Noted expert’s book on last mile launched in Dubai

Amit Kumar’s maiden book (he is currently working as Lead (Logistics) with Ernst & Young India and with vast experience in supply chain domain with his past associations with leading 3PL service providers and end-user firms) was recently unveiled in Dubai in a function organized by Ecom MENA. The book titled, “Last mile delivery simplified”, captures the essence of last mile in terms of evolution, business models, and role of various functions such as fulfilment center, human resource, technology and future. This book addresses need of a structured reference reading…

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FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Returns

FedEx Express is once again launching the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest to help more small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) connect with a world of opportunities.  Following its successful introduction in 2017, the contest is returning to give passionate and innovative SMEs the opportunity to win an INR 15,00,000 grant. The contest is open to all for-profit Indian small and medium size businesses (SMEs) that have been operating for a year or more, and is designed to provide SMEs with support and financial resources, to help them grow and be competitive on both…

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Certified Global Negotiation Executive (2nd edition)

Program Objectives Inventor Thomas Edison is quoted as having once said, “A genius is just a talented person who does his homework.” Many negotiation experts have rightly observed that 80 percent of the total time spent in the negotiation process should be spent in preparation activities, which should ideally include important tasks such as the solicitation and evaluation of supplier proposals, the development of a negotiation strategy, and the endorsement of the senior management team. Whether you’re a Procurement Leader, Director, Manager, or transactional attorney, negotiation is central to nearly…

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Defexpo-2018: A Grand Success

The 10th edition of Defexpo India, a biennial exhibition on Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems, was held from 11 to 14 April 2018 at Thiruvidanthai in Kancheepuram district on the East Coast Road near Chennai. The DefExpo witnessed four-days of hectic activities with underlined theme of ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ showcasing India’s capability in export of defence systems and components. More than 670 exhibitors, including over 150 international exhibitors took part in the event. The MSME sector had representation this time around 15 per cent. The event…

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DefExpo 2018 to feature over 650 exhibitors

The 10th edition of DefExpo is being held in Chennai from 11 to 14 April 2018.  The location of the event is Tiruvidanthal, Kancheepuram district on the East Coast Road near Chennai. DefExpo 2018 will, for the first time, project India’s Defence manufacturing capabilities to the world. This is reflected in the tagline for the Expo,  ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’. 671 exhibitors have confirmed their space booking in DefExpo as on March 30, 2018. These include 517 Indian exhibitors and 154 international exhibitors. Nearly 15% of the total exhibition space has…

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Night of Hope

“Night of Hope”- 3rd Charity Gala Dinner, hosted by the Delhi-Gurgaon Food Bank, a non-profit initiative run by Responsenet, was held at The Bristol Hotel Gurgaon. With the goal to raise funds and create network to provide daily meals to about 7000 vulnerable children in a sustainable manner, the 6th Food–A-Thon Campaign Culmination Ceremony gathered around 300 philanthropist’s featuring Institutional & Corporate Heads among noted public figures. The aim was to help transform the lives of the underprivileged for the better and create a hunger free, healthier and safer community. Awards were conferred to the head of companies such…

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Power Pavilion at India Sourcing Fair-2018, St. Petersburg

The Power Pavilion, Ministry of Power, Government of India showcased India’s Power Potential at the three day India Sourcing Fair -2018 held at St Petersburg, Russia from 20th -22th March, 2018. NTPC as the nodal agency for the Power Pavilion highlighted its potential as an International Player for new power projects. The Power Pavilion was inaugurated by Arun Kumar Panda, Secretary, MSME, Govt of India. Along with NTPC, Power Grid, CPRI, EESL and NHPC also participated in the Fair.

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India Glycols, TCI jointly organize “Road Safety Event”

India Glycols and Transport Corporation of India (TCI) jointly organized the 5th Road Safety Event and health camp with the theme Moving India towards Safety on 9th of March 2018 at India Glycols campus, Kashipur. The focus of the event was on Road and Human Safety and to promote general safety practices. Around 350 people participated in the event and was graced by various Govt. officials, industry leaders and over 50 transporters from various places with different fleet category owning over 5000 vehicles, along with their 200 drivers associated with India…

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286_ Buyers Registered at India Carpet Expo

The 35th Edition of India Carpet Expo, Organized by Carpet Export Promotion Council in the  NSIC Exhibition Ground, Okhla, New Delhi from 8-11 March, 2018  received overwhelming response of 286 buyers from across the world and 175 Buyer’s Representative in the three days of the Expo. Some of the leading and reputed buyers from US,  U.K., Brazil South Africa, & other European Countries who visited the fair were very much impressed with the display of various Handmade Carpets and other floor coverings and arrangements made by the organizers.

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Automotive R&D Trends

The Tamil Nadu Technology Development & Promotion Center of CII in partnership with Victorian Government Trade & Investment, Australia is organizing the 10th Edition – Conference on Automotive R&D Trends on 14th March 2018 at Hotel ITC Grand Chola, Chennai with the theme of “Redefine R&D: Regulatory Changes for Sustainable Mobility” and is chaired by Mr Vikram Kirloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited. The conference aims to help stakeholders understand the current scenario of automotive R&D, challenges ahead, technologies involved and share their expectations. The conference attempts to project the future of the Automotive R&D in comparison with Global…

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