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Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) Index- Gujarat tops

The logistics performance of Indian states and Union territories was released in a report by the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu in New Delhi.

Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) Index- Gujarat tops
  • The LEADS (Logistics Ease Across Different States) index is an indicator of the efficiency of logistical services necessary for promoting exports in particular and economic growth in general.
  • It is based on a stakeholders’ survey conducted by Deloitte for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • Among 22 states, Gujarat has topped the logistics index chart followed by Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra.
  • The ranking is based on the analysis of perception with regard to eight parameters, including infrastructure, services, regulatory process and safety of cargo.
  • Among the Union Territories, Daman and Diu occupies the top slot followed by Delhi and Chandigarh.
Logistics Ranking
States
Merchandise Exports ranking (2016-17)
LEADS index score
1
Gujarat
2
3.34
2
Punjab
13
3.22
3
Andhra Pradesh
6
3.21
4
Karnataka
4
3.19
4
Maharashtra
1
3.19
4
Haryana
7
3.19
5
Rajasthan
12
3.14
6
Tamil Nadu
3
3.11
7
Telangana
11
3.08
8
Chhattisgarh
18
3.04
9
Odisha
10
3.02
10
Kerala
14
3
10
Uttar Pradesh
5
3

Logistics

Logistics or the management of the flow of resources such as cargo, documents, information and funds through a range of activities and services between points of origin and destination is a key parameter in deciding the trade competitiveness of a state or country.

LEADS

LEADS is loosely based on the World Bank’s biannual LPI (Logistics Performance Index) on which India was ranked 35 among 160 countries in 2016. LEADS is based on eight parameters such as infrastructure, services, timeliness, track and trace, competitiveness of pricing, safety of cargo, operating environment and regulatory process. The study is based on a perception based survey of 2885 respondents across the country over a six week period
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