LOGIX INDIA, 2019 promises to be a mega logistics event

 FEDERATION OF INDIAN EXPORT ORGANISATIONS (FIEO), set up by Ministry of Commerce, has announced a major initiative to improve logistics cost effectiveness and operational efficiencies for India’s global trade. FIEO will oranise LOGIX INDIA 2019 IN NEW DELHI from January 31st to February 2, 2019. The 3-day Mega logistics event will include International buyer seller meetings, business conferences & round tables along with showcasing of investment opportunities in inland transport, marine and aviation sector. The event will focus on developing Indian logistics partnerships in emerging zones and over 300 leading Shipping…

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60 years of steel production

A function was held in New Delhi last week to commemorate the 60th year of steel production by SAIL. The function was addressed by Union Minister of Steel, Chaudhary Birender Singh, Minister of State for Steel, Vishnu Deo Sai, Secretary Steel, Binoy Kumar and Chairman SAIL, Anil Kumar Chaudhary. Top officials of Ministry of Railways and other Central Government departments were also present on this occasion. The first furnace of Rourkela Steel Plant began functioning in 1959 setting the foundation for building India’s economic development. Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)…

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Ecom Express wins the prestigious SCALE award 2018

Ecom Express Private Limited, a leading end-to-end technology enabled logistics solutions provider to the Indian e-commerce industry, was awarded the SCALE award 2018 for Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence by CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). The award ceremony was held at Hotel JW Marriott, Pune. The award was conferred to Ecom Express for driving excellence in the field of E-commerce logistics and demonstrating their success in devising technologies in E-commerce logistics industry. This is the second time in a row that Ecom Express has received this award for their excellence…

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Gujarat best performing state in Start-up ranking

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) announced results of the first ever States’ Start-up Ranking 2018 at an event in New Delhi last week. DIPP began this exercise from January, 2016. States have been identified as leaders across various categories such as Start-up policy leaders, incubation hubs, seeding innovation, scaling innovation, regulatory change champions, procurement leaders, communication champions, North-Eastern leader, and hill state leader. On the basis of performance in these categories, the States have been recognised as the Best Performer, Top Performers, Leaders, Aspiring Leaders, Emerging States…

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136 textile exporters awarded

Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, presented awards to handicrafts exporters for their outstanding performance in exports for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17 at a recent function at India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida. The awards for outstanding performance of handicrafts exports were given under different categories to 136 exporters. 70 awards were given for the year 2015-16 and 66 awards were distributed for the year 2016-17 during the ceremony.

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Double bonanza for V-Trans

V-Trans India has been honoured with the highly prestigious award for ‘Best Road Transport Company Award’ and “Best practices in Training & Development” by the CII SCALE Awards 2018 at an award ceremony held in J W Marriott hotel, Pune. The award was accepted by Aditya Shah, Executive Director, V-Trans(India)Ltd. SCALE Awards recognises the exemplary vision of the company in the national road transport industry and in driving excellence in all aspects of the company’s operations like Supply Chain and Logistics, Training and Development, Operational Excellence, to name a few.

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Honeywell’s Safe Schools Program to curb air pollution

SEEDS (Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society) as a part of its Honeywell Safe Schools Program recently organized a community drive at Kotla village, Mayur Vihar Phase-1, East Delhi to educate children and public on the impact of pollution on the environment. During the community drive, activities were undertaken to highlight the impact of pollution and how one can make improvements to the environment. Honeywell India along with SEEDS team staged a musical act on pollution to create awareness amongst the community. Visuals in the form of flash cards on…

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Senior Project Officer (transport), Asian Development Bank

  The candidate for this position will provide technical and operational support in implementation of projects and processing new loans in the transport sector (including roads, railways, urban transport) in India. The selected candidate will also assist in monitoring the ongoing transport projects of the agency in India. Details can be accessed at: https://www.adb.org/careers/180715  

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SLCM Group Wins CII SCALE Awards

Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), India’s leading agri services solutions provider having operations across India & Myanmar,has been conferred with CII Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE)Award 2018 in the ‘Agri-warehousing category’ for the 3rd year in a row. SLCM made it to the CII Institute of Logistics shortlist for the SCALE awards for the 3rd time for driving excellence in the field of agri-supplychain and agri-warehousing in India and demonstrating their success indevising innovative technologies in agri industry consistently. AnkurJaipuria, Chief Business Officer  received the award from Chief Guest N…

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