Autonomous Driving and Logistics: The Effects

20Cube Logistics

Automated trucks replacing truck drivers have been a part of the future plans of the logistics industry in India for several years now. In countries such as India, the unavailability of sufficient infrastructure is a major issue that 3PL shipping and logistics companies have to deal with.

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Doing Business in India

QAD

India was the center of one of the earliest civilizations on earth, thriving throughout the second and third millennia B.C. By the 19 th century, India became the “jewel in the crown” of the British Empire. Mahatma Gandhi led a non-violent resistance to British rule, and India became an independent nation in 1947. Following the economic reforms of 1991, India became both a regional and global power. Manufacturing in India. Agriculture in India makes up 15.5%

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E-commerce in India: Optimizing Your Omnichannel Strategy

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Some analysis and research can help brands satisfy their customers while keeping distribution costs in … The post E-commerce in India: Optimizing Your Omnichannel Strategy appeared first on Chainalytics. APAC Blog Integrated Demand & Supply Planning Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Design distribution planning E-Commerce e-commerce strategy India India e-commerce India network design Last Mile Delivery network planning Omnichannel omnichannel strategy

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India’s Biggest Supply Chain Challenges in 2020

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India’s economy is entering a year of uncertainty. India’s historic massive economic growth has been decelerating for some time now. The quarter ending September 2019 had the country’s slowest growth in the past six years … The post India’s Biggest Supply Chain Challenges in 2020 appeared first on Chainalytics. It is vital for supply chain leaders to understand the challenges before them and position themselves well to overcome them.

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India’s Inland Waterways Transportation

CHAINalytics

By Rohit Prasad Sarma | Manager, Supply Chain Design, Chainalytics | India faces some serious infrastructure, surface transportation and logistical hurdles that compromise its supply chains: Inadequate, inefficient highways and railroads–largely a legacy of the British colonial era, developed to transport troops, agricultural products and raw materials–sprawl across 3.2 The post India’s Inland Waterways Transportation appeared first on Chainalytics.

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Doing Business in India

QAD

India was the center of one of the earliest civilizations on earth, thriving throughout the second and third millennia B.C. By the 19 th century, India became the “jewel in the crown” of the British Empire. Mahatma Gandhi led a non-violent resistance to British rule, and India became an independent nation in 1947. Following the economic reforms of 1991, India became both a regional and global power. Manufacturing in India. Agriculture in India makes up 15.5%

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How to Design Successful “Swachh Bharat” (Clean India) Supply Chains

CHAINalytics

Consultant, Integrated Demand & Supply Planning | Chainalytics “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” — also known as the “Clean India Mission” — is one of the major initiatives that Indian Prime Minister Modi announced in October 2014 on Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday. One … The post How to Design Successful “Swachh Bharat” (Clean India) Supply Chains appeared first on Chainalytics.

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The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer. At IMD, we often discuss the distribution footprint of L’Oréal which had an outsized 15% of distribution centers located in India. This usually leads to a lively discussion as to why companies in India have surprising supply chain configurations. The India tax system is a series of complex state taxes based on origin of goods and a central, federal tax.

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Is it Advantage Organized Retail in India?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Guest post by a former UPS colleague and now independent consultant with a particular specialty in India, e-commerce and retail. Organized retail is 7% of the total retail market in India – compared to upwards of 85% in the US – and is expected to grow to 10% in 2020. Online retail – which picked up speed the past 5 years is already 20 per cent of organized retail market in India and expected to grow at a faster pace (40%) the next 3 years. India retail Retail

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Will It or Won’t It? The $1.5 Trillion Question of India’s Tax Reform

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By Mayur Vamanan, Director of Consulting, Chainalytics India Growing up, I spent my summer vacations with my grandparents. Trillion Question of India’s Tax Reform appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog S&OP Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations What's New APAC India India Tax Reform Mayur Vamanan Supply ChainAt bed time, my Paati (Tamil, for grandmother) would tell my siblings and I the most interesting stories.

