‘Collaboration, transparency & education vital to gain mutual benefit’
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Cyrus Katgara, Partner, Jeena & Company shares, “By fostering collaboration and transparency, continuously upgrading the certifications, and educating employees regarding compliance and government rules and regulations, we ensure stakeholders and businesses mutually benefit from the prescribed processes by the regulatory bodies. This approach ensures that people involved in handling the Dangerous Goods follow a smoother & compliant process which results in cultivating a culture of vigilance, mitigates risks, and upholds stringent safety standards. Ultimately it fortifies mutual trust a ..read more
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‘Industry needs qualified personnel for Dangerous Goods Handling’
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Vipin Vohra, Chairman, Continental Carriers shares, “In the realm of Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) cargo handling and transportation, a crucial issue has emerged, casting shadows over the smooth flow of DG goods. Since the implementation of a new format, circulated by IATA, effective from January 1, 2023, institutes and instructors have been awaiting approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to conduct the IATA DGR course. However, the absence of this approval has led to a stalemate, preventing officials of IATA approved freight forwarders/agents from renewing their ce ..read more
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‘Hazard identification & risk assessment done regularly for chemical storage & handling’
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From the warehousing perspective, Marcus Fornell, Director – Warehousing Solutions/ Contract Logistics at Rhenus Logistics India shares, “Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) of each product / material is thoroughly studied and reviewed before it comes in the Rhenus warehouse for storage in order to understand all storage & handling requirements of chemical products. The team handling these chemicals is fully trained for handling and storage of chemicals. Hazard identification and risk assessment is done regularly for taking appropriate control measures during storage and handling of chemical ..read more
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‘DIAL conducts regular training programmes on handling dangerous goods’
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Sanjiv Edward, CEO – Cargo, GMR Group highlights, “At Delhi International Airport, we conduct regular training and exercises to keep cargo personnel up to date regarding the latest measures on handling dangerous goods. DIAL follows all necessary safeguards rigorously which are important while handling such cargo including imparting dangerous goods training which is certified and valid at time of handling such goods. We ensure necessary infrastructure and processes all along the way to transport such goods – PPE for all staff handling dangerous goods, secluded area earmarked for handling, speci ..read more
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Çelebi India’s Delhi Cargo Terminal Successfully Handles Airbus H125 Helicopter Shipment
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Çelebi Delhi Cargo Terminal announces the successful handling of an Airbus H125 helicopter shipment. Weighing a total of 6539 kilograms, this special cargo arrived in Delhi from France via Doha on Qatar Airways. The Çelebi Delhi Cargo team demonstrated exceptional expertise and efficiency in managing this unique shipment, showcasing its commitment to excellence in handling diverse and challenging cargo movements. With meticulous planning and execution, we ensured the safe and timely delivery of the Airbus H125 helicopter, further solidifying our reputation as a trusted partner in the aviation ..read more
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CONCOR starts DPD rail freight movement at Jawaharlal Nehru Port
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2d ago
The Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) has commenced evacuating direct port delivery (DPD) containers landing at Jawaharlal Nehru port (JNPT) by rail in an initiative aimed at reducing load on terminal gates, offering a sustainable alternative to road transport and reducing emissions, says official reports. “Under the DPD scheme, import containers are delivered directly to pre-approved clients at the port itself instead of waiting in a container freight station (CFS) located outside for clearance, which reduces the cargo dwell time and cost for shippers,” reports add. In collaboration ..read more
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‘Rising logistics costs, fuel prices affecting revenue, innovation is key’
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“Increasing transportation costs and rising fuel prices are affecting overall revenue and profits and Innovation is the only solution to tackle it. Logistics expenses in India account for approximately 13-14% of its GDP, surpassing the global average of about 8%. Innovation is crucial in this situation,” says Gurdeep Singh, Founder & Chairman, Jujhar Group. “Logistics companies are implementing route optimisation software to strategically plan trips to reduce mileage and fuel consumption. Additionally, establishing strategic partnerships with fuel providers can lead to securing discounted ..read more
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MoU signed by QFZ, FedEx to build cargo facility, facilitate Asia-Europe trade
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Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ) and FedEx Logistics signed MoU to facilitate the establishment of a regional logistics facility in Qatar’s free zones. The facility, which will operate under the company’s FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage division, will be located at Ras Bufontas Free Zone and will include a state-of-the-art logistics office. The MoU was signed by Sheikh Mohammed H. F. Al-Thani, CEO of Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ), and Patrick Moebel, President and CEO of FedEx Logistics, in a ceremony that took place on the sidelines of their participation at the Qatar Econom ..read more
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Employing tamper-proof packaging, safe transport & handling at cargo terminals crucial to ensure security’
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Pradeep Panicker, CEO-GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) asserts, “Ensuring the security of dangerous goods across the supply chain demands unwavering vigilance. Employing tamper-proof packaging and secure transportation, alongside bolstering physical security at cargo terminals, are foundational measures to ensure security. However, real-time tracking and establishing a clear chain of custody, coupled with meticulous documentation of handoffs from origin to destination, are imperative. Trained and certified personnel must handle dangerous goods, equipped to respond to any contingenc ..read more
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‘Enhanced regulatory framework, tech integration, and collaboration vital to ensure safety’
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C K Govil, President, The Air Cargo Agents Association of India (ACAAI) says, “Overall, while there are significant advancements in the handling and transportation of dangerous goods in India, ongoing efforts are needed to address the challenges related to infrastructure, compliance, and training. Enhanced regulatory frameworks, technological integration, and industry collaboration will be key drivers in ensuring the safe and efficient transport of hazardous materials in the Indian market. Handling and transporting dangerous goods in India require concrete efforts from the govt as well as the ..read more
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