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CPCS Wins Contract for Logistics Facility Assessment in Kathuwas, India

As a part of its plan to set up logistics infrastructure along the upcoming Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC), CONCOR has acquired approx. 280 Acres (113 Hectares) of land in Kathuwas, where it is planning to set up a rail linked Multimodal Logistics Park (MMLP) with an integrated service facilities for handling & storage of containers, Bulk & break bulk cargo and other commodities. Around 50 acres (20 Hectares) of land is envisaged to be dedicated for handling bulk/bagged cargo transported in Indian Railway wagons taking advantage of the Private Freight Terminal policy unveiled by Indian Railways (IR).

The broad scope of work involves feasibility assessment for setting up a multi commodity integrated logistics hub that is capable of storage, handling of bulk cargo moved in Indian Railways wagons and identification of value added services to be provided to customers in an integrated manner. The main activities include:

  • Understanding of the specific commodities likely to be produced/consumed by the local industry in the catchment area of Neemrana such as food grains, automotives, cement, aggregates, steel etc., have potential to be transported in Indian Railway wagons;
  • Putting in place system for efficient handling of the commodities so identified; and
  • Developing cost effective process for transfer of the bulk to the warehouses followed by its storage in a scientific manner.

CPCS's services include the assessment of serving industry, planning, design & engineering of the facility and commercial arrangements for the development of the facilities if need be, with strategic partners for both bulk and containerized cargo traffic of the MMLP.