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FICCI LAUNCHES ‘LOGISTICS FORUM’ TO RESOLVE INDUSTRY ISSUES

at Infrastruc­ture Summit in New Delhi In view of the Indian logistics industry poised for growth and challenges which are being faced by the industry, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has announced the launch of FICCI Log

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The FICCI Logistics Forum was formally launched by Dr CP Joshi, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways at the ÂIndia Infrastruc­ture Summit 2012Ê, organised by FICCI on August 31, in New Delhi. Chaired by Raaja Kanwar, director, Apollo LogiSoluti­ons, the Forum is open to logistics companies, profession­als, related industry organisati­ons, academic institutio­ns and other logistics stakeholde­rs.

According to Kanwar, the vision behind the launch of the forum is to provide a platform to the Logistics Industry in India to voice their opinion and concerns. „Through the FICCI Logistics Forum, we as the industry are aiming at sharing innovative ideas, promoting adoption of best practices, advocating the interests of the logistics industry and reaching out to all the associated stakeholde­rs including policy makers,‰ he said. In his opinion, the launch of the Forum is a unique initiative which will help to bring all the leading players of the industry together and put a consolidat­ed effort towards resolving several industry issues.

The Forum is open to logistics companies, profession­als, related industry organisati­ons, academic institutio­ns and all others having interest in the logistics sector. „We are looking forward towards a healthy participat­ion from all stakeholde­rs in order for the FICCI Logistics Forum to play a catalytic role in the overall developmen­t of the sector,‰ added Kanwar. Speaking to Cargotalk, he also maintained that the nitty-gritty of the Forum will be decided within very short time after discussing with the industry stakeholde­rs (both from users and service providers of logistics services).

 ??  ?? Dr CP Joshi (at the centre) along with other dignitarie­s releasing the Knowledge Paper at the ‘India Infrastruc­ture Summit 2012’
Dr CP Joshi (at the centre) along with other dignitarie­s releasing the Knowledge Paper at the ‘India Infrastruc­ture Summit 2012’

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