport goods and services can decongest roads and lead to sustainable logistics. In the spotlight we cover how logistics leader Agility brings global best practices of pharma transport from India to the rest of the world. Also, do not miss the latest news from the Shipping, Aviation and Railway sectors.
Indian Transport & Logistics News (ITLN) magazine is one of a kind media venture in India to create a high quality communication platform for both users and logistics service providers to interact and also fill the void of an authentic analytical logistics magazine in India. ITLN is the flagship magazine of The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) India, with a membership of 35,000 CILT members worldwide. Contents include coverage of air, sea, and road & rail transport in general/bulk cargo.