JNPT Rolls Out Direct Port Delivery Transport Solution (Download PDF)


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Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is working on innovative transport solution to ensure seamless & faster cargo movement thru Direct Port Delivery (DPD). This will benefit 1600 importers.

Chart of Cargo traffic at major ports (MMT)

Chart of Cargo Traffic at Major Ports (MMT)

Chart of Cargo traffic at major ports (MMT)

  • Four logistic companies have won bid for five routes – from JNPT to Gujarat, to Goa & Bengaluru, to Nashik, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Indore & Hydrebad to Ahmednagar & to local regions in & around Mumbai.

  • Meeting was held at JNPT last week to take stock of preparedness for roll out new system from May 2018.

  • DPD is accepted as optimal way of transporting cargo directly from port to importers & accounts for close to 39 % of total cargo traffic from JNPT.

  • 1600 importers have opted for DPD mode of transport will benefit from this process.

  • Exporter & importer will able to book his cargo sitting in his office, thru technology backed platform.

Advantages of New Transport

  • Easy co-ordination between port and customers

  • End to end delivery

  • Faster evacuation of containers from the Port area

  • 24X7 Vehicle tracking

  • Container tracking through mobile

  • 24x7 Customer service

Map of Key ports and Inland Container Depots In India

Map of Key Ports and Inland Container Depots In India

Map of Key ports and Inland Container Depots In India

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT)

  • JNPT also known as Nhava Sheva. This is largest container port in India.

  • Located at east of Mumbai.

  • Port was established on 26 May 1989.

  • JNPT is ranked 31st among top 100 container ports in World.

  • Has four dedicated container terminals namely JNPCT, DP WORLD, GTIPL & NSIGT.

- Published/Last Modified on: June 15, 2018


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