Snowman Logistics Limited has informed that as per regulation 30 of LODR, the company is considered under the ‘essential services’ category as per the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), and accordingly, all the warehouses of the company are functional and fully operational.
The company remains committed to providing support for the storage and distribution of essential goods to the community, especially food and pharmaceutical products.
The company informed that their business has not been adversely affected and demand for storage has increased and various segments such as seafood, meat, poultry, QSR products, butter and healthcare products have increased the demand.
Further, the cargo meant for export, accounting for approximately 30% of the volumes handled by Snowman Logistics, is being stored leading to an increase in warehousing occupancy, while imported products, accounting for approximately 5% of the volumes handled by Snowman, have not been affected as these commodities are essential goods comprising of pharmaceutical products imported regularly in India during the lockdown period.
Talking about the challenges the company said that the initial days of lockdown when transportation was affected caused disruptions. However, apart from that, there have been no major disruptions on the operations of the company. According to executives of Snowman Logistics, they are focused on providing uninterrupted services to its valued customers maintaining high standards of hygiene and safety of the personnel working at all the locations.