Founded in Bombay with a single truck
Incorporated as a Private Limited company.
Mr Kamal Kumar Gupta, JKG’s younger brother joins as the Company’s head in North India.
KKG - the king of “parchun booking” – was instrumental in setting up the company’s part load business from North India.
Mr Kamal Kumar Gupta expands the company’s reach in the Export Market of New Delhi and surrounding regions to fulfil the need of Express delivery model from North India to Nhava Sheva port in Navi Mumbai.
36 HOUR EXPRESS DELIVERY MODEL IS BORN
In order to differentiate from other Transporters, a shift in marketing and strategy took place, assuring “on time every time” Express deliveries for time bound shipments.
Innovation in ISO - containerised fleet operations
Best Roadways Ltd. becomes the first registered company in India to start its own manufacturing facility of ISO – Certified steel container bodies for the entire fleet.
This was done primarily to solve the problem of in-transit thefts, pilferage and sabotage of high value Export bound goods.
Transport Ratna Award for excellence in transportation, for consistent growth of revenue and network reach.
A decade of self-imposed lessons and grabbing opportunities at the right place by being present at the right time pays off.
CONSTRUCTION OF LARGEST DISTRIBUTION HUB IN JNPT
In order to meet burgeoning demands for effortless last mile deliveries at the Port, a large Distrubution Center and Truck Terminal was built, strategically located at Dronagiri, Navi Mumbai
TRANSPORT RATNA AWARD for the Second Time awarded by All India Motor Transport Congress in New Delhi
FLEET SIZE CROSSES 100 Vehicles for the First Time
RECORD TRANSPORT MOVEMENT OF 12,500 TONS OF STEEL PIPES FROM BPT PORT TO ONGC, HAZIRA CARRIED OUT
The total turnover crosses Rs. 100 crores for the first time.
Launch of two new warehouses at Kalamboli, Navi Mumbai at a total area of 1,00,000 sq, ft. each, given on a long term lease to Reliance Industries Limited.
The new construction takes place in an otherwise old, dusty and dilapidated industrial area leading to a sudden increase in the real estate prices around the precinct. Best Roadways indirectly helped reviving the forgone business prospects in Kalamboli.
Best Roadways becomes the largest cargo mover in Mumbai and New Delhi and one of the largest road freight companies operating on National Highway No 8.
FLEET SIZE CROSSES 250 VEHICLES
LAUNCH OF BRAND NEW CONTAINER BODY MANUFACTURING AND VEHICLE REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP FOR CAPTIVE USE
Under the able leadership Mr Satish Kumar Gupta (youngest Director at the time) and Mr Pawan Kumar Gupta (Oldest brother and Director of the Company), a complete end-to-end fleet maintenance workshop was constructed spread over 10 acres on NH 8, in Dist. Rewari, Haryana.
This move immensely helped bringing down the overheads for maintaining the fleet which was earlier dependent on annual maintenance contracts with the OEMs
Launch of Best Petroleum – Indian Oil Petrol Pump in Dronagiri, Navi Mumbai.
Best Roadways crosses the 500 vehicle mark making it the largest fleet owner of containerised trucks in Mumbai & New Delhi.
Best Roadways crosses Rs. 200 crores in turnover. Rs 50 crores sales for Best Petroleum is recorded.
Company forays into Customs Bonded Warehousing as per the new Notification issued by the Customs to invite Private players for issuing Bonded licenses
Award for the fastest growing high speed diesel reseller for Indian Oil Corporation in Maharashtra.
Winner of Transport Samrat Award by the All India Motor Transport Congress for significant contribution to the Indian economy.
BEST ROADWAYS FORAYS INTO ODC BUSINESS.
Procurement of 13 Volvo Prime Movers and 140 hydraulic axle. Total capital expenditure – Rs. 35 crores
Best Petroleum crosses Rs. 60 crores in revenues, third highest for any petrol pump in Maharashtra
Best Roadways crosses Rs. 250 crores in revenues for the first time.
Winner of Container Operator of the Year (Road) 2013 – Maritime And Logistics (MALA) Awards Night
Launch of a brand new multi-storey warehouse for Customs bonded goods at Dronagiri is operational. Total carpet area – 3,00,000 sq. ft.
SUCCESSFUL LIFTING AND MOVEMENT OF SINGLE PIECE OF 285 TONS ODC SHIPMENT OF CROMPTON AND GREAVES
650 CONTAINERS OFFLOADED AND STORED AT SINGLE WAREHOUSE!!!
RECORD DESTUFFING FOR CUSTOMS BONDED STORAGE OF 650 TEUs OF JSW STEEL AND ESSAR STEEL CARRIED OUT IN A SPAN OF 5 DAYS
BEST ROADWAYS BECOMES 100% CASHLESS. INDIA’S FIRST COMPANY IN LOGISTICS TO GO COMPLETELY DIGITAL IN DAY TO DAY TRANSACTIONS
BRAND NEW INDIAN OIL RETAIL OUTLET LAUNCHING SOON IN HARYANA
With this move, Best Roadways now owns two Indian Oil petrol pumps at two supremely strategic locations.