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. Manufacturing in India. Agriculture in India makes up 15.5%

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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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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. This shift is expected to bring about drastic changes in the logistics and freight transportation world.

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India’s Biggest Supply Chain Challenges in 2020

CHAINalytics

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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Transportation Procurement in India

CHAINalytics

By Linsa Godwin Sathiamoses | Consultant, Transportation, Chainalytics | Procuring transportation services is an important activity on the supply chain calendar. By all accounts, shippers in Europe and the Americas are using transportation and analytics […]. The post Transportation Procurement in India 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. Manufacturing in India. Agriculture in India makes up 15.5%

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Roadblocks to Sustainable Logistics in India’s Auto Industry

MIT Supply Chain

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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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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Digitizing the COVID Vaccine: India’s Got This Figured Out

NC State SCRC

To begin with, it helps that India is one of the largest manufacturers of vaccines in the world. India’s domestic vaccine program administers one of two shots: the AstraZeneca Plc vaccine, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India Ltd. ,

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Modular Refrigeration Units Could Reduce Cold Chain Costs in India

MIT Supply Chain

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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Keep Your Shipments Going With Fewer Trucks

CHAINalytics

The last four months have been tough on freight transportation. Specifically in India, we witnessed a combined surge in demand for essential products with a shortage of trucks – and, most critically, drivers.

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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

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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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). Over time it was understood that this was much needed and it actually helped in organizing and setting up different logistics and transport sectors to speed up their overall processes. The logistics sector in India is worth $130 million and the number is gradually increasing with a passing day. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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.

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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Key considerations for brands and e-tailers in India who are gearing up for festive bonanza

Vinculum

In the 2020 festive season alone, online retailers in India are expected to generate about $6.5 The post Key considerations for brands and e-tailers in India who are gearing up for festive bonanza appeared first on Vinculum Group.

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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. On their way to becoming a preferred destination to source auto components by major OEMs and tier-1 manufacturers, India’s workforce has the knowledge and skills to deliver quality products. With a large mix of modern paved highways and narrow, unpaved trails, India’s road network is challenging at best when trying to build a consistent, reliable supply chain.

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How Does Transportation Affect Logistics?

Abivin

Transportation is an inseparable component of logistics. While the sights of trucks and trains carrying products of a company or parked at a business facility are common, few people understand how much the economy depends on economic and reliable transport. What is transportation? Transportation is one of the largest industries in the world. Transportation is a key element in the logistic chain. Image Source) There are different modes of transportation.

Happy Birthday, GST! You Are Delivering Supply Chain Savings

CHAINalytics

| By Karthik Ravikumar | Senior Manager, Supply Chain Design | and | Vikas Argod | Senior Manager, Supply Chain Operations | Chainalytics | Exactly one year ago, on 1st July 2017, India entered into “one country, one tax” world. Blog Full Truckload Goods and Services Tax GST LTL Reducing India Taxes Road Transportation SEZ Special Economic Zones

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What Does the Future Hold for Sea and Air Logistics?

20Cube Logistics

The Future of the Logistics Industry in India. Due to the growth of the economy, there has been a rise in the demand for logistics providers in India. As the global economy is expecting to see changes in the near future, affects will be felt in India too.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. The location of any package that is part of an order can be traced; status information about time, quality, and relevant financial aspects all need to be recorded and monitored during transportation execution. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. India.

The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems

The Logistics of Logistics

The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems. Each year as businesses of every size and industry fight to broaden market share the same old questions haunt the boardrooms, “How can we reduce transportation costs? The answer almost always requires close scrutiny of a companies supply chain infrastructure and the status of its Transportation Management System (TMS). Transportation Management Systems. JDA Transportation Manager.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Logistics

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.

Flyjac Selects BluJay’s Freight and Transportation Management Solution to Enhance Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

Melbourne, AU – 16 September 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, today announced that Flyjac Logistics has deployed BluJay’s Transportation Management for Forwarders platform (TMFF) to improve operational efficiencies and customer service. The company boasts 29 offices, 61 warehouse locations and 2,800 employees Pan India with a branch in UAE. In 2010, Flyjac Logistics was acquired by Hitachi Transport System Group, Japan.

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Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

Road to VR

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. Transportation management software must be designed to withstand this kind of attack, an ever-changing, ever-present threat that forces companies to keep their software updated and protected. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health.

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. For 2 days some of the best Supply Chain Practitioners and Solution providers from India discussed under one roof the supply chain planning challenges they face, such as the future of Manufacturing supply chains, and how best to work as a team to tackle the expected manufacturing boom in India.

Transportation Network Planning: Public and Private Common Ground

Supply Chain View from the Field

I spent the day in Washington DC listening to a variety of really intelligent people talk about transportation planning models. As a result of the sudden explosion in the need for this sand, which has a very specific quality characteristic that is required, the entire transportation landscape is changing, wiht increased pressure on railroads and highways never seen before. Analytics Logistics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Strategy Transportation Planning

Peeling Complexity in Emerging Markets

MIT Supply Chain

He has studied the produce business in the West Bengal and New Delhi regions of India. The wholesaler is responsible for selling the produce to retailers in local markets, or to transport it to larger markets where higher returns are possible. Also, they are responsible for inefficient practices that ultimately inflate unit prices for storage and transportation.

Indian drug producers carry on despite COVID-19 surge

The Supply Chain Journal

The threat: Drug producers in India are facing rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, skyrocketing prices for raw materials and transportation challenges. Some states in India are running out of drugs to treat COVID-19 patients, and drug makers are working overtime to catch up.

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Learn a new term: Drayage Container Shipping

20Cube Logistics

Generally, drayage shipping is handled by trucks and is a part of the intermodal transport. How container drayage fits in intermodal transportation. Transporting consignment from port to port. How does drayage transportation work? What is drayage shipping?

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Hamburg port to explore hyperloop possibilities in new joint venture

EFT

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT/HTT) has announced the creation of a joint venture company with Hamburger Hafen und Logistik Aktiengesellschaft (HHLA), the leading container terminal operator in the Port of Hamburg. The joint venture will develop and bring to market a hyperloop transport system for seaport and inland shipping container operations. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies' images and assets can be found here.

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.

Trusted partners key to supply chain for humanitarian aid

The Supply Chain Journal

The task: The recent surge of COVID-19 cases in India led to shortages of drugs, personal protective equipment and oxygen. Daily COVID-19 cases in India peaked at about 400,000 in early May. Oxygen concentrators await transportation at Direct Relief’s California headquarters.

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