As new markets open up for Indian pharma exports, pharmaceutical manufacturers are gradually waking up to the need to revamp the supply chain, of which logistics plays a major part. They are now taking a double dose of technology, packaging techniques and business process improvements to capitalise on unexpected opportunities, diminish risks
Increasingly, packaging companies are incorporating innovative design features and utilising more advanced technologies, to produce and manage pioneering products and ever more sophisticated systems, which help eliminate excursions in temperature in cold chain.
From traditional logistics concepts to new era of digital logistics, the internet is steering tremendous increase in supply chain velocity and cost reduction through information sharing and logistics synchronisation between trading partners and service providers. Technology is shaping up more fascinating years to watch out in this space.
Sagarmala is a project for port-led development to harness India's 7,500-km coastline, 14,500 km of navigable waterways and to enhance access to international maritime trade routes. The concept was approved by the Union Cabinet in March 2015 and a National Perspective Plan (NPP) for the comprehensive development was prepared and released in April,
The Akshaya Patra Foundation, which began its journey in 2000 feeding 1500 school children in five schools in Bangalore has transformed from its humble beginnings to a colossal scale, making its Mid-Day Meal Programme the world’s largest school lunch programme.
Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) - operators of Kempegowda International Airport, have signed a MoU to jointly drive the digital transformation of the BLR Airport. The declaration of intent envisages cooperation in a number of areas, including the digitalisation of existing infrastructure through the use of Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
September 12, 2018: The 9th Annual SCM Pharma Summit 2018 organised by UBM, recently concluded on a successful note, with logistics players and pharma manufacturers discussing some thought provoking concepts to decode how the logistics industry can walk the extra mile to facilitate the evolving pharmaceutical industry.
September 11, 2018: A study by a climate protection organisation, myclimate, shows that SkyCell containers are almost cutting in half the CO2 emissions per air cargo shipment.
September 10, 2018: Kuehne Nagel for the first time leveraged the benefits of blockchain technology in a large scale operational environment with 800,000 transactions per month while upgrading its well-established VGM Portal.
September 10, 2018: Avantida, an INTTRA company, today announced that CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd, two of the world’s largest liner shipping companies, are offering reUse container management services in Mexico.
September 10, 2018: SpiceJet has announced the launch of its dedicated air cargo services and inducted its first freighter aircraft at a grand ceremony at the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi.
Sep 6, 2018: British Airways and Indian domestic carrier, Vistara, have partnered to open up more routes between India and London than ever before.