Measuring Export Related Port Logistics in India: An Attempt to Rank Major Ports

Published date01 August 2023
AuthorDripto Mukhopadhyay,Sanjib Pohit,Devendra B. Gupta
Date01 August 2023
Subject MatterArticles
Measuring Export
Related Port
Logistics in India:
An Attempt to
Rank Major Ports*
Dripto Mukhopadhyay1, Sanjib Pohit2
and Devendra B. Gupta2
The main objective of this article is to showcase the major activities/processes
each exporter/importer needs to go through in any land port, seaport or air-
port. The article looks into the processes, time taken during various processes,
the perceptions of stakeholders about the extent of challenges they face during
these processes and the logistics costs. Finally, the article provides a comparison
across exporting ports in terms of their efficiency in clearing cargo. However, we
have also attempted to measure of the efficiency of the port in terms of cargo
JEL Codes: P45, R41, R48, Q37
International economics, international logistics and international legal and
technical research ideas, international marketing, theoretical and empirical
research in cross-border issues
Foreign Trade Review
58(3) 401–411, 2023
© 2022 Indian Institute of
Foreign Trade
Article reuse guidelines:
DOI: 10.1177/00157325221084479
* The views are personal.
1 Ascension Centre for Research and Analytics (ACRA), Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.
2 National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi, India.
Corresponding author:
Sanjib Pohit, National Council of Applied Economic Research, 11 Indraprastha Estate,
New Delhi 110002, India.

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