FASTTRACK, July-Sep 2021 Issue
FASTTRACK, July-Sep 2021 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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FASTag, India's electronic toll collection chip, hailed as a "game-changer" for national highways has become mandatory for all toll-bound vehicles from 15th Feb. 2021. All the 615 toll plazas of NHAI and in addition 100 toll plazas of state highways have adopted FASTags for toll collection. How well we have adapted to the concept and what are the problem areas like network connectivity, data security, etc. that need ironing out is a story apt for attention. Our Lead Story of July-September features truck operators who narrate their experiences. For the cue, the Leaders' section features interaction with Sanjeev Kumar Lohia, MD & CEO, IRSDC who has extensive experience of working in different administrative capacities in the Ministry of Urban Development and others. He talks about FASTag in its current form and the need for integration with the National Common Mobility Card to address tech-related glitches while also allowing further innovation. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, April-June 2021 Issue
FASTTRACK, April-June 2021 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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Industry and businesses who have been reluctant to heed to the lessons of natural disasters over the last two decades, are now confronted with a pandemic unprecedented in its severity and disaster it has brought in its wake. It has disrupted the supply chains which no marketing gimmicks and expansion plans could fancy to compensate. Our Lead story of April-June issue makes a forceful plea to the industry corner where it is most required, to developing human capital. Second Lead, almost on the cue, takes us through a freewheeling interview with Ms. Divya Jain, co-founder, Safejob and Seekify; who, in this period of uncertainty, practically urges the learners to "opt for outcome-driven course".
Covid Pandemic, disastrous that it has been, has been particularly merciless on SMEs, many of which have to shut themselves down. Our SME Watch features two of the SME leaders who discuss the way they managed to beat the overall gloom, retained their bottom line and in fact, added some value; a story of a glimmer of hope!
Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, January-March 2021 Issue
FASTTRACK, January-March 2021 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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What changes a relationship between a business and a vendor from good to great? Mr. Pawan Jain, Founder & Chairman of Safexpress Pvt. Ltd., offers insights in a very rare interview in the first issue of 2021. What makes this issue special is a ruminating piece by Mr. Jain dwelling upon the value he associates with Safexpress' partners and workforce in general, what he terms "the very core of his business philosophy." The Cover Story reaches its logical end with the interview of two Safexpress' partners associated with it since inception. The Leaders Section captures an illustrated interview of Mr. Rajeev Karwal, Chairman, Milagrow Robots, who cautions against complacency and resort to artificial bubble-making for an industry finding its foot in India. A very insightful story in SME Watch tries to understand the boom in cycling industry; a very curious development since the pandemic raged. What is driving this boom that the cycle industry is finding itself unable to cope up with the demand is the kernel of the story. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress- 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, July-September 2020 Issue
FASTTRACK, July-September 2020 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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Movement of goods and services across the national borders has increasingly become a norm for last three decades. It has not only multiplied the choices for the consumers but also has rendered the world in a concentric circle of markets. This has brought in more complexities in supply chain and how to make it cost-effective without compromising efficiency has been a Hobson's choice for industry. The advent of logistics parks has emerged as an answer to these challenges. Our Feature Story delves at length the choices that these state-of-the-art logistics parks offer to the industry. Moving on, Inside Out goes a distance understanding Work From Home, a pandemic borne necessity. WFH until now was looked upon as a fad, or a novel step taken by companies. No more so.. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, April-June 2020 Issue
FASTTRACK, April-June 2020 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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Last mile delivery has often come to be associated with B2C or ecommerce industry. Abstract things like customer satisfaction in online retail are largely dependent upon timeliness and experience with delivery boy who happens to be the only face to the brand. What remains unseen and is not talked about as much, however, is the importance of last mile delivery in the B2B industry, where the final destination could be an inland container depot on an island, a port or an airport. Feature story takes us through the intricacies and customizations involved in the last mile delivery in B2B industries and the challenges involved which are no less overwhelming than the B2C industry. Raman Magsaysay awardee Anshu Gupta, Founder Director, Goonj talks about the difference between empathy and charity and donating and discarding in Leaders section and much more Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, January-March 2020 Issue
FASTTRACK, January-March 2020 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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Ever wondered how the fragrant loaf of bread reaches your retailer day after day? With a shelf life of about three days, bread needs to be distributed within forty hours of manufacturing. Clearly, this is not a supply chain one can afford to think about with weeks and months in mind-hours and even minutes are crucial. Feature Story Serves Fresh captures the value chain of staple breakfast items and appreciates the efforts involved in every step of the cycle. Moving on, in Inside Out section, we try to underline the impact of depression and anxiety on economy and productivity. In recent times, the importance of mental health and wellbeing has come out of shadows and there is increased appreciation on how people can approach the issue and seek help. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, October-December 2019 Issue
