Today Press meet in respect of launch of Express Cargo Service (Rail Post Gati Shakti Express Service), was conducted at Conference Hall, 1st Floor, GPO Building, Mumbai-400 001, Ms. Veena R. Srinivas, Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra Circle briefed the media regarding the new initiatives of Department of Post and the future prospects of logistics in Maharashtra Circle. Shri. G V L Satya Kumar, DRM, Western Railways discussed about the extension of join collaboration throughout Maharashtra and beyond. Shri Amitabh Singh, Postmaster General (Mails & BD), brief the media about the operational details of Express Corgo Service.
To provide seamless connectivity for the Logistic movement of Goods & Parcel the “Rail Post Gati Shakti” is a major initiative by Govt. of India.
Department of Posts in collaboration with Indian Railways has developed a customized Logistics solution for e-Commerce players and MSMEs. The product is named as “Express Cargo Service”.
Today the First consignment of Express Cargo Service was despatched from Mumbai Central Railway Station at 5.45 hrs through Gujarat Express, Train no. 22953. The consignment was flagged off by Smt. Veena R Srinivas, Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra Circle and Shri. G V L Satya Kumar, DRM, Western Railways. Shri. Amitabh Singh, PMG (Mails & BD) coordinated the operations between Department of Posts and Indian Railways.
The launch of this product will be beneficial for timely delivery of goods & cargo from the Industrial Hubs located in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Surat, Vadodara & Ahmedabad Regions.