Why Logistics companies are Going Green

Why Logistics companies are Going Green Logistics companies around the world are waking up to the green movement. The current progress of green technology is proving to be a major disruptor in every industry, not least of all logistics, because practically every industry involves using logistics companies at some point. As one of the top…

Goods and Services Tax impact Transport and logistics (T&L) sector

GST impact Transport and logistics (T&L) sector What to expect The registration, payment and refund processes under GST will be routed through a centralised common portal set up by GSTN. The common portal will act as an interface between the taxpayers, authorities, banks, RBI and accounting authorities.  At the back-end, the portal will be integrated…

What is the future of logistics and supply chain in India?

Future of logistics and supply chain in India. Since the liberalization of the Indian Economy in the early 90s, India has been pegged to become a global power. Since then, significant developments in technology, talent development, and infrastructure have meant that India has grown into a world leader in multiple fields. Supply Chain was not…

GST – Road to efficient logistics

by Ravi Kaul I April 20 I Road to efficient logistics India sets a benchmark in providing the low-cost services by and large in every field. Still, India has higher logistics cost due to various factors and challenges faced by the industry. Our country is vast and complex, and a complex tax structure has governed…

GST impact on Warehousing

GST impact on Warehousing in India In India, there has been no uniform and easy to implement taxation policy in place across various supply chains. Consequently, the distribution as well as warehousing strategies are tax oriented which restricts effective utilization of available resources. As we have seen, companies build warehouses in each state to evade…

Impact of GST on FMCG Sector

Impact of GST on FMCG Sector The most visible impact of GST would be on the warehousing strategy of FMCG companies. The 3 lakh crore Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry in India is one of the major contributor to the state exchequer in excess of Rs 40,000 Crores. GST is the biggest tax reform…

Budget 2017: India’s logistics sector expects timely implementation of GST

Logistics sectors primary expectation from Budget 2017 is timely implementation of GST and Infrastructure Development in Special Economic Zones.   The Budget of 2017 has highlighted infrastructure development as a focus area. This covers highways, rural roads, and railways. These investments, aimed at improving connectivity through a multi-modal network, will not only have a beneficial…

Impact of GST on Indian economy

The introduction of Goods and Service Tax (GST) in India is now on the horizon. The Constitution Amendment Bill to replace existing multiple indirect taxes by uniform GST across India is likely to be taken up for voting in Rajya Sabha during this week. Lok Sabha has already passed this Bill. The current indirect tax…

Inventory Management Techniques that will Save You Money

Inventory Management Techniques that will save you money   Some of the most important techniques of inventory control system are: Setting up of various stock levels. Preparations of inventory budgets. Maintaining perpetual inventory system. Establishing proper purchase procedures. Inventory turnover ratios. Always Better Control (ABC analysis).  Setting up of various stock levels: To avoid over-stocking…