Total market for cold chains in India is valued at INR 100 bn in 2008 and estimated to reach INR 400 bn in 2015. Market comprises of two segments - surface storage and refrigerated transport.
The report provides a snapshot of the market including all its segments surface storage and refrigerated transport. An overview gives a quick picture of the market with estimated market size, growth rate and geographical and commodity wise distribution of cold storages. An analysis of drivers reveals that growth in organized retail, shift towards horticultural crops, growth in processed food sector, government initiatives and demand from Pharmaceutical sector is driving growth in this sector. The key challenges identified include lack of logistical support, uneven distribution of cold chains, cost structure and power supply. Future trends identified include rail based reefers, cold chain facilities at Airports, cold chains in Public Private Partnership (PPP) model and Backward Integration The competitive landscape identifies major players in this sector. The report also provides details of the key developments in this sector