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Coldman Logistics is actively contributing toward building the required cold chain infrastructure in the nation. Coldman Logistics has recently unveiled the Phase-II of the 'Design to Suit' Temperature Controlled Warehouse in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. With a capacity of 6,500 temperature-controlled pallets space, both the phases of the new facility are operational and cater to clients in diversified industry segments like FMCG, Confectionaries, QSRs, Ready to Eat, Ready to Cook, and Dairy. Swearing by its motto to deliver Grade A infrastructure to the clients, Coldman Logistics is rapidly ramping up its cold chain infrastructure facilities and now has over 90,000+ temperature controlled pallets spread over 20 warehouses in 12 locations throughout India.

Cargo Talk May 2022

Sanjay Sharma, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Coldman Logistics said, "In the last two years, we introduced flexible solutions for our customers in warehousing and transport wherein the demand uncertainties can be accommodated. Our modular warehouse design solutions help us in setting up the Temperature Control Warehouse in flat three months lead time as compared to conventional 10-12 months during pre-COVID-19 times. This has helped in absorbing the sudden surge in demand from our customers and we are seeing a good traction in this space from our customers."

WOMEN TAKING CHARGE

The Conference Board - one of the two organizations best known for global forecasting alongside World Bank - has recently put out their forecast for global economic growth. The Conference Board has forecast fast growth for this year, a bit higher than what would be considered normal growth through 2026, and they then see growth falling to traditional levels from 2027 through 2031. India was the fastest growing major economy in the world during the second quarter of the current financial year.

COMBAT READY, ALMOST

The Conference Board - one of the two organizations best known for global forecasting alongside World Bank - has recently put out their forecast for global economic growth. The Conference Board has forecast fast growth for this year, a bit higher than what would be considered normal growth through 2026, and they then see growth falling to traditional levels from 2027 through 2031. India was the fastest growing major economy in the world during the second quarter of the current financial year.

LOGISTICS OUTLOOK 2022

The Conference Board - one of the two organizations best known for global forecasting alongside World Bank - has recently put out their forecast for global economic growth. The Conference Board has forecast fast growth for this year, a bit higher than what would be considered normal growth through 2026, and they then see growth falling to traditional levels from 2027 through 2031. India was the fastest growing major economy in the world during the second quarter of the current financial year.

3PL TRANSFORMING INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSING

3PL providers work as enablers for the e-commerce sector and ease the complexity of operations by meeting their fulfillment expectations. "3PLs facilitate e-commerce and D2C companies to save time and efforts spent on organizing and handling a supply chain by integrating their logistics processes end-to-end, right from picking orders from the manufacturing unit, warehousing, packaging, shipping, etc," says Mr Rai.

Logistics Insider Rewind 2021

Coldman Logistics is a leading player in the cold chain industry in India. With Temperature Controlled Warehouse (TCW) Pallets capacity of 60,800, 5 Lakh Sq Ft Ambient storage space and 100+ owned reefer trucks, Coldman is one of the largest cold chain companies operating in the country. The advent and growth of e-commerce in India, has undoubtedly pushed the demand for warehousing, especially modern warehouses for the storage of food products. In the pandemic era and ongoing situation, the need for such warehouses has surged due to constant demand for healthcare, pharmaceuticals and FMCG products. With the rise in the demand, the need for Grade 'A' warehouses have multiplied many folds.

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The beauty of logistics is that it shall reach wherever it smells demand. While LSPs are in every corner of the globe, the challenge for perishables in our country is the lack of intent to quality over price and this changes the whole game. Perishables need a defined environment like temperature and humidity to sustain its quality and enhance its shelf life. This aspect is often overlooked at all channels of distribution leading to high level of wastage which costs more as compared to marginal investment on quality.

