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Allcargo Global: SWOT analysis I

Dec 29, 2009

Equitymaster presents Part I of a S.W.O.T analysis for Allcargo Global Logistics Ltd.- outlining its key strengths.

Allcargo Global Logistics: Balancing growth and margins

Dec 22, 2009

Equitymaster analyses Allcargo Global Logistics’ revenue structure and growth prospects across three key segments

Logistics: A look at the rail freight sector

Sep 4, 2009

Equitymaster analyzes the rail freight sector amid growth in revenues and charts out the way forward for the Indian logistics sector.

Logistics: Hurdles for the road freight sector

May 27, 2009

In our previous article we had a look at the road freight industry and the factors driving growth. However, the road is not so smooth and there are a few factors that can prove to be a snag to the sector’s growth prospects. In this article we shall take a look at some of the hurdles that the road freight industry faces.

Logistics sector: A look at road freight transport I

May 22, 2009

In our previous article we had highlighted the importance of the logistics sector and had discussed different segments. Now, in this article we would concentrate our discussion on the road freight industry, which accounted for 4.6% of the country’s GDP in FY08 (as per data released by CSO).

Indian logistics sector: An overview

May 13, 2009

The growth prospects of the logistics sector are closely linked to economic growth and foreign trade.

Transport Corporation: An overview

Oct 9, 2007

Transport Corporation of India Ltd (TCI) is India's leading integrated supply chain and logistics solution provider. The company provides a complete range of services like transportation, supply chain, express distribution, cold chain and coastal shipping. Currently, the TCI group moves goods which are valued at more than 1.5% of India's GDP.

Container Corporation: What lies ahead?

Aug 28, 2007

Container Corporation of India (Concor) is a near monopoly as far as container train operations in India is concerned. Besides transportation, Concor provides a number of value added services like warehousing (both transit as well as bonded), less than container load (LCL) consolidation, custom clearance, factory stuffing and destuffing, container maintenance and reefer services (for perishable cargo).

Indian express industry: An overview

Dec 18, 2006

In an earlier article we made an attempt to give our readers a perspective of the global express industry. In this piece, we will try to analyse the Indian express industry, which along with China, is one of the fastest growing express markets in the world.

Concor: An overview

Dec 22, 2003

Container Corporation of India (Concor) is a subsidiary of Indian Railways. The company provides logistic solutions through various terminals connected through railways (28), roadways (6) and ports (5). With more than 8,000 owned and leased containers, the company is one of the efficient logistic companies in India.

Concor: No containing

Aug 29, 2002

Concor, the company with a virtual monopoly in moving containerised cargo traffic, reported good performance for 1QFY03 with a rise of 11% in topline. Operating margins however, dropped by around 260 basis points. The drop in operating margins is explainable considering the backdrop of a slowing economy.

Concor: Bright prospects

Nov 30, 2001

Concor, the company with a virtual monopoly in moving containerised cargo traffic reported good performance for 1HFY02 with a rise of 23% in topline. This was particularly commendable against the backdrop of a slowing economy. Operating margins also improved by around 180 basis points.

Container Traffic: Infrastructure hurdles

Sep 22, 2001

In an arena of multimodal transportation, containerisation of cargo helps in reducing time to delivery and sustaining handling charges. By eliminating manual re-packing when differing modes of transportation are used, containerisation cuts down on freight and labour costs. Apart from offering significant advantages like timeliness of delivery, reduced damages and pilferage, transport through containerized cargo especially by rail is cost effective means of transportation particularly for medium

CONCOR: A virtual monopoly

Sep 22, 2001

Concor is a 63% subsidiary of Indian Railways with virtual monopoly in moving containerized cargo traffic by rail. Besides providing transport facilities, the company also takes care of all import-export related clearances for its clients. The prime objective of incorporating CONCOR was to develop modern multimodal transport logistics and infrastructure to support the country’s growing international trade as well as to encourage containerized cargo movement within the country. Over the years the

Concor posts 30% upswing in net profit

Jan 22, 2000

Concor has registered 25.1% sales appreciation in 3QFY2000. Net profit has risen 30.0% to Rs 492.3 m.The company's operating margins have improved to 22.5% from 21.6%.

Profits double at Vikas WSP

Jan 10, 2000

Vikas WSP has recorded a 99.5% growth in its bottomline during the quarter ended 31st December 1999. The company has benefited mainly from an expansion in the topline and a substantial reduction in interest expenditure.

Concor net shoots 26%

Nov 1, 1999

Container Corporation has posted net profit of Rs 416 m (up 26.2%) in 2QFY2000.

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