Allcargo Logistics has emerged as not just one of India’s largest integrated logistics solutions provider in the private sector, but is also a global leader in the LCL (less than container load) segment of the nvocc services business. The company recently showed its prowess in 2005 when it acquired Belgium-based ECU Worldwide, a company five-times its own size. Today Allcargo has its footprint in over 160 countries, with a strong network of more than 300 offices. The company globally employs over 3,500 people.
Going by the performance indicators Allcargo Logistics recorded a combined throughput of 2,93,817 teus in FY2017-18, which marks a growth of 4 per cent over the previous year. Major export commodities moved by Allcargo include garments, pharmaceuticals, industrial goods, machineries, project cargo, chemicals and handicrafts. Major imports include chemicals, dyes and intermediates, fruits, pharmaceuticals, machineries, project cargo, cosmetics, consumer goods, wood and industrial raw material.
The company has maintained its operational efficiency at the best with average trailer turnaround time of 45 minutes. It has a very spacious warehouse measuring 975156.46 sq ft which enables smooth movement of goods in and out of the facility even during peak business hours. The company has total 6,915 ground slots and the average number of containers handled per day is 254 teu in exports and 726 teu in imports. Allcargo maintains swift operations with 4 RTGCS, 15 reach stackers and 58 forklifts.
Latest innovations include: introduced Six Sigma Quality Process methodology in billing and EDI documentation which helped in saving 4 minutes per transaction and enhanced customer experience. New modules have been developed in import, export & DPD for hassle-free customer experience. Multiple kiosks are provided to customers for accessing portal to check current status of containers. AEO certification from Customs, Ministry of Finance, has helped the company in saving Rs.8 lakhs p.a. A third-party payment gateway is introduced which is first of its kind in the CFS industry.
(L to R) Adarsh Hegde, JMD, Allcargo Logistics,Sanjay Bandopadhyaya, Addl Secretary, Ministry of Shipping Govt of India, Capt S B Mazumder, ED, Seahorse Ship Agencies, Sumita Banerji, VP - Sales, Allcargo Logistics, Prakash Tulsiani, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director – Operations, Allcargo Logistics Ltd. , Arun Adak, Head Operations / CFS Corporate, Allcargo logistics Ltd