Flipkart partners with EDEL by Mahindra Logistics to speed up EV deployment

Flipkart has committed to 100 per cent electric mobility in its logistics fleet and will deploy more than 25,000 electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030. Read more...

Indian logistics sector has witnessed a significant sequential recovery: ICRA

Logistics companies have also managed to arrest extent of earnings contraction through adoption of cost control measures, freight rate hikes etc. The recovery has also been visible across other modes of transportation as well - rail freight traffic and port freight volumes have both reported growth, although the latter at a slower pace than other modes. Read more...

Mansukh Mandaviya: Need to develop a comprehensive approach towards logistics

The whole gamut of logistics including movement of goods by road rail and inland waterways needed to be developed in tandem. Read more...

Mahindra Logistics & Bajaj Electricals unveil project Samriddhi

This association marks one of the largest deals in Indian logistics industry – in excess of Rs 1,000 crore contract value over the next 5 years Read more...

COGOS to deploy 1000 EVs logistics fleet with Altigreen 3 & 4 wheelers

COGOS plans to bring in at least 30% of its revenue from green technologies by 2023 and this agreement paves the path to reach their sustainable goals. Read more...

Four logistics trends that can make supply chains cost-effective

To bring down the logistics cost from 14 per cent of the GDP to 10 per cent by 2022, the Indian supply chain networks need a plan to become an integrated and efficient distribution model that can effectively leverage the GST and other developmental policies, says Aditya Vazirani. Read more...

COVID triggers mechanisation of warehouses

India's warehousing sector received institutional investment commitments of $6.5 billion after the GST implementation. Read more...

Sweden’s Weland Solutions expands into India’s storage lifts market; ties up with A M Ecosystem

Traditionally, customer base of Weland Solutions includes industries like automotive, aeronautics, etc. The low level of customisation with the conventional VLM (vertical lift module) suppliers offer opportunities for Weland’s compact lifts, says Rakesh Rao Read more...

Five key learnings from COVID 19 for Indian logistics sector

Logistics and supply chain sector, although active through-out the national lockdown, has suffered a series of challenges. Aditya Vazirani shares a few learnings that one needs to implement to be more prepared in the furture. Read more...

Top four tips to manage supply chain in the times of COVID 19

COVID 19 pandemic has forced companies to adopt a new supply chain model that is more agile, with a focus on optimisation and non-linear operations, says Aditya Vazirani. Read more...

Getac new ZX70 G2 Tablet for manufacturing and transport & logistics professionals

This tablet is designed to maximise productivity in Transport and logistics environments. Read more...

Adani Logistics acquires Snowman Logistics for Rs 296 crore to foray into cold chain logistics

The purchase price of Rs 44 per share represents an eight per cent premium to the market price of December 27, 2019 and a 12 per cent premium to 60 day VWAP. Read more...

Customised warehousing adding value to modern manufacturing

Manufacturing - the key pillar in the supply chain - is responsible for driving the warehousing industry. Read more...

CEVA Logistics launches medical equipment installation service in India

This service by CEVA’s expert team will be responsible for unpacking, installing and setting up equipment such as MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanners, cath labs, digital radiography machines and CT (computerised tomography) scanners on behalf of a number of global manufacturers. Read more...

Install interior high speed roll up doors for better logistics and material handling

Gandhi Automations’ high-speed door solutions maximise energy savings for the user by minimising the amount of air that can escape each time the doors open and close. Read more...

Tips for warehouse automation to maximise output

With growth in manufacturing sector in India, dependency on logistics partners is on rise. Today logistics does not merely comprise of transportation of goods rather it also enables the manufacturers to stock and distribute. Read more...

Asian Paints collaborates with Mahindra Logistics to strengthen Eastern India

MLL will be handling the regional distribution centre (RDC) measuring one lakh sq ft at Dankuni, Hoogly, West Bengal and the first leg of distribution from this RDC. Read more...

HANNOVER MESSE 2020 to show the way forward amid turbulent times

Coinciding with a period of rapid technological change and political and economic uncertainty, HM 2020 will shed light on opportunities arising from changing buyer behaviour Read more...

Transportation: An effective aid to green supply chain

As one of the major contributors to environmental degradation, the transport sector alone contributes to about a quarter of global CO2 emissions. Read more...

The rise of smart warehousing

As demand for high-quality, sophisticated warehousing rises, several players in the supply chain business are leveraging the opportunity to upgrade and transform their warehouses into infrastructure assets. Read more...

Warehouse Excellence Awards 2019 to be presented on June 20 in New Delhi

These awards recognise significant contributions made by companies in the warehousing, logistics and supply chain sectors Read more...

