JNPTÂ’s (Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust) latest plan of tender calling out on last Friday to all Container Freight Stations (CFS) operators could prove to be a respite for businesses that suffered an initial hit from the Modi governmentÂ’ latest initiative Â— Direct Port Delivery (DPD). The new plan offers CFS operators to bid directly to operate under the new regime.
The Logistics Sector Skill Council is unique in its own way. Logistics is an activity that pervades all industry, either in the form of pure-play logistics (ports, infrastructure, freight forwarding, air cargo, transportation) or in-plant logistics.
India, due to its long coastline, is richly endowed with natural maritime advantages. The countrys 7,500 km coastline covers 13 states and Union Territories. A number of ports along the long coastline lie along key international trade routes. There is huge potential even for inland water transport.
Despite having the second largest rail network in the world, Indian Railways (IR) has not been able to bring it on growth trajectory. The rail sector is infested with challenges like snailÂ´s pace expansion and modernisation, poor customer service
Media reports indicate that it may take at least four to five months to appoint a new chairman for the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), whose current Chairman L Radhakrishnan was appointed home secretary of Kerala. Radhakrishnan was the chairman of the largest container port in the country for over three years. Till the time a new chairman is appointed, the deputy chairman has been handed charge and some reports sugg
LCL Logistix decided to operate a new service from its Container Freight Station (CFS) at Nhava Sheva to Klaipeda, LithuaniaÂ’s Baltic port. This would be a new less than container load (LCL) groupage service from India to the BalticÂ’s and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The company feels that this service provides the longest and cheapest way to the Baltic and CIS from India, with
At a recent meeting, the board of trustees of Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) Port decided to continue with the agreement of DBC Port Logistics to operate a container freight station (CFS). The port management was authorized by the board to consider levying a penalty on DBC as a deterrent against potential contractual breaches
The Inland Container Depot (ICD) of Gateway Distriparks at Faridabad may commence operations in first quarter of 2013-14. This will add volumes to the rail business of the company in future. In addition, the company is expanding its presence in the cold chain business. It plans to increase its pallet capacity in the cold chain business by 40 percent by the end
Jaison George, Director of Logistics at LCL Logistix remarked that the new Haldia container freight station (CFS) is the next milestone of the company's journey into total logistics and supply chain management solutions. LCL Logistix, which is the Indian member of the FPS network of independent forwarders and NVOCCs, is aggressively strengthening its presence in the value chai