Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI was in a live interview with ET Now on 3rd March 2022. During his conversation with the journalist on the impact of rising crude prices on logistics, he said that TCI has been able to pass on fuel price hikes in most cases. He emphasized on the fact that supply chains need to alter to cater to Omni-channel fulfilment and he expects a boom in the logistics segment in the next 5-7 years. Watch the full interview:
TCI Foundation in association with US AID and JSI is implementing project GUARD with an objective to meet the demand and distribution of COVID-19 vaccination, particularly among the vulnerable and marginalized population. The project is being implemented by TCI Foundation in direct coordination with the State Government's Health Department and District Health Authorities and District Administration. The project is being implemented in18 selected states/union territories of India. A total of 11,550 beneficiaries have been inoculated till Jan 2022, including industrial workforce, truckers, allied population and others.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI & President – ASSOCHAM was in a panel discussion with CNBC on 23rd December 2021. In regards to the upcoming Union Budget 2022, the discussion was to shed light on pre-budget expectations and existing loopholes that can be worked upon in the next fiscal year. watch here
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI was in a live interview with ET Now on 28th December 2021. He shared his insights on “AI-Based Logistics Demand Trend and TCI's growth target for FY22". He also spoke about how TCI is working to serve the new age service sector. To watch the full interview, click here
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI was in a live interview with Bloomberg Asia on 29th October, 2021 post Q2 FY22 result announcement on 28th October, 2021, reflecting a growth of 20.3% y-o-y and 18.6% sequential. He talked about the V-shaped recovery that is happening in the Indian supply chain industry right now and how there is an increase in demand across all sectors, inspite of the various prevalent challenges.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD - TCI shared his valuable insights on the end-to-end transformation that India has gone through in the last one and a half years – from last-mile delivery to innovation in automation leading to reduced cost and increased efficiency. Click here to read full story: click here
To meet the country's growing demand for temperature controlled logistics solutions, we, as India's leading integrated supply chain and logistics solutions provider, announced a joint venture with MITSUI through TCI’s subsidiary TCI Cold Chain Solutions Ltd. ('TCI CCS') on 2nd November, 2021.
1st December is celebrated as “World Aids Day” to raise awareness and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the pandemic. Abiding by this year's theme "End Inequalities. End AIDS”, TCI Foundation in association with State AIDS Control Society organised health camps at various locations. During the camp, HIV & RPR testing, street plays, session on HIV/AIDS Awareness, mask & sanitizer distribution, HIV awareness rally was also conducted.
In our constant endeavour to fight against the pandemic and safeguard our employees and their families, vaccination drive at TCI Express Gurgaon, TCI Corporate Office, TCI Supply Chain Solutions Bidadi, TCI Pataudi (LNRO), TCI Freight Rewari Office and TCI Freight Hub were organised throughout the months of June and September.
TCI Foundation in collaboration with Khushi clinic teams at Ludhiana and Chandigarh organised Covid vaccination drive, health camp and CBS Testing at Transport Nagar with the support of local transporters. Also, BP, diabetes and HIV/VDRL were checked in Ludhiana. The Chandigarh team also conducted Dengue & Malaria awareness camp along with blood donation camp.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI & President, ASSOCHAM was one of the jury members in ET Now’s Leaders of Tomorrow Awards and Conclave held on 17th September, 2021 in New Delhi. Sharing his experience, he mentioned about the robust ecosystem of MSMEs and stated them to be the ‘Real Builders of the Society’. The event highlighted how MSMEs were able to rise like a phoenix in the past year, inspite of the ongoing pandemic. The remarkable work done by them in terms of responding to the needs of their current customers was highly appreciated.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI was in conversation with Zee Business on 17th September, 2021 wherein he shared his valuable insights on the current scenario of logistics industry, the demand trends, issues related to semiconductor chips and business’ momentum at TCI. He also talked about sectors such as textile, auto, construction & metals that are seeing growth due to the upcoming festive season.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI shared his insights in Cargo Talk’s Industry Story on the theme – ‘Future is electric, Take Charge!’ He talked about the emergence of electronic vehicles as a viable solution to the current climate crisis that we are facing and said, “ As an integrated multimodal logistics solutions provider, we can envision a future where electric trucks will play a key role in sustainability and supply chain automation.”
A Virtual Stakeholder Roundtable was organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on 31st August, 2021 on the topic “Sustainable Mobility for COP26 Charter of Actions” wherein Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO - TCI Supply Chain Solutions was an esteemed speaker.
A virtual event was organised by IWS (India Warehousing Show) - DigiConnect 2021 on 10th September 2021 on the topic “Warehousing through the lens of Atmanirbhar Bharat” wherein Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO - TCI Supply Chain Solutions was an esteemed speaker.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD - TCI was invited as a speaker at IAMAI’s Logistics Tech Conference 2021 held on 28th July, 2021. He shed light upon “Innovation to make Supply Chains resilient and dynamic” in a fireside chat with Mr. Rohit Bhayana of Lumis Partners. He also emphasized on how supply chains need to be highly dynamic and should move away from predictability in order to go deep and maximize efficiency. More industries are now going for multimodal transport. The new trend in logistics is opting for lowest carbon emission. Being environmentally sustainable is good for the country.
“I would like to thank Hon’ble Prime Minister for his direction and support from time to time to our textile sector. We have been witnessing Prime Minister’s exceptional vision, leadership and strategic approach in building our nation’s economy.” - Mr. Vineet Agarwal, President, ASSOCHAM
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI & President – ASSOCHAM shared his valuable insights on the impact of lockdowns on MSMEs and discussed the measures that could help the industry overcome the current challenges. He talked about the dependence on global events going forward and the caseload factor of COVID-19 in the domestic market. Being watchful about supply chain issues and the global markets for commodities is what he emphasized on.
A Panel Discussion was organized by SCMPro Forums on 10th July, 2021 on the topic “Global Logistics Disruptions - The Way Forward” wherein Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO, TCI Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. was the esteemed speaker. Also, a virtual booth was there to showcase services and address queries.