FZI to exhibit Intelligent IoT solution for logistics and production at Hannover Messe

FZI will also showcase safe use of AI in production, intelligent solution for autonomous parking of electric vehicles, use of robots in space missions, among others Read more...

FM Logistic to invest $150 million in India

The company has acquired 31 acre of land to build the first company owned Multi-Client Logistic Facility (MCF) in the northern region Read more...

Siemens presents digital transformation solutions for intralogistics sector

iemens becomes only company in the intralogistics sector capable of consistently mapping the actual machine builder’s and operator’s process chain in the virtual environment Read more...

Beckhoff’s PC-based control optimises logistics applications

It is an open control technology for warehouse and distribution logistics Read more...

GreyOrange to launch products for flexible automation at LogiMAT 2019

The company expands its autonomous mobile robot (AMR) solution portfolio with the launch of a new modular sortation system and upgraded versions of Butler and PickPal Read more...

Hiranandani Group forays into industrial and logistics parks with ‘GreenBase’

The GreenBase vertical will provide industrial and logistics parks which will build optimisation and efficiency for the end user. Read more...

Tech logistics start-up GoBOLT plans expansion

The company, which recently raised Rs 40 crore from Aavishkaar, to increase its fleet size, further develop its technology platform and also foray into allied business segments. Read more...

How Blockchain is transforming logistics industry

Associated mostly with crypto currency, Blockchain as a technology has a huge potential in cutting costs and creating transparent processes in the logistics industry. Read more...

Igus readies for the future with digital innovation

The Cologne-based company, which recorded sales of Euro 690 million in 2017, is enlarging the factory in the US, while doubling the factory floor space in Japan, Poland and India. Read more...

Consoveyo helps to increase throughput of Indonesian dairy company

The system integrator automated transportation process between production lines and ASRS (automated and storage retrieval system) warehouse Read more...

Leverage logistics to rack up profits

Samir Lambay offers insight into how organised logistics can help increase profits for modern businesses. Read more...

Adani Logistics and NYK Auto Logistics to form rail logistics JV

The joint venture aims at strengthening finished vehicles transportation service network in India, and will offer its automobile freight trains for transporting vehicles across India Read more...

Avvashya CCI to set up auto-ancillary warehouse in Guwahati

The company plans to establish more warehouse facilities across India to cater to automotive industry. Read more...

Integrated logistics services with a digital touch

With the digitisation of logistics as a service, the sector is also experiencing an inevitable transformation that is bound to redefine the business, says Ruchi Dogra. Read more...

Infosys partners Siemens to develop advanced IoT engineering solutions

The initial focus will be on customers in the manufacturing, energy, utilities, healthcare, pharmaceutical, transportation and logistics industries Read more...

State of e-logistics in India

The Indian e-commerce market was estimated at $ 28 billion in 2017, and is expected to touch $ 80 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 30 percent. The online travel segment contributed about 60 per cent of the e-commerce industry in India, including travel and e-ticketing websites. E-Ticketing accounted for a major share of the online travel market, buoyed by the domestic air ticketing growth. E-commerce retailing is the second major and fastest-growing segment. Financial services, job searches Read more...

Gandhi Automations wins Express Logistics & Supply Chain Leadership Awards 2017

Gandhi Automations Pvt Ltd bagged dual awards for Best-In-Class Loading Bay Equipment Company and Exemplary Leadership Award to Samir Gandhi, Managing Director of the company for his outstanding contribution serving the industry with commitment, expertise, integrity and passion. Read more...

Gandhi Automations: Leading the technological revolution in logistics

Gandhi Automations Pvt Ltd is India's leading entrance automation and loading bay equipment company. This widely recognised position has been achieved over years of hard work, innovation, commitment to quality and reliable customer service. Read more...

Cost-efficient logistics drives in 3 preferred configurations

NORD Drivesystems’ new LogiDrive systems for logistics applications demonstrate the benefits of greatly simplified variant management and the major cost savings associated with it. In plants with many drive units, the total cost of ownership can be reduced by up to 70% through intelligent management of variants. Therefore, NORD Drivesystems has established three preferred sizes for efficient variable-frequency drives in materials handling and conveyor applications. Read more...

Avvashya CCI to invest Rs 60 cr in auto ancillary warehouse in Assam

The warehouse will provide end-to-end management for aftermarket spare parts to service the North-East sector, which includes last mile delivery. Read more...

