TCI SCS was part of a panel discussion on “Indian Retail: Building a Robust Ecosystem – The Policy Perspective” at the 5th CII National Retail Summit held on 11th December, 2018 at New Delhi. The summit focused on establishing a framework for the national retail policy by analyzing and understanding issues plaguing the development of the sector. It was attended by policy makers, e-commerce players, industry leaders and entrepreneurs.
TCI was felicitated with the prestigious “Supply Chain & Logistics Excellence” award under ‘Liquid & Chemical Logistics’ and ‘Road Transportation’ categories respectively at the Supply Chain & Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Awards 2018 hosted by Confederation of Indian Industry - Institute of Logistics, in Pune on 5th December, 2018.
The award was presented by Hon’ble Special Secretary (Logistics), Mr. N Sivasailam, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head - Business Development received the award on the organization’s behalf.
The CII SCALE Awards was introduced to encourage, acknowledge and recognize organizations that follow and succeed with best supply chain practices. Shortlisted companies have to undergo tough stages of evaluation and scrutiny by a jury consisting of experts from various sectors.
CII-Institute of Logistics conducted Smart Logistics Summit in Mumbai on 28th November, 2018 wherein TCI SCS associated as a sponsor. The theme of the event was “Creating Value from Emerging Technologies and Green Practice”.
Mr. Atul Endlay, Head – Warehousing Services was one of the speakers at the summit.
The conference brought together key stakeholders who deliberated on various perspectives of smart logistics and develop actionable recommendations.
TCI SCS has won the ‘Marketing Excellence in Supply Chain & Logistics Sector’ in the Global Marketing Excellence Awards organized by CMO Asia on 27th November, 2018 in Mumbai.
The award was received by Mr. Atul Endlay, Head – Warehousing Services TCI SCS on behalf of the organization.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI was honored with the “Chief Executive Officer of the Year – 2018” award in pursuit of excellence in supply chain management at NATCOM 2018 organized in Aurangabad on 22nd November by Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM).
IIMM is the national apex body representing a wide spectrum of professionals engaged in the facets of material management, responsible for planning, sourcing, logistics and supply chain management.
A Stakeholders’ Workshop on the business prospects of Dedicated Freight Corridors was organized on behalf of Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) by M/s PricewaterhouseCoopers Ltd. on October 22nd, 2018 at The Ashok Hotel, New Delhi.
The workshop was organized in order to engage the attention of various stakeholders – government officials, investors, logistics companies, etc. - and to get their valuable inputs for consideration in the process of re-orienting the business policies of DFCCIL and to take other initiatives in the freight business.
The workshop was attended by Mr. Ajit Singh, CEO - TCI CONCOR and Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head – Business Development, TCI. An interactive Q&A session was also organized with the stakeholders and the panel consisting of Chairman, Railway Board, Member – Traffic, Railway Board, MD DFCCIL, Director OP & BD, DFCCIL & Partner, PwC.
Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, the annual half marathon foot-race was organized in New Delhi on 21st October, 2018.
The event saw an active participation of 114 TCI Parivar members including Mr. PC Sharma, CEO TCI Express and Mr. IS Sigar, CEO TCI Freight. 16 members covered the distance of 21.097 kms amongst which Mr. Vinod Upadhyay completed the same in a duration of 2 hours and 14 minutes. Distance of 10 kms and 6 kms was covered by 38 employees and 60 employees respectively.
CII Institute of Logistics organized a conference on ‘Building Warehousing Competitiveness’ with the theme of ‘Standardization, Technology and Automation in Modern Warehousing’ on 12th October, 2018 in New Delhi wherein TCI SCS participated as a silver sponsor.
Mr. Atul Endlay, Head – Warehousing Services, TCI SCS was one of the speakers at the conference. The conference focused on providing participants a comprehensive view of industry, eco-system and macro-economic trends influencing the supply chain and a vision of the future likely to emerge.
TCI participated in the South Asia Maritime and Logistics Forum 2018, held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 9th and 10th October, 2018.
The forum presented the opportunities in Bangladesh and dwelled upon the policy – legal – regulatory aspects with a view to encourage dialogues amongst South Asian countries inter alia moving towards the improvement of connectivity and expansion in trade. It was also an ideal platform for governments, trade associations and industries to collaborate on sharing best practices in the maritime space.
