Toshiba jumps onto Logistics bangwagon, commences business in India
Toshiba Logistics India Private Limited (TLGI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Logistics Corporation in Japan, today announced that they have commenced operations in India. Founded in August 2014, TLGI has scaled up its expertise and skills in forward logistics to facilitate Toshiba Group companies execute timely delivery of industrial large scale products to their customers in India. TLGI will be a comprehensive logistics provider operating with end-to-end logistics capabilities starting from transportation engineering, packing/repacking, order processing, Excise & Customs compliance and clearance, to timely and accurate delivery anywhere within India. Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Hidenori Kanakubo, Managing Director of TLGI said, “Identifying and selecting best transportation route for timely & safe delivery of large-scaled industrial products is a major challenge. TLGI is uniquely positioned to provide Toshiba group companies with the most comprehensive set of solutions available for all their logistics needs. The Company’s goal is to continue delivering innovative, customized and high-quality services, for which it will adhere to the established know-how of the existing solutions as well as simultaneously exploring the opportunities to provide customers with additional value in new areas.”
Mr. Kenji Urai, Managing Director of Toshiba India Private Ltd.(TIPL), which oversees Toshiba’s operation in India added, “Secure and timely transportation of large scale products is very important for social infrastructure business. Ensuring the quality of products and time for delivery, Toshiba will offer reliable and extensive range of solutions/products to meet the requirements of the complete supply chain.” Toshiba is expanding social infrastructure business by providing the various products such as super-critical steam turbine & generators, transmission & distribution equipment, motor & inverter. Toshiba has won some major orders in India for Super-critical Steam Turbine and Generators from NTPC Limited for the Kudgi Super Thermal Power Project in Kudgi, Karnataka state, Meja Urja Nigam Pvt. Ltd for the Meja Thermal Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh State, and NTPC Limited for the Darlipali Super Thermal Power Station in Darlipali, Orissa state. Toshiba also won a major order in India for X-band dual polarization transportable Doppler weather radar System last year and is expanding its own business on various fields in India.