DPIIT to seek govt nod for multi-modal logistics hub, industrial corridors

The commerce and industry ministry would seek approval of the Union Cabinet for a multi-modal logistics hub at Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh and two industrial areas in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, according to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). These are part of various industrial corridor projects being developed by.

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Govt focussing on lowering road transport costs: VK Singh

The government is taking various steps to reduce road transport costs which in turn will make goods and services cheaper for common man, Union minister V K Singh said on Saturday. Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Singh was addressing a global virtual summit, organised by Assocham. “The central government is working on.

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DHL Express announces annual price adjustments for 2021

DHL, leading international express service provider, announced a price hike in shipment rates for India on Friday that will come into effect on January 1, 2021. The increase in the country will be 6.9 per cent, compared to 2020, a DHL release said. Further, the surcharge for Overweight Pieces and Non-Stackable Pallets will be adjusted.

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Shortage of shipping containers in Ludhiana

The pandemic-induced lockdown, followed by trade disruption, especially fall in imports, has led to shortage of containers in Ludhiana, affecting exports from Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and J&K. Due to the trade disruption, exporters have to wait for 5 to 10 days for containers as compared to 0-1 day during the pre-Covid times. The lockdown led.

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SpiceJet launches dedicated cargo services to North East cities

SpiceJet, has launched 14 new cargo flights to and from the north-eastern part of India using its Bombardier Q400 freighters thus ensuring connectivity with the rest of the country. In line with its commitment to enhance regional connectivity, SpiceJet is the first Indian carrier to introduce dedicated cargo flights for region. These flights will help.

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DB Schenker opens its largest warehousing hub in India at Gurgaon

Schenker India opened the first phase of its largest warehousing hub in India that spans over a space of 25,000 sq mt in Badli, Gurgaon which is close to the KMP (Kundli Manesar Palwal) expressway for efficient supply chain management within NCR and North India. DB Schenker plans to become one of the largest logistics.

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DHL Global Forwarding connects three continents with dedicated flight

DHL Global Forwarding has launched an air freight charter connecting Asia Pacific to Europe and the U.S. to meet demand from customers in the technology, manufacturing and life sciences and healthcare sectors. Managed by StarBroker, DHL Global Forwarding’s in-house charter team, the twice-weekly charter originates from Chongqing, China and flies to Amsterdam, Netherlands; Chicago, United.

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‘Pandemic created tech opportunities in customs clearance’

The coronavirus pandemic has forced every sector to embrace technology, and logistics and customs have been no different, as sector players say that it has created more opportunities for technology in customs clearance making the process less cumbersome. Lancy Barboza, Managing Director, Flomic Group, a freight services company, said that in the past few months.

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