Railway Freight Business Development Portal (Freight Business Development Portal of Railways)

Railway Freight Business Development Portal (Freight Business Development Portal of Railways)

Railway Freight Business Development Portal
Freight Business Development Portal of Railways

Recently the Ministry of Railways has launched a special portal called Freight Business Development Portal to promote and develop the railway freight business. This portal has been started due to Corona crisis !!


Background: -
 
Recently, the Ministry of Railways suspended passenger train services due to the coronovirus crisis, due to which the railways is mostly dependent on revenue from freight traffic for its income.
The same Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) is constructing a 3,342 km Eastern and Western Freight Corridor for exclusive movement of goods trains. As a result, Railways can increase their income !!
In general terms, DFCCIL is a government enterprise under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways.

About the portal: -

The first-of-its-kind dedicated freight portal will ensure that all operations are consumer-centric, reduce logistics provider costs, ensure online tracking for suppliers and simplify the process of freight transportation.
It aims to introduce online processes in place of human processes to reduce the need for human participation.
The portal is focused on providing ease of business, transparency and professional support.
Railways have invited collectors, truck owners, warehouse owners and labor providers to provide freight service to more than 9,000 consumers at over 4000 freight terminals.