Allcargo Logistics Ltd – CFS Koproli
CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION OF THE YEAR
(L to R) Shantanu Bhadkamkar, Chairman, IFCBA; Prakash Tulsiani, COO & Executive Director(operations), Allcargo Logistics Limited; Representative from Allcargo Logistics Ltd; Michael Julian Bevis, Senior Director Group Relations,south Asia, AP Moller-maersk
Innovation in operations, value proposition to customers and creating record volume handling has made Allcargo Logistics Ltd – CFS Koproli stand ahead of the competition and be the proud winner of the Container Freight Station of the Year Award. In spite of the growing competition and the Direct Port Delivery initiative of the government the CFS has managed to post an impressive growth rate of 9 per cent in FY2016-17. While high dwell time has always been a remark on Indian ports, the CFS has managed to set an example for its peers in the industry by recording average export dwell time of 24 hours and average import dwell time of 192 hours. Another key performance indicator of the CFS is the efficiency in turnaround time of trailers. The CFS has a swift average trailer turnaround time of less than an hour. With a vast storage and warehousing space of 3,99,772 sq.ft., the CFS has 2,190 ground slots.
It has earmarked dedicated areas of 2 acres to handle DPD containers and 1.5 acres to handle open bond containers. The customer centric approach of the CFS is highlighted by the fact that it has modified the orientation of the container yard which increased the yard space by 14 per cent and operational cost declined by 9 per cent. The approach helped customers in saving time and effort by quickly processing their cargo for examination and destuffing. The CFS has earmarked a dedicated areas of 2 acres to handle DPD containers and 1.5 acres to handle open bond containers.