Here is the list of the top 10 logistics companies in India in 2015. Courier, goods transportation and logistics services etc are an important part of business. The annual cost of Logistic services in India is attributed to 14% of GDP which accounts to USD 140 billion. Almost 99% of it is received by unorganized sector i.e. local transport company, small warehouses, less than 5 truck owners etc.) And slightly more than 1% is contributed to organized sector. However this industry is growing at a fast pace where Indian logistics companies making position in global market. This sector is a backbone for some of the leading industries like retail, pharmaceuticals, automobiles etc.
More and more companies are outsourcing their requirements to third party logistics providers (3PL) so as to concentrate more on their core business. With advent of ecommerce logistics companies play an important role in providing Omni channel solutions to customers. Major logistic providers in country are First Flight, DTDC, Blue Dart, CONCOR, Aegis, and TCI.
10. Agarwal Packers and Movers
Agarwal Packers and Movers Ltd is one of the largest Logistics companies in India.
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It is a logistic subsidiary of Agarwal Household Carrier established in 1987 and functioned particularly for the shifting of household goods. Agarwal movers group is a business conglomerate having its reach in Aviation Logistics, Packing and moving (both National and International), Transportation, Warehousing, 3PL, Cube-on-line Freight station and other related activities.
Mr. Ramesh Agarwal is the founder of Agarwal Packers & Movers and he played an important role in keys areas of development of transport and logistics. The company employs 2900 plus employees. The company maintains secure warehouse facilities for smoother transition of goods from one place to another. They believe in zero trans-shipment i.e. shifting of loads form one vehicle to another. They have “trucking cube concept” which allows the customer to share the carrier instead of booking whole of it thereby saving cost and company saving its fuel. Agarwal packers is an entrusted brand and has been able to serve more than 14 lacs of household till date and have registered themselves in “Limca book of records” for being the “Largest mover of household goods” for year 2013 and 2014. The company is one of the major members of IAM (International Association of Movers), USA. The company aim to meet global standards to compete in dynamically expanding industries. They have international presence across 182 countries and have their patent/TM registered in countries like Canada, USA, Australia etc. It has its corporate offices spread across major Indian cities like Delhi, Hyderabad, and Kolkata. They are planning to raise funds to acquire supply chain companies and expand their relocation services.