Panel Discussion was organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 30th June, 2021 on the topic “Logistics & Supply Chain Success: Enhancing Ability & Flexibility to Enable Growth & Customer Satisfaction” wherein Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO, TCI Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. was invited to be the session moderator.
Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, TCI was invited to be the session moderator in a panel discussion at IAMAI’s Logistics Tech Conference 2021 held on 29th July, 2021. The panel members were - Mr. RK Narayan, CEO - All Cargo Logistics; Mr. Harsh Vaidya, CEO – WareIQ and Mr. Kamal Kishore Kumawat, Co-Founder & Director - Edgistify. They discussed and covered all aspects of “Warehouse Infrastructure Modernisation: Enabling Standardisation to increase Productivity”.
TCI Foundation marked “International Sports Day” with great enthusiasm on 6th April, 2021 at Khushi Clinic - Ludhiana, Rudrapur and Chandigarh. The celebration of the event sensitized the truckers about the importance of sports and games. Health Games were organized by TCI Staff & Truckers along with the Transporters. Post the event, prize distribution was also conducted. All the participants appreciated the event and desired for more such events to be organized in future for creating awareness.
Khushi clinics & TCI Foundation organized COVID-19 awareness camps for truckers across various locations. A Q&A session was conducted by the Khushi clinic team and various types of health games were held during the awareness programme. Masks and sanitizers were distributed among truck drivers and helpers during the campaign. Adoption of safer preventive behavior and practices through behavior change strategy was the key focus on spreading COVID–19 management awareness. The trucker population was equipped to spread the information and key messages related to hand wash, personal hygiene and social distancing.
Mr. Pramod Kumar Jain, Group HR Head - TCI was recognized by the Govt. of Rajasthan - Department of Skill, Employment & Entrepreneurship and University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Jaipur with the Corporate Award of Excellence on 17th April, 2021.
TCI Parivar marked “International Yoga Day” with great enthusiasm on 21st June 2021 by uniting virtually and performing the ancient Indian practice.
During the event, emphasis was laid upon the importance of practicing Yoga and related health benefits.
Vaccination plays a critical role in the prevention of COVID-19. With this thought, TCI organized a vaccination drive for all the employees and their dependents across its offices pan India. During the program, more than 500 families received the dose of safety.
Kudos to all our teams and healthcare providers who made the drive possible!
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Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI & President-ASSOCHAM shared his views during an interaction with CNBC TV18 on 21st April 2021 about the ongoing challenges of Oxygen Emergency.
He spoke about the difficulties faced by the logistics industry to transport oxygen from industrial sites for medical purposes.
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To address the shortage of oxygen in this pandemic, TCI has stepped in to deliver mission critical logistics. Since March, we have handled around 10,000 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) from source to destination following all safety guidelines.
We have been moving oxygen cylinders and concentrators to meet the need of various hospitals and healthcare centres that are facing life and death requirements. TCI is also delivering vaccines, medicines, essentials & food grains across the country through its strong network.
TCI Yodhas are committed to serve the nation and fight the pandemic.
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Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD-TCI & President-ASSOCHAM had the privilege to meet Smt. N Sitharaman, Honorable Minister of Finance, India on 16th February, 2021 and congratulated on her visionary Budget 2021 which is sure to contribute towards & pave the way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat and hence enhance India’s globally compatible positioning.
TCI Foundation organized health screening and awareness camp at Guru Govind Singh Jee-354- Prakash Padao, Patna. The camp spot also marked the presence of Shri. Nitish Kumar, Honorable Chief Minister of Bihar. A total of 51 people were enquired about their well-being and health related issues. The camp turned out to be very supporting as many people having knee deformity, wounded hands underwent treatments like Orthotic, Prosthetic.
Mr. BB Giri, Regional Head-TCI Freight was honored to present the TCI Business Diary to Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister – Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology, and Earth Sciences–Government of India at Delhi on 12th February, 2021. Mr. IS Sigar, CEO-TCI Freight also was present during the occasion.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8th March 2021, TCI hosted a special session through guest speaker, Dr. Sanjucta Ghosh Arora, MBBS & MS, who focused on health concerns amongst orking women and also care to be taken amidst COVID-19. Every woman across TCI joined in virtually and the session witnessed over 450 participants in total.
72nd Republic Day was celebrated through national flag hoisting by TCI across all its offices in India on 26th January to mark the day when the Constitution of India came into effect.
Road safety week is observed each year with great enthusiasm by TCI Foundation staff and on this year, TCI Foundation organized Road Safety Health Camps at 10 locations across the country (Belagavi, Bhilwara, Chandigarh, Haldia, Haridwar, Krishangiri, Ludhiana, Pata and Rudrapur). The one-week long campaign was organized from 2nd-11th February, 2021. The drivers were educated through virtual platform and workshop about safe driving rules and regulations. The training was imparted by designated experts on Road safety.
TCI was announced as the winner of the “5th National Competition for Managers” under Private Sector category by All India Management Association (AIMA), the apex body of management professionals in the country, on 3rd February 2021. The theme for this year was ‘Organisation in the New Normal: Redefining Purpose, Orientation & Action’ the program was conducted online completely through the regional rounds and the national grand finale. Over 50 teams participated across India and presented all activities that their respective organisations undertook in the face of the adversities posed by the COVID-19 pandemic – the challenges, impact, opportunities, roadmap to new processes, and so on. This national recognition is a validation for our TCI Yodhas who demonstrated unparalleled commitment to meet the customers’ unique requirements.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized CII Retail 2021, an e-conference on 12th February, 2021 wherein Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO-TCI Supply Chain Solutions was a guest speaker. He shared his views on the topic ‘Delivery Business for Omni-channel as Future of Retail.’
