DHL drives India's journey in logistics innovation

FE Online Desk | Published: September 06, 2018 15:44:13 | Updated: September 06, 2018 16:37:58

DHL, the leading global brand in the logistics industry, has driven India’s journey in logistics innovation, with the DHL India Innovation Day held in Mumbai this year.

More than 20 disruptive technologies exhibited by start-ups and innovative DHL employee teams were exhibited at the event, according to a Media Outreach-forwarded statement on Thursday.

Among them were IoT-powered smart parcel lockers, "smart trucks" with live temperature tracking capabilities, and autonomous collaborative robots.

Themed Driving the Digital Future, the event was attended by more than 400 customers, senior supply chain professionals, innovators and start-ups.

They all were equipped with a wealth of social and technology trend insights, plus cutting-edge innovation tools to accelerate their digital transformation journeys.

"I am truly impressed by DHL's thought-leadership in logistics innovation -- changing the way business is done globally, “said keynote speaker Dr Anil Kumar Gupta, a globally renowned scholar in the area of grassroots innovation and Padma Shri awardee.

“We have learnt today that when innovation and sustainability mix, many doors open. Lives become more meaningful, businesses more sustainable and services more affordable.

“From a transporter of goods to one of gratitude, this event provided tremendous hope for this country and even humanity.”

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