Government Expanding Logistics Data Bank Project to South India (Download PDF)

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The Union Ministry of Shipping expanding Logistics Data Bank (LDB) project to southern region after covering the western logistics corridor. Launched at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) , Mumbai in July 2016,

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What is Logistics Data Bank (LDB) Project?

  • Launched at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) , Mumbai in July 2016,
  • Expanded to the container terminals at Adani Port Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) , Mundra and Adani Hazira Port in Gujarat.
  • Made India՚s logistics sector more efficient by Information Technology
  • Every container in the port facility is attached to a Radio Frequency Identification Tag (RFID) tag and then tracked through RFID readers.
  • Implemented through a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) called Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Logistics Data Services Ltd. (DLDSL)
  • DLDSL jointly (50: 50) owned by the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Trust and Japanese IT services major NEC Corporation.
  • Covers the entire movement of containers through rail or road till Inland Container Depot and Container Freight Station
  • Integrates detailed, real-time information in a single window

Benefits of The LDB Project

  • Cut the overall lead time of container movement
  • Reduced transaction costs incurred by consignees and shippers
  • Aided importers and exporters in tracking their goods
  • Major improvement in ‘ease of doing business’ initiative
  • Will help in boosting India՚s foreign trade and ensuring greater transparency

- Published/Last Modified on: September 3, 2017


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