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Managing a Large Recall in India Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

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The post Managing a Large Recall in India Pharmaceutical Supply Chain appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog What's New Chainalytics FDC Ban Fixed Dose Combinations India Pharma pharmaceutical recalls Recall Supply Chain Operations Vikas ArgodVikas Argod, Manager, Supply Chain Operations, Chainalytics Asking “How agile is your supply chain?” is similar to asking “How much stress you can take?” The answer is, of course, the proverbial “it all depends”.

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Transportation Procurement in India

CHAINalytics

The post Transportation Procurement in India appeared first on Chainalytics. By Linsa Godwin Sathiamoses | Consultant, Transportation, Chainalytics | Procuring transportation services is an important activity on the supply chain calendar. It is also one area where every procurement manager thinks he or she is doing a good job, until proven otherwise. By all accounts, shippers in Europe and the Americas are using transportation and analytics […].

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India’s tiger unleashed: Supply chain design under GST

CHAINalytics

By Mayur Vamanan, Director of the Supply Chain Consulting at Chainalytics India. After spending 11 years in various states of limbo, the Constitution Amendment Bill to institute a single Goods & Service Tax (GST) has passed both houses of Parliament in India and signed by President Pranab Mukherjee. It’s a done deal and is expected … The post India’s tiger unleashed: Supply chain design under GST appeared first on Chainalytics.

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Japan, Australia and India to Launch Supply-Chain Initiative

Supply Chain Brain

The trade ministers of Japan, India and Australia agreed Tuesday to work toward achieving supply chain resilience in the Indo-Pacific region, following reports that the three nations are looking to work together to counter China’s dominance on trade

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Roadblocks to Sustainable Logistics in India’s Auto Industry

Supply Chain @ MIT

Driven by increases in both domestic demand and technological sophistication, India has become a major manufacturing hub for autos. Featured Strategy Sustainability Transportation Uncategorized auto industry supply chains car manufacturing in India Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation sustainable supply chainsBut the industry still faces many complex logistics challenges.

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Japan, India and Australia Seek Supply-Chain Pact

Supply Chain Brain

Japan, India and Australia are seeking to build stronger supply chains to counter China’s dominance as trade and geopolitical tensions escalate across the region

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Eliminating Excess Inventory in India & China for Fortune 500 Food Manufacturer

CHAINalytics

Chainalytics helped a global food manufacturer optimise its inventory levels for a number of SKUs in India and China resulting in reduced working capital requirements and less product waste. So when our client, a Fortune … The post Eliminating Excess Inventory in India & China for Fortune 500 Food Manufacturer appeared first on Chainalytics.

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The Value for Smart Construction in India

DELMIA Quintiq

AR Manufacturing Robotics Technology Territories VR cities contruction robotics territories

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The Value for Smart Construction in India

DELMIA Quintiq

AR Manufacturing Robotics Technology Territories VR cities contruction robotics territories

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Supply Chain Success in India: How to Choose the Right Site Locations

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… The post Supply Chain Success in India: How to Choose the Right Site Locations appeared first on Chainalytics.

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Guidelines for Filing Freight Claims

20Cube Logistics

When a large number of consignments are being transported over a significantly long distance via Logistics Company in India to international destination by sea etc.

Modular Refrigeration Units Could Reduce Cold Chain Costs in India

Supply Chain @ MIT

A team of MIT and Harvard University students won the first-ever MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize this month for an idea to make India’s temperature-controlled supply chain for food — or cold chain — more affordable. Featured Innovation Sustainability Transportation MIT CTL MIT innovation new cooling technology refrigerated trucks transporting perishable goods in India

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Global Supply Chain News on As Companies Leave China, Work may Go to India

Supply Chain Digest

India Increasingly moving Upscale, has Many Advantages

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How GST (Goods and Services Tax) Has Affected Logistics in India!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Right after demonetization, another big thing that came to India was the implementation of GST (Goods and Services Tax). The logistics sector in India is worth $130 million and the number is gradually increasing with a passing day. Logistics is one of the major sectors contributing a significant amount to the Indian economy and it is also a catalyst to speed up India’s manufacturing and e-commerce dreams. Subscribe Here! Email Address. To Centralize or to Decentralize?

