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Harpreet Singh — Ocean Product Head (South Asia)

Harpreet Singh is leading Ocean Product Development and Carrier Management for C.H Robinson in South Asia. Earlier in his career, he worked with DHL Worldwide and Ceva Logistics. He has a graduate degree in commerce and an advance diploma in network centered computing.

India’s Currency Issue: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown

Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown.Transportfolio


Two of India’s major currency denominations have been withdrawn since November 8. As of midnight that day, the India Rupee (INR) 500 and INR 1000—which constitute 86% of the currency in circulation in India—are no longer legal tender. This move drove individuals to exchange or deposit the currency back into banks.
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Unrest in India and the Impact on Global Supply Chains


Recent protests in Northern India states resulted in the mass blockade of key roadways, national highways, and the railway system. The area most significantly impacted has been India’s National Capital Region (NCR)—which includes Delhi and the neighboring states of Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan—with millions of people affected.
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Moving Auto Components in India: More Complex than You’d Expect


The new “Make in India” initiative is a major factor in the growing trend to move automotive manufacturing to India. On their way to becoming a preferred destination to source auto components by major OEMs and tier-1 manufacturers, India’s workforce has the knowledge and skills to deliver quality products. As much as those in the auto component industry embrace this opportunity, they still have to navigate through several challenges when manufacturing in India, and one of those challenges is transportation.

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