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The section deals with the complex operational mechanism of Logistics & Supply Chain. The articles talk about the latest trends, the pain points, effective management, etc.

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The business community of India finally breathed a long held sigh of relief as GST(Good and Services Tax) bill was passed in the Parliament. A country divided by different taxes pertaining to each state and the central government, a uniform tax structure is definitely something to cheer about. What is GST? GST is one of the

BY Guest author  |  Aug 12, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

As per various industry veterans, Indian warehousing sector is which is likely to grow with a rate of 9 to 11 per cent every year, is now been tapped by private equity players looking at the opportunity and investments in the industry. Commenting on the same, Vikram Goel, Realty Chief Executive, HDFC said that the warehousing

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Aug 08, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

In its spree of becoming the leading online marketplace of India, Amazon has added one more armory in its kitty. The US based firm has recently launched its largest fulfilment centre in Sonipat, Haryana. Located around 50 km from the national capital region, the centre is spread over an area of 200,000 sq/ft. Sharing the details of

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jul 14, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

In today’s dynamic digital retailing environment, delivery has become a key factor in defining the future of a lot of eCommerce companies. Today economics of every retail business, be it online or offline, is measured on its logistics and delivery mechanism. As the millennial consumers want products/ services in short timelines,

BY Sahil  |  Jun 27, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

One of the most robust industries currently in India, the logistics sector is poised to grow at a CAGR of12.17% by the year 2020, all thanks to growth trajectory seen in the manufacturing, retail, FMCG as well as ecommerce industries. Moreover, the country spends approximately 14.4% of its GDP on logistics and transportation; other

BY Guest author  |  Jun 24, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

An Indian internet and e-commerce company Infibeam has now planned to restructure its logistics business by implementing ‘Shipdroid’ a service aggregation platform to tap the courier industry and merchants. In the past two years, the company has been testing the service which is designed to help online merchants to

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jun 11, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Shopmatic announces partnership with global logistics and transportation provider, Aramex. The partnership will ensure a cost-effective, automated and reliable logistics solutions to provide online merchants with a greater competitive edge. Business owners continuously innovate to introduce new business models and technology-driven

BY Nitin Abbey  |  May 20, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Logistics management platform, Locus has raised $2.75mn in Series A funding led by Exfinity Venture Partners with participation from Blume Ventures, BeeNext and Rajesh Ranavat (MD, Fung Capital). Existing investors also participated in this round. The start-up received seed funding from growX, Bhupen Shah, Manish Singhal, Amit

BY Aman Inder Sohi  |  May 09, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Greece finds itself at the top of Europe with KOTSOVOLOS Supply Chain and Home Services Director Michalis Ziglis winning the ELA Award for Professional of the Year 2016 held in Brussels on 14th April. ELA accounts for the largest Logistics Association in Europe and is a federation of 30 national organisations, covering almost every

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  May 04, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Homegrown online retailer Snapdeal, in its recent move, is now planning to make it compulsory for its logistics partners to integrate with its technology platform. The online marketplace, which has invested a whopping $300 million in its logistics technology over the past 2 years, is now planning to build a plug-and-play online

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Apr 26, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

From the e-commerce fuelled home deliveries to intracity deliveries of heavy goods consignments, be it for commercial or household purposes, last mile delivery is a fundamental part of a supply chain. If done right, it can retain the target consumers for life or else one might risk alienating them. Last mile or local delivery of

BY Guest author  |  Mar 29, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Tolexo arranges for storage & warehousing facility for sellers; gives guarantee of dispatch to buyers., one of India’s largest online marketplaces for business goods and supplies joins the wagon wheel as a B2B platform among other players to launch a fulfillment service, Tolexo Speedy. Tolexo will arrange storage

BY Aman Inder Sohi  |  Jan 21, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

One of India’s leading eCommerce marketplaces, Flipkart has recently tied up with a last mile delivery startup dPronto to leverage its last mile delivery solutions across the country. With this tie-up, the Bangaluru-headquartered company aims at offering dignified jobs to underprivileged youth in rural areas, through dPronto

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Jan 15, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The logistics and supply chain operations in Siyaram Silk Mills Ltd are centered on effectively managed IT operations. Being on an agile platform, IT is bridging the gap between procurement to filling supply chain. Server, data and process optimization are helping us effectively manage the supply chain process. Process integration of

BY Guest author  |  Dec 30, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Emerging as a leading distribution channel for the e-commerce sector, India Post collected over Rs 800 crore through cash-on-delivery (CoD) facility and is looking to further strengthen its position in the segment by starting a pilot service for same-day delivery. The postal department has also earned around Rs 70-80 crore through

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Nov 02, 2015  |  comments ( 0 )  |