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 4, 2017

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