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BVC LOGISTICS bags the award for ‘Transport and Logistics Business of the Year’ at the Franchise Small Business Awards 2014

Completes a ‘Hat-trick’ – Other two being ‘Best Logistics Company’ @ GJTCI
and @ IIBS by IBJA

Mumbai, 27th November 2014: BVC Logistics, the market leaders in providing integrated logistics solutions, have been declared as the ‘Transport and Logistics Business of the Year’ at the Franchise Small Business Awards 2014, held in Mumbai last night. The award recognizes excellence in micro, small and medium businesses. This is a hat-trick for the company, which won ‘Best Logistics Company Award’ at GJTCI & at IIBS by IBJA earlier this year.

With its expert network of agents offering seamless services to over 100 countries, BVC Logistics has been devoted to developing innovative and value added, cost saving solutions to its clients. Over the past five decades, BVC Logistics has significantly expanded its operations in express logistics, general cargo, project and contract logistics. BVC has pioneered critical offerings in niche sectors and has created a benchmark for quality standards and operational excellence across various sectors. They also have entered into a landmark joint venture with Brinks Inc. to provide secure logistics to high value goods.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Rajesh Neelakanta, Executive Director and CEO, BVC Logistics said, “We are thrilled to win this award. We strive to offer seamless end to end solutions to our clients and this award is a testimony of the fact that the expertise and services being provided by BVC Logistics are leading to some really productive solutions.”


BVC Brinks Launched its New Logo & The JV Celebrated Completion of 18 Successful Months

Mumbai, November 13th, 2014: BVC Brinks, a JV formed to ensure secure logistics for the high value goods, launched a new logo as they celebrated the completion of 18 successful months.

The logo was launched by Mr. Uday Chinai, Chairman - BVC Brinks, Mr. Sanjay Kothari, Ex-Chairman GJEPC and Owner of Kunal Diamonds, Mr. Erez Weiss, Senior Vice President, BrinksAsia Pacific​ and Mr. Paibul Chanawatr, Senior Vice President​, Brinks Global Services.

The BVC Brinks partnership, since April 2013, has supported the industry with increased services and has increased our global outreach to over 100 countries and over 3000 pin codes in India. BVC Brinks is now helping smaller jewellers in smaller towns in India to start international trade. BVC Brinks will expand its network within Asia in FY 2016.

BVC-BRINKS’ fleet of armored vehicles ensures that goods are delivered securely and BVC can proudly say that there has been no loss of shipment since the inception of the company. Each client is provided with customized value added services through BVC-BRINKS’ award winning customer service. With a strong team of industry experts who specialize in the high value sector, a strong focus is devoted to developing value for stakeholders and finding effective, scalable solutions.

On the occasion, Mr. Uday Chinai, Chairman, BVC-Brinks said, "The BVC and Brinks joint venture has reaped rewards for both, with immense advantages for the industry. We're now developing new markets within India and expanding our presence in Asia. The joint venture continues to be promising for all stakeholders." Adding to it, Mr. Yogesh Bansode, President, BVC-Brinks said, “The JV with Brinks will help us access some of the best global practices and technology guaranteeing a strong foothold within this niche sector of Gems and Jewellery”

"Following on from the successful launch of our strategic alliance in 2013 we soon came to realize that the next stage of our natural evolution was to formally form a joint venture between BVC and the Brink’s family. I am delighted to be able to formally announce this. The combined strengths of Brink’s and BVC together can only further add value and benefit the Diamond and Jewellery market now and in the long term," commented Mr. Erez Weiss, Senior Vice President, Brink’s Asia Pacific.

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BVC Logistics launched “Jewellery EXIM Handbook”

BVC Logistics, market leaders in providing integrated solutions within gems & jewellery trade over the past five decades has pioneered critical offerings in niche sectors.