The 15th Looking Ahead Conclave was organized by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on 13th January, 2021. The topic for the conclave was ‘Automotive Industry-The Path from Recovery to Resurgence’. Mr. Ashish Ranjan Roy, VP-TCI Supply Chain Solutions was part of the wherein he shared his views into the future of different vehicle segments of the Indian markets which will bring out insights on the Global Automotive Industry & focus on the Developments happening globally in the post Covid era.
Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO - TCI Supply Chain solutions Ltd. shared his views in an article of Live Mint on “A majority of private logistics companies would be able to step in vaccine distribution only after April 2021”.
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The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) organized an e-conference: Massmerize 2020 on 29h October, 2020. Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO – TCI Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. was one amongst the speakers at the conference wherein he shared his views on the topic “Digital Supply Chain; Digital Procurement; Digital Logistics Control Tower; and deleveraging from China for alternates.”
3rd National Council of Logistics meet was organized by ASSOCHAM on 27th October, 2020. The topic for the session was “Strengthening Logistics & Warehousing for Sustainable Growth” where Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI & Sr. Vice President – ASSOCHAM delivered the industry perspective.
The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the country’s oldest and most proactive apex industry body celebrated its Foundation Day 2020, on 12th December 2020. To mark the occasion, the chamber planned a 5-day virtual event from 15th to 19th December 2020 with the central theme ‘India’s resilience: Aatmanirbhar roadmap towards a US$5 trillion economy.’ The occasion was graced by stalwarts from the industry and eminent speakers including Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi, who delivered the keynote address.
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India Today Group - one of India’s largest media group had organized Healthgiri Awards in which 33 companies and individuals participated under the category “Best Logistics Service Provider”.
Only top 5 companies made it to the finals & we are happy to share with you that TCI ranked 3rd. This recognition is dedicated to our TCI Yodhas (The Supply Warriors) who moved essentials and other items during COVID (especially in Apr-May-Jun) period.
Through TCI’s strong multimodal network of road, rail, coastal & express, we covered a distance of 50 million Kilometres to deliver ownership by moving essentials like PPE kits, ventilators, medicines, foods & other items and also connected customers via e-mails, telecom, emailers, chatbots and VC calls ensuring constant touch. Apart from these, the company also contributed in many other additional services such as keeping the drivers engaged amidst lockdown, organizing tele-health check-ups for truckers, etc.
TCI Safe Safar is honored and grateful to have received the James Tye Award organized by the British Safety Council, The award recognized organizations from around the world which showed a true dedication to keeping their workers and workplace healthy and safe over the last year.
From the 509 organizations of all sizes and sectors including business from the UK, Africa, Asia, India, mainland Europe and the Middle East, only TCI won this special award. The award is a testimony to the endless hard work and dedication the TCI Parivar has put into making “TCI Safe Safar” a success.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI joined the 13th Edition of Walk the Tech Talk 2 on 11th September, 2020.
In conversation with Mr. Pranjal Sharmaauthor of Automated India, he spoke on how emerging technologies hold endless possibilities for the world of logistics.
In an exclusive interview with ET NOW, Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD - TCI said that there will be demand of warehousing and data analytics in days to come.
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TCI Supply Chain Solutions operated its first Automobile rake on 6th August, 2020 under the Automobile Freight Train Operator (AFTO) license for delivering Farm Equipment, enhancing its offerings and maintaining its position as a Leader in Automotive Logistics. It has moved 3 AFTO rakes end-to-end thereby contributing to Green Logistics and ensuring faster movement of higher volumes with shorter lead times.
We are happy to share with you that World Economic Forum (WEF) has published an article “Three ways businesses can survive and thrive through COVID-19 and beyond” in which TCI has been recognized as one of the New Champions, using the opportunity to optimize supply chain processes via digitization during the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only this, it has also established trust from its stakeholders and worked on shared goals through multiple calls and touchpoints.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is an NGO, based in Cologny-Geneva, Switzerland. It is made up of the world’s largest corporations. Its mission is cited as “committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas”.
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Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI believes that digitization can provide exponential growth to businesses.
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Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD - TCI says “We should look at how we can bring fuel under GST because that will allow us to avail input credit”.
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IIFL published an article “Transport Corporation of India runs normal show in the COVID-19 times”. India Infoline (IIFL) is ranked among the top 7 financial conglomerates in India and is also known as the independent financial service firm in India.
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Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI was a speaker in the webinar organized by Workplace Trends India on the topic “Rebuilding businesses in real-time with India’s leading change makers” on 1st July,2020. It focused on uncovering the challenges, acting on what it means to rescue and rebuild business with a resilient foundation in the era of COVID-19.
Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) organized a webinar on “Logistics & Supply Chain Management - Focus: North East India” on 30th July, 2020. Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head –Business Development, TCI was one of the speakers in the webinar and shared his valuable insights on the key points: adopting technological innovations, upgrading infrastructure, and enhancing resource skills, and making difference through inter-country movement of goods.
TCI Bangladesh handled cross-border end-to-end movement of two trains from India to Bangladesh which is a major land port. The first rail movement started from Kolkata, India to Benapole, Bangladesh loaded with large volume of value added goods on 26th July, 2020.
The other rail movement carried automobiles from Uttarakhand, India to Benapole.
This initiative in itself is a great achievement because the turnaround time of the rail multi-modal movement in either cases i.e. 36 hours for value-added goods and around 63 hours for the automobiles proved to be a milestone. It has resulted in faster movement of goods with shorter lead time in delivery of goods; along with substantial amount of savings thereby contributing towards end-to-end Green logistics by reducing carbon footprint.
A webinar was organized by ASSOCHAM Vocal for Local on 28th July, 2020. Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD - TCI & Sr. VP - ASSOCHAM was a panelist in the webinar. The main motive of this webinar was to build an Aatmanirbhar Bharat while promoting Vocal for Local.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized a seminar on Dairies and Fisheries on 26th June, 2020 wherein TCI Cold Chain Ltd. was a panelist. Mr. B. Sumit Kumar, CEO – TCI Cold Chain Solutions Ltd. shared his thoughts on the topic “Challenges Faced by the Indian Dairy and Fisheries sector”.
