Divisional Superintendent (Railway)

Traffic Superintendent (Railway)

Commercial Superintendent (Railway)

Manager, Road Transport

Manager, Taxi Services

Manager, Airlines

Manager, Shipping

Minimum Bachelor?s degree in any stream

Minimum 3-7 years of relevant work experience

The tasks a Manager, Transport is expected to perform include:

Supervising, co-ordinating and controlling efficient utilization of resources for transporting passengers and freight

Managing or handling one or more department, branch or section of an organization

Detailed knowledge of transport operations

Knowledge of road transport

Knowledge of air and sea transport

Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations

Ability to manage transport operations

Detailed knowledge of safety and health regulations in various modes of transport

Detailed knowledge of resource management and resource allocation for optimum output

Not applicable

Ability to multitask

Co-ordination skills


Ability to work under pressure

Time management skills

Planning and organizing skills

Resource management skills

It is a desk job with some field work

Need to handle an entire branch, section or division of a company

Local travelling may be required

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 8/9 hours everyday for 5-6 days a week

Shift system is not available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not considered dangerous or hazardous

Occupational hazards may include fatigue, stress, etc.

For candidates with up to 5 years of work experience -INR40,000 toINR45,000 per month

For candidates with 5 to 10 years of work experience -INR55,000 toINR65,000 per month

For candidates with 10 to 20 years of work experience -INR90,000 toINR1,20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Recent Developments in the Transport/Logistics/Warehousing Sector

As the Indian economy grows and the operating system evolves, several macro trends will shape the supply chain design. Greater and more intense competition and global value chains are leading to substantial shifts in what is expected of the supply chain function. It is no longer enough to simply connect supply and demand at optimal cost and service levels. Today?s businesses are demanding more from their supply chains, including competitive advantage.

Take for example, Drive India Enterprise Solutions (DIESL), the logistics arm of Tata group. DIESL provides the full range of logistics services, including warehousing, distribution, international logistics, kitting and packaging, telecom trading and value-added services like cash management and e-trade. The company offers primary distribution or transportation services, transporting goods from original equipment manufacturers and ports to the warehouse. The second part of its services involves transporting goods from warehouse to market, specifically ensuring these reach dealers, distributors, retailers and individual customers.

Women Workforce in the Sector

A definite rise in the number of women in Indian logistics industry has been witnessed and the day is not too far when women would have equal participation.Given the recent trends in the market, it is going to increase job opportunities for Manager, Transport.

Logistics companies Transport companies Shipping companies Multinational companies Courier companies

Across India

Will be updated

Government and private colleges across India Institute of Rail Transport

Indian Railways Institute of Transport Management Central Institute of Road Transport

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Will be updated