The future of transportation looks very exciting with several groundbreaking technologies that are going to be commercialised on the fast track. It is going to be disruptive for existing mobility systems and businesses.
The meandering course of the Indian ports sector, the backbone of the countryÂ´s trade and commerce, has long been raising alarms. There are no two views about the importance of ports and their contribution in sustaining the growth and development of the economy.
The long gestation period of the project coupled with price rises led to a bid to increase the Mumbai Metro fares. Legislative changes at that juncture brought into conflict the concessioning authority and the Central Government on this issue.
Low penetration of automation and processes in the largely unorganised sector is a setback for logistics in India. Efficiencies through better infrastructure and statutory conditions would help unshackle the sectorÂ’s economic potential significantly, writes Thomas Tieber.