Addverb introduces new solution for e-Grocery segment

Global robotics and automation company, Addverb has come up with its new automated Micro-Fulfillment Centers specifically dedicated for the e-grocery segment. The company through its innovative in-house solutions and robots is working towards making e-Grocery segment future ready. Micro Fulfillment Centers are the small-scale warehouse facilities, located inside the cities at strategic locations enabling a less than 2-hour delivery from the time; an order is placed till it gets delivered. Being on time every time, MFCs eliminates the complex web of last-mile delivery for the e-grocery retailer through its more efficiency in picking, packing and shipment services.   Making a smart move to higher…

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NebulARC brings disruption in port & container industry

NebulARC, one of India’s fastest-growing logistics SaaS platforms is bringing the much-required digitisation to shipping and maritime logistics industry in India. Leveraging state-of-the-art technology, NebulARC has developed computer vision and 3D tracking solutions that help shippers to monitor and track shipments in real-time, thereby eliminating human errors and achieving operational excellence in yard management. NebulARC’s technology is expected to reduce man hours, eliminate risks and accidents in man-to-machine interactions, and increase overall efficiency by over 25%. Commenting on the same, Alok Sharma, CEO & Co-founder said,  “We have designed a one-stop…

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Freightwalla joins hands with Maersk to provide spot rates

To bring more transparency and reliability in import and export shipments, India’s leading digital forwarding startup Freightwalla has partnered with Maersk to offer spot rates on its platform. Inaccuracy and un-reliability were the two significant challenges that are being solved by Freightwalla while providing end-to-end supply chain services to the larger EXIM fraternity. It will give access to spot rates 24/7, provide accurate information, and give assurance of loading on the allocated vessel. The spot rate integration with Freightwalla will allow shippers to search, secure competitive rates, and book container…

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SITA- Orange Business Services stretch the bounds of edge connectivity

SITA and Orange Business Services have implemented a multi-tenant edge SD-WAN platform globally through SITA’s shared connectivity platform AirportHub. The Male International Airport, Maldives, the Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka, and 66 other airports worldwide already have active and running SITA Connect SDN technology. Leveraging Orange Business Services’ Flexible SD-WAN portfolio, SITA Connect SDN allows multiple airlines, ground handlers, and other tenants to access the same virtualized infrastructure in the cloud, delivering more scalable and agile connectivity. This drives greater cost efficiencies and supports the airline industry’s drive to migrate applications to the cloud.…

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IFFCO- SBI come together for quality supply to farmers

www.iffcobazar.in, the e-commerce arm of IFFCO has announced its integration with the SBI YONO Krishi, which is the dedicated portal catering to the farmer’s needs. The partnership aims to pave the way for easy accessibility of a wide variety of agriculture products to large number of Indian farmers. Hassle free payment portal of SBI YONO and quality products of IFFCO is a combination which aims to drive the digital sales in this segment www.iffcobazar.in is one of the fast growing agriculture based e-commerce portals in India, promoted by IFFCO, biggest fertiliser…

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B2B grocery e-commerce startup raises $3M

Peel-works, a Mumbai headquartered B2B grocery e-commerce company that operates the retail management platform, Taikee has secured venture debt of around $1M from BlackSoil Capital, a 10-year old young venture firm that invests in tech-based startups and high growth companies. In addition to it, Peel-works has also secured working capital to the tune of $2M from others, including key suppliers. Peel-works will use the proceeds to expand its network across the country. The company will also use the proceeds to offer even wider assortment and cut fulfillment times further, thus…

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Tech Mahindra bags Rs 400 Crore ‘Project Parivartan’ contract with HAL

Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, recently inked a contract of Rs 400 crore for ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) implementation ‘Project Parivartan’ by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), a premier, Navaratna aerospace company under the Ministry of Defence, Government of India. According to a company release, Tech Mahindra will be responsible for the transformation and modernisation of the ERP system as an implementation and support partner enabling HAL to streamline and standardize its business processes across the organization. ‘Project Parivartan’ is a comprehensive business integration exercise driven to…

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Fyool App facilitates cash back on fuel purchase

FYOOL app has gone live offering up to 50% cashback on petrol, diesel, CNG along with all types of wine and beer. Created with the intention to uplift the lives of overburdened customers in the current price hike owing to the unexpected pandemic and lockdown, the app promises to help people save their hard-earned money. The Fyool App was launched last week with a magnanimous offer of 100% cashback to the first five hundred users who downloaded it within 24 hours. Braced with a tie-up with many reputed brands, it has everything…

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Rapido kickstarts Bike Taxi services in Mumbai

Rapido, India’s largest bike taxi platform, has commenced its operations in Mumbai. Rapido will allow Mumbaikars to book bike taxis for their everyday commute from the comfort and safety of their home. Rapido aims to make first and last mile connectivity for customers and Captains (driver partner) in the city, convenient as well as easily accessible. Rapido fares in the city will be as low as INR 6/km making it the most affordable everyday commute option for the city of Mumbai. As an introductory offer to the city of Mumbai,…

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SITA offers smart border solutions for EU Schengen Zone

SITA, the technology provider for the air transport and borders industry, last week released a Positioning Paper detailing its latest generation of smart border solutions to facilitate the implementation of the new European Union Schengen Zone border controls planned for 2022. SITA’s new TS6 Automated Border Control (ABC) Kiosks have been developed to accommodate future upgrades and changing requirements, such as the use of new biometric capture devices or the introduction of a printer to provide receipts to travelers. The new EU Entry-Exit System (EES) is designed to ensure robust and consistent checks…

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