TCI SCS associated as a logistics partner with Massmerize held by FICCI on 9th October, 2018 in New Delhi. It was a retail, FMCG & E-commerce conference with the theme “Consumer Leads”.
Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO TCI SCS was one of the speakers at the event. Amongst the participants were Mr. Atul Endlay, Head – Warehousing Services; Mr. Manoj Tripathi, VP-North and Mr. Prasant Nayak, DGM from TCI SCS.
Massmerize is a C-level exclusive dialogue between government and retail, FMCG, and e-Commerce sectors to discuss regulatory issues, Macro-Economics, and consumer trends. This platform explores opportunities to innovate growth strategies and further accelerate the growth of these sectors.
Group Head-In honor of our Founder Chairman, Shri P. D. Agarwal, who instituted the country’s first private blood bank, 11th Annual Blood Donation Drive was held by TCI across 64 locations in India on 17th September, 2018. 1,805 units of blood were donated successfully. The event witnessed presence of approximately 2100 people displaying great enthusiasm and an active participation by women along with others.
TCI strives to contribute towards spreading awareness amongst employees & general public to inculcate the healthy practice of blood donation & lower the possibility of lack of blood to the needy.
Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head – Business Development was invited by Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies on 22nd September, 2018 for a panel discussion in their annual event ‘Colosseum’. The theme of the discussion was “HR for Non-HR Managers” and during the session, Mr. Kanagala laid emphasis on the importance of people skills across various departments and functions.
Colosseum serves as a platform for intellectual meetings between corporate dignitaries and student managers wherein current issues that are relevant to HR and have an impact on the organization, are discussed. It acts as an Industry-Institute interface. It provides a forum where corporate, economists and consultants come together to discuss the existence of HR in organizations and its importance. It unites the ideas of experienced industry professionals and students to provide a broader outlook towards HR.
TCI associated as the corporate sponsorer with AIMA for their 45th annual flagship event – the National Management Convention, which was scheduled on 26th-27th September at Hotel Taj Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi.
A confluence of industry thought leaders, government dignitaries, academia, economists and management experts gathered for a constructive dialogue on ‘Leadership in the Age of Disruption - India @2030 : Creating a USD 10 Trillion Economy’.
MD TCI, Mr. Vineet Agarwal was one of the panelists at the event and shared his valuable insights on “A Country for the Young: Refreshing the Indian Dream”. He also spoke on the importance of youth skill-building and empowering start-ups, NGOs and social societies for nation building.
Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO TCI SCS; Mr. PC Sharma, CEO TCI Express; Mr. IS Sigar, CEO TCI Freight; Mr. Ajit Singh, CEO TCI CONCOR; Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head – Business Development TCI, and Mr. Manish Chowhan, Executive – Group Business Development TCI were the delegates at the event.
TCI has won the prestigious “Best-in-Class Logistics Security Initiatives”, “Diversified Logistics Company of the Year”, and the “Supply Chain Company of the Year” awards at the 12th ELSC Conclave organized by Kamikaze B2B Media in Mumbai during 4th-5th October, 2018.
These awards recognize excellence of individuals & organizations who have outshined in the area of logistics, transportation, warehousing, procurement & sourcing over the past 12 months.
The selection process was based on case studies and presentations, evaluated by the jury members on 4 parameters – objectives, innovation, execution and success, which presented the ethos of outperformance.
Additionally, TCI SCS associated with the event as a silver partner.
Group Head-Business Development, Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala was invited as a guest speaker at the ‘One Mars Supply Chain Forum’ organized by Mars International India Pvt. Ltd. on 6th September, 2018 in Hyderabad. He presented TCI’s findings on the Pre & Post GST scenario from the insights of TCI-IIMC joint research reports.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI had an excellent interactive session with the young inquisitive minds about the impact of GST on logistics market and upcoming trends in the industry at ISB, Hyderabad on 31st July, 2018.
SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers) organised ‘5th Automotive Logistics Conclave’ on 26th and 27th July, 2018 at Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi. Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO, TCI SCS was one of the key speakers at the session and shared his thoughts on “Improving efficiencies”.
