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Container Logistics & Warehousing

Logistics and warehousing are important part of controlling and managing flow of production goods. It refers to not just transportation itself, but to streamline and control the flow through the value adding processes and eliminates non-value adding ones. It involves the integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material handling, and packaging, while operating responsibility of logistics is the geographical repositioning of raw materials and finished inventories.

Logistics industry is closely linked to sectors such as containers, ports and shipping. In a competitive scenario where more than two ports compete for same cargo, port which provides the logistics advantage gain. A large number of warehouses are located near cargo centre generating high volumes. Depending on the raw material or final product, logistics can be classified as Container logistics, mineral logistics, etc. Rail logistics, road logistics, shipping logistics or multimodal logistics can be divisions according to mode of transportation. However objective of logistics is common, repositioning of goods at least cost and time.

We exploit our diverse knowledge to provide flexible consulting solutions in logistics management. Logistics cost analysis forms part of the port feasibility or warehousing /CFS feasibility study. Our core competency lies in Container logistics. We have also helped our clients in iron ore logistics, steel logistics, container logistics and warehousing, coal logistics, automobile logistics.

Benefits with i-maritime
  • In the era of multimodal transportation, its not just shipping but whole inland logistics which plays important role. i-maritime, with its knowledge base in not only shipping but also inland logistics is an intelligent choice for logistics consulting.
  • Understanding of growth in the existing and upcoming cargo clusters within India.
  • Understanding of rules for setting up of CFS and ICD in India.
  • Sound technical understanding of material handling equipments.
  • Robust management tools for understanding logistics including origin-destination analysis, cost analysis, etc.

Segments
  • Container Freight stations
  • Inland Container Depot
  • Warehouses
  • Ro-Ro
  • Coal logistics
  • Mineral logistics
  • Road and rail logistics

Practice Area
  • Business plan
  • Market study & analysis
  • Logistics cost analysis
  • Feasibility for Container Freight station (CFS) or Inland container depot (ICD)