In recent times the logistics industry has gone through a paradigm shift. The demand for fast and seamless delivery between different physical points have increased manifold and to meet these new demands the approach to the practices of logistics, distribution, and delivery has changed.
In a country as large as India different regions have different weather conditions ranging from excessive heat to hailstorms to freezing conditions. For instance, the harsh summers in the south are in stark contrast to the freezing cold of the Himalayas in the north and north-eastern parts of the country. The rain and humidity of the east would be the opposite of extremely dry heat in the desert areas of the west. All these can have severe effect upon the movement of goods when they are in transit.