• Posted On Tuesday, June 05, 2012

    Cisco Systems Inc has commenced regional distribution activities from Arshiya Internationals Mumbai Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) at Panvel catering to its markets in the Indian subcontinent. Critical network equipment manufactured at Ciscos facilities will be imported through this FTWZ for consumption in the domestic market and also for re-export from the subcontinent. ....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, June 05, 2012

    Orissa is gearing up heavily to emerge as a pit stop for all logistics solutions such as transportation, inventory management and warehousing material handling. In order to kick-start proceedings in this matter, the state government has even zeroed in on six potential locations as hubs for logistics facilities. ....

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  • Posted On Saturday, June 02, 2012

    Global logistics major UPS has announced the appointment of Mark Martyn-Fisher as managing director of UPS India. Mr Martyn-Fisher will replace Mark Khambatta, who joins the UPS Asia Pacific strategy team that has oversight of UPSs long-term development within the region. ....

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  • Posted On Saturday, June 02, 2012

    Essar Ports Limited (Essar Ports), one of the largest private sector port companies in the domestic sector today, has recently announced a long-term strategic alliance with Port of Antwerp International (PAI). An investment of nearly Rs 175 crore by PAI in Essar Ports has also been announced. ....

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  • Posted On Tuesday, May 29, 2012

    The Ministry of Shipping (MoS) has been criticised by a Parliamentary committee for spending less than 13% of the Rs 1 lakh crore outlay for the port sector in the Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2007-12). The committee has termed the situation as alarming. ....

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  • Posted On Saturday, May 26, 2012

    Arshiya Rail Infrastructure Ltd (ARIL), which is a part of Arshiya International Ltd, a unified supply chain infrastructure and solutions group has embarked on a long-term partnership with GATX India Private Limited (GIPL) to lease its rakes to ARIL. GIPL is a subsidiary of GATX Corporation and is a leading railcar leasing company in the world market. ....

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  • Posted On Thursday, May 24, 2012

    Allcargo Logistics Ltd, a part of the Avashya Group, is a leading multinational company providing integrated logistics solutions and offers specialised logistics services across multimodal transport operations, container freight station operations and project and engineering solutions. ....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, May 23, 2012

    The Supply Chain and Logistics Conference 2012 or SCALE 2012 is one of the most prestigious conferences for profit sourcing as well as practitioners of supply chain management, logistics, transport and procurement. The event is being organised by the Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM) since 1999. ....

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  • Posted On Monday, May 14, 2012

    Logistics major Damco India recently organised a customer meet in Bengaluru to celebrate the organisations success in one of the fast growing markets in south India. The event was graced by presence of global Damco CEO Rolf Habben-Jansen, Lars Sorensen, CEO of Damco South Asia, Ram Kumar Nair, general manager - South India, Damco, and Krishna Kumar, national sales head at Damco India.....

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  • Posted On Monday, May 14, 2012

    The proposal for setting up the Indian Ports Ltd (IPL) is going to the sent to the Finance Ministry once again by the Ministry of Shipping (MoS) in order to seek approval. IPL is touted to be an entity that would help bid for port projects in the national as well as international scene. ....

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  • Posted On Wednesday, May 09, 2012

    In a bid to step up dredging at major ports in the Twelfth Five-Year Plan (2012-17), the Ministry of Shipping (MoS) is seeking a budgetary support of Rs 4,000 crore. The amount is nearly 40% higher than the amount sanctioned in the 11th Plan and is touted to promote business opportunities for the state-owned Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), besides private players. ....

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  • Posted On Sunday, May 06, 2012

    According to a recent announcement by California based technology services provider Trimble, the largest automobile manufacturer in India Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) is deploying the Trimble trako Visual Cargo solution in outbound logistics trucks that transport new cars from the factory to the companys dealers across India. ....

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  • Posted On Sunday, May 06, 2012

    In what would come as a safety assurance for sailors chartering on the high seas, the government has recently announced drafting a policy which will target at addressing better security to Indian sailors. Back to back pirate attack and hijacks in recent days have posed a major question on the safety of seafarers. ....

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