Delivery of COVID-19 vaccine

    Excerpts from recently released white paper that identifies critical challenges in COVID-19 logistics Global delivery of 10 billion doses of serum needs scaled-up medical supply chains; White paper identifies critical challenges in COVID-19 logistics; A framework is provided to tackle future health emergencies beyond COVID-19. With first emergency use authorizations for COVID-19 vaccines expected to be effective in the last quarter of 2020, logistics providers are challenged to rapidly establish medical supply chains to deliver serums of unparalleled amounts of more than ten billion doses worldwide. DHL (https://www.DHL.com),…

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NTPC vendor meet focuses on Atmanirbhar Bharat

India’s largest power producer, NTPC, recently organised a Vendors Meet on a digital platform reinforcing reduction of imports and to focus on Atmanirbhar Bharat. Ashok Kumar Juneja, Executive Director, Corporate Contracts & Materials, NTPC, inaugurated the Vendor Meet and emphasised that imports need to be reduced to make ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ a success. He also stated that NTPC will encourage and support its vendors for indigenous manufacturing. During the meet the significant role of NTPC’s partners i.e. vendors, contractors and suppliers, who helped NTPC in providing uninterrupted power supply even during…

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Business Development executives for a logistics firm

Xpressbees is inviting CVs for sales role in Goa: · The role involves driving the Business Development & Collection initiatives for the Express Logistics business for the Entire Goa. · Drive the customer acquisition strategy through striking new relationship with the customers, maintaining and developing accounts. · Evaluate customer feedback, draw business intelligence, review benefits of core services being offered and ensure high client satisfaction level. Qualification & Experience Required: Any Graduate with a minimum 3-5 years of experience in a similar Role & in same territory (geography). Reporting to:…

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Exports register monthly positive growth for first time in 2020-21

After consistent dip for six months since the beginning of the current fiscal, the exports growth in the month of September has registered positive growth for the first time in 2020-21. The total exports figure in September stood at $27.4 billion which marks a growth of 5.27 percent. Reacting to September 2020 export figures, FIEO President, Sharad Kumar Saraf said that the monthly exports are showing signs of revival as gradual lifting of lockdown have further improved the business sentiments. Anti-China sentiments across the globe has also been one of…

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New features added to Oracle Cloud SCM

Oracle recently announced the latest updates to Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing (Oracle Cloud SCM). The updates help customers increase collaboration across supply networks, proactively manage supply chain assets, and implement long-term supply chain planning. “The last 12 months have stretched supply chains to the limit as organizations wrestle with the disruptions of COVID-19, shifting global trade agreements, rapidly changing customer expectations, and numerous other unforeseen circumstances,” said Rick Jewell, senior vice president, Oracle Applications development. “With the new capabilities within Oracle Cloud SCM, we are helping our…

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Numero Uno collaborates to launch sanitizer

After foraying into the PPE category with the launch of Face masks, country’s leading denim label Numero Uno has announced launch of a range of Hand sanitizers. Numero Uno this time has collaborated with Aroma tree-Pure and Natural Ayurveda to form an all safe hand sanitizer called ‘Herbal Sanitizer’. The WHO compliant Numero Uno sanitizer comes with natural formulations meeting International standards and kills 99.9% bacteria & virus. The concentration is made of Ethyl Alcohol, Denat (Prassana) 80% and Aloe Vera. Composed of Ayurveda properties, the NU Hand Sanitizer is…

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New launches indicate rebound in housing sector

Despite the spiralling COVID-19 pressures across the country, the Indian housing sector made a decisive comeback in Q3 2020 with sales and new launches rebounding to 65% and 79% of the pre-COVID-19 levels (Q1 2020) respectively. This has been revealed in a new study unveiled by ANAROCK Property Consultants. According to the report, the top 7 cities witnessed housing sales of approx. 29,520 units in Q3 2020 as against 45,200 units in the pre-COVID-19 quarter of Q1 2020. Sales were significantly higher than the preceding quarter, when the coronavirus pandemic had brought sales down…

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Addverb Technologies sets up base in Singapore

Global robotics company Addverb Technologies, recently announced expansion of its footprints in South East Asia by establishing their first offshore entity in Singapore. The new office will serve as a strategic location and will focus on serving the company’s South East Asian customers by providing them best-in-class automation solutions to improve the efficiency and accuracy of their intra-logistics operations. Continuing with innovative practices, human-centric products, and solutions to embrace Industry 4.0, this will be the company’s first office in this region. This decision deliberately focuses towards increasing brand awareness, exploring new…

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FourPL partners with FarEye

FourPL, an Australian IT consulting company specialising in supply chain and procurement, has announced a partnership with FarEye, a leading logistics SaaS platform that enables brands to orchestrate, track, and optimize their logistics operations. “FourPL are excited to announce our strategic partnership with FarEye. Our customers are demanding real-time visibility in their logistics operations and expect to know exactly when, where and how their goods will be delivered.” says Brett Findlay, CEO for FourPL. FarEye helps businesses to orchestrate logistics processes in a multi-enterprise & multi-stakeholder environment to ensure seamless & efficient movement of goods. FarEye’s…

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