Unified Logistics Interface Platform (ULIP)

Unified Logistics Interface Platform (ULIP)


The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) recently organized a workshop on the Unified Logistics Interface Platform (ULIP), highlighting its transformative impact on the logistics sector.


Syllabus: GS-3 – Economy

What is ULIP?

  • The Unified Logistics Interface Platform (ULIP) serves as a digital interface that provides industry stakeholders with access to comprehensive logistics data from various government systems.
  • This access is facilitated through API-based integration.

Key Features:

  • ULIP was launched in 2022 as a cornerstone of the ‘National Logistics Policy (NLP).
  • It was an initiative geared towards bolstering efficiency and curbing logistics costs within India.
  • Extensive Integration: The platform currently integrates data from 37 systems across 10 ministries using 118 APIs, encompassing more than 1800 data fields.
  • Private Sector Engagement: ULIP has seen significant participation from the private sector, with over 900 companies registered on its portal (www.goulip.in), enhancing its overall effectiveness and reach.
  • Its primary objective is to establish a transparent, unified platform offering real-time insights to all stakeholders, thus streamlining operations across the logistics spectrum.