India’s Inland Waterways Transportation

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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.

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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). From the movement of trucks to managing a good economic supply chain, GST affected logistics in a great way. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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. But the industry still faces many complex logistics challenges. Featured Strategy Sustainability Transportation Uncategorized auto industry supply chains car manufacturing in India Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation sustainable supply chains

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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. Also, India’s ranking has reached the 44 th position in 2018 as compared to 54 th ranking in 2014.

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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. Shippers around the world seem fairly optimistic about growing their engagement with India. The post Conducting Business in India?

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Is Walmart Really Ready to Take on Logistics In India?

Supply Chain View from the Field

Today’s Wall Street Journal printed a great story on the challenges that Walmart faces as it grows its logistics network in India. The article notes how India is the second-largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world, but that one-third of the produce rots because of its horrendous logistics infrastructure. Middlemen, tiny farming plots, and bad road conditions aren’t unique to India.

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Moving Auto Components in India: More Complex than You’d Expect

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The new “Make in India” initiative is a major factor in the growing trend to move automotive manufacturing to India. Every day, I get to help auto manufacturing organizations with their supply chain challenges in India.

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers. The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2016. Logistics

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Last Mile eCommerce: Why eCommerce Logistics Now Requires Expertise in Last Mile & White Glove Logistics Services

Cerasis

While automation is poised to revolutionize eCommerce Logistics and last mile delivery, last mile eCommerce will benefit from increased use of white glove logistics services. White Glove Logistics Service Overcome Last Mile eCommerce Challenges.

Growing Pains: What’s Stopping India from Overtaking China?

Elementum

As China’s growth rate slows, India’s economy is picking up speed and manufacturers are taking note. stocks and threatens to severely impact India's export market. Things are looking up for India’s manufacturing sector. India’s energy sector is also facing problems.

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Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

All this talk about Cuba, however, sparked a question for me this week: Where does Cuba rank in logistics? The answer, according to the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) , is near the bottom of the list. The post Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

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What You Need to Know About the State of eCommerce Logistics

Cerasis

Today’s logistics empire is not your grandfather’s or even your father’s logistics operation. Consumers are expressing an unprecedented amount of power through eCommerce, and in fact, eCommerce logistics is growing increasingly reliant on small parcel and package delivery options daily. But, by the end of 2012, eCommerce logistics had grown to 5 percent. Today, eCommerce is the primary driver of small package logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Transplace Acquires Canadian 3PL Lakeside Logistics. This week the company announced that it has acquired Lakeside Logistics, a Canadian-based logistics services company.

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Highlights of Budget 2018 and What It Means for the Logistics Sector

Shipsy

Though the implementation of the E-way bill on the same day of the budget announcement may have overshadowed it slightly, there is still a lot to cheer for the logistics and supply chain industry in India. There is a huge application of blockchain in logistics?—?especially

State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase

Cerasis

The year on year increase in customer dissatisfaction of logistics outsourcing has pushed many players into a defensive corner. The costs of logistics and inventory are decreasing, contract renewal rate for logistics outsourcing remains good, and the emergence of cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing, drone delivery and augmented reality is opening up a wide vista of opportunities. Cautious Optimism Abound in the Logistics Outsourcing Outlook.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

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. Shippers around the world seem fairly optimistic about growing their engagement with India. How is Global Shipping Growing in India?

Supply Chain Spotlight on Mexico: Takeaways from Logistic Summit & Expo 2015

Talking Logistics

This year’s sponsors and exhibitors included Ryder , Menlo Logistics , LLamasoft , Manhattan Associates , UPS, BNSF Railway, Mecalux , Logyt , Grupo MYM , Accel Logistica , and Femsa Logistica.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. India. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Milaha launches first direct Qatar - India service

Logistics Middle East

Qatar based Milaha Maritime & Logistics has launched the first direct cargo service between Doha and India

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This Week in Logistics News (July 28 – August 1, 2014)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s news… XPO Logistics to Acquire New Breed Logistics. Amazon to open five new warehouses in India (Reuters). XPO Logistics continues its roll-up strategy with its announced acquisition of New Breed Logistics this week for $615 million.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Recognition in India for Supply.

Supply Chains Rock

Recognition in India for Supply Chains Rock. For this reason I was thrilled to get a package yesterday from Hory Sankar Mukerjee in India who recently had an informative and educational textbook published called Industrial Marketing. In Chapter 11 Hory focuses on marketing logistics and supply chain management and he dives deeper into the value of logistics channels, inventory holding and the future of supply chain management. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 26-30, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Exclusive: Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup ( Reuters ). I know of at least one third-party logistics provider (3PL) working with a large customer that is experimenting with drones for this purpose.

Supply Chain Planning Challenges: Exciting Times Ahead

Arkieva

My team and I had just gotten back from the India Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit & Awards 2016 at Mumbai. This means there is immense pressure on the logistics companies to transport goods in the most efficient ways.

Supply Chain Management:Challenges Faced By E-Retailers in India

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Main | Increase in Operational Efficiency through Voice Technology » Challenges Faced By E-Retailers in India. In my previous blog , I highlighted the factors which helped e-commerce retailing develop in India. There are some of the major challenges which e-retailers face in India to be competitive in their business. Logistics and supply constraint for e-retailers - There are orders from metro cities and also from far off places.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. India. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. India.

Trends & Strategies in Logistics and SCM

Supply Chain Movement

2013 Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Embracing Global Logistics Complexity to Drive Market Advantage. The key results of this study by BVL International on trends and strategies in logistics and supply chain management are summarized, as follows. They are based on 1757 responses collected in an international survey from supply chain executives (including logistics service providers (LSPs), retailers, and manufacturing companies).

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Alok Gautam, Country Logistics Leader, Dow Chemicals, in Conversation with LogiNext

Loginext

Here we are in conversation with Mr. Alok Gautam, the Country Logistics Leader at Dow Chemicals. He is an industry veteran with more than two decades of experience in the Chemicals and Oil & Gas industry. He is celebrated as a change maker and a man of keen intellect driving transformations across the industry.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? India. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaper

Sohar Port undertakes investment-seeking India roadshow

Logistics Middle East

Sohar Port and Freezone focuses on Oman as maritime logistics hub during Indian roadshow promoting investment

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This Week in Logistics News (March 30 – April 3, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Until then, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: LLamasoft Acquires IBM’s LogicTools Supply Chain Applications Business Unit. Menlo Logistics Expanding Automotive Presence in India. Note: LLamasoft is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

This Week in Logistics News (November 10-14, 2014)

Talking Logistics

We normally do our Talking Logistics episodes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but we have one today at 12 ET with Alaster Love from Transplace, where we are going to discuss “ Big Data and Analytics in Oil and Gas Transportation.” India and US reach WTO breakthrough over food (BBC News).

Global Logistics—June 2015

Inbound Logistics

Middle East countries show signs of regional collaboration around transportation and logistics; China’s “red supply chain” threatens Taiwanese semiconductor industry; India looks to Korea as both a model and partner for its economic modernization program; U.S.

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What’s Ahead in the Logistics Arena?

Enterra Insights

For example, the editorial staff at Material Handling & Logistics note, “When it comes to digital maturity, the supply chain and logistics industry are lagging.”[1] 2] Despite these protestations of sluggishness, a lot of exciting things are happening in the logistics arena. Logistics in the Digital Age. The rise of e-commerce and omnichannel sales strategies have dramatically altered the logistics landscape.