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IMO 2020 Fuel Preparations

Shipping is not ready to safely implement IMO 2020 low-sulfur fuel rules by the start of next year, according to a coalition of shipping trade associations. Stricter rules on sulfur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades. Unless some form of emission…

INCOTERMS -2020

Incoterms® was first developed in 1936 by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in an attempt to simplify communicational shortfalls involved with international trade. It was through the publication of the first-ever International Rules for the Interpretation of Trade Terms that we now have “Incoterms®.” The Incoterms® rules were first introduced by ICC in 1936  to…

India’s Logistic strategy retreat – 2019

The “new normal” for the Logistics sector is tougher than for many other industries. Pro Logistics Strategy Retreat discusses how transportation and logistics businesses can increase their economic profit. A leading expert facilitates the Peer-to-Peer Discussion Based sessions with contribution from Logistics Leaders attending the conference. This will be in a round table format. This event…

Logistics for e-Commerce

In e-commerce ventures, logistics are the processes of shipping order to customers or transporting an inventory to a merchant. … Logistics management is the practice of locating and identifying potential distribution and shipping companies, and evaluating their effectiveness. Logistics is a congregation of various processes such as inventory management, warehousing, packaging, labeling, billing, shipping, payment collection, return, and exchange. All these put…

Women & Logistics

Indian businesses have made significant progress towards gender equality in recent Years. Certain sectors are lagging behind the rest. From finance to retail, construction to logistics, women are playing a bigger role in transforming the perception of industries historically dominated by men – but a lot more work needs to be done. Let’s say about 20…

Standard shipping container dimensions

The idea of loading merchandise onto trucks, then moving onto trains or ships and then loading them back onto trucks came about over 60 years ago. This standardization of shipping container dimensions made a substantial global impact on world trade. It allowed manufacturers to load goods at their factories and ship directly to stores and…

Overview of Supply Chain

Supply chain management is the management of the flow of goods and services and includes all processes that transform raw materials into final products. It involves the active streamlining of a business’s supply-side activities to maximize customer value and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. A supply chain is comprised of all the businesses and…