3PL TRANSFORMING INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSING

The recent announcement of 'PM GATI SHAKTI MASTER PLAN' will also give a new energy to the logistics infrastructure across the country. Gati Shakti will also create opportunities for new future economic zones and it aims to reduce the transportation time and improve Industrial productivity with the connectivity among roads. This shall bring in more organised national and international 3PL players and shall bring in new quality warehousing and logistics hubs.

Supply Chain Resilience : All Things Considered

" Structure level reforms will define the future of refrigerated transport in India. Technology is definitely of help and does contribute to Quality compliances but I still feel Intent to Quality will define the future of refrigerated transport. " SANJAY SHARMA Vice President, Coldman. For More details click on link.

Cold Chan Service Provider of the Year 2021, Inflection Awards

Cold Chain Service Provider of the year 2021 We are honored and grateful to be the recipient of the "Cold Chain Service Provider of the year 2021 Award" Thank you thealdenglobal.com Inflection Awards for the recognizing Coldman Logistics Pvt Ltd for this prestigious award. It's Because of our team and their continuous efforts during the pandemic situation across the globe, we have achieved this milestone. A big congratulations to the entire Coldman Logistics Team.

CARGO CONNECT, INDIA

In a fragmented market like India, vaccine distribution calls for robust supply chain logistics and a temperature-controlled environment that supports the life of the vaccines effectively during transit to the remotest corners of the country. At present, efforts are ongoing to address the gaps in India cold chain distribution network, which the government authorities and private sector highlighted and are fully committed to resolve. Observing the same, Sanjay Sharma, VP, Coldman Logistics Pvt Ltd in a feature titled 'Vaccine distribution pushing Indian cold chain logistics upward trajectory further' shares that the industry needs to think 10 years ahead about the requirement and challenges against new viruses and bio-threats to create a robust and sustainable infrastructure.

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For Pharma sector, we need a complete shift in our approach and understand the sensitivity of temperature integrity and reaching on time to the patients in need. We need to focus on the development of supply chain models and infrastructure which shall be flexible, scalable and sustainable on a long term basis.





Temp - Controlled Pharma Logistics

Pharmaceutical manufacturers being the clients for logistics companies, it is important to understand thier motives and new trends energing in thier production plants. Shrinivas notes that, at present, pharma companies are stressing logistics companies for adoption of at least five quality and regulatory compliance on supply chain, adoption of internet of Medical Things [IoMT] for efficient supply chain control, trusty logistics partnerships for timely and safe delivery of drugs/ pharma produce and increased use of RFID technologies for better operations. On the same line, Sharma noted that quality, visibility and safety of the cargo are some of the prime factors that influence pharmaceutical manufacturers while choosing thier supply chain partners.

Cargo Connect, India

At present, the market is driven by an increase in global demand for pharmaceuticals. In addition, growing consolidation in the global healthcare logistics market is anticipated to boost the growth of the cold chain logistics market for pharmaceuticals industry market as well. Sanjay Sharma, Vice President Corporate Sales and Distribution at India's leading cold chain player Coldman Logistics explains Upamanyu Borah, the reasons for the current positive trends in the business despite serious market disruptions amid the second wave of COVID-19. And while citing the demand pull factors like food safety and vaccine storage and distribution which will continue to act as big catalysts in the near- to long-term, he also points at challenges in creating integrated cold chain systems in the country

Logistics Outlook 2021 : Cargo Connect, India

Over the years, cold chain management in India has dealt with efficient control and organisation of logistics and production regarding temperature. The trend is also shifting towards establishing multipurpose cold storages and providing end-to-end services to control parameters throughout the value chain, driving the need for successful cold chain management and methods of monitoring process and control. Though the cold chain storage and logistics market in India is witnessing healthy growth and slowly moving towards organised business structure due to growing health awareness and technological advancements, high operative cost and lack of standards and protocols in the industry are still considered factors likely to hinder the market growth. . . . .

