The goal of the Indian Chemical Council is to make chemical logistics more resilient

The Indian Chemical Council wants to strengthen the country’s chemical logistics with its Nicer Globe sustainability program.

The topic was discussed at the logistics conference “NG-LOG NEXT – 2023” with the participation of international experts, business leaders and government representatives. The
The conference covered a wide range of topics related to safety in logistics transportation, guidelines for the transportation of dangerous goods, security vulnerabilities, challenges and concerns in transporting chemicals, and other topics.

Generating strong revenues and offering opportunities, the chemical industry is one of the main sectors fueling the expansion of numerous companies across all industries.

Since chemicals are used in almost all manufactured goods, dependence on the chemical industry is vital and significant. Therefore, logistics in the chemical industry is still indispensable. Due to the sensitivity of the goods and raw materials it deals with, this industry involves numerous logistical activities that present a number of unique challenges.

The Chemical Industry and Indian Chemical Council’s Nicer Globe project is making a difference and fundamentally changing the way chemical goods are transported.

“NICER GLOBE is not a support system, but a enabler for building sustainable chemical industry processes and practices that are critical to the way it is doing business and operating,” says Bimal Goculdas, ICC President and Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, DMCC Specialty Chemicals Limited. He further added that the most important thing is to build a culture of safe practices in the ecosystem, which in the context of India is an immense contribution.

With the support of various stakeholders, traffic accidents and injuries in India can be minimized. The Nicer Globe initiative creates a technology-based process to track the
The performance of the ecosystem, which includes carriers, drivers and other stakeholders, provides insight and helps set benchmarks. Today, the NG platform tracks more than 200,000 drivers and 960 transport companies, and also monitors more than 200,000 trips annually. In addition, the company has a 24-hour call center and emergency response team for the transportation of critical chemical supplies to assist the industry in dealing with roadside emergencies.

A memorandum of understanding was signed with Intel at last year’s logistics conference to integrate the company’s technology into its ecosystem. Collaboration within the system is evolving by gaining more insight into driver behavior and performance. This year’s logistics event in Mumbai has attracted greater participation from policy makers, international experts and key stakeholders.

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