Date: 16/05/2024

CONCOR CMD meets key shipping & logistics players in Taiwan to explore opportunities for mutually beneficial relationships 
Mr Sanjay Swarup, CMD of Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR), interacted with representatives from leading shipping lines and freight forwarders in Taiwan to apprise them of CONCOR’s robust infrastructure, which includes 66 terminals, over 375 rakes and 43,000 containers, as well as state-of-the-art handling equipment and IT-enabled logistics solutions. He also highlighted the company’s comprehensive logistics services, aiming to explore opportunities for mutually beneficial relationships.
As per a CONCOR communique, meetings were held with Mr Kuang-hui Wu, President of Evergreen Marine Corporation (Taiwan) Ltd, Mr Bryan Ma, Vice President of Wan Hai Lines Ltd, Mr Richards Yeh, Executive Director of International Ocean Freight Forwarders & Logistics Association-Taiwan, and Mr Jason Kuo, CEO of Panda Logistics Co., Ltd, focused on strengthening collaborations and exploring new opportunities for mutual benefit.
During these interactions, Mr Swarup also provided an overview of CONCOR’s commitment to green logistics initiatives such as the adoption of LNG trucks. Besides, he spoke about the MoUs signed with prominent stakeholders like Indraprastha Gas Ltd, IOCL and NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam, which are aimed at facilitating the operation of LNG trucks and developing solar-based infrastructure at CONCOR’s terminals.
Further highlighting CONCOR’s role in adopting technology for logistics, Mr Swarup pointed out the introduction of digital solutions to streamline operations. These include the launch of a logistics app designed for efficient first/last mile services, a pilot project on AI-based transportation management initiated at ICD Tughlakabad, and plans to extend this AI solution to other terminals. Other technological advancements mentioned were KYCL (Know Your Container’s Location) for real-time container tracking, automated billing for vendors and the implementation of an e-Office, all contributing to enhanced productivity, customer-centric services and logistics efficiency, the communique highlighted.
Source: Exim News Service: Taiwan/New Delhi, May 15