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Mr. Sanjay Sharma said during the interview that Our core value proposition for pharma is protecting the integrity of temperature-sensitive products, and monitoring the ingredients from supplier to end consumer and building a clear line of sight for them at every stage. Pharma logistics requires high-quality infrastructure, technology and skill sets to handle operations due to stringent compliance norms, standards, and regulations. Our team has the necessary expertise and experience in handling such highly-critical products, having developed sensitivity to patterns of meaningful information.

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As the country's leading cold chain warehousing and distribution company, Coldman offers end-to-end solutions across a variety of industries with leveraging technology for operational competitiveness as well as effectiveness by quickly responding to changes in the marketplace. The company provides an array of warehousing, distribution, port-centric logistics, turnkey solutions for food processing and integrated value added services designed to be efficient and lower supply chain costs. Sanjay Sharma , Vice President- Corporate Sales and Distribution at Coldman Logistics informs Upamanyu Borah, more on their capabilities around offering large-scale cold chain storage and distribution requirements as COVID-19 vaccine trials enter a defining stage worldwide, given the fact that they operate the largest multiproduct and multi-temperature cold storage network in India.

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution readiness

Mr. Sanjay Sharma, Vice President, Coldman discussing on Indian Cold Chain & readiness on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution on NDTV 24X7 with other Eminent speakers.
“We have certain smaller cold rooms that can store a million doses at -40 degrees also but not in a huge volume. Since the government will have a continuous vaccination programme, so once in a fortnight those one million doses can be rotated. So probably in a month, two million doses can be handled at -30 to -40 degrees,” Said Mr. Sanjay Sharma, Vice President, Coldman Logistics Pvt Ltd.

Covid-19: Cold chain logistics will be big challenge in vaccinating 135 crore Indians

Covid vaccines at -25 degrees can be handled in the country as we have the requisite infrastructure in terms of storage and distribution. None of the third-party logistics operators in the country are equipped with -70 degrees cold storage facilities, Sanjay Sharma, Vice- President, Coldman Logistics, told indianexpress.com. Seconding him, Pawanexh Kohli, former CEO and chief advisor, National Centre for Cold Chain Development (NCCD), said the problem could be effectively tackled through extensive use of dry ice. Dry ice in a designated box can retain temperatures at -70 degrees for 24-48 hours,he said.

Singaporean diplomat Gopinath Pillai visits Sri City

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Sri City, April 17, 2018:- His Excellency the Ambassador-at-large for the Government of Singapore, Mr. Gopinath Pillai visited Sri City on Monday evening. Mr. Gopinath Pillai, who is the Chairman of Coldman Logistics Ltd., was accompanied by the Board of Directors of the company. Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, Sri City extended a warm welcome, and briefed them on the infrastructure, unique features and the brisk pace of development in Sri City.

JM Baxi Group opens India's first ICD-based cold store in Haryana

JM Baxi Group, the privately-owned logistics company, has opened India's first port-based cold storage at its Sonepat inland container depot (a dry port) in Haryana. This will help cut double-handling and save cost for importers and exporters of perishable goods. The firm, which runs port terminals and container trains, aims to set up 7-8 such cold stores in India, said Dhruv Kotak, Joint Managing Director at J M Baxi Group.

Coldman Logistics breaks ground for cold chain warehouse in Sri City.

Coldman Logistics, the Mumbai-based warehousing and distribution company, laid the foundation stone for construction of a new temperature controlled warehouse. Dev Anand, Director, Coldman Logistics, in a statement said Sri City is an ideal location offering huge opportunities, superior connectivity to Chennai, Ennore and other ports and infrastructure required for business. "We will be expanding our network to other ports and major cities on pan India basis by building state-of-the-art temperature controlled warehouses, which will cater to food, pharma and other industrial products in next two years," he added.

Modern warehouse to come up in Sri City.

Coldman Logistics Private Limited, a Mumbai-based warehousing and distribution company, on Wednesday laid the foundation for construction of a new state-of-the-art temperature controlled warehouse at the integrated business township Sri City.