Preparing Future Managers in Logistics, Aviations & Banking Industry
Preparing Future Managers in Logistics, Aviations & Banking Industry

FAQ’s - Logistics Management Programs

What is Logistics?

The goal of logistics activities is to satisfy the needs of the ultimate consumer—you. Simply stated, logistics professionals ensure that…

...the right product, in the right quantity, in the right condition, is delivered to the right customer at the right place, at the right time, at the right cost.

In other words, “Logistics is the process chain management of transport flow and the storage of goods and services from its origin to its consumption.”


What are the areas to be served in the Logistics Industry?

Areas to be served in Logistics

  • Purchasing
  • Transportation
  • Warehousing
  • Inventory control
  • Forecasting
  • Customer services
  • Strategic planning

What is the market size of the Logistics Industry?

The spending in the logistics in India stands at Rs. 4 trillion, whereas the same is Rs. 90 trillion globally. The IT spends in the Indian logistics industry will grow to approximately INR 1,000 crores from the existing INR 400 crores in the next 5 years (CAGR of 20 – 22 %).


What are the numbers of jobs available in the logistics industry?

The domestic logistics industry, which is estimated to generate business worth $110 billion in the next two years, will need over 420,000 additional pair of hands in the next four to five years. At present, the number of warehouse managers required in the organized sector is estimated double then the present number, according to the data around 14,000 which would grow up to around 35,000 by 2015.


Which industry is Logistics applicable to and why?

Logisticians work in virtually every industry in the business world, including:

  • Aerospace
  • Airlines
  • Auto Industry
  • Clothing & Apparel
  • Courier & Messaging
  • Engineering
  • Food & Grocery
  • Forestry
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Government
  • Hotel and Hospitality
  • International Trade
  • IT/ITES
  • Military and National Defence
  • Mining
  • Natural Gas
  • Public Transportation
  • Oil
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Railways
  • Retail
  • Shipping
  • 3PL
  • Education

Which are the top logistics companies in India?

Top Logistics Companies in India

               
AviationLogisticsRetails Banking
Jet Airways DHL Wal Mart ICICI
British Airways Blue Dart Pantaloon Citi Bank
Kingfisher TNT Shoppers Stop ABN
Lufthansa DTDC Westside HDFC
Emirates ABC LTD Lifestyle HSBC
KLM Gati,UPS E-zone, Big Bazaar Axis
               
ManufacturingFMCGPharmaceuticals
Hindustan Lever Nestle Ranbaxy
Aditya Birla Group ITC Merck
Haldia Petrochemical Colgate Roche
Birla Yamaha Hindustan Lever Bristol-Myers Squibb
TATA Johnson & Johnson Astelles
Reliance Himalayas Cipla,Glaxo,pfizer

What are the factors that determine better salaries?

  • Education Level
  • Years of experience
  • Company size
  • Age
  • Position in company

Why should one join the Logistics industry?

  • Good salary Package
  • Secured career
  • Job in one of the most Booming Industry
  • To make better links in the industry

Who is this course for?

You should have, or be expecting, a Hons. Degree in science, engineering, business studies or economics, as well as mathematics or statistics.


How will the Logistics program help me in my career?

The programme prepares you to use your analytical skills in logistics and supply chain management. You will develop modelling skills in Excel and will cover topics such as strategic supply chain management, manufacturing management, public sector analysis and logistics modelling. In addition you take courses in problem solving and consulting, report writing, group work and presentations.


Will it prepare me for work?

The taught element of the programme includes modules that help you to improve your professional skills as well as your analytical abilities.

There is a large demand for logistics and supply chain analysts with good modulating skills. Graduates from this course can expect to work as logistics analysts, supply chain analysts, business consultants, business analysts and database managers.


How will the Logistics programmes help me in my career?

The taught element of the programme includes modules that help you to improve your professional skills as well as your analytical abilities.

There is a large demand for logistics and supply chain analysts with good modulating skills. Graduates from this course can expect to work as logistics analysts, supply chain analysts, business consultants, business analysts and database managers.