ZIM And Alibaba Signed A Strategic Cooperation Agreement In Order To Improve Logistics Services
Israel-based carrier ZIM has given a green signal to the strategic cooperation agreement along with renowned e-commerce B2B platform called Alibaba.com, in a genuine attempt to enhance the logistics services to the sellers with respect to the largest e-commerce giant in China. ZIM has shifted its focus on expanding its e-commerce shipment business to facilitate the direct purchase of sea freight. The innovative strategy will serve as a golden opportunity that will prove to be beneficial in dealing with top-notch customer service. ZIM is looking forward to increasing the perimeter of its digital services targeted for its e-commerce clients along with small and medium ventures. Alibaba.com is aimed at constructing a full-fledged global logistics network after cooperating with ZIM and more ecological partners to reboot the global logistics industry protocol. The agreement will surely go a long way in rewarding loyal customers with stable, world-class, and cross-border supply chain solutions with high visibility.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Introduced A Centralized Parking Plaza For The Convenience Of Container Tractor Trailers
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has laid the foundation for a brand-new Centralized Parking Plaza or CPP with the provision of Customs facilitation so that the business runs more smoothly in the long run. In fact, JNPT happens to be the only Indian port that has wisely built a well-equipped parking plaza to diminish the traffic congestion and hereon boost the port efficiencies. Sprawled across 45 hectares, the parking plaza has been specially designed to integrate the convenient parking of tractor trailers that are loaded with factory-stuffed export containers and has offered the increased capacity to park 1,538 trailers at one go. The plaza will also make it easier to facilitate document processing regarding Customs with advanced, state-of-the-art amenities. Moreover, the plaza will be governed by the Real Time Parking Management system that includes WiFi provision inside the boundaries. The plaza system will streamline the container trucks on the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust roads to aid in the planning of the tractor trailer movement by the respective terminals. JNPT has also welcomed the services of Nirmala Auto Care Centre to help run the management and maintenance of the newly built plaza.
Five Central Asian Nations Including India Pledge To Increase Engagement When It Comes To Connectivity
India has vowed to increase engagement (especially when it concerns connectivity) along with the cooperation of five other Central Asian countries like Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and the Kyrgyz Republic, to embark on a developmental journey and play an integral role in improving the logistics network while encouraging joint initiatives to boost the construction of international and regional transport corridors. The five Asian countries contributing in the partnership have thoroughly applauded India’s efforts to modernize the infrastructure of Iran’s Chabahar Port that can soon transform into a crucial connecting link when it comes to establishing strong trade and transport communications between the markets of both South and Central Asia. New Delhi is planning on enhancing the connectivity via Chabahar Port and is also looking forward to creating an air corridor in the near future.
V.O.Chidambaranar Port Welcomes The Direct Port Entry Facility For Enabling Direct Container Movement From Factories
Mr. Mansukh Mandaviya, the Union Minister of State for Shipping, has inaugurated the ‘Direct Port Entry’ facility or DPE at the V.O.Chidambaranar Port in order to work toward decreasing the logistics-related pricing and boosting the overall velocity of shipment to encourage the competitiveness of the shipper when it comes to international trade. The newly introduced, state-of-the-art DPE unit will become very essential in allowing the direct movement of containers from factories sans intermediate handling at CFS and letting the shippers to effectively gate-in the factory-stuffed exports round the clock to the container terminal.
Colombo International Container Terminal To Soon Expand Its Capacity Without Any Construction
The Colombo International Container Terminal is soon going to extend its capacity (without undergoing any construction) to promote new business opportunities in the long run, after getting the approval from Sri Lanka’s cabinet and an investment of 90 million US dollars. The expansion project is aimed at escalating the gross productivity by adapting to modern equipment and upgrading the existing machinery.