Safmarine creates history by exporting 1st Block Train for Store Door product from Sahnewal, Ludhiana

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 06-11-2017        Tweet

NEW DELHI : Safmarine, one of the world’s leading container carrier has achieved a breakthrough in Store-To-Door logistics solution. For the very first time in India, Safmarine has enabled the movement of 90×20 containers (full rake capacity) for a single shipper on one single train. This milestone was achieved in association with Flying Trade India Pvt. Ltd and Gateway Rail.

The full rake of rice cargo are on its way to Felixstowe in the United Kingdom. Mr Bimal Kanal, Cluster Manager- Safmarine India, said, “At Safmarine, we have always worked towards creating a seamless and convenient platform for our valued customers. This achievement surely serves as a testament to the same. We look forward to providing this service to more export-import traders of the Country and help them reach farer and bigger markets. And at the same time contribute to the Country’s economy”

Commenting on this momentous occasion, Mr. Kewal Dulai, Chief Managing Director, Flying trade India Limited said, “We have found a trustworthy and efficient partner in Safmarine. The store-to-door facility will surely contribute towards pushing our volumes in a cost effective manner. We sincerely thank Safmarine for all the efforts”

Earlier, port to port delivery attracted added costs and time to the overall supply chain. Through such store door solutions, Safmarine has emerged as one stop logistical solutions partners for the export import trade community which is cost effective, less time consuming and hassle free.

The dignitaries present during the flagging off of the rake were Mr. Arvinder Singh Ranga – Commissioner (Customs), Mr. Rituraj Sharma – Joint Commissioner, Mr. Lalit Lahori – GRFL, Capt. Shantanu Bhattacharya – GRFL, Major Jyoti Mitter – GRFL and Mr. Shailender Srivastava – Mentfield.