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tech Flap The supply chain of tomorrow will be leaner, faster and most importantly, self-orchestrated. This unprecedented pace of change will be driven by he following few radical technologies that will be cautiously adopted by industry participants over the next 15 years.

i-Loads White Data Systems India (WDSI) Private Limited, launches i-Loads, an App based aggregator for the Indian Trucking and logistics sector that connects load providers, logistics agents, brokers and transporters to improve the quality and service efficiency. Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Limited is the leading investor with 65 per cent stake. The move is aimed at driving tech innovation to solve the bandwidth issues and bridging the gaps in logistical capabilities in the road freight and transport sector. Currently, i-Loads’ corporate headquarters is set up in Chennai with additional operational facilities in Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mumbai, Kochi, Hyderabad and Delhi providing a PAN India reach for transporting goods from these hubs.

LogiNext LogiNext offers highly configurable out-of-the-box software to make your supply chain more real-time. Be it first mile pick-ups, last mile deliveries, long haul transportation, on-demand or reverse logistics or even remote workforce management, LogiNext has got them all covered. LogiNext On-Demand TM works like a charm if you are interested in “Uberification” of your logistics or delivery service. The fact that almost 30 per cent of the logistics cost is being spent on last mile deliveries is now a known fact to the world. LogiNext MileTM provides automated optimisation for delivery routes and resource capacity to reduce this cost up to 10 per cent, primarily in terms of number of kilometres travelled and number or resources required. In the midst of hundreds of fleet management and telematics solutions available in the market, LogiNext HaulTM comes out as the first hardware agnostic platform which can be used to optimise road, rail and air movements.

Logistics Junction To provide the truck drivers with a good quality of basic daily living facilities which will make them more productive and interested toward their work, Logistics Junction (LJ) is an aggregator platform which has been made available for transporters who are in search of load and companies who are in search of transport.This is a free mobile app, compatible with PC, with different applications for the company, transporter, driver and franchisee designed as per their specific requirement. The company from the mobile app can post his load which will be made available to the transporters who are operating on the route on which the shipment is to be picked and dropped. Transporters can also post their load requirement which will be made available to the companies. Here, everything is processed online, right from posting load/vehicle to the payment part. The service is also beneficial to the transporters as they can find regular loads for their vehicle through the website or application from reputed corporate registered with the app.

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upcoming events India Cold Chain Show on October 17-19, 2016 at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai organised by Reed Manch Exhibitions Supply Chain Forum on October 18, 2016 at Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire (England) organised by Richmond Events Lift Elevator Escalator Expo on October 21 and 22, 2016 at Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre, Colombo organised by Nexgen Exhibitions Pvt Ltd 28th International Air Cargo Forum 2016 on October 26-28, 2016 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Paris organised by The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) 2nd CHEMLOG India 2016 on November 10 and 11, 2016 at Hotel Cambay Grand, Ahmedabad organised by Indus Exposium Pvt Ltd CeMAT India on December 1-3, 2016 at MMRDA Grounds, Mumbai organised by Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd 2nd Logistics Asia Expo on December 2-4, 2016 at Gujarat University Convention and Exhibition Centre, Ahmedabad organised by Radeecal Communications 3rd Supply Chain And Logistics Excellence Awards on December 15-16, 2016 at Hotel Le Meridien, New Delhi organised by CII Institute of Logistics India Maritime Show on Jan 11-13, 2017 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India organised by Ministry of Shipping and FICCI 11th Annual World Cargo Symposium on March 1416, 2017 at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates organised by IATA 4th Air Cargo Africa on February 21-23, 2017 at Center Court, Casino Park at the Emperors Palace, Johannesburg organised by STAT Media Group

CargoConnect October 2016  
CargoConnect October 2016