According to the World Bank’s recently published biennial Logistics Performance Index (LPI) for 2016, India ranked 35th among 160 countries. Once again Germany has topped in LPI by scoring 4.23 points, followed by Luxembourg (4.22 points), Sweden (4.20 points), Netherlands (4.19 points) and Singapore (4.14 points). India has increased its LPI score to 3.42 compared to LPI score of 3.08 in 2014. In 2016 edition of LPI, India has improved its ranking by jumping 19 positions compared to 54th rank in 2014 LPI.
The LPI analyses countries across six components: (i) quality of trade and transport infrastructure, (ii) competence and quality of logistics services, (iii) efficiency of customs and border management clearance, (iv) ease of arranging competitively priced shipments, (v) ability to track and trace consignments and (vi) frequency with which shipments reach consignees within scheduled or expected delivery times.