India’s Inland Waterways Transportation

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The post India’s Inland Waterways Transportation appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation Chainalytics India's Inland Waterways NHAI Rohit Prasad Sarma Supply Chain

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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 […].

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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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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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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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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.

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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. India is, by large, a cash economy.

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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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. 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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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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Happy Birthday, GST! You Are Delivering Supply Chain Savings

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| 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.

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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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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?

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. 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 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?

Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

GTG Technology Group

Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. 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. This means there is immense pressure on the logistics companies to transport goods in the most efficient ways.

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

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.

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.

Peeling Complexity in Emerging Markets

Supply Chain @ MIT

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Trump to nominate Elaine Chao for transportation post (Reuters). Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Fidel is dead. I am only sad that my father did not live long enough to hear those words. What does the future hold for Cuba and my family there?

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6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . This is the value of having a transportation network. Supply Chain Transportation Management Trend

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Does Your TMS Support Rail’s Unique Requirements?

Talking Logistics

If rail is a key part of your transportation plan, how can you be sure your TMS effectively supports rail’s unique requirements? Simply put, if rail is a key part of your transportation plan, make sure that the TMS solutions you evaluate can support rail’s unique requirements.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

The 9 th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) summit is being held in Xiamen September 3-5, 2017 (the summit location rotates between its member countries). Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway.

A great leap forward: Quintiq joins Dassault Systèmes

DELMIA Quintiq

We will have offices in Japan, South Korea, India and South America, and more. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce Optimization At Quintiq, news is often greeted with excitement. That’s because it is usually great news.

Add These 3 Transportation Industry Shows to Your Watch List

GTG Technology Group

3 Great Shows about the Transportation Industry. When the demands of daily life in the transportation industry get too heavy, give yourself a break with some industry-focused television.

Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

Shippers unprepared for supply chain disruptions; China wants pirate hunting base in Horn of Africa; bringing cargo into Kenya; India ramps up transportation infrastructure development; air cargo carriers seek to cut costs without sacrificing growth; Amazon invests in India; China’s greenest supply chains; international shrimp supply chain linked to human trafficking and slavery; World Trade Organization rules to abolish agricultural subsidies; Mexico and U.S.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The 7 Benefits of Made in USA Driven by Reshoring Movement, Technology, and Better Transportation Costs

Cerasis

Those manufacturing companies, when looking at total landed cost as they think about moving warehouses back to the United States, are starting to see the benefits of shipping and transportation costs. Manufacturing reshoring Transportation benefits of made in usa

ABB’s Daniel Helmig: “We are moving to virtual centres of expertise”

Supply Chain Movement

Daniel Helmig, head of ABB’s Supply Chain management, is currently busy implementing supply chain transformation throughout the company’s 450 plants and many project sites as the company consolidates back end processes and establishes ten global transportation management centres. “It

The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Cerasis

Read on to learn about Dabbawala, a lunch box carrier company based in India, who has their system down to a science. Dabbawala’s are lunch box carriers in India, most commonly found in Mumbai. They are then transported via bicycle to the train station.

Case Study: People and Processes Drive Supply Chain Improvements at Honeywell

TMC

Then you’ll be able to leverage your transportation management system (TMS) to execute, automate, and optimize those processes, as well as gain visibility to business intelligence to drive continuous improvement. plant can be vastly different from one in India.

$1.9 Trillion warehouse market growing strongly driven by emerging markets

EFT

India and China are expected to be the projected growth driving markets for the warehousing industry mainly due to the anticipated increase in manufacturing facilities and the growth in the e-commerce sector.

Global Logistics and Trade Programs: An Update on GSP and C-TPAT

CH Robinson Transportfolio

trade preference program—was established by the Trade Act of 1974 to promote economic development by eliminating duties on thousands of products imported from one of the 129 designated beneficiary countries and territories, including India, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Tuk-tuk: funny name, but: Real transportation

The Lean Supply Chain

Sri Lanka India, and several other countries have banned the high-emission engines or have initiated a conversion to cleaner fuel alternatives such as liquid propane or natural gas.

Trade War: Can Tensions Between the U.S. and China Lead to Changes in the Global Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

multinationals are looking to alternative sourcing in countries such as India and Mexico. As of June 16, 2019, India has enacted retaliatory tariffs on some U.S. Equally important, our customer-centric team has the transportation expertise and passionate commitment to help you soar.

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