MD TCI, Mr. Vineet Agarwal was a speaker at the HR Summit of NASSCOM on 26th July, 2018. He shared his thoughts on the increasing need for companies to find the right personnel considering the drastic changes that are occurring in the logistics industry.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI was one of the panelists for the first ‘Forbes India Insights – Solutions for a Symbiotic Economy’ roundtable. He shared his ideas to create eco-friendly, cost-effective and energy-rich solutions for the planet.
MD TCI, Mr. Vineet Agarwal was a panelist at the prestigious Horasis India Meeting 2018 on ‘Delivering on Infrastructure’ held at Malaga, Spain. The discussion was chaired by Geoffrey Clements, Chairman, Commonwealth Infrastructure Partners, UK, and addressed the question of augmenting infrastructure investment in India with policy and funding innovations as well as effective PPP.
Horasis is a visions community – together with its members it explores, defines and implements trajectories of sustainable growth. Horasis hosts meetings to advance solutions to the most critical challenges facing corporations today. Participants jointly identify globally relevant issues and develop interdisciplinary solutions. Among the participants are CEOs of the world’s most respected corporations, key leaders from emerging markets, and public figures including heads of government.
Mr. Agarwal described how physical infrastructure like roads and railways have made transport more cost effective. He also showed how a lack of storage facilities negatively impacts the agriculture sector.
TCI Cold Chin won the prestigious “Best Cold Chain Innovation Project of The Year” at the 7th Cold Chain Strategy Summit organized by Kamikaze B2B Media on 20th June, 2018 at Westin Garden City, Mumbai.
TCI Foundation, in association with SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers) conducted Road Safety camps across multiple cities in India such as Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Kanpur, Vashi, and many more.
During the week-long celebration, i.e. from 23rd to 30th April, 2018, people were made aware and motivated through variety of programmes pertaining to road safety. The campaign included various educational banners, safety posters, safety films, pocket guides and leaflets. The people were also encouraged to follow rules and regulations while driving on road.
CII organized ‘E-Commerce Retail Supply Chain – Driving the Change’ on 25th May, 2018 in Bangalore. The conference focused on various issues related to key growth trends and intrinsic challenges faced by the e-commerce retail logistics industry.
TCI SCS participated as a Corporate Contributor and Mr. Atul Endlay, GM- Warehousing Services, TCI SCS was one of the key speakers at the conference. He spoke on “Supply chain innovation to meet customer needs”.
Transport Corporation of India (TCI), in collaboration with Insurance Institute of India, launched the joint study report “Insurance Requirements of the Indian Logistics and Warehousing Industry and their customers”. The report was unveiled by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Honorable Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation at an event hosted at the Transport Bhawan, New Delhi on 17th Apr 2018. Objectives of the report is to evaluate the insurance requirements of the Indian Logistics and Warehousing Industry (LWI) and their customers for their in-country operations including multimodal transport; and indicating possible solutions. The research was essentially a quest to find out the gaps between the needs of the logistics industry (and its customers) and the insurance policies available in the Indian market.
TCI Participated at the Shaping Young Minds organized by AIMA All India Management Association with Navsari Management Association. The programme was held on 20th Jan 2018 in Navsari
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI Group interacted with management professionals under the age of 30. He shared anecdotes from his career and experience.
TCI participated at the Pharma Connect 2018. The event was scheduled on 18th Jan 2018 in New-Delhi.
Pharma Connect was an out-standing knowledge sharing and networking platform for supply chain leaders of top pharmaceutical firms, industry experts and pharma logistics visionaries.
Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head Business Development and Ms. Kriti Sharma, Asst. Manager Group BD was the delegates at the event and Ms. Saluja Byahut, Asst. Manager Marcom was the representative at the stall.
TCI Participated in the 3rd Broader Way Summit which was scheduled on 21st Dec at New Delhi.
The event focused on the issue of Cloudification of ICT and the impact of digitalization. Our MD, Mr. Vineet Agarwal was amongst the panelists wherein the topic of discussion was " Uncovering the Patterns of Digital Transformation & Adaptation of Network Cloudification in a Hyper Connected World " .
