In a groundbreaking development, the Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR) and Schenker India Private Limited (DB Schenker) joined forces and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on December 19, 2023, in New Delhi. This strategic partnership aims to bolster their efforts in the realms of EXIM (Export-Import) and Domestic Business, marking a pivotal movement in the logistics landscape.
The MoU was signed in the presence of the leadership from both Schenker and CONCOR. This partnership will transcend into the following for both organizations.
Diverse Service Offerings: CONCOR, a leading logistics service provider with a nationwide presence at 64 container terminals, joins forces with DB Schenker, a key player offering a comprehensive range of international air & ocean freight, land transportation, contract logistics, fairs and exhibitions, and global projects and industry solutions.
Commitment to Sustainable Practices: The MoU underscores the commitment of both organizations to contribute to sustainable supply chain practices in the logistics industry. This collaboration aligns with the industry’s growing emphasis on environmental responsibility.
Mr. Sanjay Swarup (CMD, CONCOR) highlighted that this collaboration aims to provide a bouquet of end-to-end services seamlessly, contributing to India’s ‘ease of doing business,’ a key focus area for the Government of India. One the other hand, with a focus on low carbon future, Ms. Kinjal Pande (CEO of DB Schenker (India and Indian Subcontinent)), emphasized that the strategic partnership for Rail Freight is aimed at significantly changing the trend towards a low carbon future, acknowledging the dominance of road transport in India.
This collaboration signifies a pivotal movement in the logistics landscape, with CONCOR and DB Schenker working in unison to foster sustainable practices and streamline logistics services. The partnership is expected to benefit businesses and contribute to India’s broader economic landscape.
The logistics industry eagerly anticipates the positive impact of this strategic collaboration, which sets a precedent for sustainable logistics excellence in the region.