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    Mahindra launches $22m warehouse in Jaipur

    2016-11-22T17:15:16Z

    India’s Mahindra has officially inaugurated its first spare-parts warehouse in north India. The 4.5-hectare facility is situated within the 1,200-hectare Mahindra World City (MWC) industrial hub in Jaipur and will provide parts for the company’s automotive and farm equipment businesses in the north and northwest regions. A total of 150 ...

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    Krishnakumar joins GAC Shipping India

    2016-11-16T11:14:52Z

    The Indian division of logistics and marine services provider GAC Shipping has recently appointed C Krishnakumar (pictured) as the general manager of logistics services at its Chennai office. Krishnakumar moves there from Caravel Logistics and will be responsible for the growing demands for services in the automotive and pharmaceutical industries ...

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    Ford boosts design and development with $195m Chennai hub

    2016-11-16T10:14:21Z

    Ford has announced plans to bolster its engineering, IT and supply chain skills in India with a new product development and business centre in Chennai. The $195m investment is expected to increase India’s role as an export centre, as well as a stronghold for data and analytics – including in ...

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    India’s Car Carrier Association vows to support new restrictions

    2016-11-15T13:06:16Z

    India’s Car Carrier Association (CCA) has passed a resolution calling for all 65 of its independent car haulier members across the country to comply with the new Central Motor Vehicle Rules (CMVR) on car transporters. The CCA’s membership accounts for 95% of the 15,000-plus car transporter fleet in the country. ...

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    India conference report: Looking for the next leap forward

    2016-11-14T19:07:00Z

    India’s automotive industry is set to become the third biggest in the world but its growth is testing the infrastructure to the limit and bringing a high level of complexity to the supply chain. There are also big changes ahead related to tax policy and equipment legislation, which bring their ...

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    India conference: From stockyards to value-added hubs – at a price

    2016-11-11T19:26:36Z

    For nearly a decade, manufacturers and logistics providers in India have anticipated that the eventual implementation of a Goods and Service Tax (GST) would open up opportunities for ‘hub-and-spoke’ distribution patterns, including more efficient transport to dealers and the use of more multimodal transport. With GST finally on the horizon ...

  • Chandra Mishra, Ashok Leyland
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    India conference: Ashok Leyland gets rational about logistics

    2016-11-11T19:12:27Z

    Indian commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland has not been waiting until the Goods and Service Tax (GST) comes into effect next year across India to make major changes to its logistics and distribution network. Over the past two years, the truckmaker has rationalised its distribution centres and logistics provider ...

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    India conference: Ford’s 4PL model transforms its logistics

    2016-11-11T11:42:36Z

    Ford is transforming its logistics management and analysis in the Asia Pacific region as it rolls out a fourth party logistics provider (4PL) model across its inbound supply chains in India, Thailand and China, Ford Asia Pacific vice-president of inbound logistics, exports and customs operations, Amlan Bose (pictured), told those ...

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    India’s logistics landscape is set for structural change

    2016-11-10T16:30:49Z

    New rules designed to support transport safety and simplify taxation are helping to create new multimodal opportunities in the nation Two separate regulatory changes are set to impact on logistics business for transport providers and their customers in India. The first – a change to the maximum length of road ...

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    India conference: Somewhere behind the smog, the sun is rising

    2016-11-09T10:42:38Z

    While the North American economy and automotive supply chain may have been thrown into disarray this week with the election victory of Donald Trump in the US, there was a clearer picture of the prospects for the Indian market, despite the record levels of obscuring smog in Delhi. According to ...

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    Ten years in India part 3: going back on the Indian highways

    2016-11-02T12:43:05Z

    Continuing our celebrations ahead of the 10 th Automotive Logistics India conference on November 8th-10th, we look back at a journalist's adventures and activism aboard the nation's car carriers. About six years ago, our intrepid India correspondent, Ramesh Kumar, set off on a defining journey – one that ...

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    Ten years in India part 2: MM Singh from Maruti Suzuki

    2016-10-26T12:17:54Z

    Continuing our celebrations ahead of the 10 th Automotive Logistics India conference on November 8th-10th, we look back at our past decade of exclusive interviews and coverage of the Indian automotive supply chain. After reviewing Tata Motors from ten years ago in part 1 , Today, we’re ...

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    Canadian pension fund manager buys stake in TVS Logistics

    2016-10-26T09:52:22Z

    The Quebec Deposit and Investment Fund (CDPQ) has acquired a $155m interest in Indian-based third-party logistics provider, TVS Logistics Services. According to India’s Economic Times , the Canadian pension fund manager has acquired a 37% stake for its money, valuing the company at almost $420m (2,700 crore rupees). The deal ...

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    AWL takes on warehousing role for Okinawa Scooters

    2016-10-25T16:13:07Z

    Indian electric scooter manufacturer Okinawa Scooters has awarded a contract for managing warehousing at its Bhiwadi plant in Rajasthan to AWL India. The deal will allow Okinawa to focus on service quality and product management, according to a company statement. It will also reduce lead times and improve stock accuracy. ...

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    Ten years in India: a look back at Tata Motors

    2016-10-18T15:59:42Z

    This November 8-10 th in Gurgaon will see the 10 th Automotive Logistics India conference . To celebrate our first decade in this critically important market ahead of the conference, we’ll be looking back regularly at our coverage of the subcontinent over this time, with links back ...

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    DB Schenker to manage aftermarket warehousing for VW in India

    2016-10-14T15:57:57Z

    DB Schenker’s Indian unit has begun managing aftermarket warehouse operations for Volkswagen Group in the National Capital Region (NCR) and in Bangalore. Schenker India is responsible for receiving, binning, picking, packing and dispatch of VW, Audi, Skoda, Porsche and Lamborghini spare parts and accessories in the warehouse. The 27,000 sq.km ...

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    India’s road ministry irons out car carrier legislation

    2016-10-12T12:42:05Z

    India’s Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has finalised new rules on what constitutes a legal car carrier in the country. The new Central Motor Vehicle Rules (CMVR) 2016 legislate that, from April 1 st 2017, car carriers will be limited in length to 18.75 metres while trailers – ...

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    Indian export logistics: Waiting for an upgrade

    2016-10-10T15:59:24Z

    In this story... Shipping routes Coastal issues Road reliance Multimodal shift Growing output India’s vehicle exports are gradually on the rise, with plenty of room to grow. However, the nation’s poor export logistics and high port costs may hold the country back India’s big problem ...

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    Indian ports to slash charges in a bid to boost coastal shipping

    2016-09-27T16:29:03Z

    India’s major ports are to introduce a discount of 80% for two years on vessel-related charges for coastal vehicle movements in an attempt to boost automotive sector demand for coastal transport. Announcing the move, the Ministry of Shipping said promoting coastal movements was one of its major goals and that ...

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    Mexico now India’s largest automotive export market

    2016-09-20T16:39:41Z

    Mexico has become India’s largest market for automotive exports, according to data released by engineering body EEPC India. Between April and July this year, automotive exports from India – including finished vehicles, two- and three-wheelers, and parts and components – amounted to $2.78 billion. Of that, shipments to Mexico accounted ...