What are dangerous goods?
Any item or substance that can harm the driver, recipient, environment or other shipment is termed as dangerous goods. Such hazardous materials include perfume, chemical barrels, aerosols or items containing lithium batteries such as laptops and phones. Therefore, dangerous goods transportation can be a grave matter.
Continue reading What are Classified as Dangerous Goods for Transportation?
Yes. You heard that right. According to the ministry of road transport and highway’s notice, very soon all two-wheelers will have the Automatic Headlamp On (AHO) feature. As per the rule, you will have to ride the bikes with the headlamps on even during the day.
Continue reading Gear up to Ride Your Scooters with Headlamps in Auto Mode
Truck operators in several cities have claimed that e-payments at tolls are causing havoc. They claim that most of the toll systems do not have proper working systems causing a huge loss to fleet owners.
On an average, a fleet owner handles roughly 20- 100 trucks. According to them, they cannot afford to keep Rs.50, 000-Rs.1,00, 000 in their account for every truck and at the same time provide additional cash to the truck crew to pay up at “non-working” toll systems.
Continue reading Why are Truck Fleet Owners finding it difficult to make e-payments at tolls?
Going cashless is the norm of today, so much so that even goods transportation services are trying to make the best use of it. A logistic start- up, 4TiGo has launched an innovative bank-to-bank payment system designed for the Indian transport industry. This will surely pave way for transporters to join the mainstream cashless economy.
This initiative will bring most of the stakeholders (consignees, consignors, fleet owners, transport companies and agencies) on a common platform. This will also help them transact, exchange information and manage their entire business in an organized way. Continue reading Is Cashless Payment a Boon for Goods Transportation Services?
The Goods and services tax ( GST) will soon be implemented and there is a hype surrounding it. According to estimates GST is likely to add nearly 2% growth to India’s annual GDP. This will truly have a tremendous effect on the growth. Also, if sources are to be believed, GST will make transporting more efficient. As per the rule, all lorry crane transportation services moving goods worth more than Rs. 50,000 within or outside a state will have to secure an e-way bill before the dispatch of the consignment.
To generate the e-way bill, the supplier and transporter will have to upload the details on the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN). Once the e-way bill is generated, a unique e-way bill number (EBN) will be made available to the recipient, supplier and the transporter. Continue reading Decoding GST for Small Transport Business
If you are moving goods for the first time or relocating for the first time then it can get daunting to select the right packers and movers in pune city. The first question that comes to your mind is of reliability? Followed up with Will my goods reach safely, without any damage?
To make your journey smooth while selecting the right packers and movers in Pune, we have drafted a list of questions that will help you make the right choice.
Continue reading How to Select the Best Packers and Movers in Pune?
Logistics spend in India is 13% one of the highest in the world. Logistics in India is set for rapid growth. In the last Five years its growth has been estimated to be at a healthy rate of 15%. However, growth in sub-sectors varies, with the lowest being in basic trucking operations and highest in supply chain and e-tailing logistics. Comparing with other countries there is lot of in efficiency in logistic sector in India. Going forward Indian logistic service providers will be seeing major growth.
Continue reading Logistics Industry Outlook 2015
Embed This Image On Your Site (copy code below):
Local businesses have always faced the challenge of being found on the internet. As a local business you may not be able to afford a website or perform Search Engine optimization to be found on Google Search Engine.
What can a local business do to address this problem?
There are various free business directories where you can list you company contact detail. Even some paid business listing can cost must lesser than a Website and SEO. Continue reading Top 10 Free Local Business Directories For Small Businesses in India