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Conducting Business in India? Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. That forecast is impactful to companies currently conducting business in India, but it’s also meaningful to all companies that do international trade—especially those that have the potential to conduct business in India in the future. Shippers around the world seem fairly optimistic about growing their engagement with India.

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Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown.Transportfolio. Two of India’s major currency denominations have been withdrawn since November 8. As of midnight that day, the India Rupee (INR) 500 and INR 1000—which constitute 86% of the currency in circulation in India —are no longer legal tender. India is, by large, a cash economy. Business Global Transportation Supply Chain Currency Economy India

Made in India: an Impossible Dream or A Reachable Star?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In February, 2016, India unveiled the world’s cheapest smartphone “Freedom 251” that sells for US$ 4! Not only are the Indians excited about this phone, Prime Minister Modi embraces this phone because it supports his “Made in India” and “Digital India” initiatives. Unfortunately, this “made in India” cheapest smartphone turned out to be a distant dream. Relative to China, India has one key advantage: cheaper labor cost.

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Importance of Technology on India’s Supply Chain Management

20Cube Logistics

Around 14 percent of GDP spent on logistics sector annually in India as compared to only around 5 percent of GDP in the developed countries logistics sector. According to an ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) study, the logistics sector in India is poised to grow at 16 percent YoY CAGR. Also, India’s ranking has reached the 44 th position in 2018 as compared to 54 th ranking in 2014. are also coming to India.

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Xiaomi's Success in India Could Impact the Global Supply Chain

Elementum

India is becoming a battleground for market share among smartphone makers — and success will come down to supply chain. India is the world’s second-largest—and fastest growing—smartphone market in the world. Such results didn’t stop Xiaomi from taking chances with India. If the company is to sell more phones in India, according to an analyst at Counterpoint Research, then it might have to reach out to single-brand retail stores.

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Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Recent protests in Northern India states resulted in the mass blockade of key roadways, national highways, and the railway system. The area most significantly impacted has been India’s National Capital Region (NCR)—which includes Delhi and the neighboring states of Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan—with millions of people affected. Movement of containers to and from Northern India have been affected and will likely remain that way for the next couple of weeks.

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India, Japan and Australia look to each other and away from China in new supply chain initiative

EFT

India, Japan and Australia are seeking to reduce dependence on China by launching a Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to build resilient supply chains in the Indo-Pacific region later this year.

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India, Japan and Australia look to each other and away from China in new supply chain initiative

EFT

India, Japan and Australia are seeking to reduce dependence on China by launching a Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to build resilient supply chains in the Indo-Pacific region later this year.

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Tighten Up: India and China boost medical device regulations

Elementum

India and China have both recently introduced new regulation that will impact medical device manufacturers. India’s Department of Pharmaceuticals released a document titled “National Medical Device Policy, 2015” that delineates a new pricing structure for medical devices. India’s document states that there is a “lack of national regulation” among Indian-made medical devices. Although India is “one of the top twenty markets for medical devices.

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How to Reap the Supply Chain Benefits in India’s GST

CHAINalytics

With the political impasse over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in India’s last parliament session, the new launch date now seems to be 12 to 18 months away. […]. The post How to Reap the Supply Chain Benefits in India’s GST appeared first on Chainalytics. By Prateek Chauhan | Manager, Supply Chain Strategy, Chainalytics After all the brouhaha, April 1, 2016 will still be celebrated only as All Fools Day!

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Keep Your Shipments Going With Fewer Trucks

CHAINalytics

Specifically in India, we witnessed a combined surge in demand for essential products with a shortage of trucks – and, most critically, drivers. Blog Feature Supply Chain Consulting Transportation APAC Fleet Analysis fleet modeling Fleet Modelling India Transport Modelling Transport Network Optimization transport optimization Transportation Modeling transportation network optimization Transportation OptimizationThe last four months have been tough on freight transportation.