SingEx Exhibitions and Franchise India Launch Inaugural Last Mile Fulfilment India to Accelerate Local eCommerce Industry through Fulfilment
Mumbai, 22 July, 2016 - The Last Mile Fulfilment series launches its first edition of Last Mile Fulfilment India 2016 (LMFIndia 2016) at The Lalit, Mumbai, India today till 23 July. Following the success of its two editions in Singapore, Last Mile Fulfilment Asia (LMFAsia) - the only Asian conference and exhibition to curate an ecosystem-based platform for seamless cross-border last mile fulfilment in Asia – LMFIndia, themed "Accelerating India's eCommerce through Fulfilment", focuses on strengthening India's ecommerce companies' capabilities especially for fulfilment in the last mile.
According to the A.T Kearney, May 2016 report, 50% of the organised retail will be influenced by digital in 2020. Digital will play a key role in driving customers to buy online which leads to the growth of theeCommerce industry in India. The study also highlighted that the e-tail industry (online retail) will move towards service differentiation with some customers willing to pay for select premium services such as faster delivery, hassle-free return and extended warranty.
"With the eCommerce growth and change in customers' needs in Asia, efficient last mile fulfilment plays a key role in the supply value chain. We recognised these needs hence we launched LMFAsia in 2015 to great success. Hearing feedback from industry on the burgeoning eCommerce activities in India and the need for efficient last mile logistics, we felt that this is the right time for us to launch the LMF series in India. Together with Franchise India, we aim to curate a trade, networking and knowledge platform to helpeCommerce companies in India progress locally and beyond India especially for fulfilment in the last mile," said Mr. Adrian Sng, General Manager, SingEx Exhibitions.
Organised by SingEx Exhibitions and Franchise India,LMFIndia 2016 will witness industry stalwarts from retailers, ecommerce, parcel and logistics companies' globally connecting, exploring business opportunities and sharing knowledge to achieve seamless last mile fulfilment in India.
The two-day event in Mumbai will feature a knowledge driven conference covering both strategic and operational topics like synergising eCommerce with fulfilment, delivery challenges in India's cities, how eCommerce is opening up opportunities for startupsand many more. Delegates will hear from over 40 leading brands and companies such as Alibaba, Snapdeal, Amazon, Walmart India, Future Group, FedEx Express, Blue Dart Express,Paytm and others.They will also draw insights from focused discussions to gain knowledge and keep abreast of new trends, developments and best practices.
LMFIndia 2016 will showcase the latest innovative solutions, products and services from the entire fulfilment ecosystem, ranging from -integrated warehouse, fleet and payment management solutions, fulfilment technologies - by leading global and domestic players like FedEx Express, TCI XPS and many others; making it the definitive one stop marketplace.
The two-day exhibition is free to attend for all trade visitors.More event information can be found on the website www.lmf-india.com.
About SingEx Exhibitions Pte Ltd
SingEx Exhibitions Pte Ltd is a subsidiary of SingEx Holdings, and is wholly owned by Singapore's investment company, Temasek Holdings. The company harnesses insights and its strategic networks to organise and manage a series of trade exhibitions and conferences in various industries including automotive, environment, ecommerce and logistics, technology, healthcare and lifestyle. These events aim to connect businesses in Asia and globally, and facilitate business matching with opportunities and knowledge sharing. For more information, log on to www.singex.com.
About Franchise India Holdings Ltd
Franchise India Holdings Ltd is a consumer business media house. Being the 3rd largest business publishers in India, it publishes 3 monthly magazines namely The Franchising World, Retailers and Entrepreneur with a collective readership of 2,500,000. Franchise India Holdings Ltd also organises 110 business shows in 78 cities, attracting 3,000,000 business visitors every year. Some of the leading online portals include www.franchiseindia.com, www.wellnessindia.com, www.indianretailer.com, www.licenseindia.com, www.restaurantindia.in, www.entrepreneurindia.com, www.businessex.com.
Beyond the spectrum of the services mentioned above, the organisation ventured into thought leadership initiatives at pan-India level bringing industry specific stakeholders at a single platform. For more information, please visit www.franchiseindia.com.
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SingEx Exhibitions Pte Ltd
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Franchise India Holdings Ltd