Container industry need to be alert to challenges remain ahead.
Globally, the future outlook for global container business is decidedly mixed. Although the industry enjoyed modest improvement in 2018, there are several new challenges that still impact the businesses. Container industry has witnessed dramatic changes with alliances, consolidation and digitalization leading everyone to wonder: How will these changes impact the business. Is this what market has been looking forward to? Overall trade has been shifting its shape, size and the way it responds with customers also becoming more individualized, more conscious of time and cost efficiency and requiring the most specialized service.
It is time that all service providers need to aligns with what they customers need now, in a world where they are likely to need something entirely different very soon.
Considered as one of the biggest and bold reforms in the history of Indian Shipping business, relaxation of cabotage rule for a variety of cargo segments and opening up of India’s coastal trade to foreign ships, would hopefully make more transhipment cargo handled at Indian ports and also bring down the costs of operations.
The second most significant development is Indian shipping industry is at the cusp of technology adoption and keen to embrace digitalization of all processes. At this juncture it is very essential to figure out getting the right digital strategy for building a robust platform for the complex needs of our industry.
The sixth edition of Containers India will discuss these new age regulatory changes, technological trends and challenges with expert panellists debating on key issues of these topics.
Containers India the only conference for container supply chain stakeholders looks at the digitization of the container supply chain and the changes that are impacting the container trade.
Containers India is a market-focused conference, which takes place annually supported by Container Shipping Lines Association (CSLA) This conference is the destination for Indian Container trade bringing together shippers, logistics providers, shipping lines, 3PLs, ports, terminals, CFS/ICDs, MMLPs, Container Train Operators, Multimodal Transport Operators (MTOs), Road Transporters and other key audiences.