Revolution in Logistics: UBM Launched Intermodal India 2012 for the First Time in India

MUMBAI, October 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Intermodal India 2012 Benefited the Players in the Logistics Sector to Showcase Their Products and Capabilities in the Fastest Growing Logistics Market in the Region. Exhibitors Included: deugro, Liebherr, Hindustan Cargo, PortMiami and Many More
  • Key Speakers Included: Mr. G. Kannan, Head, Logistics, Larsen and Toubro, Mr. Klaus Strahmann, EVP, deugro Group, Mr. Apurba Saha, Executive Director, ONGC, Mr. Hemant Bhattbhatt, Senior Director, Deloit te Touche Tohmatsu India P Ltd, Mr. Shashi Kiran Shetty, CMD, Allcargo Logistics
  • Presence of Decision Makers From the Retail Chains, Auto Component Sector, Organised Farming, Heavy and Light Industries, Warehousing Services, Financial Services, Research & Development, Freight Forwarders, Shipping & Port Associations, Infrastructure Developers and PSUs at Intermodal India 2012

Intermodal India 2012, organised by UBM India Pvt. Ltd., was a unique event that took place for the first time in India from 25-27 September 2012. The three-day exhibition with concurrent conference was inaugurated on September 25th 2012 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. It was one of the definitive, integrated, thought leadership events covering international trade, logistics, transportation and cargo handling.

The event was inaugurated by notable dignitaries from the industry including Mr. G. Chaukiyal, Member Operations, Airports Authority of India, Mr. S. Hajara, CMD, Shipping Corporation of India, Mr. Vipul Mittra, Principal Secretary, Civil Aviation Department, Govt. of Gujarat, Ms. Jayashree Mukherjee, Dy. Chairperson, Inland Waterways Authority of India, Mr. Anil Gupta, MD, CONCOR, Capt. Ajay Chauhan, Director, Civil Aviation Department of Govt. of Gujarat, Mr. N.N. Kumar, Dy. Chairman, JNPT along with Sanjeev Khaira, MD for UBM.

Apart from the exhibit, the event also saw a host of knowledge sharing sessions conducted in association with experts from different fields in the logistics industry. The seminars addressed trends, opportunities, challenges, and overall outlook of this sector. The key speakers presented their thoughts on effective intermodal integration, air cargo handling, cold chain management, etc.

Mr. Sanjeev Khaira - Managing Director of UBM said, "The logistics industry is moving across the globe and is going through a paradigm shift in its operations. Thanks to the era of globalisation, trade and widespread distribution are becoming highly profitable activities and companies in the world over are increasingly focusing on improving distribution and logistics to create a competitive advantage. Intermodal India 2012 aims at fulfilling the increasing need felt in the logistics industry both in India and abroad for a common platform to come together and deliberate on the prospects in the booming logistics Industry in this country. It is an opportunity for the delegates to interact with the key players of the industry from all over the world about the immense business possibilities in the emerging Indian logistics industry."

In India, road has become the predominant mode of transportation of freight cargo. Estimate of the modal movement of cargo highlights that in India nearly 61% of the cargo is moved by road, 30% by rail and rest by airway, pipelines and inland waterways. This is as compared to a 37% share of road in the USA and 22% in China.

About Intermodal India:

Intermodal India is a geoadaptation of Intermodal South America, one of the largest logistics & transportation exhibition in Americas which has attracted over 500 international exhibitors and 45,000 visitors this year. Intermodal India is an event designed to help professionalize the sector by bringing together leading suppliers of logistics and transport and matching them to key buyers of these services. Intermodal India offers hundreds of exhibitors from all over the world, presenting new products, the latest equipments and technology innovation and a vast conference program, providing the unique opportunity and experience for more than 3000 decision makers. Intermodal India offers you the opportunity to show your services and solutions to the Indian market by exhibiting your company to powerful buyers from Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Japan and Gulf. The growing Indian marketplace is building strength and has a huge demand for technologies.

For further information, kindly visit: http://intermodalindia.com/

About UBM India:

UBM India is a part of UBM plc which is a leading global business media company. UBM is the platform that brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, and in print, providing them with the information they need to do business successfully. The focus is on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists, around the world. For further details, please visit the UBM India website, http://www.ubmindia.in.

Primary Media Contact: Sudha Bahumanyam, sudha.bahumanyam@ubm.com, 91-9867875300

SOURCE UBM India Pvt. Ltd.




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