First and foremost, water is a scarce commodity. If at all there is a war, it will be for water, now. Unfortunately, in India, the per capita availability of water has decreased in the past decade (if I go by the official record) from 1860 cubic metres in 2001 to 1545 cubic metres now.
PSUs now believe in diversification a railside warehousing PSU is now expanding into cold chains, SEZs and FTZs. Vinod Asthana, MD, CRWC, tells Garima P and Shashidhar Nanjundaiah why this is a natural progression in the competitive world of logistics.
Consider this: At 4.5 mn TEUs last year,Jawaharlal Nehru Port handled over 55 percent of Indiaâ€™s container volumes.Yet it handled less than a fifth of Singaporeâ€™s 25 mn TEUs.What ails Indiaâ€™s container trade? In this issue, we focus on the most important piece in the container logistics eco system: dry ports
The logistics industry in India is still at a nascent stage and is highly fragmented. However, the future of logistics sector in India looks bright with government focusing on developing infrastructure, say Bhaskar Subbramanian and Mohammad Athar.