LOGISTICS PERFORMANCE INDEX
Government may consider unveiling national logistics policy in Budget
The policy, which also aimed at reducing high transaction cost of traders, may proposed setting up of a central portal, which will provide end-to-end logistics solutions to companies.
Index to measure logistics costs of key export sectors on the cards
Exercise underway to develop an index with an aim to cut logistics costs ...
India can add 8% to its exports if it puts its last mile connect in the fast lane
India's last mile connectivity hinges on its road network t...
Set up separate dept for logistics to improve transport sector: PM's advisory panel
The prime minister has set an ambitious target to realise a quantum jump in Doing Business and LPI ranks within the next 2-3 years.
Government to invite bids to develop, manage mega portal on logistics
The Department of Commerce will get on board a managed service provider or a third party to develop, operationalise and maintain the portal, which at present is a proof of concept.
Logistics performance index for states by December
Under the index, states and union territories will be ranked as per their trade related facilities. The move would help involve states in promoting the country's exports.
Gujarat tops logistics performance index chart: Commerce ministry
While Gujarat occupied the top position among 22 states, Jammu and Kashmir appeared last, even a notch below Bihar.
Secretaries panel approve setting up national logistics portal
The logistics division of the department has developed a proof of concept (PoC) of the common online platform to integrate all transactions involved in their production and export.
India's logistics sector to reach USD 215 bn by 2020: Survey
The Global Ranking of the World Bank's 2016 Logistics Performance Index shows that India jumped to 35th rank in 2016 from 54th rank in 2014 in terms of overall logistics performance.
Commerce Ministry in talks with World Bank for Logistics Performance Index
The LPI ranking would encourage states to work and improve upon their logistics infrastructure. Inadequate infrastructure is impacting the country's trade.
Competitiveness in manufacturing, services improving: Commerce Ministry
The ministry said the jump in the ranking demonstrates the commitment of various ministries and agencies to make it easy to do business in India.
India jumps 19 places in World Bank's global logistics performance ranking
The World Bank in its latest Logistics Performance Index (LPI) said India is now ranked 35th as against the 54th spot it occupied in the previous 2014 report.
Efforts towards connectivity, ease of doing business, infra boost for tourism sector: Kovind
Addressing the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, Kovind said that in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings, India has leapfrogged to the 63rd position, moving up by 79 places.
Strong forces using UN as instrument: PM Narendra Modi
Modi, who earlier delivered the keynote address at the high-profile Future Investment Initiative (FII), dubbed as "Davos in the desert", said a body like the UN should not merely be an institution but also an instrument for positive change.
Gujarat again tops perception based national logistics index
The index is based on the analysis of perception with regard to nine parameters, including infrastructure, quality of logistics, services, timeliness of cargo delivery, regulatory process and safety of cargo
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