International road travel from India to Myanmar or Bangkok, now open

The Union Cabinet has approved the renovation of a 65 km long national highway from Imphal to Moreh near the Myanmar border that can reduce travel time by more than half to 1.45 hours. This INR 1,630 crore project will bolster cross-border security, boost international trade and commerce, improve socio-economic development and generate job opportunities … Continue reading “International road travel from India to Myanmar or Bangkok, now open”

India’s first bio-methane bus launched by Tata Motors

Tata motors, after years of pioneering natural gas vehicles in the country, launches India’s first bio-methane bus. This class-leading tech innovation of bio-methane engines is designed and developed for LCV, ICV and MCV buses. The bio-CNG bus is a significant step towards developing environmentally friendly vehicles and providing smart city solutions to the commercial vehicle … Continue reading “India’s first bio-methane bus launched by Tata Motors”

Could Hyperloop One transform Indian freight transport by 2021?

Hyperloop One, a magnetically propelled ultra high speed transport pod, could traverse the entire Indian coastline in just six hours – connecting various ports and logistics hubs around the peninsula four times in a single day. Five Indian chief ministers have already consented to implement Hyperloop routes in their respective states. It’s lean design, renewable … Continue reading “Could Hyperloop One transform Indian freight transport by 2021?”

Allcargo Logistics to foray into last mile delivery

Allcargo Logistics, a global market leader in the LCL and FCL segments plans an aggressive entry into the last-mile delivery space, targeting domestic revenue of Rs.1500 crore.  Investing Rs.1000 crore through its European arm ECU Worldwide, they plan to double their warehousing and logistics parks capacity to 10 million sqft by 2020. Read more

World Bank ranks India 35th among 160 countries in global logistics performance

According to recent World Bank rankings, India leaped 19 places to acquire the 35th position among 160 countries in global logistics performance. To further boost these rankings the commerce ministry has announced that each state and union territory will have a Logistics Performance Index (LPI) – incentivising logistics infrastructure development that will ultimately involve them … Continue reading “World Bank ranks India 35th among 160 countries in global logistics performance”