APM Terminals Inland Services wins 3PL provider contract with Mahindra Susten for 260 MW Solar project
APM Terminals Inland Services, South Asia has inked an exclusive deal with Mahindra Susten for providing the Third Party Logistics (3PL) services in India for an upcoming 260 mw solar power project in Andhra Pradesh.
Under this contract, an integrated logistics management solution will be provided to Mahindra Susten for the 2,900 TEU containers of solar panels being imported from China to India through the Port of Chennai.
The solar panels would be transported to Gani village of Andhra Pradesh, where a solar power plant would be set up.
“We are pleased to be the exclusive 3PL provider for this project by Mahindra Susten, one of the leading renewable energy brands in India. This is also a wonderful opportunity to cater to the Indian hinterland, and contribute to the environment,” said AjitVenkataraman, Managing Director, APM Terminals India.
Mahindra Susten, the ‘Cleantech’ arm of Mahindra Partners has been expanding its footprint across India since 2010. It aims to reach USD 1 billion mark this year in the country. With the government’s focus on renewable energy and expected capacity addition of 6 gw in 2016, India is set to become the fourth largest solar market after China, the USA and Japan.