FASTTRACK, October-December 2019 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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There is no such thing as one-size-fits all in Supply Chain & Logistics industry. Every segment of its industry, depending upon its size, reach and clientele must develop its own distribution model and improvise its logistics accordingly. Even then, there are some very popular models which give structural robustness to any distribution model. The Feature story puts forth three different Case Studies, favorites of academia, which passes the test of a successful logistics and distribution model. Inside Out delves deep into the booming organic foods and product market in India-according to a recent study by ASSOCHAM and Earnst & Young, Organic Food Market in India has been growing at a CAGR of 25%. This is a clear indication that certain group of population is taking its health seriously and at the same time, there is a growing anxiety and recognition of environmental degradation brought on by monoculture farming and use of fertilizers and pesticides. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, July-September 2019 Issue
FASTTRACK, July-September 2019 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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Many great initiatives and vision statements come crashing down if dos and donts are not properly recognized. This is true for Supply Chain & Logistics too. The Cover Story tries to capture these very basic nuances in the light of emergent case studies and through opinion of experts and leaders from the industry. In Conversation with Leaders section, we tap into a freewheeling chat with Ms. Karuna Singh, Country Director-India, Earth Day Network. Ms. Karuna Singh gives a clarion call to build environmental democracy, and its commitment to diversify, educate, and activate the environmental movement worldwide; most importantly, why it makes sense for businesses to encourage and adopt Green Technology. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, April-June 2019 Issue
FASTTRACK, April-June 2019 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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Adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) along with other new-age technologies like IoT, Cloud and Robotics have hastened the migration of highly informal logistics and warehousing industry to a technology-enabled enterprise. Though still in its adolescence, robotics is making a significant impression in managing warehouses and inventory with least human intervention. With the arrival of a host of robotics startups in India and big-ticket investments in research & development, entire gamut of activities in supply chain is on the brink of a paradigm shift is the Cover Story of this issue of Fasttrack. In conversation with S Sivakumar, who oversees the agri and IT business of ITC, this issue understands the flagship e-Chaupal initiative designed to help farmers against climate change and more optimal use of technology. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, January-March 2019 Issue
FASTTRACK, January-March 2019 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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Indian Logistics Industry, currently growing at CAGR of 10.5% is expected to touch about $215 billion by 2020 (The Economic Survey, GOI, 2018-19). With 13% of GDP in India is spent on Logistics & Transportation needs of which 60% is surface transportation, there is little recognition for the pivotal role the truck drivers play in keeping the industry moving. Fasttrack in its cover story narrates an average day in the life of a trucker, the challenges he faces and how the industry, government and policymakers are addressing these challenges. Leaders Section captures the journey of Subroto Bagchi, Chairman, Orissa Skill Development Authority and Co-founder, Mindtree, on the importance of integrity and innovation and mute philosophy of inclusiveness that gives a lasting shape to the vision. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, October-December 2018 Issue
FASTTRACK, October-December 2018 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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The cover story of the year-end issue of Fasttrack delves deep into Last Mile Delivery. The Leaders section in this issue has an exclusive interview with R Gopalakrishnan, Author and Former Executive Director, Tata Sons, who talks about what takes businesses from good to great. The Inside Out section weaves a story about learning in the most enjoyable way-paperback novels and blockbuster movies. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, July-September 2018 Issue
FASTTRACK, July-September 2018 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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The cover story of JAS 2018 issue of Fasttrack explores about the need for supply chains to be sustainable – socially, economically and environmentally. In our Leaders section, we cover experiential learning. Our Inside Out section looks at the crowdfunding market in India. There is a lot of talk about trying to work while standing for at least 2 to 4 hours a day. How and why? Read all about it in our Offbeat Section. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, April-June 2018 Issue
FASTTRACK, April-June 2018 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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The cover story of AMJ 2018 issue of Fasttrack talks about Smart Cities and how Supply Chain & Logistics needs to be at the centrestage while developing these cities. For the Leaders story, we interviewed Meera Kaul, Entrepreneur and Investor, who speaks about gender equality and why it makes sense for global economy. In our Inside Out section, we bring you an interesting story about Smart Homes. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, January-March 2018 Issue