ASSOCHAM organized a virtual meet on the agenda “New Mode of Collaboration between India & Vietnam in the era of COVID-19” on 24th June, 2020. Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD - TCI & Sr. VP - ASSOCHAM shared his thoughts on the adoption of technology in the logistics sector and to invest a lot more in data analytics which has accelerated digital transformation.
In order to connect with the non-reachable truckers and migrant workers, TCI Foundation organized satellite camp in the target areas such as dhabas, line hotels, parking bay, fuel bunks, etc. The main aim of the camp was to spread awareness and preventive measures to be taken against COVID-19. It managed to conduct 18 camps with a total of around 850 patients.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD-TCI quoted in The Times of India’s article “India Needs to Arrest Slipping Manufacturing Sector, Invest on R&D to Produce Quality Products.”
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Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO – TCI Supply Chain Solutions shared his views in an article of Maritime Gateway on “Impact of COVID-19 on Shipping and Logistics.
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Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO-TCI Supply Chain Solutions spoke to the Economic Times on “Capacity Utilization in the Logistics and Supply Chain post COVID-19.”
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“Mr. P.K. Kaushik, VP, TCI Seaways quoted in the Phoenix Post, a leading newspaper from Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, relating to supply of essentials, food grains, medicines to meet the islands needs. He said, “ the Company has always itself a family member of the local society and has always come forward to serve the needy islanders.”
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“New Mode of collaboration between India & Vietnam in the era of COVID 19” was organized by ASSOCHAM on 12th June, 2020. Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI and Sr. VP – ASSOCHAM was the key speaker wherein he shared his views on USD 30 Billion Exports, Huge Potential of Bilateral trade, and investment by Indian Companies in Vietnam.
Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) organized a webinar on “Supply Chain” on 22nd May, 2020 where Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO-TCI Supply Chain Solutions was a speaker.
“Beyond the Lockdown” webinar was organized by ASSOCHAM on 16th May, 2020 wherein Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD-TCI and Sr. VP-ASSOCHAM was a speaker. The aim of this e-meet was to pave the future roadmap for International trade post COVID.
A webinar on “Building Resilience in a Post COVID World” was organized by Penn Club of India on 16th May, 2020. Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI was aspeaker and shared his valuable insights on current state of logistics and supply chain and it’s long term impact. The key takeaways of this e-meet was Digitization of products, agility in supply chains and living with the new normal.
Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head- Business Development, TCI was one amongst the speakers in a virtual meet “Raw Material & Supply Chain - Key to New Normal post COVID” organized by Power2SME on 16th May, 2020. He shared his views on the New Normal for MSME domain and the significant role of logistics and supply chain under the new ecosystem of the business post crisis.
A webinar on “Building Sustainable Supply Chain Ecosystem post crisis via Growth: an end-user Perspective” was organized by Reed Manch Exhibitions on 12th May, 2020. Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO-TCI Supply Chain Solutions was speaker in the webinar wherein he highlighted the various aspects which would help in creating an ecological supply chain system parallel to growth post COVID.
All India Management Association organized a webinar “Disruption Proofing Supply Chains” on 29th April, 2020 where Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD-TCI and National Chairman-YLC, AIMA was a speaker. He focused on “What’s Happening in Supply Chain across country and its Impact for both Short-run and Long-run.”
“Changing Face of Marketing Mix with more focus on New Product Development to cater to new needs of the consumers in the pandemic situation”
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An article on “Indian Supply Chains and Opportunities post COVID World” by Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD-TCI was published by ET Retail.
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We realize that in this tough time of the pandemic, it is crucial for us to help meet the challenges that everyone is facing. For the same, TCI is operating wherever possible to support the movement of essential items.
While following all safety standards we are executing everything. Our employees as well as facilities are following utmost precautions.
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Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI spoke to ET Now. He focused on several aspects which are of utmost requirement during lockdown such as movement of essential goods, requirement of support system to move essential goods, along with taking precautions of sanitizing and protection at various warehouses.
The webinar ‘Connecting the Fragmented Supply Chain’ organized by ASSOCHAM was chaired by Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MDTCI & Sr. Vice President - ASSOCHAM on 23rd April, 2020. It focused on Multimodal Logistics Operations, Inter State Transportation (Surface & Rail) and Last Mile Deliveries & also provided a platform to the various industry experts to discuss issues & solutions in these challenging times.
TCI organized a webinar on 19th April, 2020 to discuss on the Corina virus pandemic. Dr. S.D. Gupta, Chairman, IIHMR University, Jaipur shared his valuable insight about the pandemic, it’s symptoms, medium of transmission & precautions to be taken. The webinar was also addressed by Shri D.P. Agarwal (DPji), Chairman & MD - TCI and Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD – TCI wherein they asked everyone to be safe and adhere to the guidelines laid by the Government.
Logistics Insider organized a webinar “India’s Trucking Sector in the Face of Nationwide Lockdown” on 16th April, 2020. Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO-TCI Supply Chain Solutions was a speaker in the webinar wherein he shared his views on Impact of Lockdown on Indian Trucking Sector; Short-term Challenges and Ways to Overcome; Resurgence of Driver’s Crisis & Revival Strategies in the Long-term.
Taking the health & safety initiative to the southern parts of India, TCI Safe Safar has been recognized and appreciated by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Hassan, Karnataka. The recognition serves as an encouragement to continue our journey further, reaching out to many more driving the message of safety one kilometer at a time.
We are honoured and proud that one of our Women Weightlifters, Ms Boni Mangkhya from Urmila Sports Academy has been conferred with Bronze medal in 2020 Khelo India Youth Games and the Asian Youth & Junior Weight Lifting Championship which was held in Uzbekistan, Tashkent from 12th to 23rd February 2020. She lifted a total of 162 Kgs - 69 Kgs in snatch and 93 Kgs in clean & jerk. Mr. Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs & Sports honored the three players; Ms Anai Wangsu, Ms Boni Mangkhya & Ms Usha Kumari who participated in 2020 Khelo India Youth Games. Only 13 players were selected at government cost from overall India. We’re sure that her hard work and dedication will take her to 2020 Tokyo Olympics now.
