AMCHAM’S Supply Chain & Logistics Committee – 18th May 2015
An informative presentation was shared by Mr. Raju Bawankar, Supply Chain Leader, Caterpillar India Pvt. Ltd. on ‘Ports in India’. It focused on major ports on the Western, Eastern and Southern coastline of India and the 2 largest ports in the country- NhavaSheva and Chennai Port to further understand and compare cargo traffic, container handling. Container terminal facilities, connectivity, infrastructure, congestions, storage space, etc. An interactive Q&A session that followed addressed challenges faced in terms of lack of availability of truck transport to & from Chennai port and the ideal optimisation of container usage to reduce and control the possibility of wastage of space and time.
An update was also shared on the efforts towards the 2 sub-teams- GST and Skills development.