Ensuring safe transit
The industry has been on its toes to make things better and more efficient. The government, too, is taking every step to smoothen operations for the industry. Not only are initiatives being taken for the simplification of the process for companies to set up an Inland Container Depot (ICD)/ Container Freight Station (CFS)/ Air Freight Station (AFS), but the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) is also planning to unveil the new version of the earlier Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations (CBLR) very soon.
On the shipping front, we touch upon the innovations that will expand the country's business, manifold. Initiatives like Direct Port Deliver (DPD) under 'ease of doing business' are also going to help in increasing tonnage and reducing logistics cost and time. The government is also working towards reducing congestion and growing quantities of cargo to be transported, thereby promoting economic development.
An accident occurring during the transport of dangerous goods can lead to catastrophic consequences. Industry experts talk about the global trends and practices of logistics service providers in the context of transporting and storing dangerous/hazardous goods. Managing the goods at the logistics hub itself is just as essential as ensuring a smooth movement of inbound and outbound transport of these goods. asks industry experts on cutting congestion with digitisation via a cloud-based platform.
Logistics companies are also coming up with innovative ideas for betterment of operations. With the collective efforts of the industry and the government, growth is on its way. The need of the hour is to look at the broader perspective with more innovative ideas.