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Dedicated rail freight corridors look to rope in Amazon, Flipkart

'A game-changer for parcel industry'; move expected to slash parcel delivery times drastically

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The Rs 814-billion-project of Eastern and Western DFCs will cover a total of 3,360 km track, of which around 1,500 km falls in the western region

Shine Jacob New Delhi
The domestic logistics industry got a boost with big e-commerce giants, such as Amazon and Flipkart, entering the arena. The industry is set to benefit again with the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) talking to e-commerce firms to rope them in for using its logistics hubs.
 
The move is expected to cut parcel delivery times drastically.
 
“This will be a game-changer for the parcel industry, as all the stations, small and big, will have dedicated hubs to handle parcel. This is expected to reduce the average time taken to deliver a parcel from Mumbai to Delhi

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First Published: Dec 29 2019 | 9:46 PM IST

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