TCI Participated in National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) organized by the Logistics Sector Skill Council.
Our MD, Mr. Vineet Agarwal, delivered the keynote address at the Inauguration on “Apprenticeship in Logistics Sector”, He shared his thoughts on the importance and the need for skilled and diverse manpower in the sector.
TCI won the “Overall Excellence in Logistics & Supply Chain” award under the category of Logistics Service Industry at the Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence Awards (SCALE) hosted by CII, at Hyderabad. It is a platform to recognize supply chain excellence by industry apex body. The award was presented by Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana, Mr. Mohammad Mahmood Ali, and Shri. Binoy Kumar, Special Secretary (Logistics), Department of Commerce. Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head Business Development & Mr. Yaksshit Singh Rautela, Executive Group BD Bangalore received this prestigious award on behalf of TCI.
TCI Foundation, the social arm of TCI was recently honored with “CSR Excellence Award” at the prestigious ceremony held at Hyderabad. Dr. Munish Chander, Head TCI Foundation received the award on behalf of TCIF given by Indywood and the Government of Telangana for TCIF’s outstanding CSR work.
Our MD, Mr. Vineet Agarwal addressed young inquisitive minds on leadership and family business at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur on 21st July 2017
Assocham India hosted a confluence of industry thought leaders at Le Meridien, Delhi to promote the National Integrated Logistics Policy. The event has TCI-SCS CEO, Mr. Jasjit Sethi as a guest speaker on ‘Creation of National Logistics Blueprint’, while Group Head, Business Development, Mr Rajkiran Kanagala, as one of the panellists discussing ‘the Impact of GST, Technology and Digitization in Supply Chain.
At the event Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari emphasized the need for logistics advancement, citing TCI-IIM joint study, for #MovingIndia towards economic growth.
TCI participated in Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2017 at Dalian, People's Republic of China on 27-29 June organized by the World Economic Forum.
The Annual Meeting of the New Champions convenes the next generation of fast-growing enterprises shaping the future of business and society, and leaders from major multinationals, government, media, academia and civil society. A community of nearly 2,000 participants from 90 countries for a true global experience addressed today’s intertwined global challenges – economic, political, societal and environmental.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD-TCI Group is the panelist in the session “Global Innovation: An Indian Perspective” on 28th June and Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head- Business Development is attending this event as a delegate.
TCI Seaways, a division of Transport Corporation of India Limited, announces capacity addition and business expansion through addition of another vessel in the west coast of India. The ship has a DWT 13760 with nominal capacity of 712 (TEUs) and was acquired in March, 2017. With this new induction, TCI Seaways will now operate 5 coastal ships covering both the eastern and western ports of India. The new service will be from Mundra to Kochi - Tuticorin and back. It is intended to serve Punjab, UP, NCR, Rajasthan and Gujrat production areas for consumption in South and return cargo from South. Shares of TRANSPORT CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.233.95 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 231.25. The total number of shares traded during the day was 5638 in over 115 trades. The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 234.5 and intraday low of 224. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 1303844.
Through its division TCI Seaways TCI Seaways, a division of Transport Corporation of India has acquired another vessel in the West Coast of India. The ship has a DWT 13760 with nominal capacity of 712 (TEUs) and was acquired in March, 2017. With this new induction, TCI Seaways will now operate 5 coastal ships covering both the eastern and western ports of India. The new service will be from Mundra to Kochi - Tuticorin and back. It is intended to serve Punjab, UP, NCR, Rajasthan and Gujrat production areas for consumption in South and return cargo from South.
The Economic Time, Asian Business Leaders Conclave,2016 held at Mandarin Oeiental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 14th & 15th December. Dato Shri Mustapa Mohamed, The Honourable Minister of International Trade & Industry, Malaysia awarded Chander Agarwal, MD,TCI EXPRESS as one of the Most Promising Business Leader and it is featured in Asia Coffee Table Book.
TCI EXPRESS announced the listing of its shares on the bourses on 15 December, 2016. The company has announced its listing on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) at an opening value of Rs. 369.25 and Rs. 367.95 respectively per share. The total paid up capital of the company stands at Rs. 765 Lacs. With the demerger, the new shareholding pattern offered is, each shareholder of TCI Ltd. has been allotted one equity share of Rs 2/- each of TCI EXPRESS Ltd. for every two equity shares of Rs 2/- each held in TCI Ltd.