BVC Logistics launched a book called ‘BVC Jewellery Exim Handbook’ which is an initiative to help Indian companies in the business of diamonds and jewellery to start and grow international sales. With globalization of businesses, international trade procedures and documentation have changed and this handbook summarizes the current applicable regulation.

The handbook is a compilation of information on various procedures related to export of jewellery. It contains information related to documentation, statutory requirements, duties, taxes, permissions and RBI rules and regulations. This handbook will aid businesses to expand their network and customers beyond India. Says Rajesh Neelakanta, Executive Director & CEO, BVC Logistics, “BVC has always been in the forefront with regards to smooth facilitation of trade processes. This is yet another such initiative from Team BVC and we earnestly believe that this Handbook will enrich the logistics’ experiences of our esteemed Customers in the D&J trade.”

The BVC Exim Handbook is a valuable resource for exporters, importers, logistics managers and entrepreneurs.



BVC Logistics wins the ‘Best Logistics Company 2014’ award at the 2nd edition of India International Bullion Summit

October 2014, Mumbai: BVC Logistics won the ‘Best Logistics Company 2014’ award at India International Bullion Summit. India Bullion and Jewellers Association Ltd. had this year’s 66th Foundation Day mega events, which included the 2nd edition of India International Bullion Summit, Awards Night and Fashion Show Sahara Star hotel, Mumbai. This year’s event attracted industry’s expert from all over India where they discussed India’s major and pivotal role in this industry and how presently we are the largest market for Bullion and Jewellery in the world. This 2-day summit was an initiative of IBJA to bring the vast International Bullion and Jewellery Industry together to explore all avenues of cooperation.

Mr. Prithviraj Kothari, Vice President, IBJA and Managing Director, RSBL (Riddhi Siddhi Bullon Limited) presented the award to Mr. Uday Chinai, Chairman & Managing Director, BVC Ventures and Mr. Bhavik Chinai, Director, BVC Ventures.

BVC Logistics is a market leader in providing integrated logistic solutions within express, contract, industrial project and ocean & air cargo. Over the past five decades, they have pioneered critical offerings in niche sectors and benchmarked quality standards, standardized processes and operational excellence across various services. This has helped them emerge as a market leader within several verticals.



BVC Foundation’s Annual Stationery Donation

MUMBAI, JULY 2014: For over 5 decades BVC has continued to establish various benchmarks in the business sector, thanks to valuable clients and the society as a whole. In recognition of the continuous support BVC has received from the society, BVC Foundation has provided educational aid for over a decade and 2014 was no exception. In the continuous effort to provide educational support to lower income and underprivileged employees and their families in the Diamond & Jewellery Sector, on June 14th, 2014, BVC Foundation handed out stationery to those employees to help their families reduce children’s stationery costs. The event, held in Mumbai, was a success and attended by over 1000 from the D&J Industry.

Mr. Bhavik Chinai, Director of BVC Ventures, said “Through this annual initiative, we make a difference to over 1000 families and team BVC shall continue to contribute and improve lives.” Mr. Chinai went on to share “The long term vision of the foundation is to create a substantial difference within education and healthcare for the underprivileged.”

BVC Foundation, the charitable arm of BVC Group of Companies is set up to aid various sectors of our society including education and healthcare. BVC strongly believes in corporate social responsibility and contributing to the development of the society. BVC Foundation works closely with various charitable organizations to help improve the living standards of the underprivileged through providing educational and healthcare benefits to the underprivileged and aid in animal welfare.

The BVC Foundation along with BVC Charitable Origination conducts various joint projects, contributing financial resources to various foundations like the Giants Group, JSC and SKJ Foundation. BVC Foundation recognizes that helping to educate the underprivileged youth of India will result in a better quality of life for all. Since 1997, BVC Foundation has donated 15,000 books annually, in addition to sponsoring the yearly academics of children in remote areas.



