Emami Agrotech takes inland waterways to ship goods from Haldia to Agartala

Published On: 01, Dec 2017 | Source: business-standard.com

Agrotech has taken up the multi-modal transportation route leveraging to connect North East from its in

The company sent its first shipment of 250 tonnes of packed edible from to Agartala via the Brahmaputra river and

The vessel has already reached Ashuganj Port in and the finished good stocks have now started moving through trucks to Agartala, the company said in a statement.

The company expects to ship around 6,000-7,000 tonnes of packed edible per annum using this route. A tie-up with IWAI had been forged, the company added.

Agrotech CEO Sudhakar Desai said the company would continue to explore innovative ways of transportation using the vast within and has plans to extend this model to Guwahati, and

The recent floods in Bengal which resulted in the derailment of road and rail transportation due to track and bridge damages on the Siliguri corridor prompted the company to adopt