Logistics Blogs

Notable Startups in Logistics Sector

Posted by: Afsal T I | Logistics

In India, the number of startups focusing on logistics is on the rise now. But given the number of challenges in Supply Chain logistics, it is indeed a tricky proposition for startups. There are 12 million trucks in India and from that 90 percent of them belong to single truck owners, and small entrepreneurs in different towns. This is creating problem to integrate technology into their lives.

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Supply Chain Management – key towards the future

Posted by: Afsal T I | Logistics

Oxford dictionary defines Logistics as the detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation. Traditional logistics focuses its attention on activities such as procurement, distribution, maintenance and inventory management.

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Infrastructure Status For Logistics Industry – Background, Benefits & Needed Improvements

Posted by: Afsal T I | Logistics

On 21-Nov-2017, Government of India declared that Logistics companies shall be part of India’s infrastructure. What are the implications of this grand announcement?

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Logistics: The ride gets better with GST

Posted by: Afsal T I | Logistics

Logistics is the back bone of Indian industry, especially for manufacturing and e-commerce industry. Logistics includes movement and storage of goods, flow of information and value added services etc. The main functions of logistics involve transportation, warehousing, inventory management, order processing, packaging, outsourcing, and material handling. Indian logistics industry can be divided into four segments: Transportation – 60% (Road – 36%, Rail – 19%, Water – 5% and Air – 1%), Warehousing – 25%, Freight forwarding – 10%, and Value added logistics – 5%.

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