The Logistics Sector Skill Council (LSC) trains candidates at the entry level for the warehousing sub sector. Training is done on specific job roles such as pickers/ packers/ binning /kitting/labelling and forklift and reach truck operators, and warehouse supervisors i.e., an Â´outcomeÂ´ based training, which ensures candidates are job ready from day one.
Due to coastal shipping becoming economically viable after demonetisation, automajor Hyundai has decided to increase its monthly shipment through this mode. The Korean major has also said that demonetisation has led to Â´less supply of trucksÂ´ and coastal shipping is a Â´blessing in disguiseÂ´ to meet the orders.
The government is mulling over a scheme to promote coastal shipping. According to the proposed plan, a subsidy of Rs 0.5 per tonne per km on bulk cargo, a rebate of Rs 2,000 per container for container cargo and an additional 20 per cent rebate on vessel/cargo-related charges would be offered.
Coastal shipping and inland waterways transportation (IWT), the two significant modes of domestic water transportation, both provide fuel and cost savings over road and rail transport. Water as a mode of transportation holds significant importance in an economy
By 2015, the Kerala government has chalked out an action plan to shift 20 per cent of road cargo movement to coastal shipping. The State government would expand 6 minor ports to enhance coastal shipping services in the first phase. The government said that seven per cent of the total cargo movement is through coastal shipping.