Trackman felicitated for averting accident

Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board felicitated Balwant, Trackman, Ratlam Division, Western Railway in Rail Bhavan today. Balwant averted a serious accident by noticing the collapsed ballast retainer of the bridge in Thandla- Bajranggarh station in Ratlam Division. To boost his morale & as a token of appreciation, he has been awarded with commendation certificate & cash award of Rs 5000. On 1st July, 2018 at about 19 hrs, Balwant trackman was returning back to his HQ after finishing days work. He noticed that ballast retainer of Bridge no.178 (18.3mtr span) between…

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Head – Supply Chain/Procurement & Logistics – Manufacturing

Position:- Head – Supply Chain Management Location:- Delhi Education:- B.Tech (mandatory) Job Description – Responsible for overall purchase function of the company – Forecasting demand for marketing and products to meet the business needs – Conducting research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality – Identifying potential suppliers, visiting existing suppliers, and building and maintaining good relationships with them Desired Profile :- Someone who has managed export & import individually (export 150 crs plus & import 100 crs) Industry exposure –…

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Assistant Manager – Exports

A prominent recruitment agency is looking for Assistant Manager/Deputy Manager-Export Sales for a leading Shipping company based in Mumbai(Andheri). CTC- upto 8LPA. Candidates with Export Sales background in Shipping/NVOCC company would be preferred. Interested candidates can share their updated resume at:monika@nexusmanpower.com

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Branch Manager vacancy with Geetee Carriers

Geetee Carriers is looking to hire branch manager who will be positioned at JNPT, Navi Mumbai locations. Candidates from Surface Logistics Sector would be preferred. Branch Manager will be responsible for managing cccounts, drivers, repairs, loading/unloading and smooth running of the branch . Experience -5-10 years. Interested candidates can send their CV at:  nikunj@geeteecarriers.com

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DB Schenker offering 3-D printing solutions

Global logistics major DB Schenker is continuing with its technological drive to make its operations more seamless. Recently, the company claimed to have become the world’s first logistics service provider offering its customers an extensive 3-D printing service. A company release maintained that the customers can now upload the 3-D template via the online portal eSchenker, select materials and color, consult prices, place orders and have the printing delivered. At present, printing includes medical devices made from stainless steel, robot gripper fingers made from plastic, or customized packaging material. For…

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Task force gets into action for e-commerce policy

The special task force constituted by the Commerce Ministry to suggest modalities for a dedicated e-commerce policy got into action with its maiden meeting in New Delhi late last week. The commerce ministry had earlier committed announcing a new policy by the end of this year. The first meeting of the task force was chaired by the Commerce Secretary, Rita Teaotia, and  suggestions were sought from the participating stakeholders on a range of issues including border data flows, taxation, trade facilitation and logistics, consumer confidence, IPR and future tech, FDI…

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Govt. seeks suggestion for quantum jump in exports in near run

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, in his interaction with the leading trading houses and exporters in New Delhi last week, sought suggestions on formulating a strategy for increasing exports by USD 100 billion in the next few years. The meeting was organized by the apex body of exporters – FIEO. Commerce and Industry Minister informed that the export performance has been encouraging, last year, merchandise exports crossed USD 300 billion and registered a growth of 10%, while in 2016-17 it was 5%. Total exports,…

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Volvo Eicher BS-VI compliant engine gets ICAT certification

The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), a division of NATRiP implementation society (NATIS), under the administrative control of Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, has completed the first BS-VI certification for a heavy duty engine model for Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicle. ICAT is the first of new world class centers established under the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRiP) with the main objective of carrying out Research & Development besides extending homologation facilities in the field of Automotive Engineering. The engine has been developed and manufactured…

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GEODIS- CDiscount agree to expand logistics partnership

GEODIS and Cdiscount are expanding their logistics partnership with the opening of an 80,000 square meter storage facility in Moissy-Cramayel (in the Seine-et-Marne department of France) in order to manage products weighing less than 30 kilograms sold by the French e-commerce leader. As part of its development strategy, Cdiscount has entrusted GEODIS with the operation of its new logistics platform in Moissy-Cramayel, located in the Seine-et-Marne department in the southern Île-de-France region of France. In less than three months, GEODIS teams have successfully opened this 80,000 square meter facility, which can…

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Agartala Airport gets a new name

The Union Cabinet last week gave its approval to rename the Agartala Airport in Tripura as ‘Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore Airport. The decision comes in the wake of the long pending demand of people of Tripura as well as the Tripura Government for paying tribute to Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore. Agartala Airport was constructed in 1942 on the land donated by Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore. As a visionary ruler, who had travelled extensively across the globe, he took several steps for the all-round development of Tripura. Due to…

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