Bonded trucking: Aid to air cargo
Despite the benefits of customs bonded trucking which is not only limited to cost, there is resistance in the Indian logistics market in accepting and using it to its optimum. Dileepa BM, CEO – Bonded Trucking, Shreeji Transport Services talks about the b
is the current size of custom bonded trucking in the Indian logistics industry?
At present, there are three to four trucking operators in India. The percentage of bonded trucking in the logistics industry cent only. Q
get by using bonded trucking services?
Airlines can accept the cargo for all destinations even though they are not actually landing their
per cargo like Over Dimensional Cargo, DG Cargo, Refer Cargo can also be moved in bonded trucking. Huge volume of 100 to 120 tonnes cargo can be operated in one lot. Charter operators can bring import cargo to one destination and use bonded trucking facilities from other stations. QWhat
kind of services do you provide? We are operating in 16 airports and 52 airlines are utilising our services. We own 280 trucks with GPS facilities. We handle an average of 1,600 to 1,700 tonnes of cargo in a month. QWhere
do you see custom bonded trucking in India as compare to other countries?
In the US and Europe, bonded trucking is flexible and free in handling without any much procedure. We hope the same style of rule and regulations will be framed in India also. Here challenges lie in operation, high risk, penalty clauses, to name a few.
In the US and Europe, bonded trucking is flexible and free in handling without any much procedure. Maybe the same style will be framed in India also