PHDCCI organised the National Logistics Summit under the theme “Navigating the Challenges & Opportunities of the Modern Logistics Landscape” on 11ᵗʰ August at the PHD House in New Delhi.
The event witnessed Sumita Dawra, IAS, Special Secretary- Logistics, Department of Promotion for Industry & Internal Trade, Government of India, lauding India’s ascent to the 38th rank in the Logistics Performance Index (LPI).
The occasion discussed the significance of the National Logistics Policy’s objectives, including achieving international competitiveness and data-driven decision-making. Dawra emphasised Prime Minister Modi’s Gatishakti Masterplan, stressing its technological innovation in maximising connectivity and minimising ecological impact. The Unified Logistics Interface Platform (ULIP) implementation across multiple ministries was also discussed.
Speaking at the summit, Dr. Surendra Ahirwar, Joint Secretary, Logistics, DPIIT underscored that the National Logistics Policy stands as a comprehensive and strategic roadmap. He highlighted the profound impact of the PM Gatishakti Masterplan, called the ULIP as a vital component of the digital framework within the National Logistics Policy, and recalled its B2B and G2B nature.
Other Esteemed speakers including Dr. Sanjeev Ranjan, Chairman, National Shipping Board, Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways; Saket Dalmia, President, PHDCCI; Anil Khandelwal, Principal Executive Director, Gati Shakti Railway Board, were also present at the event.
The summit aimed to foster collaboration, innovation, and strategic planning in navigating India’s evolving logistics landscape. The event was sponsored by Safexpress, co-powered by RE Rogers, ATLAS Shipping Services, and SKYFER Logistics Inc., and supported by various industry partners.