Gati launches advanced surface transhipment centres in Nagpur and Guwahati

Naomi Pandya Posted on: 2023-01-23 11:10:00 Viewer: 2,079 Comments: 0 Country: India City: Mumbai

Gati launches advanced surface transhipment centres in Nagpur and Guwahati

Mumbai, India (Urban Transport News): Gati Limited has launched state-of-the-art and tech-enabled surface transhipment centres (STC) in Nagpur (Maharashtra) and Guwahati (Assam).

The launch of Nagpur and Guwahati STCs is in line with Gati’s plan to set up 12 modern, automated and environmentally friendly STC. The company has plans to launch more STCs in Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, as it aims to further strengthen its supply chain and warehousing competencies and networks.

Strategically located at Nagpur-Amravati Road, the Nagpur STC is spread over a 50,000 sq. ft. area and has the capacity to efficiently manage short-haul deliveries in west India and long-haul deliveries across the country. Equipped with advanced technologies, the STC offers its customers optimized supply chains, reduced dwell times and on-time deliveries.

Commenting on the launch, Pirojshaw Sarkari, CEO, Gati Ltd., said, “With the economic growth gaining momentum, there is an increasing demand for well-equipped warehousing and shipment infrastructure across key locations in India. With the launch of the STCs in Nagpur and Guwahati, we aim to meet the demand and redefine the standards of warehousing and transportation service delivery. At the Nagpur STC, we’ll continue to have a strong SME-focused approach to help the sector build more geographically diversified markets. Nagpur being strategically located at the centre of the country, the location compliments hub and spoke distribution".

"The strategic location of the STC also facilitates same-day delivery of the consignments within the catchment areas. On the other hand, the Guwahati STC because of its strategic location offers robust distribution outreach to the North Eastern states. With more STCs in the pipeline, we at Gati are aligning our strategies and resources to develop a robust supply chain backbone, benefitting a range of industries. As part of our ESG initiatives, we have plans to convert our entire pickup and delivery fleet of more than 2000 vehicles to electric by 2025. The Nagpur STC, driven by that vision will soon deploy EVs," he added.

Designed in compliance with green norms, Nagpur STC is equipped with built-to-suit technology-enabled warehouses of global standards, shop floor automation, an advanced Warehouse Management System, world-class material handling facilities, integrated warehousing and distribution mechanisms and superior safety features. The facility has adequate docks to turn around over 100 trucks a day and has a throughput capacity of over 1800 tonnes per day. With customised solutions, the Nagpur STC will cater to multiple industries including automotive, electrical equipment, apparel, heavy engineering, pharmaceutical, etc. The Nagpur STC adheres to the highest levels of performance and precision for sorting and loading and unloading cargo.

Centrally located with congestion-free access to Nagpur-Amravati Highway, other key arterial highways and seamless connectivity into the hinterlands, the Nagpur STC has establishments of major corporates located within the periphery of 10 km.

Located at the geographical centre-point of the country, Nagpur has emerged as a busy logistics hub in India. The combined advantage of its geographic location, infrastructural development and growth of digital infrastructure offers the city an unmatched strategic edge in the logistics map of the country.

The Guwahati STC which is strategically located at Gauripur industrial corridor is around 40,000 sq. ft. The STC is connected to the other parts of the country through National Highway. The arterial road offers congestion-free access to the STC. 

Equipped with modern infrastructure, enhanced warehousing capacity and 400 tonne of throughput capacity per day, the Guwahati STC builds superior cargo delivery efficiency for its clients to seven sisters of India - Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.

Both the STCs offer tech-enabled and customised logistics solutions to SMEs so that they can build a widespread distribution network across the country.

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