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Indian rail operator Concor invites box manufacturer bids

India’s flagship government policy ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliance), multimodal logistics operator Concor has issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) with the aim of preparing the way forward for local container manufacturers in the forthcoming competitive tender process.

Concor is proposing to procure 6,000 containers of 20ft high cube containers, with a minimum developmental order of 1,000 containers, distributed amongst a maximum of six successful bidders. The rail operator has already placed a developmental order of 1,000 containers with BHEL and Braithwaite & Co. Ltd, making a total of 8,000 containers. The process of Two Packet Open Tender will be floated soon.

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Sheuly Ghosh
Indian Correspondent

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