19 January 2024, Friday I Radison Hotel Kandla, Gandhidham

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Multimodal logistics is the backbone of India’s trade and economic growth. Organized by India Seatrade, The Multimodal Logistics SummitGandhidham, 2024, is set to explore the critical nexus that connects the northern and central hinterlands of India with Gujarat’s prominent ports.

The future of multimodal logistics in India is bright. The government’s policy interventions, coupled with the growth of e-commerce and the rising demand for international trade, are expected to drive the growth of the sector.

This conference serves as a comprehensive platform to delve into the challenges faced by exporters and importers, the transformative impact of policy interventions like PM Gati Shakti and the National Logistics Policy, and the future outlook of multimodal logistics in India.

Key Objective

Multimodal Logistics Summit – Gandhidham 2024 will comprise of three impactful business sessions in the panel discussion format. These business sessions aim to provide valuable insights into best practices & innovation, comprehensive understanding of the challenges, service improvements, fostering collaboration among stakeholders, driving industry growth, and policy interventions shaping the multimodal logistics landscape in India. The business sessions offer a platform for industry leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders to engage in meaningful dialogue and contribute to the advancement of India’s logistics sector.


To dissect the intricacies of multimodal logistics connecting India's northern and central regions with Gujarat's ports.


To identify and address the pressing challenges encountered by exporters and importers in multimodal logistics.


To evaluate the impact of recent policy interventions such as PM Gati Shakti and the National Logistics Policy.


The Sagarmala Project and its impact on the logistics sector.


To present a forward-looking perspective on the evolution of multimodal logistics in India.


To foster collaboration and knowledge-sharing among industry leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders.

Expected Outcomes of the Summit:

The Multimodal Logistics Summit – Gandhidham, 2024, aims to drive constructive discussions and tangible outcomes:

Solutions to Challenges

Identifying practical solutions to the challenges faced by exporters and importers in multimodal logistics.

Policy Insights

Gaining a deeper understanding of the impact and effectiveness of policy interventions like PM Gati Shakti and the National Logistics Policy.

Vision for the Future

Developing a shared vision for the future of multimodal logistics in India, emphasizing sustainability and competitiveness.


Promoting collaboration among stakeholders to drive industry growth and innovation


01:00 – 02:00 PM

Registration / Guests Arrival

02:00 – 02:10 PM


02:10 – 02:20 PM

Welcome & Theme Address

02:20 – 02:30 PM

Keynote Address

02:30 – 04:00 PM

Session One

Agenda: Challenges and Success Stories of Exporters and Importers.

Session Title: Navigating Multimodal Logistics - Challenges and Successes.

04:00 – 04:30 PM


04:30 – 06:00 PM

Session Two

Agenda: Service Quality and Improvements in the Logistics Ecosystem.

Session Title: Enhancing Service Quality in Multimodal Logistics.

06:00 – 06:15 PM

Refreshment Break

06:15 – 07:45 PM

Plenary Session

Agenda: Progress and Impact of Policy Interventions.

Session Title: Transforming Multimodal Logistics - Policy Impact and Progress.

07:45 – 08:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Felicitation

08:00 pm onwards

Networking Dinner

Chief Guest



Hon’ble Minister of State for Ministry of Ports Shipping and Waterways Government of India


K Mohandas, IAS (Retd)

K Mohandas, IAS (Retd)

Former Secretary, MoPSW, Chairman, India Seatrade

Rajesh Kumar Sinha, IAS

Rajesh Kumar Sinha, IAS

Addl Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways

Sanjay Mehta, IFS

Sanjay Mehta, IFS

Chairman, Deendayal Port Authority

E. Srinivas, IRSSE

E. Srinivas, IRSSE

Joint Secretary (DPIIT),
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
M. Rammohan Rao, IRS

M. Rammohan Rao, IRS

Customs Commissioner,
Priya Ranjan Parhi, IRTS

Priya Ranjan Parhi, IRTS

Director, Int. Mktg & Ops., Container Corporation of India Ltd.

Narender Panwar, IRTS

Narender Panwar, IRTS

Chief Freight Transportation Manager
Western Railway

Rahul B Modi

Rahul B Modi

National Shipping Board
Biju Thomas

Biju Thomas

Managing Director,
Sevenseas Global Express Logistics (I) Pvt. Ltd.
Radhakrishnan Iyer

Radhakrishnan Iyer

Managing Director, FastTrack CFS Pvt. Ltd.

Jeekshith Shetty

Jeekshith Shetty

Managing Director, Bhavani Group

Aashish Joshi

Aashish Joshi

Managing Director, Malara Group

 Dr Vishal Bisen

 Dr Vishal Bisen

Managing Director, Landmark CFS Pvt. Ltd.

Priyalal Prabhakaran

Priyalal Prabhakaran

Joint Managing Director,
EMU Lines Pvt. Ltd.

Amit Tandon

Amit Tandon

Managing Director, Asia Shipping Services

Rohit Bajaj

Rohit Bajaj

CEO, Segal Group of Companies

Sujal Shah

Sujal Shah

Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd. Mundra
Avnash Iyer

Avnash Iyer

CEO, Ports & Terminals Mundra, DP World

Kiran Nandre

Kiran Nandre

Director – Short Sea Shipping & NVOCC, Rhenus Logistics 

Capt. Mohit Chaturvedi

Capt. Mohit Chaturvedi

Sr. Vice President, JM Baxi Ports & Logistics

Ravikumar Nair

Ravikumar Nair

Sr VP – Petchem SCM Ops.
Reliance Industries Ltd
Nilima Palav

Nilima Palav

Head – Customer Care, CMA CGM Agencies India Pvt. Ltd.

Suresh Rekhawat

Suresh Rekhawat

Head – International Logistics, PCBL Limited

Dr. Sudesh Zingde

Dr. Sudesh Zingde

General Manager
Missionpharma India


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