BVC Logistics Receives Best Logistics Company Award at GJTCI Excellence Awards
Mumbai January 4, 2014: On January 4, 2014, the Gem & Jewellery Trade Council of India (GJTCI) held their annual award ceremony and BVC logistics, a pioneer in providing logistics solutions to the gem and jewellery sector, was announced as the winner of the Best Logistics Company. GJTCI was established in 2000 to serve national gem and jewellery traders and manufacturers who are concentrating on creating a cohesive organization dedicated to developing and expanding the industry for the benefit of all. GJTCI organizes the GJTCI Excellence Awards with a view to felicitate the stalwarts of the Jewellery Industry and to recognize their contribution towards the development and growth of the industry.
Mr. Bhavik Chinai, Chairman and Managing Director, BVC Logistics says, “BVC Logistics has been instrumental in the transformation of the gem and jewellery industry. It is an honor for BVC to be recognized for the services we provide and be awarded The Best Logistics Company by GJTCI. Team BVC is delighted and is further motivated to achieve the aggressive goals BVC Logistics has for the years ahead”. 
BVC has been aggressively expanding their services into different verticals and Mr. Bhavik Chinai explains, “Such an award and reorganization from the industry encourages us to keep growing and providing our valuable clients with best service. A major benefit is within the organization, as Team BVC continues to receive valuable recognition for their support and hard work.”
In the gems and jewellery space, BVC Logistics currently handles over 45 per cent of the International Trade of Gems and Jewellery of India. Over the past 50 years, BVC Logistics has pioneered critical offerings such as custom clearance, logistics transportation, tours and travels and many more. The Group has carved a niche within the gems and jewellery industry and is acknowledged as a stalwart in ‘Valuable Asset Movement Solutions’.
About BVC
BVC is a market leader in secured logistics services operating for over half a century providing integrated multimodal transport operations. BVC has carved a niche within high value goods logistics and is acknowledged as a stalwart in valuable asset movement solutions.
BVC Logistics is carving a niche in other verticals including general cargo, contract logistics, project logistics and further extending its forte into the logistics of luxury goods. Team BVC has the capability to provide end-to-end solutions for various sectors from packaging consultancy, warehouse management, secure logistics and legal consultancy.
BVC has established quality standards, standardized processes and operation excellence across all the services and facilities. Integrity is the key constituent of BVC Logistics. BVC Logistics boasts of global connectivity and is amongst the very few Indian Logistic Houses to be associated with major global brands. For further information, please visit
BVC Logistics Forges Alliance with Brink's INC

Mumbai, 19th July 2013: BVC Group Logistics, a leading player in providing logistic solutions to the gem and jewellery sector, has entered into a strategic partnership with Brinks India to provide a seamless service throughout India and internationally.

Through this joint venture BVC Group will be using Brinks Global Services network for its Diamond and Jewellery (D&J) International Shipments to more than 100 countries (door-to-door secure delivery). BVC Logistics will cater to all the domestic logistics and customs clearance of D&J for Brinks Arya, the Indian arm of the international major. Further expansion of infrastructure and use of sophisticated technology such as, expansion in the number of armoured vehicles, security equipment and ERP and tracking devices are also part of the new partnership.

"Our goal is to provide logistics services to the D&J sector on a large scale and ensure maximum outreach. The partnership with Brinks will help us access some of the best global practices and technology guaranteeing a strong foothold within this niche but very critical business sector”, Bhavik Chinai, Director, BVC Group Logistics said. "The value addition makes it a win-win situation for both BVC Group and Brinks. It brings together companies with decades of experience to provide a wider range of services and network coverage.”

BVC Group will now handle the pan-India diamond and jewellery export and import of Brinks India, making it the largest diamond and jewellery supply chain management company. In the gems and jewellery space, BVC Group currently handles over 45% of the International Trade of Gems and Jewellery of India.

"By leveraging BVC Group's exceptional sales and customer service culture on top of Brink's global infrastructure we believe we are creating an unmatched offering which will support India's position as the leading centre for the global Diamond & Jewellery industry." commented Samir Hosangady, Managing Director, Brinks India.