Logistics boom and IR
SME – customers
Industry requirements from IR
Operational Trendz of freight movements
Roadways took a share of freight load : GQ of national highways
Emergence of Organised retail.
Vertical Integration by Industry players. NTPC owns hopper, ACC owns special cement rakes.
SMEs: The nextgen evolving customers. Govt projects 4digit growth pattern.
Efficient transport system is an integral part of economy development.
Priority of Hot links b/w industry site <–> Port
Solution: Hub-n-spoke model
Quite detailed explanations of how Hub2hub and hub2industry solutions
Future: BG rails are to be used as Toll Roads
Internet based dynamic booking.
Speed Transit at hubs, core competency.
Reactions of IR.. have been quite positive.
Multimodal transport model of containers
Dedicated Freight Corridor: Increased axle load from 22.5 to 32.5tonnes. Lot of players in the game like GE, Bombardier, Adani logistics, Infinite Logistics(JV of Concor/reliance), Pipavav Railway Corp, Kutch Railway Corp, etc