DB Schenker to showcase complete portfolio at China’s 1st International Import Expo

China is transitioning from being an export orientated country to becoming the world’s largest importer. With a presence of over 50 years in China, DB Schenker has been deeply involved with this market transformation since, and is in an excellent position to catalyze this shift. “We are excited to demonstrate our strong network in China and internationally which enables us to provide reliable and high-quality logistics services to our customers worldwide, who are increasingly importing to China”, says Chris Pollard, DB Schenker’s Chief Executive Officer for the Greater China Cluster. DB…

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Secondary Steel Sector Award

In a recently held function in Delhi, Ministry of Steel gave away Secondary Steel sector awards, for the first time, to 26 mini steel companies in recognition of their contribution to the national economy. The awards were given by Union Minister of Steel, Chaudhary Birender Singh. Twelve companies were awarded Gold Certificates and 14 Silver Certificates for their performance during 2016-17.  Speaking on this occasion Chaudhary Birender Singh said secondary steel sector contributes to more than half of the total steel production in the country. In order to enhance their…

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Deputy Manager, CEVA

CEVA Logistics is looking for Deputy Manager – Air Imports. Location is Mumbai and candidates with 07-10 years of relevant exp in freight forwarding (air import) & logistics industry can apply for this position. The candidate should have following attributes: Excellent relations with local airlines and other vendors Well versed with local logistics process, console process and custom process. Monitoring customer and shipment KPI’s Coordination with overseas office. Maintaining Customer relations and Customer calls Meeting with airlines and vendors on fortnightly basis If interested, share resumes at: career.india@cevalogistics.com

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Robust exports growth in April-August period

According to the latest government exim data, India’s exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in April-August 2018-19 period stood at $ 136.09 billion marking a robust growth of 16.13 per cent over the corresponding period last year. Exports in August have been valued at $ 27.84 billion, as compared to $ 23.36 billion in the same month last year, exhibiting a positive growth of 19.21 per cent. In August 2018, major commodity groups of export showing positive growth over the corresponding month of last year are: engineering goods, petroleum products, gems…

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Future Supply Chain to provide pan-India support to Voltbek

The logistics wing of business conglomerate Future Group, Future SupplyChain Solutions, has signed an agreement with Voltbek to provide logistics support on a pan-India basis. According to a news agency report, Future Supply Chain will design and operate the complete supply chain requirements of the company- storage and distribution – helping it to expand the reach of its consumer electronic products in different parts of the country. Voltbek Home Appliances is a joint venture entity between Tata Group company Voltas and Arlik, belonging to KoGroup which is Turkey’s largest industrial…

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Alibaba partners with Russian firms to tap CIS

Global e-commerce giant Alibaba has joined hands with a clutch of Russian firms to tap the large sized market in the country as well as CIS region. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the sovereign wealth fund of the Russian Federation; PJSC “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a pan-Russian operator of digital opportunities (MegaFon) and Mail.Ru Group (MAIL.IL), the leading internet and IT company in Russia with growing international exposure have come together with Alibaba and announced a new strategic partnership to integrate Russia’s key consumer internet and e-commerce platforms and launch…

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DHL to consolidate its ‘Go Green’ drive with TRAILAR solution

Global logistics major Deutsche Post DHL Group has  launched TRAILAR, a new fuel conservation technology for road transport based on light-weight and durable photovoltaic modules. The TRAILAR solution for rigid vehicles will be introduced and available to third party truck owners and fleet operators at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show 2018 in Hanover from September 19 to 27. TRAILAR uses advanced solar technology by applying thin film, flexible solar matting to the roofs of rigid vehicles, which are connected to the vehicle battery or additional on-board batteries. Harvested solar energy…

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NDDB receives Rs 440 crore for dairy infra development

As part of the National Action Plan (Vision-2024) of Ministry of Agriculture to double the income of dairy farmers, the government has set up a dedicated Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) with an outlay of Rs 10881 crore. Under this programme, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) was given Rs 440 crore recently. Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh said that DIDF  is meant to benefit 95,00,000 farmers in about 50,000 villages across the country. Additional milk processing capacity of 126…

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