V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust has launched
the DMICDC Logistics Data Services to facilitate container tracking service at
two container terminals M/s. PSA-Sical (TCT) & M/s. DBGT on 21.11.2018.
Shri.N.Vaiyapuri, Deputy Chairman, V. O.
Chidambaranar Port Trust flagged off the Service.
While addressing the gathering
, Shri. N.Vaiyapuri, Deputy Chairman,
stated that the shippers would be benifitted by the Logistics Data Bank
Services in terms of the ability to track and analize the movement of Containers
on intermediate points crossed and time taken.
Logistics Data Bank will provide the service
of tracking the containers in near real time basis using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) while containers
are being transported through railways and trucks on major highways through its
portal www.ldb.co.in. Tracking and viewing the
movement of containers across the Ports to the ICDs and end users would be
provided to the users against the payment of MUC.
Five percent (5%) of the total MUC shall
be passed on to the BOT terminals operating there at for collecting the MUC. No
royalty / revenue share is payable by the BOT terminals operating there at to
the Ports Trust on the MUC collected by the BOT terminals.
flagship solution, Logistics Data Bank(LDB), is a single window container
tracking solution aimed at improving operations in Indian container logistics.
It began its services at India’s south- eastern corridor from November 01 this
year , covering the ports of Chennai, Vishapatnam and Krishnapatnam, with its
ICT-based services. LDB has also extended its operations to Cochin Port Trust
and New Mangalore Port Trust.
Its container tracking solution has significantly
benefited various stakeholders in the supply chain operations, by considerably
reducing the port dwell time and overall transportation time for export and import of shipments.