Hannover Messe: Taking Industry 4.0 to the next level

With ‘Integrated industry – Connect & collaborate’ as the theme this year, the trade show will highlight how connectivity in industry facilitates completely new forms of business, work and collaboration. Curtains will be raised for this year’s Hannover Messe, one of the world’s leading trade shows for industrial technology, on April 23, 2018. To be held from April 23-27 with the theme of ‘Integrated industry - Connect & collaborate’, the trade fair will witness participation from over 5,000 exh Read more...

Walter s.r.o. celebrates launch of a flow assembly line in Kurim, Czech Republic

Walter s.r.o. in Kurim recently celebrated the launch of its flow assembly line with numerous invited guests. Jürgen Schock, CEO of Walter Maschinenbau GmbH, welcomed the group of about forty invited guests followed by a short speech from project manager Markus Schulze about the flow assembly line project, before kicking off the official opening ceremony. Together, the entire project team pressed a start button to symbolize the official launch of the flow assembly line. Construction work for th Read more...

Inefficient logistics impacting competitiveness of Indian products

Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, C R Chaudhary said that India is losing 14% of GDP due to inefficient logistics which impacts the competitiveness of Indian products. Read more...

Storage and Warehouses to observe investment of approx Rs 450 billion by 2020

In a report released by JLL, India's largest real estate services firm, it is estimated that close to Rs 450 billion will be invested in creating storage facilities across India from 2018 - 2020. Read more...

KUKA to showcase ‘industrial intelligence 4.0’ at Hannover Messe 2018

Under the motto, ‘industrial intelligence 4.0’ (in short, ‘iintelligence 4.0’), KUKA will present the automation solutions of the future at Hannover Messe from April 23 to 27, 2018. ‘Iintelligence 4.0: Beyond automation’, the new KUKA slogan reflects the evolution of Industrie 4.0 in recent years. Read more...

CeMAT 2018’s knowledge platform for Logistics 4.0

CeMAT 2018 will feature another excellent set of forums. Together with major partners such as VDMA (Germany’s mechanical engineering industry association), BVL (Germany’s logistics association), the Fraunhofer IML Institute and the EHI Retail Institute, CeMAT will illuminate the opportunities presented by new Logistics 4.0 concepts while highlighting the latest best-practice solutions. Read more...

GST had a positive impact on the businesses' logistics, observed FICCI

FICCI conducted a survey of enterprises post the implementation of GST in the months of November 2017 to January 2018 to have a reality check of various issues being faced by the industry with the transition to GST regime. Both MSME and large corporates have participated in the survey and shared their first-hand experiences with GST implementation in the first six months since its implementation. Read more...

Hannover Messe Preview 2018

Hannover Messe is undoubtedly the flagship trade fair in the world on industrial products, held every year in April, in the trade fair city of Hannover in Germany. Read more...

GreyOrange to showcase AI-powered robotics at LogiMat 2018 in Germany

GreyOrange, the robotics and supply chain automation company, will launch its artificial intelligence (AI) powered Butler XL robot at LogiMat 2018, the international trade fair Read more...

Praj receives award in the green procurement practices category at ELSC Conclave 2017

Praj Industries, a global process solutions company, has secured procurement excellence award in the category of 'Best Green Procurement Initiative of the Year'. Girish Rishi, CEO of JDA Software and chief guest of the function, presented this award to Praj officials at the 11th Express Logistics & Supply Chain (ELSC) Conclave held in Mumbai. Read more...

NexGen supply chain and logistics

Nikhil Oswal, Executive Vice President - India Ops, SCNext elaborates on how operations and supply chain professionals will be in demand. Over the past decade, India has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the world second only after China. India has witnessed tremendous growth not only in the domestic front but also on the export front. Read more...

New intralogistics drives

Novel plug & play drive design facilitates installation and operation of field distribution systems. NORD Drivesystems has developed a new line-up of user-friendly, low-maintenance electronic drives for intralogistics systems. These new frequency inverter and motor starter models for distributed installations are especially easy to deploy and operate. Coded plug-in connectors ensure comfortable handling throughout a system’s lifetime, from the initial installation, to maintenance, to eventual r Read more...

Murata exhibits smart solutions at electronica 2016

Murata, a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of ceramic-based passive electronic components and solutions, communication modules and power supply modules, participated in electronica India 2016, India’s and South-Asia's leading international trade fair for electronic components, systems and applications. Read more...

Indian forklift operator reaches grand final of International Award

‘India Forklift Operator of the Year’ Srinivasa N D has beaten tough competition from across three continents to reach the Grand Finals of the International Forklift Operator of the Year, demonstrating that Prime Minister Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign really could become a reality as India shows it can compete with global talent. Read more...