DHL Express opens service center in Madurai

DHL Express opens service center in Madurai

August 10, 2018: DHL Express has inaugurated its service center in Madurai. This marks the ninth facility established by DHL Express in Tamil Nadu.Speaking on the occasion, RS Subramanian, country man...

WoW Express forays into diagnostics logistics

WoW Express forays into diagnostics logistics

August 10, 2018: WoW Express has expanded its business to move human body fluids and blood samples from collection centres to central diagnostic labs through a new venture, Wow Health Express.Accordin...

Hey Deedee forays into all-women cargo logistics to do last mile, mid mile deliveries

Hey Deedee forays into all-women cargo logistics to do last mile, mid mile deliveries

August 9, 2018: Hey Deedee, India’s only all-women last mile logistic services company has expanded its fleet to include four wheelers, to facilitate last mile and mid mile deliveries.The company ha...

Shadowfax raises $22 mn in Series C funding

Shadowfax raises $22 mn in Series C funding

August 08, 2018: Shadowfax, a market leader in the online-2-offline (O2O) logistics segment announced that it has closed $ 22 million in Series C funding led by NGP Capital. Qualcomm Ventures, Mirae A...

Agility reports 19% increase in Q2 earnings 

Agility reports 19% increase in Q2 earnings 

August 7, 2018: Agility has reported second-quarter earnings of 13.8 fils per share on net profit of KD 20 million, an increase of 18.7 percent over the same period in 2017. Agility EBITDA grew 13.6 p...

Safexpress launches logistics park in Bengaluru

Safexpress launches logistics park in Bengaluru

August 3, 2018: Safexpress has launched its 35th logistics park in Bengaluru. The state-of-the-art facility is strategically located on National Highway 75.Speaking at the launch ceremony, Rubal Jain,...

Investment in logistics to touch $500 billion by 2025, says Suresh Prabhu

Investment in logistics to touch $500 billion by 2025, says Suresh Prabhu

July 30, 2016: Expenditure on investment in logistics, including infrastructure, will touch $500 billion, annually, by 2025, union minister of commerce and industry Suresh Prabhu has said. He further ...

Future Supply Chain inks deal with marquee clients for contract logistics

Future Supply Chain inks deal with marquee clients for contract logistics

July 27, 2018: Future Supply Chain Solutions has signed new clients for its contract logistics business. This includes Haldirams Products (a reputed Indian snacks brand), Crompton Greaves Consumer Ele...

DB Schenker to set-up logistics center in Pinghu

DB Schenker to set-up logistics center in Pinghu

July 20, 2018: DB Schenker, a major logistics service provider, and the Eastern China city of Pinghu concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the establishment of a state-of-the art logistics...

Kuehne + Nagel posts strong increase in net turnover

Kuehne + Nagel posts strong increase in net turnover

July 19, 2018: In the first six months of 2018, the Kuehne + Nagel Group recorded strong volume growth and a significant increase in EBIT. The EBIT-to-gross-profit ratio (conversion rate) was maintain...

Digital disruption ahead

Digital disruption ahead

Shipping container, perhaps, might appear an unlikely candidate for the most influential invention of the 20th century, but it has arguably had a bigger impact than the aeroplane or the microchip. ...

FROM MAGAZINE: Building port infrastructure to boost Indian exports

FROM MAGAZINE: Building port infrastructure to boost Indian exports

With the recent relaxation on cabotage laws for foreign vessels, there could be an increased utilisation of Indian ports as transshipment hubs, contributing positively to cargo traffic within India.Sh...

FROM MAGAZINE: Huge opportunity in the containerised cargo

FROM MAGAZINE: Huge opportunity in the containerised cargo

The logistics sector in India has undergone a sea change and now with the infrastructural status, the sector is all set to bank on several opportunities and take risks. And it is a fact that the perfo...

FROM MAGAZINE: Mission: 10% logistics cost to GDP! Journey Ahead...

FROM MAGAZINE: Mission: 10% logistics cost to GDP! Journey Ahead...

Healthy deliberations and doable action plans among policymakers and industry players are revitalizing India’s logistics sector. With the set up of Logistics Division, the Indian government is chang...

FROM MAGAZINE: Sewing services to the needs of fast fashion

FROM MAGAZINE: Sewing services to the needs of fast fashion

Whether it is getting the latest top secret collections delivered safely and securely to the ramp or responding to the ‘need it now’ approach of e-commerce customers or exporting high end fashion ...

FROM MAGAZINE: FTWZs & logistics parks Fostering growth

FROM MAGAZINE: FTWZs & logistics parks Fostering growth

These are heady times for India’s logistics sector. As the country aspires to become a global powerhouse for manufacturing, government initiatives, unified tax reforms and increasing transparency gi...

Locus’ new offering FieldPro to help increase sales for FMCG/CPG

Locus’ new offering FieldPro to help increase sales for FMCG/CPG

July 16, 2018: Locus has announced the launch of FieldPro that automates and optimises sales beat plans for mobile workforce leading to increased profitability, resource efficiency, and time savings e...

Envirotainer greets Cinven as new owners

Envirotainer greets Cinven as new owners

July 13, 2018: Envirotainer, a major player in temperature controlled airfreight solutions for the pharmaceutical supply chain has announced that international private equity firm Cinven has signed an...