Allcargo Chennai CFS gets nominated by Customs for 24X7 export activity

February 12 , 2019
The nomination of Allcargo Logistics’ Chennai CFS for 24X7 export activity by the Indian Customs is a matter of pride and honour for the company. It bolsters the company’s initiatives to boost the cargo volumes of the Chennai port and deliver enhanced value propositions to customers through value-added services.
 
“With our Chennai CFS becoming functional 24X7, we will be able to expand our customer outreach significantly and provide our clients with state-of-the-art cargo handling services at any hour of the day. This development has boosted our resolve to continually improve our service competencies and build a robust pan-India CFS network to facilitate seamless cargo consolidation. We recognize the invaluable contribution of our employees in working committedly and tirelessly for this stellar achievement to bear fruition,” stated Prakash Tulsiani, CEO – CFS-ICD, Allcargo Logistics.
 
Customs officers will be deployed in 3 shifts to ensure that the station is manned between 11:00 am-2:00 am to boost seamless cargo transportation. The geographical advantage possessed by the Chennai CFS by being in the closest proximity of 9 km from the Chennai port will be leveraged to the fullest extent. The development will also ensure optimal utilization of resources and result in zero waiting time for stuffing of export containers, and providing 24X7 export carting facility for customers.
 
Equipped by the latest technology of tracking containers with close-range passive RFID tags accompanied by the unique feature of high speed stuffing and de-stuffing the Chennai CFS has always proven its efficiency of achieving significant figures in exports and imports. With export carting available 24X7 for our customers, there will be no time limit for stuffing the export containers. 
 
Set up in 2007, the Chennai CFS is spread over 24 acres. Handling a significant percentage of the overall import volume of the Chennai Port, it specializes in the areas of LCL and FCL and provides cargo consolidation services to customers. The CFS also handles hazardous cargo and ODC.  The facility is the 1st CFS to be equipped with brand new state-of-the-art RTG cranes in India. With a significant emphasis on utilization of renewable energy, the facility has solar panels installed for electricity generation as well as LED fixtures in it’s high-mast fitted floodlights, for energy conservation. Crucial to the Pan-India operations of Allcargo, the CFS has been central to boosting the global trade volumes of the company 
 
About Allcargo Logistics Limited
Allcargo Logistics Limited, part of The Avvashya Group, is a global leader in integrated logistics solutions. The company offers specialized logistics services across Multimodal Transport Operations, Container Freight Station Operations/Inland Container Depot Operations and Project & Engineering Solutions. Benchmarked quality standards, standardized processes and operation excellence across all the services and facilities, have enabled Allcargo Logistics Limited to emerge as the market leader in all these segments. Through its subsidiary ECU Worldwide, the company is the global leader in LCL consolidation with a network spanning 300+ offices in 160+ countries.
 

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