E-commerce has seen an unprecedented growth and this trend is likely to boom in the coming years with the advent of mobile commerce. Consumers today are purchasing nearly everything online, from antiques to furnishings and grocery to electronics. Gone are those days when the retailers used to directly source goods from suppliers and manufacturers. Today, there are e-commerce fulfilment distribution centres for distributing the products..
Logistic is a dynamic industry involving planning and preparing resources. Software for key categories like freighting, inventory management, transportation and storage are critical for automating manual processes, boosting data entry and online tracking.
To meet the needs of India’s growing and varied logistics industry, the warehousing industry in the country has used private, public, government, co-operative as well as multiple other types of warehouses. Research about future trends, however, suggests that warehouses will become avant-garde, state-of-the-art and will help in the growth India’s growing logistics industry.
The importance of fast moving logistics and distribution services is immense in a vast country like India. The challenges are multiple and include issues like access to remote locations as well as the constraints of time. To address these issues Gati utilizes the three-pronged benefit of surface movements that comes with trains – carrying goods in bulk, at greater speeds and to the remote parts of the country which are otherwise often inaccessible.