FASTTRACK, January-March 2018 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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The cover story of JFM 2018 issue of Fasttrack looks at foretelling the future and how data analytics is becoming more crucial these days. For the Leaders story, we interviewed Professor Jagdish Sheth, a renowned scholar. Sheth talks about supply chain and transformation of psychology of consumers. The development of electric vehicles (EVs) and their edge over carbon emitting vehicles has been taken up in our In Focus section. The cover story of the OND 2017 issue of Fasttrack looks at smart trucking and how trucks and other freight carriers are rapidly becoming hubs of information and data. For the Leaders story, we interviewed Harish Bijoor, one of the leading brand experts in India. Harish talks about branding and its future. The downfall of Travis Kalanick, Co-founder of Uber, has been taken up in our In Focus section. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, October-December 2017 Issue
FASTTRACK, October-December 2017 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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The cover story of the OND 2017 issue of Fasttrack looks at smart trucking and how trucks and other freight carriers are rapidly becoming hubs of information and data. For the Leaders story, we interviewed Harish Bijoor, one of the leading brand experts in India. Harish talks about branding and its future. The downfall of Travis Kalanick, Co-founder of Uber, has been taken up in our In Focus section. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, July-September 2017 Issue
FASTTRACK, July-September 2017 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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The cover story of the JAS 2017 issue of Fasttrack identifies trends that are set to change the Supply Chain & Logistics industry forever, like Internet of Things (IOT) & Digital Supply Chains, Augmented Reality (AR) and E-commerce. SME Watch is surely an interesting read, where the story looks at Small Tea Growers (STGs). Don’t miss the exclusive interview of Amish Tripathi, author of Shiva Trilogy, in the Leaders section where he talks about his secret to success. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress – 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, April-June 2017 Issue
FASTTRACK, April-June 2017 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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It's summer time and you will find the cover story of Fasttrack's AMJ edition an interesting one. The story takes a keen look at cold chains in the ice cream industry. This edition's Inside Out story traces taxi aggregators' journey in India and throws light on the road ahead. Also, do make time for the Offbeat story in this issue, which addresses our obsession with gadgets and how we are repeatedly confusing information with knowledge. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, January-March 2017 Issue
FASTTRACK, January-March 2017 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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The cover story of the JFM 2017 issue talks about how the Auto industry in India is at crossroads, and the changes it needs to make to become more competitive to stand against the challenges ahead. The SME Watch story explores the thriving handmade paper industry in India, despite the fact that the world is becoming more and more paperless every day. The pertinent issue of succession planning and its importance for healthy business is addressed in the Inside Out section. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, October-December 2016 Issue
FASTTRACK, October-December 2016 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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The cover story of the year-end issue of Fasttrack explores the process of handling chaos during the festive season by E-commerce industry and Supply Chain & Logistics industry. In our Leaders section, Devdutt Pattanaik shares the mantras for happiness, the importance of empathy in work and introspection. The In Focus section of this issue talks about an MFI called Avanti Capital, owned by Ratan Tata that will be a platform to impact the poor through credit at individual and community levels. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, July-September 2016 Issue
FASTTRACK, July-September 2016 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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In the JAS 2016 issue, our cover story deals with collaboration in Supply Chain & Logistics and explains how it will make Supply Chains more cost-effective and efficient. Corporations are constantly working on how to keep their employees happy and satisfied. The Inside out section takes a keen look at the factors that make a company as Best Place to Work. Leaders section of this issue brings out an exclusive interview with Swati Bhargava, Co-founder, CashKaro, the only VC-funded cashback site in India. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
FASTTRACK, April-June 2016 Issue
FASTTRACK, April-June 2016 Issue (Award-winning Magazine about supply chain & logistics industry)
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The cover story of the AMJ 2016 issue of Fasttrack features Internet of things (IoT) -an ecosystem of countless connected devices working in harmony, with a special emphasis on Supply Chain & Logistics. The Inside Out segment elucidates how startups are the toast of the season with venture capitalists and investors. Do make some time to read an exclusive interview with Vijay Jain, CEO and Director, ORRA, on the importance of multi-channel presence in our Leaders section. Fasttrack is an award-winning quarterly magazine from Safexpress - 'Knowledge Leader' as well as 'Market Leader' of Indian Supply Chain & Logistics Industry. This magazine provides keen insights into Supply Chain practices and Management concepts, along with specialized and well-researched content on the latest business trends. Request you to kindly write to us with your views about our magazine at fasttrack@safexpress.com
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