ASSOCHAM organized the roundtable discussion on “Enforcement of EPC Contracts for Underground Construction and Tunnelling” on 14th February, 2020 in New Delhi where Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD, TCI & Sr. Vice President, ASSOCHAM shared his expert views on “Significant Improvements in Ease of Doing Business.”
Muskaan Clinic organized Mega Health Camp at Vijayawada on 12th February, 2020 with an objective to provide quality based health services to truckers at no cost and also to create awareness about the need for regular health check-ups. The outreach and support staff took up the task of registering patients and facilitated the queues to specific services. Special eye check-up camp was organized for truck drivers and mechanics.
TCI Supply Chain Solutions won the title “Effective Retail through Supply Chain” at ET Now Presents Global Awards for Retail Excellence organized by CMO Asia on 13th February, 2020 at Taj Lands’ End, Mumbai. Mr. Mayank Tiwari, Asst. Manager, TCI Supply Chain Solutions received the award.
TCI was a part of day one of the DEFEXPO INDIA 2020 organized by ASSOCHAM in association with Department of Defence Production, Government of India from 5th -9th February 2020 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The theme for this year was “Digital Transformation of Defence”. The event covered the complete spectrum of the country’s aerospace, defence and security interests. DefExpo 2020 brought together the leading technologies of the defence sector under one roof and provided a myriad of opportunities for government, private manufacturers, and startups.
Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Sr. Vice President & Group Head – Business Development, TCI was a panelist at the 7th MSMEs National Excellence Awards & Summit held by ASSOCHAM on 30th January, 2020 in New Delhi where he expressed his views on the “Challenges & Opportunities for Indian MSMEs”.
TCI celebrated the 71st Republic Day on 26th January 2020 to honor the date on which the Great Constitution of India came into effect across all its offices in India.
14th Looking Ahead Conclave was organized by The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on 24th January 2020 at the Hotel Taj, New Delhi wherein TCI Supply Chain Solutions was part of it. The Conclave provided insights into the future of the different vehicle segments of the Indian market for the Auto Industry.
14th Edition of Elecrama 2020 was organized by Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) from 18th – 22nd January 2020 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, wherein TCI Group participated as an exhibitor. Spread over an area of 1,10,000 sqm, Elecrama 2020 hosted 1250+ exhibitors from India and 250+ from 100 countries, from global majors to small scale manufacturers, thereby witnessing a footfall of 3,00,000 people in 5 days. It also featured technical conclaves and industry summits, providing a platform for thought leadership.
Management Development Programme was conducted for the executives of TCI by Management Development Institute, Gurugram from 13th-19th January, 2020.
TCI Foundation along with SIAM observed “Road Safety Week” from 11th – 17th January, 2020 at 20 locations across India through free health camps and awareness activities on Road Safety for drivers and conducted eye check-up camps at four different locations. All camps were organized at halt points. The theme for this year was “Sadak Suraksha - Jeevan Raksha” Also some awareness activities like health games, street play, and quiz competitions were organized to motivate them & raise awareness on various health issues.
TCI Institute of Logistics has opened new centers at Dholpur (Rajasthan) and Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) in order to cater to the needs of freshly skilled candidates from Central India and western Uttar Pradesh. Additionally, TIOL has opened up satellite centers at Aurangabad and Purnia which are mapped to Muzaffarpur and Patna center respectively. So far, the Institute has successfully trained 8000+ students and got them placed across different logistics organizations. During April 2019-January 2020, it has placed 470 candidates in different Non TCIL logistics organizations.
Surecom Media hosted PharmaConnect 2020 on 16th January at Hotel Lalit, Mumbai where TCI Cold Chain Solutions grabbed two awards back-to-back i.e. “Best Reefer Design of the Year” and “Temperature Controlled 3PL of the Year”. Mr .B. Sumit Kumar, CEO, TCI Cold Chain Solutions and Mr. Mayank Tiwari, Asst. Manager, TCI Supply Chain Solutions accepted the honor.
Chandigarh State AIDS Control Society organized AIDSCON-9 during which TCI Foundation was felicitated for their achievements and awarded for effective TI Implementation. Dr. Sanjay Pandey, Program Officer, TCI Foundation received the award from the Chief Guest, Ms Lipi Parida. Also, Mr. Vijay Kumar, Project Coordinator; Ms. Neelam, Outreach Worker & Mr. Sushi Yadav, Peer Educator from TCI Foundation were awarded for their continuous efforts at the event.
As per mandate of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) & Valvoline Cummins Private Limited (VCPL), staff training was scheduled from 21st-22nd November 2019 & 16th-18th December 2019 respectively at Ooty & Goa to improve the healthcare service delivery to the targeted community. Recognizing the need of better healthcare services to the deserving communities through Khushi Suraksha Clinics & Muskaan Clinics, the 3 day residential training was organized for all staff members. The training curriculum was designed to guide and support the staff to handle and manage cases with their knowledge, skills and professional qualities appropriate to the health care need of the community.
Taking the initiative to next level and realizing the importance of road safety, TCI launched the second Safe Safar truck on 13th January, 2020 at Nelamangla, Bengaluru.
With the addition of this truck, TCI Safe Safar will now reach out to the southern & eastern parts of India creating awareness on road safety & health amongst millions.
The event was graced by our honorable dignitaries, Shri. DP Agarwal (DPji), Chairman and Managing Director, TCI; Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD , TCI; Daijiro Shiraishi San, MD,Transystem Logistics Pvt. Ltd.; Shri. Prakash Pandey, President, KGTA; Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head - Business Development, TCI; Mr. DR Rana, Regional Head, TCI Freight, Bengaluru & Mr. Piyush Chachan, Regional Head, TCI Express Ltd., Bengaluru along with many of our esteemed customers & members of KGTA.
