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Covid-19 impact: Restrictions on movement still a pain point for FMCG firms

According to the Federation of West Bengal Truck Operators' Association (FWBTOA), truck availability has only improved marginally around 10 per cent of a total 9 million trucks in India.

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FMCG firms | Coronavirus | Lockdown

Avishek Rakshit  |  Kolkata 

Logistics and movement of goods continue to be the pain point for FMCG companies who are considering improving operations this month after May 17.

According to the Federation of West Bengal Truck Operators’ Association (FWBTOA), truck availability has only improved marginally around 10 per cent of a total 9 million trucks in India. “The situation with regards to availability of trucks and movement of goods is improving with each passing day, but it is still a struggle given the continued shortage of drivers and trucks," Shahrukh Khan, executive director ...

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First Published: Tue, May 05 2020. 21:38 IST
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