Additional Value At An Attractive Price For The Indian Market
India is at an evolving stage of contract logistics and companies here are pursuing shippers to experience the best in supply chain practices. Founded in 2016, Stellar Value Chain Solutions has a warehousing space of 4.5 million square feet across 30 cities in India. Sharon Thomas, CEO Contract Logistics speaks to Shalini Nair on how India offers umpteen opportunities, how technology aids in speed to the market and customer, and what business practices can make a company successful.
Making Logistics Employees Skillworthy
By 2022, the logistics sector is expected to employ more than 28.4 million employees from the current figures of 16.74 million. With logistics being a service oriented sector, skill development is emerging as a key capability. this makes it absolutely necessary for the government, training institutions, the logistics companies and the sector skill council to step up their efforts in building training capacity and offer industry-relevant skills to the candidates.
Jupiter Group Acquires 60 Percent Stake In CEBBCO
Kolkata-headquartered Jupiter Group, which manufactures freight wagons, railway components and railway equipment at its integrated, state-of-the art facility in West Bengal has, along with its international partners, announced the acquisition of over 60 percent stake in Madhya Pradesh based company Commercial Engineers & Body Builders Co. Ltd. (CEBBCO).
A Decade In Logistics: Before And After
As technology begins to take centerstage in global logistics, Nishith Rastogi, chief executive officer and founder of Locus.sh, reflects on the fascinating trends that will define logistics as much more than a support function.
Tech Race For A Seamless Last Mile Delivery
While digital transformation is primarily driven by rapidly changing technologies, its successful adoption depends on having a sound strategy. Enterprises who want to stay competitive need to work on scaling up their solutions along with introducing new innovations from time to time.
Review: SmartCards Expo
SmartCards Expo showcases the world of smart technologies for identification, security and digital payments.
Ushering In Air Cargo Africa 2019
The all-important ‘Air Cargo Africa 2019’ is a month away and here’s where the global air cargo fraternity will come together to interact with industry stalwarts and discuss the challenges concerning the industry and future of the sector. The highlight of the event remains the commodity-specific conferences that will provide an equal opportunity for high yield shippers/exporters, key policymakers and other stakeholders in the supply chain to deliberate on the opportunities and challenges that arise in the shipping of flowers, automotive, pharmaceuticals and e-commerce goods.
Powering The Supply Chain Of Future
The first chapter of the Supply Chain Meetup in India, organised by Locus, brought together best minds of supply chain from various industries to discuss and deliberate on modern logistics issues and solutions from their respective sectors.
Pumping Energy Into India's Arterial Roads
India is moving ahead with a pan-nation scheme to improve the road network to bridge critical infrastructure gaps through corridor-based development. A timely completion can give a solid foundation for the ushering in of a better India.
Auto SCM Summit 2018 Initiates A Dialogue To Speed Up Efficiency In Supply Chain
The automobile supply chain stakeholders and regulatory authorities came together to discuss the challenges and their expectations to enable efficiency in supply chain operations.
Adopting Technology & Global Benchmarking
Setting standards in cold chain processes and integration between small scale farmers were identified as keys to achieving the full potential of Africa’s flower and perishable industry at the recently held Flower and Perishable Logistics Africa conferences in Nairobi, Kenya.
EbixCash Acquires Trucking Logistics Marketplace Routier
Ebix, a leading international supplier of on-demand software and e-commerce services to the insurance, financial, healthcare and e-learning industries has announced that one of its India-based EbixCash subsidiaries has acquired a 67 percent stake in Routier, a Delhi-based B2B Marketplace for trucking logistics.
Filling The Gaps In Logistics Industry
Kushal Nahata, who bootstrapped fareye along with two of his batch mates, talks about transforming logistics and supply chain industry using digital tools and software as a service and address the gaps in the industry with innovative customer first solutions using automation and machine learning.
The Huge Untapped Potential In Coastal Shipping
Placing his bet on the coastal shipping for being the most economical and clean mode of transportation, avi Dutt highlights the untapped opportunities and the current challenges in india’s maritime ecosystem.
