Uttarakhand exports first consignment of vegetables to UAE

In a major boost to agricultural produce exports from Uttarakhand, the first consignment of vegetables including curry leaf, okra, pear and bitter gourd sourced from the farmers of Haridwar, was exported to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The exports of vegetables come after a consignment of millets grown in Uttarakh...Read more

VegEase to deploy electric vehicles in last-mile logistics

In a bid to reduce the carbon footprint of its logistics operations and achieve sustainable growth, VegEase, the cart-at-home e-grocery startup has begun to deploy Electric Vehicles (EV) in its last-mile logistics. The company has just completed an initial pilot this month and will move completely to an electric f...Read more

Bengaluru Airport exports 483,460 kg mangoes from March to June

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB/ BLR Airport) has processed 483,460 kgs of mangoes in four months from March to June, 2021.    The month of June witnessed the highest movement of mangoes with 169,882 kgs. A total of 158,936 kgs were processed in May, 110,886 kgs in April and 43,776 in...Read more

Govt launches National Logistics Excellence Awards

The government announced the launch of the National Logistics Excellence Awards. The framework of awards has been finalised in consultation with the logistics associations and forum user industry partners. The awards are in two categories, the first group includes logistics infrastructure/service providers and the...Read more

Maersk to redesign its ocean network in West & Central Asia to create customer value  

Maersk is redesigning its ocean network in West & Central Asia that connects countries including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, UAE and Saudi Arabia to the world. The changes in network are primarily aimed at improving speed to market, providing higher predictability and offering more flexibility to c...Read more

GI certified Fazil mango shipped to Bahrain

A consignment of Geographical Identification (GI) certified Fazil mango variety sourced from the Malda district of West Bengal was exported to Bahrain. The consignment of Fazil mango was exported by APEDA registered DM enterprises, Kolkata and imported by Al Jazira Group, Bahrain.The shipment to Bahrain comes a fe...Read more

VegEase launches grocery cart-at-home in Haryana and UP

VegEase, the cart-at-home e-grocery startup, is launching its services in UP and Haryana including Manesar, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Noida. Buoyed by growing consumer demand in the NCR region, VegEase is evaluating neighbourhood cart placement locations in these cities in UP and Haryana to offer the cart-at-home s...Read more

Kisan Rail brings relief to farmers, 60 routes operationalised till now

The introduction of Kisan Rails by the Indian Railways has given farmers wide access to Indian markets. Kisan Rail has so far carried 2.7 lakh tonnes of consignment. Till now, 60 routes have been operationalised. Railways have been relentlessly pursuing with various stakeholders – including the Ministry of A...Read more

Bijak launches network of logistic services in UP & Maharashtra  

     The agritech B2B marketplace Bijak that connects sellers and buyers PAN India has launched logistics services in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh with an aim to provide easy trading of commodities across the country. The agri-traders of these states can avail this service directly through the Bi...Read more

India flags off first export consignment of non-basmati rice to Vietnam  

In a major boost to India’s rice exports potential especially from eastern region, a consignment has been officially flagged off from the Paradip International Cargo Terminal (PICT), Odisha to Vietnam. This is the first time in the history of Paradip Port, non-basmati rice will be exported. Sarala foods gro...Read more

Mahindra Logistics, 1Bridge partner to solve last-mile delivery shortcomings in rural India  

Mahindra Logistics has partnered with Bengaluru-based social enterprise and largest village commerce network, 1Bridge, for last-mile delivery in the rural parts of the country. Mahindra Logistics has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with 1Bridge to this effect, the company said in the statement.  U...Read more

WSI, Syngenta to open new agriculture crop protection product facility

WSI, one of the largest privately held logistics companies in the US has recently announced that it is expanding its agriculture crop protection logistics footprint by partnering with Switzerland-based Syngenta, a leader in agriculture innovation, in opening a state-of-the-art storage and distribution center in Co...Read more