Imports & Exports Documentation: Recent Updates & Blockchain

02 August ‘19 @ Gurgaon | 22 August ‘19 @ Mumbai 12 September ‘19 @ Delhi | 25 September ‘19 @ Pune   CII Institute of Logistics is organizing Training Workshop on Imports & Exports Documentation: Recent Updates and Blockchain. The objective of this program is to create awareness on changes in international trade, especially from a documentation point of view and with practical tips. Signing of Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) has speeded up the digitalization process particularly in customs & programs like E- Sanchit etc. have already been put into the…

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Honda receives ‘CII GreenCo Star Performer Award’

India’s leading two wheeler manufacturer, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, was recently presented with coveted GreenCo Star Performer Award at the 8th edition of CII GreenCo Summit. Honda’s manufacturing plant in Narsapura (Karnataka) was recognized with the award for its environmental sustainable initiatives. Taking sustainable initiatives, Narsapura Plant reduced its water consumption by over 80,000 KL per year by the process of recycling and reuse. The manufacturing plant has also saved around 52.8 Million kWh per year through on-site and off-site solar energy utilization. In addition to this, several initiatives such…

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OBOPAY CEO receives “Entrepreneur of the year” award

Shailendra Naidu, CEO of global financial technology company – OBOPAY, was recently felicitated as the “Entrepreneur of the year” in the Money Services category. Shailendra has been recognized for his exemplary leadership and entrepreneurial achievements in transforming OBOPAY from a single product backend tech player to a multi-product hi-tech entity. The award was conferred by the renowned Indian film maker Muzaffar Ali and Sumant Sinha, the current Chairman and Managing Director of ReNew Power, India’s largest renewable energy company.

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ASDC Annual Conclave

 Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC), the first Sector Skill Council of India, organised ASDC Annual Conclave 2019 recently in New Delhi. The conclave focused on bringing industry experts on-board to provide key insights for building a skilling ecosystem by partnering with the industry and making skills aspirational. The program consisted of knowledge sharing panel discussions to provide credible and quality training opportunities in the automotive sector. The day-long event focused on various panel discussions on industry expectations from the skilling ecosystem, vocational skills institutions and industry training centres’ perspective on…

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Major capacity expansion underway at Mumbai Port, JNPT

There would be a significant addition in the traffic handling capacity of Mumbai Port and JNPT in the coming years. In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha recently, the Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) Mansukh Mandaviya informed that several projects are currently underway at these two ports which will give a boost to their current capacity – 78.4 million tonnes for Mumbai and 118.3 million tonnes for JNPT.   Sharing the details, the minister pointed out at 5 MTPA re-gasification unit set up at Mumbai Port. Furthermore,…

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UPS next day service triggers surge in financial numbers in Q2

Global logistics giant UPS has delivered a sterling performance in the second quarter wherein its consolidated revenue increased 3.4% to $18 billion, driven by gains in average daily volume in the U.S. and higher-quality, currency-neutral revenue in the international segment.  According to a company release, the U.S. domestic segment generated significant volume growth in all products, led by a more than 30% surge in UPS Next Day Air volume. The sharp increase in demand for the company’s next-day services was driven by accelerated delivery requirements from e-commerce shippers. The company…

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