Category: Blog

A tale of two Indian airlines: SpiceJet’s turnaround vs. Air India’s spiral

In the Indian civil aviation story, riddled with spectacular failures, SpiceJet’s turnaround stands out. On Feb. 07, the New Delhi-based company reported a net profit of Rs239.9 crore($37.2 million) (pdf) for the quarter ended December 2017—the 12th consecutive quarter that it declared profits for. On the other hand, state-owned Air India continues to bleed. Till […]

INDIA LOSES 20X MORE WORKERS TO OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS THAN THE UK

A recent study undertaken by the British Safety Council states that 48,000 deaths occur in India annually due to organisations not following occupational safety and health (OSH) guidelines. If that was not enough an even more worrying trend is that of 38 casualties occurring in the construction industry alone on a daily basis. Unfortunately little […]

MSME sector, exports need Budget push

The Economic Survey, released by the government on Monday, paints a bright picture for the economy’s short and medium term growth. It views the economy should grow 6.75 percent this fiscal and 7.0 to 7.5 percent in 2018-19, riding on the series of reforms undertaken over the past year. This level of growth, the survey […]

Being Good in all Conditions

Long ago, there lived a little boy named Sammy. He was a good boy. He was good in his studies, obedient to his parents, more intelligent than many other boys in his class and kind to everyone. Grown-ups as well as those junior to Sammy loved him very much. But that aroused jealousy in many […]

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity And Creativity

“Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep.” — Napoleon Hill Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, and digestion. It controls all the vital processes and functions of your body and knows the answers to all your problems. What happens on your […]

6 simple steps Elon musk uses to solve any problem

There were all sorts of fascinating tidbits in Neil Strauss’s fantastic Rolling Stone feature on Elon Musk — hints about the Tesla Truck, the man behind the genius and more. But for an entrepreneur looking to emulate Musk’s success, perhaps the most important part of the piece was something that isn’t new at all. In […]

10 inspiring quotes to rise you up this weekend

Need some inspiration??? You cam eto right place That’s the best thing about quotes; they can trigger something within us, make us think and inspire us to take action. So without further ado, here are ten remarkable quotes that can get you one step closer towards your goals. 1. “Every life form seems to strive […]

Lifting Times – May 2017 Edition

Greetings from Nandan. I hope your business is off to great start in the first financial quarter. GST, probably the biggest reform in the Indian tax system since independence, has finally been given a date of implementation. Tax slabs have been announced ranging from 0 to 28%. Even though most of our products fall in […]

The Gist of GST

The Gist of GST for the Materials Handling & Logistics industry. Marked as the biggest tax reform that our country has seen post-independence the Goods and Service Tax is sure to have a huge impact on our economic environment. An indirect form of tax it is applicable to businesses, service providers, professionals and freelancers. Every […]