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National Freight Index

Logistics firm Rivigo has launched the National Freight Index (NFI) with an aim to bring transparency and boost efficiency in the market. About the Index NFI would serve as a barometer of the road freight market in India. NFI is aimed at bringing transparency to the road freight market place and transforming the logistics sector. ..

Rivigo launches National Freight Index (NFI)

The National Freight Index (NFI) has been launched by a technology-enabled logistics company Rivigo, which owns a fleet of over 3,000 trucks. The index aims to bring transparency and boost efficiency in the market. The NFI is the barometer of the road freight market in India and is based on Rivigo rate exchange, which gives ..

IMO launches new rules on electronic information exchange

IMO (International Maritime Organisation) has mandated a new rule for national governments to launch electronic information exchange between ships and ports.The main motive of the rule is to make cross-border trade simpler and to make efficient logistics chain for more than ten billion tonnes of goods traded globally every year. The new Facilitation of International ..

Vivek Gupta designated as Director of SAIL in Raw Materials and Logistics

Vivek Gupta has assumed the charge of Director (Raw Material& Logistics) of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). He has been trained at UK in Advanced Project Management through Price Water House, Urwick Management Centre, Slough, London. He joined SAIL in 1980 and has been working for more than 38 years in SAIL. After joining ..

Family Planning Logistics Management Information System (FP-LMIS)

Family Planning Logistics Management Information System (FP-LMIS) has been developed to track Family Planning commodities. It is designed to provide robust information on the demand and distribution of contraceptives to health facilities and ASHAs to strengthen supply chain management.

New Delhi hosts Global Logistics Summit (GLS-2018)

The Global Logistics Summit (GLS-2018) was held in New Delhi on April 5-6 to improve logistics and connectivity which are vital for increasing intra-state and international trade flows. It was organised by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, along with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and the World ..

Vijay Kumar appointed as MD & CEO of National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited

Vijay Kumar has been appointed the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) for three years with effective from January 18, 2018. He succeeded Samir Shah. He has over 25 years of experience in leadership roles in the areas of commodity trading and merchandising along ..

GoI signs pact with ?Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for logistics

The Logistics Division of the Union Commerce Ministry has signed an agreement with industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on January 16 to address challenges facing the country’s logistics sector and help take measures to bring down costs. As per the MoU, CII will identify logistics challenges facing industry and suggest action solutions to ..