Innovation & Digitisation Vital For Supply Chain
Industry leaders shared best practices for an agile supply chain and related trends
Multimodal Logistics Ready To Roll
The economic growth in India has increased the demand for practically all transport services and further underlines the importance of efficient multimodal logistics infrastructure. the government has embarked on an ambitious plan to build its multimodal logistics infrastructure which is set to transform the country’s logistics landscape.
Maersk Line Starts Service From Ennore
Aiming to improve its service offering and optimise its Indian Network, Maersk recently started its services from Kamarajar/Ennore port, located fifteen miles north of Chennai, India.
Exploring Full Potential Of Coastal And Inland Shipping
With India's road and rail infrastructure in most high-traffic areas running at full capacity, transportation through coastal and inland waterways could be a viable solution to ease the load. the challenging part is to persuade the industry to accept the massive modal shift.
FIATA World Congress Paves Way For Collaboration; New Pacts Inked
The 52nd edition of International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) World Congress (FWC) 2018 held at Pullman Hotel, Aerocity, New Delhi from September 26-29 was attended by 1,200 delegates from more than 130 countries.
Automotive Logistics At The Cusp Of Transformation
The Indian automotive supply chain is about to enter a dramatic phase with the regulatory demand of Bsvi engines by 2020 and mission electric by 2030. the industry is facing new logistics trends, automation and on-time delivery demand amidst lower inventory models, while infrastructure support is undergoing a sea change.
Why 3PL Companies Must Consider Outsourcing To Logistics Partners
Have you ever wondered why a company should outsource its core competency? NISHITH RASTOGI argues the reasons.
The Logic Of Incoterms
Incoterms are a set of rules which define the responsibilities of sellers and buyers for the delivery of goods under sales contracts. first published by the ICC in 1936, the Incoterms rules are revised from time to time. the latest revision came into force in January 2011, replacing the version published in 2000. Sabyasachi Mukherjee explains the terms and put them in the context of current global trade and commerce.
Sewing Services To The Needs Of Fast Fashion
Whether it is getting the latest top secret collections delivered safely and securely to the ramp or responding to the ‘need it now’ approach of e-commerce customers or exporting high end fashion apparels out of the country, logistics players are well aware of the demands and are tailoring their services as per client's expectations.
FTWZS & Logistics Parks Fostering Growth
These are heady times for India’s logistics sector. as the country aspires to become a global powerhouse for manufacturing, government initiatives, unified tax reforms and increasing transparency give that extra edge to the sector. What’s more, free trade warehousing zones and logistics parks offer significant opportunities for collaboration and private sector investments.
Building Port Infrastructure To Boost Indian Exports
With the recent relaxation on cabotage laws for foreign vessels, there could be an increased utilisation of Indian ports as transshipment hubs, contributing positively to cargo traffic within India.
CSIA Mumbai Receives Three-Year Renewal Of ACI's Level 3+ Neutrality
GVK Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), the company that administers the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) has become the only airport in the country and second globally, to achieve a three-year extension of ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) ‘Level 3+ Neutrality’ certification.
Warehouse Automation Paving A Smarter Path To Growth
Warehouses in india have gradually transitioned from being just godowns for storage to ulta-modern, state-of-the-art facilities. What is now revolutionizing the warehousing experience is the advanced level of automation as robotics, artificial intelligence and internet of things propel warehouse communication for quicker deliveries.
Logistics Beyond Tomorrow
There has been a paradigm shift in the way logistics is perceived. the future calls for gravity defying logistics. Logistics was considered as a mundane activity but it will be an amalgamation of frontier technologies like robotics, aerospace technology and artificial intelligence.
Hyperlocal Is The Way To Go For​​​​​​​ Logistics
Hyperlocal logistics is about getting a product in 24 hours, 4 hours or 45 minutes, to smaller towns where the majority business of e-commerce is generated. While many hyperlocal logistics firms failed since 2014, there are many innovative ones that are redefining how business is done in the segment with the back-up of technologies driven by machine learning, predictive analytics and artificial intelligence.
AISATS Eyes To Increase Footprint To Other Indian Airports
AISATS is a 50:50 ground handling joint venture between air india and singapore airport terminal services. Mike Chew, Ceo, AISAT, talks about the dynamic growth of AISAT, the technological innovations, domestic and international growth, its proficient infrastructure to handle cargo, and other recent initiatives.