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Author: Ravi Krishna

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Traditional warehouses — large buildings sitting in affordable rural areas along popular shipping routes — have been replaced by new breeds of fulfillment centers.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 […]