31 October 2016

The Economics Times

Delhi-Mumbai corridor's LDB container visibility tops 1 million

MUMBAI: Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) today said its initiative Logistics Data Bank (LDB) has crossed the one million mark of export-import containers tracked real time at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). 

"Container visibility through the LDB crossed the one million mark at JNPT in just over three months since it was introduced in June this year in three of the port's terminals as a near real-time tracking service for EXIM containers using  RFID across the western corridor of India," DMICDC said in a statement.

The LDB is operated by DMICDC Logistics Data Services, a joint venture of DMICDC and Japanese IT major NEC Corporation , with 50:50 equity participation.

Recently, the LDB added a Google route map view, which enables users to view the location of the 'containers in transit' on through a more user-friendly interface.

"With over one million containers now tagged and de-tagged, the LDB project is well on the way to bringing in radical change in the Indian logistics industry providing transparency and visibility in container transportation that benefits stakeholders across industries," DMICDC CEO and Managing Director Alkesh Sharma said.