Container Corporation of India Ltd:
Container Corporation of India Ltd handles, transports, and engages in multiple warehouse activities in India. Its primary operations occur through two units, Domestic and EXIM. The company is responsible for transporting containers via road and rail other than handling containers. Container Corp. of India Ltd also provides carrier services. It offers multiple facilities which include container parking, warehousing, office complexes, and repair facilities.
Their carrier services do not end there, they also provide cold chain logistics solutions; apart from constructing, developing, operating, and managing air cargo terminals. These are done based on building, owning, operating and transferring at Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport, located in Mumbai. Container Corporation of India Ltd is based in New Delhi, India and was incorporated in the year 1988.
About Company Information:
In 1991 Container Corp. commissioned a Port Side Container Terminal close to the Chennai Harbour in Todiarpet. Another Port Side Container Terminal was custom-made at Wadi Bunder in the same year, located close to Mumbai Port. Between 1992-1993, to enhance export of chilled and frozen goods, the company started its first refrigerated cargo service by rail.
Additionally, Container Corp. Provides various value-added services, like transit warehousing concerned with export and import cargo; bonded storage which is concerned with giving importers with the chance to store cargo and take deliveries partially as and when required. It further extends its services through LCL consolidation and reworking of concerned LCL cargo at their designated hubs.
On March 31st, 2018, the company's number of owned and leased containers amounted to 20,695 which included 14,534 wagons, 16 gantry cranes, 72 terminals including 22 domestic terminals, 14 EXIM terminals, 36 combined container ones, and 78 reach stackers.
A CFS was custom-made by Container Corp. in the year 1995 located at New Mulund (Mumbai) along with an export warehouse at ICD, Sabarmati. It was also the same year in which CONCOR was approved by World Bank to have their quantity increased in terms of those wagons which were to be procured in second Tranche, by a doubling increase of 750 to 1500.
In the next two years, in 1997, the company launched its CONTRACK services. This was responsible for the transfer of piecemeal domestic cargo that was specialized, reliable and scheduled through rail-services.
In the year 2000, a new domestic division was formed by CONCOR, which was to enhance the increase in their domestic container movement business. In 2003, the company introduced an ICD AT Dadri, which was recognized as Asia's most significant. It was also in the same year that the company through a tie-up with the Kolkata Port Trust was responsible for providing services to ship and transport using the sea and rail mode between Kolkata Dock Systems and Nepal.
The Board of Directors of the company, in a meeting held on January 30th in 2008, decided to incorporate Capitalization of profit reserves, increase in share capital from Rs. 100 crore to Rs. 200 crore (subjective to approval from shareholders and the govt. Of India), bonus shares in the ratio 1:1.
On July 23rd, 2014, Container Corporation stated that they were granted the Navratna status by the Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Ministry, Government of India and Department of Public Enterprises. On April 11th in 2017, Container Corporation went o to announce that it had entered an MOU (memorandum of understanding with another company CCBL (Bangladesh) under the vigilance of Railway Ministry of Bangladesh to introduce container service via rail between Bangladesh and India, which would enhance Domestic and International trade.
On December 22nd in 2017, Container Corp stated that it was allying up with Punjab State Warehousing Corp. For the latter's container freight station which was located at Dhappar in Mohali, Punjab. In the next year on March 30th 2018, a multi-modal logistics park belonging to CONCOR was custom-made at Varnama, Vadodara.
How Container Corporation of India Ltd is categorised as Transport Sector, and Transport - Road Industry:
The transportation sector is a section of companies that offers services such as moving goods, people or the infrastructure to do so. The performance of businesses in the transportation sector is highly susceptible to fluctuations in company earnings and the cost of transport services. Some main determinants influencing company earnings are labour costs, fuel costs, demand for services, government regulation and geopolitical events.
Container Corporation of India Ltd is categorised as Transport Sector, and Transport - Road Industry. The transportation industry is a huge ecosystem which includes everything relevant to the dominant forms of transport, namely, marine, road, rail and air transport. Amidst all the transportation sections, trucks and buses are the masters in terms of improvements in technologies and investments from suppliers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
Container Corporation of India Ltd, Competitors and Sector Peers:
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