We are delighted to share that 4 women weightlifters from Urmila Sports Academy bagged two Gold and two Silver medals on the first day of Weightlifting Competitions held at Khelo India, organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Government of India at Guwahati, Assam.
Our proud winners:
Gold: Ms. Usha Kumari who lifted a total of 145 kg in women’s under-49kg category. With this achievement, she has made her place in the Asian Junior Weightlifting Championship to be held in Uzbekistan this year.
Gold: Ms. Boni Mangkhya under-55kg category.
Silver: Ms. Sapna Kumari who lifted a total of 140kg in the women’s under-49kg event.
Silver: Ms. Anai Wangsu under-59kg category.
ASSOCHAM held its 100 years’ (centenary) celebration wherein Shri. Narendra Modi, Honorable Prime Minister of our country addressed the inaugural session on 20th December 2019 in New Delhi. His inspiring words were nothing short of ignition for the industry to charge towards achieving a $5 trillion economy.
Moreover, eminent Cabinet Ministers Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Shri Piyush Goyal and Shri Nitin Gadkari also addressed the gathering in other standalone sessions.
The event was attended by senior management of TCI Group comprising of CMD, MDs, CEOs and Heads.
Khushi Clinic organized Health camp with an aim to provide quality based health services for truck drivers at different HPCL outlets. The health check-up & treatment served to the truckers was in order to provide awareness about health and other health related issues amongst them. The support staff took up the initiative to provide specific services such as registration of patients, facilitation of queues, etc.
During the health camp, following activities were undertaken:-
AIMA organized the Innovation Practitioners Awards and Summit 2019 on 4th December 2019 in New Delhi.
TCI Group was declared a winner under the category “Innovation in Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility” for the case study on TCI Safe Safar. The award was received by Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head – Business Development, TCI and team in a glittering ceremony.
Over hundred corporates participated out of which 30 case studies were shortlisted. These case studies showcasing high impact innovations were evaluated by a neutral jury panel, comprising of industry veterans & topic experts.
TCI Group was conferred with the FICCI Road Safety Award under the category “Innovative Educational Program in Road Safety” for TCI Safe Safar, the health & road safety initiative, at the 4th edition of the Conference on Road Safety organized by FICCI on 5th December 2019 in New Delhi.
The award was presented by the Chief Guest, Hon’ble Minister, Shri Baijayant Jay Panda, National Vice President and Spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head - Business Development, TCI; Ms. Vishakha Mahajan, DGM – Marketing & Communications, TCI and Ms. Gourabi Das, Officer – Corporate Communications, TCI received the prestigious award.
TCI Group was declared a runner-up under the category “Innovation in Logistics & Supply Chain” for the journey of baffle tanks of liquid transportation (Chemical vertical) at the 8th AIMA Innovation Practitioners Award & Summit 2019 on the 4th of December 2019 at New Delhi. The award was received by Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head – Business Development, TCI and Ms. Meena Bora, Asst. Manager - Marketing & Group Business Development, TCI. The team at TCI came up with innovation on Baffle Tanks vs. Fixed chassis tankers which mitigates the risk of the slouching effect while transporting hazardous chemicals thus ensuring safety as it reaches it destination.
Mr. Prokash Roy, In-charge, Chemical Vertical, TCI also was part of the Award selection process.
We are honored and proud that one of our athletes from the Urmila Sports Academy has been conferred with a Gold medal in the 65th Boxing School National Championship held in New Delhi. The event was hosted by the School Games Federation of India at Chhatrasal Stadium from 17th - 22nd November 2019.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized the 4th edition of CII Cold Chain Award Ceremony in New Delhi on 20th November 2019. TCI Cold Chain Solutions won an award titled “Integrated Supply Chain Solutions (Small Segment)” at the event. Amongst the delegates were Mr. B. Sumit Kumar, CEO, TCI Cold Chain Solutions & Mr. Manoj Tripathi, VP and Regional Head (North), TCI Supply Chain Solutions.
Shri DP Agarwal, Chairman & MD, TCI was felicitated with the prestigious award for “Excellence in CSR Projects” by All India Transporters Welfare Association (AITWA) at their National Convention organized on 11th-12th November 2019 in New Delhi.
The award was accepted by Mr. IS Sigar, CEO, TCI Freight on behalf of DPji.
ASSOCHAM organized Source India at MyanFood 2019 along with the Department of Commerce during October 31st - 2nd November, 2019 in Yangon, Myanmar with a view to explore & build trade opportunities helping Indian companies expand businesses to Myanmar.
The event was attended by Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head – Business Development, TCI and Mr. Debapriya Mukherjee, DGM – SAARC Vertical, TCI.
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized the 10th edition of EXCON - Largest Construction Equipment Event of South Asia during 10th – 14th December 2019 in Bengaluru.
Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head – Business Development – TCI was a speaker at the “Bridge 2019” conference held at CII EXCON on 10th December & Mr. Yaksshit Singh Rautela - National Lead and Mr. Manish Chowhan, Executive from Group Business Development were amongst the delegates at the event.
TCI Foundation observed World AIDS Day with great enthusiasm at its corporate office in Gurugram on 1st December 2019 to show its support & end the HIV/AIDS disease by distributing educational material and red ribbons along with the signature campaign.
On the same day, it also organized 19 HIV testing camps for truck drivers and health games to spread the message at various locations across India. Overall 21 clinics participated. Rallies were also conducted with placards and candle march and formation of human chain was done to create awareness amongst the communities living with HIV/AIDS.
Retail India Summit & Expo was organized by the Retailers Association of India in New Delhi during 26th - 27th November 2019 wherein TCI Supply Chain Solutions participated as an exhibitor.
