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Logistics 2017 to be held from Feb 2-4, 2017 in New Delhi

Logistics 2017 to be held from Feb 2-4, 2017 in New Delhi

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) along with Institute of Logistics to organise the ninth edition of Logistics 2017, which will be held from February 2-4, 2017 in New Delhi. The three-day exhibition will focus on handling, production, packaging, inventory, transportation, warehousing. The event will have a two-day conference ‘Logistics Summit 2017’ with the theme “Future […]

Maersk Line forays into niche vertical with Kinnows shipment in India

Maersk Line forays into niche vertical with Kinnows shipment in India

Maersk Line has processed its first-ever shipment of Kinnows from Sonepat, Haryana to Novorossiysk, Russia. This opens up a niche cargo category of shipping non-frozen goods (fruits) using reefers and ex Inland Acceptance Points. At present, exporters have been moving this type of commodity directly to the ports. Through Maersk Line’s reefer services, the transportation […]

How DHL’s new distribution hub models supply chain partnership

How DHL’s new distribution hub models supply chain partnership

Teleplan, DHL and Sky Deutschland have today opened a new 13,600 square meter distribution and reverse supply chain centre at Panattoni Park Cheb, in the Czech Republic. Based on a new five-year contract between DHL, media company Sky Deutschland and DHL Supply chain, in cooperation with other partners, the hub will provide standard storage services, […]

How a new breed of warehouse is fuelling eCommerce

How a new breed of warehouse is fuelling eCommerce

Traditional warehouses — large buildings sitting in affordable rural areas along popular shipping routes — have been replaced by new breeds of fulfillment centers. Retailers’ warehouse strategies are changing dramatically and becoming a more critical piece of the ecommerce landscape — from how the geographic location of each warehouse is chosen to how products are […]

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

2016 Supply Chain Trend #1: Supply Chains will Look to Go Digital 2016 Supply Chain Trend #2: Responding to Innovation & Change But with An Eye On Fundamentals 2016 Supply Chain Trend #3: Augmented Reality a.k.a AR 2016 Supply Chain Trend #4: Artificial Intelligence on Steroids 2016 Supply Chain Trend #5: Agile = The New Lean 2016 Supply […]

CONCOR inaugurates port side container facility at Krishnapatnam Port

CONCOR inaugurates port side container facility at Krishnapatnam Port

Krishnapatnam Port, deep water port on the east-coast of India has inaugurated CONCOR’s – port side container facility, a Government of India undertaking. This event is a significant turning point for the port, as the opening up of the Port Side Container facility will ensure the expansion and growth of the container terminal in the […]

APM Terminals Inland Services wins 3PL provider contract with Mahindra Susten for 260 MW Solar project

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 […]

Development of port-rail connectivity projects approved under Sagarmala Programme

Development of port-rail connectivity projects approved under Sagarmala Programme

The Ministry of Railways will be taking up 21 port-rail connectivity projects, at an estimated cost of more than Rs 20,000 crores, as identified under the port-connectivity enhancement objective of Sagarmala, the flagship programme of the Ministry of Shipping. These projects are aimed at strengthening the rail evacuation network and the last mile connectivity to […]

ATA Report Sees Growth in Freight, Trucking Through 2026

ATA Report Sees Growth in Freight, Trucking Through 2026

A new report released Monday by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29 percent over the next 11 years. “The outlook for all modes of freight transportation remains bright,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello in releasing its U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast to 2026. “Continued population growth, expansion of the […]

Logistics Careers Are Built On Relationships

Logistics Careers Are Built On Relationships

Supply chain management is more data-driven than ever, and while we should be excited about the technological advances that are changing the function, let’s not lose sight of the critical role that relationship building plays in the profession’s success Building and maintaining robust working relationships with customers has always been a foundational skill in logistics, […]

TODAY’S TOP SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS NEWS

TODAY’S TOP SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS NEWS

This year’s peak shipping season is separating the haves from the have-nots. The traditional surge leading up to the holidays was a no-show for railroads, truckers and ocean carriers this fall, but the WSJ’s Laura Stevens reports that the parcel carriers that specialize in online holiday shopping are bracing for a boom time. The peak season forFedEx Corp., United […]

Do Supply Chain Professionals Need To Know About Sustainability

Do Supply Chain Professionals Need To Know About Sustainability

Over time, large corporations’ sustainability efforts usually become broader and deeper. As a variety of companies in an industry tackle sustainability issues, it is natural for them to look for industry trade groups and sustainability associations to help in their efforts. From a research perspective, these industry groups first foray into sustainability research often involves […]

INDIA NEEDS 28.4 MN SKILLED WORKFORCE IN LOGISTICS SEGMENT BY 2020

INDIA NEEDS 28.4 MN SKILLED WORKFORCE IN LOGISTICS SEGMENT BY 2020

According to a report by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), India will need around 28.4 million workers in India’s booming transportation, logistics, warehousing and packaging sector. The sector, which currently employs over 16.74 million employees, will employ more than 28.4 million employees by 2022. According to the report, this sector will have one of the […]

SHIPPING CORPORATION OF INDIA SEES PROFITS RISE

SHIPPING CORPORATION OF INDIA SEES PROFITS RISE

Despite significant losses by its container carrying division, a buoyant tanker market coupled with cost-cutting measures to help the Shipping Corporation of India post a whopping 230 percent profit increase in the April-June period from a year earlier to Rs. 163.54 crore (approximately $25.5 million). During the first quarter, the state-owned carrier lost heavily in […]

Are you able to market your product to the outside world.??