TCI Won the prestigious “Overall Excellence in Logistics and Supply Chain” at the outstanding Supply Chain and Logistics Awards 2016 conducted by CII on 16th Dec 2016 at Hotel Le Meridian, New Delhi. The selection for the awards was by a 6 panel jury followed by Q&A. This is one amongst the most prestigious awards which TCI has ever won.
TCI won “Global Marketing Excellence Awards - Supply Chain & Logistics sector” organised by World Marketing Congress on 24th Nov .The event took place at at Taj Land's End, Mumbai. The prestigious award was received by Mr. Manoj Tripathi – Vice President – West – TCI Supply Chain Solutions Mr. Prokash Roy – Manager Group BD –West.
TCI SCS participated as Corporate Contributor in Building Warehousing Competitiveness on 17th-18th November at Hotel Eros New Delhi. Mr. Atul Endlay –GM Warehousing was one of the key speakers. At the event he spoke on “New Age KPI’s –Methods of Measurement , Analysis and Action.
This year the United Nations (UN) via its “maritime arm” the International Maritime Organisation(IMO) celebrated globally the international maritime industry’s contribution towards the world economy, especially in shipping on 29th September. The seminar was themed “Shipping Indispensible to “Make In India”.Capt. Sanjeev Khanjio , VP Commercial Shipping Division –TCI Seaways highlighted the importance of Coastal Shipping in terms of cost advantages & environmental perspectives under “Make In India”.
TCI EXPRESS was awarded as “Best Express Cargo Service Provider of the Year 2016 Asia Awards on December 3,2016 at Ahmedabad. The prestigious award was received by Mr. N.R. Sarva-Regional Head Ahmedabad.
All India Management Institution (AIMA) organised the 5th Young Leaders Retreat from 2nd-4th Dec at Hotel Vivanta by Taj , Fort Aguada , Goa with the theme “A Country for the Young –Building a New Destiny. The retreat was organised under the chairmanship of Mr.Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Founder & Vice Chairman, Naukri.com and Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI.The retreat focused on having a healthy debate on the traits and competencies required to equip leaders for the challenges that face theme to enhance their leadership skills and help them grow as future business leaders.
TCI Conducted a General Safety Training Programme themed “Train the Trainers” at TCI Pataudi and Bangalore during Oct & Dec respectively. The purpose of safety training was to provide the knowledge necessary to perform a job safely by establishing expectations for employees on how to perform job tasks, thereby to create an effective safety Culture in the organization.
TCI participated in 10th Express, Logistics & Supply Chain Conclave, scheduled on 21st - 22nd September 2016 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. Also TCI has been officially declared as a winner in the following categories of'10th Express, Logistics & Supply Chain Leadership Awards':
• Supply Chain Innovation of the Year - TCI SCS
• Diversified Logistics Company of the Year - TCI Group
• Best Road Service Provider of the Year - TCI Freight
• “ELSC Exemplary Leadership Award”- Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head- Business Development.
TCIEXPRESS participated in IRF 2016 (India Retail Forum) at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Center Hotel, India on September 21 to 22, 2016. TCIEXPRESS decided to display our services at the stall in a bigger and better way. There were delegates from all nooks and corners of India and the world, 175+ distinguished speakers from around the world, 100+ exhibitors of next-generation innovations including TCIEXPRESS. TCIEXPRESS has innumerable opportunities to tap into this high potential market and we are all set to take it ahead by utilizing the network we made at IRF 2016.
TCI EXPRESS LIMITED Won Best Express Cargo Provider of the Year 2016 award on Oct 13th, 2016. The event took place at Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon.
TCI SCS received “Domestic Logistics Service Provider of the Year 2016” Award by Frost & Sullivan on 5th Oct 2016. The event took place in Mumbai.
TCI Express was awarded Domestic Express Service Provider of the Year Award 2016 by Frost & Sullivan- India Best Practices Award for Growth innovation & Leadership Summit India 2016.The event took place at Hyatt Regency, Mumbai.