Mr. Ashish Ranjan Roy, VP – Projects - TCI Supply Chain Solutions; Mr. Prokash Roy, In-charge - Chemical Vertical – Group Business Development & Mr. Prashant Nayak, DGM – TCI Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. were the delegates at the event. The stall was managed by Ms. Nabasmita Bora, Executive - Marketing Services and Ms. Anmol Arora, Officer – Logistics from TCI Supply Chain Solutions.
Nürnberg Messe India Pvt. Ltd. organized REFCOLD India Exhibition at Hyderabad during 21st – 23rd November 2019 wherein TCI Cold Chain Solutions was an exhibitor.
Mr. B. Sumit Kumar, CEO - TCI Cold Chain Solutions Ltd. and Mr. Satyendra Rathod, Executive - TCI Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. were amongst the delegates at the event.
TCI Supply Chain Solutions was awarded “Brand Excellence in Supply Chain & Logistics Sector” at the Global Marketing Excellence Award organized by the CMO Asia in Mumbai on 21st November 2019.The honor was received by Mr. Amitabh Mukherjee, VP and Regional Head (West) – Supply Chain Solutions Ltd.
TCI Cold Chain Solutions won an award titled the “Integrated Supply Chain Solutions (Small Segment)” at the 4th Edition of CII Cold Chain Award Ceremony at New Delhi on 20th November 2019. Amongst the delegates were Mr. B. Sumit Kumar, CEO - TCI Cold Chain Solutions Ltd. & Mr. Manoj Tripathi, VP and Regional Head (North) - TCI Supply Chain Solutions Ltd.
Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO – TCI Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. & Mr. Atul Endlay, AVP - Warehousing Services were a part of the Kolkata Retail Summit organized by the Retailers Association of India on 7th November 2019 in Kolkata.
7th edition of the Coastal Shipping & IWT Business Summit 2019 was held by India Sea Trade on 30th August 2019 in Kochi (Cochin), Kerala. Capt. Khanijo from TCI Seaways was a speaker at one of the panel discussions in the event and shared his ideas on “Hinterland Connectivity and Multimodal Logistics: how to manage Transport procurement and services, looking at the best cost and delivery Solutions while reducing the environmental footprint of operations.”
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI and Vice President, ASSOCHAM delivered the welcome address for Shri Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh at MSME Sammelan 2019 organized by ASSOCHAM on 29th August 2019
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI and National Chairman, AIMA Young Leaders Council, delivered a special talk on “Leadership lessons in the age of Disruption” at an event organized by AIMA, in collaboration with Coimbatore Management Association on 12th August 2019. Mr. Agarwal’s talk revolved around having a leadership mindset with the prospective young Leaders for the formation of Young Leaders Council (YLC).
Maritime Gateway organized the India-Nepal Logistics Summit in Kathmandu on 28th July 2019.
Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head – Business Development, TCI was a panelist at Business Session III of the summit wherein he shared some thoughts on “Changing Landscape of Shipping & Logistics – Preparing for Future”. Amongst the delegates were Mr. Debapriya Mukherjee, Head – SAARC + CHA, TCI and Mr. Ravindra Nath Ojha, In-Charge – TCI Nepal. The team also had the privilege of meeting with Mr. Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, Rt. Honorable Prime Minister of Nepal.
AIMA Young Leaders Council launched ‘Indore Chapter’ on June 1st, 2019 along with Indore Management Association Start-Up & SME symposium. The session had Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI & National Chairman, Young Leaders Council along with the members as speakers, apart from the other eminent speakers.
E-Commerce Retail Supply Chain was held by CII-Institute of Logistics in New Delhi on 30th May 2019. Mr. Atul Endlay, Head – Warehousing Services, TCI Supply Chain Solutions was amongst the speakers at the event and deliberated on “Innovations in E-commerce logistics - Machines, Models and Materials”.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI; Vice President, ASSOCHAM & Chairman of the National Logistics Council at ASSOCHAM chaired the first meeting of ASSOCHAM’s National Council of Logistics. Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO - TCI Supply Chain Solutions was also part of the Council Meeting. At the session, he welcomed the members and laid down ideas & objectives that will govern the council. Discussions were also held on some key challenges being faced by the industry.
ASSOCHAM National Council on Banking along with EGROW Foundation organized the National Conference on Fiscal Policy Roadmap in New Delhi on 17th May 2019. Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI & Vice President, ASSOCHAM delivered the welcome address at the valedictory session and shared his outlook on the current challenges and prevailing fiscal problems in the country.
AIMA, in collaboration with Kanpur Management Association and Lucknow Management Association
Organized Shaping Young Minds Programme on 16th April at PSIT, Kanpur.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI was an invitee speaker at the event wherein he interacted with the Management students and shared anecdotes from his career journey and experience. He also spoke About how to develop a career-oriented mindset.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI launched the Knowledge Book at TechCircle’s 7 Digital Dialogues held in
New Delhi on 11th April 2019.
The Knowledge Book is a compilation of caselets that showcases success stories driven by Indian CIOs. Moreover, the event focused on how disruptive technologies are transforming Indian businesses.
On 9th April 2019, AIMA organized its ‘5th National Leadership Conclave’ in New Delhi. The theme of the event was ‘Now or Never: India’s Mission for the New Decade’.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI was a part of the panel discussion which was based on “Millennials’
India: Managing Transfer of Power to the Young”. The discussion revolved around how India needs to be prepared for a disruptive change in leadership and how the millenials need to prepare to lead the nation.
ASSOCHAM organized one-day National Summit & Awards on Sports Business: Infrastructure, Investment and Merchandising on 28th March, 2019 in New Delhi wherein TCI Foundation was an invitee speaker. Dr. Munish Chander, Head - TCI Foundation addressed the plenary session “Sports in India: Exploring The New Frontiers For Growth” and talked about Urmila Sports Academy.
CII organized its 2019 edition of IoT Summit for Digital & Make in India on 1st March, 2019 in New
Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO, TCI Supply Chain Solutions was a speaker at the event and highlighted the Potential of IoT to transform the way we lead our lives and the way businesses are run today.