Are you able to market your product to the outside world.??

Link Venue helps in connecting businesses across the globe. It is an online commerce and generally takes the form of automatic processes between trading partners. Link Venue is fast becoming house hold name among international traders. The website will significantly improve your company’s productivity in terms of: Growth and Cost Saving. It is an absolute necessity for all […]

SEMINAR ON EXIM LAW AND PRACTISE FROM 1st NOVEMBER TO 22nd NOVEMBER

SEMINAR ON EXIM LAW AND PRACTISE FROM 1st NOVEMBER TO 22nd NOVEMBER

Know the Law: EXIM Law and Practise – 4 Day Weekend Course EXIM Academy, Chennai is now addressing EXIM Law & Practise – an area of concern for organizations involved in Export & Import, we have designed an Intensive-weekend-crash course for working professionals  scheduled to be conducted at ANDHRA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Nandanam. Chennai. The Knowledge of export procedure and documentation, along with […]

Green Logistics The Walmart Way

Green Logistics The Walmart Way

Every once in a while, a company comes along that separates from the herd and differentiates itself through leadership, vision, innovation, and a capacity to change the marketplace. Walmart is one of those companies. In a marketing and consumption-driven world, where being green often costs more, the Bentonville, Ark.-based big box retailer broke the mold by rolling […]

Glossary of terms and dictionaries

Aviation & Air freight Aviation glossary Inventory management Glossary of Inventory Management and Warehouse Operations Terms Logistics and transport The Worldwide Directory of Transportation and Logistics Logistics glossary: The Logistics Institute Manufacturing Lean manufacturing glossary Passenger transport  Bus types Glossary of terms Planning glossary Planning glossary Rail Terminology of railway terms Supply chain Glossary of supply chain terms […]

WAREHOUSING & SUPPLY CHAIN GROWING BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS

WAREHOUSING & SUPPLY CHAIN GROWING BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS

With the growth of organised warehousing, an expected simplification of existing tax structure coupled with technology and efficient transportation system, warehousing in India is witnessing a paradigm shift to more modern and optimized warehouses, with the support of the government and foray of private players. Today in the Indian logistics industry, the warehousing sector is […]

KNOW THE LAW: INTENSIVE WEEKEND COURSE NOW IN CHENNAI.!

KNOW THE LAW: INTENSIVE WEEKEND COURSE NOW IN CHENNAI.!

Provides an overview of various laws & current practices relating toEXPORT/ IMPORT REGULATORY aspect. Presents the information needed TO NAVIGATE COMPLEX ISSUES surrounding export law and practices in a very understandable manner Focuses on practical LEGAL ISSUES faced by businesses. The programs are highly focused and practice-oriented. Provides the participants with BOTH THEORETICAL BACKGROUND AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE to succeed as a professional. Information […]

INDO-EUROPEAN AIR CARGO ON THE EXPANSION MODE

INDO-EUROPEAN AIR CARGO ON THE EXPANSION MODE

With the recovery of air cargo market in India, international carriers are bullish on Indian skies and European airlines are no exception. They have been performing very well over the decades with new routes, freighters and services. This has strengthened India-EU air cargo relations. Moreover, better safety norms and FDI relaxation have accelerated the growth. […]

The Sustainability Supply Chain Marathon

The Sustainability Supply Chain Marathon

As I was reviewing the financial headlines of the day, I noticed Nike’s Q2 earning posting and decided to peruse their corporate website for more information … on their progress in sustainability. Nike has been a leader in tackling all dimensions of sustainability, including those across their supply chain. I was a little disappointed when I couldn’t find […]

Almost No one attended Mark Zukerberg’s ’05 lecture at Harvard’s Comp Sci Class ( Which is Now insanely Popular)

Almost No one attended Mark Zukerberg’s ’05 lecture at Harvard’s Comp Sci Class ( Which is Now insanely Popular)

This week Harvard’s CS50 Introduction to Computer Science beat Economics 10a to become the largest freshman class with 818 students enrolled (and many non-students viewing for free online). “Harvard students are smart people,” Harry R. Lewis, director of undergraduate studies for Computer Science, told The Crimson. “They have figured out that in pretty much every area of study, computational […]

KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE BUDGET 2015 FOR TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR

KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE BUDGET 2015 FOR TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS SECTOR

Expectations for the Union Budget 2015 have been running high. Particularly for the logistics, warehousing and supply chain sectors.  Since the growth of these sectors is pivotal to the economic transformation of the country. The budget did not disappoint and met the government’s vision with veracity.   The key takeaways from the budget for the […]

MAKE IN INDIA

MAKE IN INDIA

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched “Make in India”, a major national programme designed to facilitate investment, foster innovation and build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure, he said, “this is a lion’s step”. Can India’s logistics industry strive for a lion’s share of this “lion’s step”? Remember the Independence Day speech of Narendra Modi? From the ramparts […]

Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations

Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations

What is reverse logistics? Why it’s important in the modern business and how to create an improvement in this area? This article will explain to you the current state of its theories, practices and offer some recommendations. Current Practices Reverse logistics is often seen as a clerical function. According to the paper “An Overview of Some […]