India is taking a relook at its draft National Logistics Policy, prompted by the economic crisis induced by the Covid-19 pandemic and the border standoff with China.
 The rethink is aimed at reducing the cost of carrying inventory, improving the professionalisation of service providers and bringing predictability into the supply chain, by plugging loopholes in first and last-mile Policy in which it proposed a non-lapsable logistics fund to develop multi-modal logistics parks, enable first- and last-mile projects, especially for poorly-serviced remote areas, besides setting up a startup acceleration fund to help incubate startups in the logistics sector.
 The aim is to reduce the logistics cost from the present 14% of GDP to less than 10% by 2022.