8th Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit was held by Kamikaze B2B Media in Mumbai on 26th and
27th February, 2019.
Amongst the speakers from TCI Supply Chain Solutions were Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO who spoke on “Industry 4.0 – Agility, a new paradigm of performance at the heart of new consumers ‘expectations” and Mr. Atul Endlay, Head – Warehousing Services who deliberated on “Developing new models for Supply Chains that will help you get closer to your customers”.
Government of Tamil Nadu organized the Global Investor Meet at Chennai from 23rd-24th January, 2019. Mr. Rajendra Sharma, VP – TCI SCS was a speaker at the meet and shared his thoughts on “E-Com Logistics in Tamil Nadu”.
TCI associated as a sponsor with the 2018-19 edition of the Indo-Nippon Golf Cup, organized by ASSOCHAM on 3rd March, 2019 at Golden Greens Golf Club, Gurgaon.
Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO - TCI SCS and Capt. Karanjit Singh, President - Technical, TCI Seaways were amongst the players at the event. The event focused on developing social and economic relationship of the Japanese companies in India with the Indian bureaucracy and Corporates.
In the ‘Partners in Collaboration’ meet, Power Ensemble 2019, organized by L&T Power on 1st March in Vadodara wherein Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head - Business Development, TCI delivered a guest lecture & shed light on ‘Disruptions in Logistics’.
Mr. IS Sigar, CEO - TCI Freight was also a part of the event.
In the collaboration meet, Power Ensemble 2019, organized by L&T Power on 1st March 2019 in Vadodara, Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head - Business Development, TCI delivered a guest lecture and shed light on the ‘Disruptions in Logistics’. Mr. IS Sigar, CEO - TCI Freight was also a part of the event.
TCI Safe Safar, our road safety and health initiative, won the 'Operational Excellence in Safety Initiative' award title at the 8th edition of Manufacturing Supply Chain Excellence Awards held in Mumbai by Kamikaze B2B Media.
Mr. Jasjit Sethi, CEO - TCI Supply Chain Solutions; Mr. Rajkiran Kanagala, Group Head – Business Development, TCI and Mr. Ashish Ranjan Roy, VP (Special Projects) – TCI Supply Chain Solutions visited the recent AERO India 2019 held in Bengaluru as delegates.
Also, TCI Supply Chain Solutions associated as a corporate partner for the “International Conference on Indian Aerospace” hosted by ASSOCHAM India on the inaugural day of AERO India 2019. The conference provided insights on the need to create an ecosystem for aerospace manufacturing.
Second edition of Global Procurement Conference was organized by mjunction services limited on 22nd February, 2019 in Kolkata. The theme of the conference was “Digitizing Procurement for Competitive Advantage”.
CEO - TCI Supply Chain Solutions, Mr Jasjit Sethi was a key speaker at the event and deliberated on the increased intervention of digitization leading to the latest trends in the shipping and logistics industry.
Mr. Vineet Agarwal, MD TCI was an invitee speaker at the prestigious India-Argentina Business Forum in New Delhi, organized by ASSOCHAM in association with CII and FICCI in honor of the President of the Republic of Argentina, Mr. Mauricio Macri on 18th February 2019.
4th Conference on Safe Road – Safe Life was conducted by ASSOCHAM on 6th February, 2019 at New Delhi. The theme was ‘Safe Practices in Road Safety’.
Ms. Vishakha Mahajan, DGM – Marketing & Communications, TCI was one of the speakers in the technical session of the event wherein she spoke about the significance of adopting best practices for road safety and our HSE initiative - TCI Safe Safar.
Alden Global Value Advisors organized the 5th Inflection Supply chain & Technology Summit and Awards on 23rd January, 2019 in Bangalore.
Mr. Jasjit Sethi was one of the speakers at the summit. He talked about strategies and cutting-edge insights to build smart and resilient processes for transformation in the disruptive business environment.
At the 5th Inflection Supply chain & Technology Summit and Awards, organized by Alden Global Value Advisors on 23rd January 2019, TCI SCS was felicitated with awards titled “3PL Company of the Year (Hi-Tech)” and “Outstanding LSP for E-Commerce”..
Inflection Awards are one of the top Awards of India in Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, Procurement, Warehousing, Cargo, Start-up, Fintech & Supply chain Finance. It honors the leaders, their organizations and teams for the breakthrough innovations and excellence.
At the Global Logistics Excellence Awards (in association with CNBC-TV18) in Hyderabad, TCI Supply Chain Solutions won awards titled “3PL of the Year” and ‘Digital Transformation in 3PL Operations”. Also, TCI Cold Chain Solutions was awarded the “Best Reefer Transportation” title.
The Global Logistics Excellence Awards is a platform that brings to the forefront the heroes of the sector who have risen in spite of challenges whether managing logistics operations within the organization or as 3PL players.
MD TCI, Mr. Vineet Agarwal was a speaker at the prestigious IMA 28th International Management Conclave held on 18th January, 2019 in Indore.
Mr. Agarwal deliberated on the theme “India 4.0: Rethink, Redesign, Rebuild”. He also shared his insights on the technological innovations in the recent times and the value that transportation and logistics sector can add in the upcoming years.
Our health and safety initiative – TCI Safe Safar, was launched at TCI Corporate office in Gurugram on 03rd January, 2019.
The launch witnessed the presence of over 100 TCI Parivar members. It also featured a Nukkad Natak based on the importance of road safety and prizes were distributed during the Q&A round. The event concluded with a pledge taking ceremony.
TCI Institute of Logistics bagged the “Best Employer Brand” Award of north region from World HRD Congress in association with CHRO Asia and ET Now at a ceremony held on 21st December, 2018 at Taj Hotel, New Delhi. Also, Mr. Rahul Dubey was honoured with the “Best L&D Leader” Award at the same ceremony.
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.