May 15, 2020

As of date, the active Corona cases in India is 51,768 (apart from 26,235 cured) with around 2,549 deaths. India Government has extended the Complete lockdown in India until 17th May 2020.   

Some States have extended the lockdown until 29th May 2020.

New guidelines, outlined on 1st May 2020, update the country’s designated RED, GREEN and ORANGE zoning system.

Red zones are considered hotspots, while considerable relaxations will be permitted in areas considered less dangerous.

In the meantime, several additional measures have been announced for ensuring minimal impact on the logistics industry, enumerated as below:

Velogic India continues to operate with necessary precautions in place and our teams are always available to assist you with any support and query you may have.

As per reliable sources, the nationwide lockdown is likely to get extended beyond 17th May, but more restrictions may be eased out in areas that are not severely affected. Restrictions may continue in areas designated as Red Zones. New Guidelines are expected to be announced before 17th May, by the Government.

The present status of each of our Branch Operations, Airport operations, CFS Operations is detailed as below for your reference and circulation.

Branch BCP Status/ Restrictions 
Mumbai Office Staff 100% Operational – 70% Work From Home and 30% from Office
Airport Staff  Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
CFS Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
LCL Exports (GDL Warehouse) Cargo Carting is being accepted. Stuffing planned basis Inducement and Labor/Equipment availability
LCL Imports  Operational  
Delhi Office Staff 100% Operational – 70% Work From Home and 30% from Office
Airport Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
CFS Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
LCL Exports (ICD Tughlakabad) Stuffing operations on-going subject to availability of equipment from carrier and availability of manpower/ staff
LCL Imports (CFS PPG & ICD TKD) ICD Tughlakabad – Import containers are arriving by Rail. De-stuffing subject to approvals and availability of manpower.                                                                                CFS Patparganj – Operational (with slowdown) and cargo available for delivery
Chennai Office Staff 100% Operational – 70% Work From Home and 30% from Office
Airport Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
CFS Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
LCL Exports (Triway) Carting/Bookings are being accepted. Stuffing is dependent upon inducement & availability of staff/ equipment
LCL Imports (Continental Warehousing Corporation) Operational without significant delays. Movements to ICD Bangalore and ICD Hyderabad are also close to normal
Bangalore Office Staff 100% Operational – 70% Work From Home and 30% from Office
Airport Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
CFS Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
LCL Exports (Continental Warehousing Corporation) Carting/Bookings are being accepted. CBT for Chennai is dependent upon inducement & availability of staff/ equipment. Direct Consoles are feasible subject to Inducement
LCL Imports (CONCOR) Operational  
Ahmedabad Office Staff 100% Operational – 70% Work From Home and 30% from Office
Airport Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
CFS Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
FCL Exports – CONCOR CFS staff and Customs Operational. Shortage of labor & equipment persists
LCL Imports – CONCOR CFS staff and Customs Operational. Shortage of labor & equipment persists
Hyderabad Office Staff 100% Operational – 70% Work From Home and 30% from Office
Airport Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
CFS Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
LCL Exports (Continental Warehousing Corporation) CFS staff and Customs Operational. Shortage of labor & equipment persists
LCL Imports (Continental Warehousing Corporation) Operational but, go-slow due to shortage of labor/ staff/ customs
Tuticorin Office Staff 100% Operational – 70% Work From Home and 30% from Office
CFS Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
LCL Exports (St. John) Carting only for cargo from Tuticorin and its surrounding areas. None from Coimbatore & Tirupur due to unavailability of transport. Container stuffing dependent upon inducement
LCL Imports (Chola) Operational but, go-slow due to shortage of labor/ staff/ customs
Kolkata Office Staff 100% Operational – 70% Work From Home and 30% from Office
Airport Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
CFS Staff Limited staff available but, expected to improve over the coming days
LCL Exports No LCL operations on-going due to no cargo flow on account of lack of CHAs and transportation. FCLs are operational
LCL Imports No LCL containers for de-stuffing are pending
 

All other branch staff are also on Work-from-Home Tirupur