Logistics park planned near Gandhinagar

January 20th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Ahmedabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Logistics major Container Corp of India (CONCOR) will set up a freight logistics park near state capital Gandhinagar, officials here said.Spread over 151 acres at Khodiyar in Gandhinagar district, the state-of-the-art project will be developed on an estimated investment of Rs.10 million (Rs.1 crore). It is expected to help manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and exporters and importers to reduce costs and frictions in their supply chain.

The park will have segregated trade zones for mass warehousing, distribution, processing, packaging, trading, freight forwarding, express cargo delivery, inland container depot and container freight Station operations, air freight station, domestic container services, break bulk railway movement and cold storages.

It will also be equipped with specialised cargo handling equipment and warehouse automation, the officials added.

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