Lockdown 3.0: From laptops to apparels, people place orders online for non-essential items; staff crunch may delay deliveries
From laptops to apparels, people logged on to e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Paytm Mall and Snapdeal on Monday to place orders for non-essential items
Inland logistics players' volume may fall 10-15% in current financial year; operational recovery to be gradual: India Ratings
The agency pointed out that between 2016-17 and 2018-19, the logistics space in India experienced a large amount of consolidation and the share of integrated logistics players increased substantially.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Grofers to hire 5,000 people over two weeks; will ramp up capacity to meet spike in orders
Online grocery platform Grofers is looking at hiring 5,000 employees to ramp up its capacity to meet the spike in orders amid the nationwide lockdown
Coronavirus Outbreak: BigBasket to hire 10,000 people for warehouses, delivery to clear pending orders quickly
Online grocery platform BigBasket is looking at hiring 10,000 people for its warehouses and last-mile delivery to clear pending orders quickly and meet the spike in orders on account of the nationwide lockdown
Coronavirus outbreak: FMCG firms limit operations only to essential items; Amazon, Walmart to stop non-essential sales
As various state governments issue notifications, the FMCG firms are in discussions with them to ensure that manufacture and distribution of essential products are streamlined
Budget 2020: Regulatory relaxation, tax benefits and renewed focus to drive growth in warehousing sector
Constructing a warehouse involves huge capital investment with Grade-A quality construction costs between Rs 1,400- Rs 1,600 per square feet.
French firm FM Logistic to invest $150 mn in India for warehouses; in talks with local, global finance partners for funds
France-based FM Logistic plans to expand to five cities including four metropolitan cities, he added.
During 2014-15 India produced 86.602 million metric tonnes of fruits and 169.478 million metric tonnes of vegetables
With Amazon and other e-commerce sites continuing to take market share from physical retailers U.S. mutual fund managers are upping their bets on warehouses