Fuel@Doorstep supply commences in NCR

Samridhi Highway Solutions, a Delhi based start-up, has launched a mobile APP based diesel  delivery system at doorstep  ‘Fuel Humsafar’ for Housing societies, hotels, hospitals, malls and other bulk buyers in the National Capital Region (NCR). ‘Fuel Humsafar’ ensures hassle-free supply of fuel to end-users by avoiding unnecessary fuel spillage, unsafe handling of fuel in containers/barrels and pilferage too. Once the customer places his order, the requirement is forwarded to the bowser nearest to the customer location with customer details for swift delivery. “The main idea of introducing this service is…

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Skylo receives funding support from SoftBank

Skylo, maker of the world’s most affordable and ubiquitous network that connects any machine or sensor, has announced raising $103 million in series B funding. The round was led by the SoftBank Group. Skylo will bring instant, affordable and ubiquitous Internet of Things connectivity to millions of machines, sensors and devices, also offers defining solutions for the logistics industry by way of mobilizing date for shipping and logistics. By equipping with Skylo’s geographically ubiquitous connectivity, customers have a way to access real-time delivery updates, ensure the integrity of temperature-sensitive deliveries…

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SLCM unveils dedicated 24*7 warehousing call centre

Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM), India’s leading Agri services solutions provider with operations across India & Myanmar had set up its first dedicated 24*7 call centre in the early 2010 to cater to its Agri-warehousing operations in India and Myanmar. The call centre has now been digitally transformed into a paperless entity integrating Artificial Intelligence, to make it more efficient and seamless. The call Centre is a part of SLCM’s endeavor to provide real time technologies for managing the Agri space, in line with its multiple awards winning Agri Reach…

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Nexus Venture, Next47 support logistics network start-up

Pando, the leading provider of networked logistics management software has raised INR 64 Crores in a Series A funding round led by Chiratae Ventures with participation from Siemens-backed Next47 and existing investor Nexus Venture Partners. Notable angel investors in this round included Ramkumar Narayan, VMWare India MSD, Alok Mittal, CEO of Indifi and Saikiran Krishnamurthy of xto10x Ventures. With this funding round, the company has raised over INR 80 crores, to date. Nitin Jayakrishnan, Co-founder & CEO of Pando, said, “This investment allows us to continue to reimagine the way…

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FarEye creates logistics control tower for Hindustan Zinc

India’s largest and the world’s second-largest zinc-lead miner, Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) has partnered with FarEye, a SaaS based predictive logistics platform, to reduce dependency on manual processes, enhance logistics efficiency and mitigate risks. HZL leveraged FarEye’s machine learning and IoT powered platform to drive actionable analytics around stakeholder and vehicle performance to better identify bottlenecks. This platform uses GPS and RFID technologies integrated with Transport Management System (TMS) and SAP ERP. With this state-of-the-art Logistics Control Tower HZL is able to monitor and control more than 30,000 trips per…

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Umesh Gaur to spearhead JDA Indian COEs

JDA SOFTWARE, the leading AI-driven supply chain management platform provider, has appointed Umesh Gaur as managing director of JDA’s Centers of Excellence (CoE) in India. In another critical change, the company has brought in Vinok Sequeira as senior vice president (SVP), Associate Success for the Asia-Pacific region including the India CoEs.  In his new role, Gaur will be responsible for providing leadership of the two CoEs in Bengaluru and Hyderabad, and continue to be instrumental in interacting with regional customers underlining the JDA value proposition from the sales cycle through…

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City Innovates introduces NopCommerce Solutions in India

City Innovates, a digital technology company is all set to disrupt eCommerce industry in India with its nopCommerce Solution under its sub-brand – Topnop.  The brand has enabled more than 50 companies with its nopCommerce offerings in varied B2B and B2C industries of Branding & Promotion, Automobiles, Lifestyle, Jewellery, Education, Retail, etc. Kashish Jhamb, Executive Director and CEO, City Innovates stated “The adoption of nopCommerce solutions in India is still at a very nascent stage. However, it can help e-Commerce platforms looking for a host of functionalities and customization to improve customer retention…

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Stores Turbocharge Sales with Oracle Mobile and Inventory Innovations

The 2019 holiday season saw a rush of consumers taking advantage of new, more convenient options such as checking out via mobile tablets or buying-online and picking up in-store or curbside (BOPIS). But what happens when those items aren’t ready as promised? Sixty-three percent of consumers will walk away from a brand forever or at a minimum consider an alternative. Enhancements in the Oracle Retail platform allow store associates to stay informed and ready to help customers anywhere in the store and inventory is easily tracked and ready for distribution, so pick-up…

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Digitalization to help e-commerce supply chains overcome profitability challenge

DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, has identified digitalization and automation in the supply chain as an imperative for online retailers looking to grow and compete over the long-term. In its latest white paper, the company, which this year announced an investment of at least USD 2.2 billion in digitalization through 2025, provides new insights on how specific challenges within the e-commerce supply chain can be overcome with the support of new technologies.   Change at the Speed of the Consumer: How E-Commerce is Accelerating Logistics Innovations” was authored by…

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QAD named in Food Logistics’ 2019 FL100+

QAD, a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, has announced that Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global  food supply chain has named QAD to its 2019 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list. The annual FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers listing serves as a resource guide of software and technology providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain. With over 500 food and beverage manufacturing sites live in over 85 countries, QAD has…

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