With 75 percent of its exports being shipped by sea, it is no surprise that Denmark has developed a comprehensive port system of approx. 25 ports with frequent international shipments. More than 64 million tonnes of international goods are loaded and unloaded at Danish ports every year. The major industrial ports offer daily connections to overseas destinations and regular connections to major ports in Europe, freeport and bonded warehousing facilities and ro-ro / lo-lo facilities.
In 2016, Copenhagen Airport was rated most efficient airport in Europe for the 10th time in the past twelve years. More than 60 airlines operate from the airport and serve more than 160 destinations. Copenhagen Airport is both SAS’ principal airport and DHL’s Northern European hub. Copenhagen Airport handles approximately 380,000 tons of airfreight each year and has the shortest goods transit times of all European airports. In 2017 Air India introduced direct flights between Copenhagen and Delhi.
The Indian logistics industry was valued at an estimated US$ 130 billion in 2012-13. It has grown at a CAGR of over 16 percent over the last five years
The contribution from the movement of goods including freight transportation and storage is about 90 percent. Aggregate freight traffic is estimated at about 2-2.3 trillion tonne-kilometres. Road dominates the mode of freight transport mix and constitutes about 60 per cent of the total freight traffic. Rail and coastal shipping account for about 32 percent and 7 percent, respectively, while the share of inland waterways transportation and air is less than 1 percent each.
The essential challenge faced by the logistics industry in India today is insufficient integration of transport networks, information technology and warehousing & distribution facilities. Regulations exist at a number of different tiers, is imposed by national, regional and local authorities. However, the regulations differ from city to city, hindering the creation of national networks.