The Transportation and Logistics System in India

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Project Title: The Transportation and Logistics System in India
Author: Ashutosh Mishra
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Vijit Supinit
Degree: Master of Business Administration (International Program)
Major: International Business Management
Faculty: Graduate Schools
Academic year: 2016

Citation

Ashutosh Mishra. (2016). The Transportation and Logistics System in India. (Independent study, Master of Business Administration). Bangkok: Siam University.


Abstract

India is on the verge of being one of the biggest economic powerhouses in Asia and the world. It is one of the biggest economies in the world. Several factors are playing a prominent role in the development of India. We have focused on the transportation and logistics system in India since it is the backbone of the Indian economy. Transportation is important for building trade and economic relationships with neighboring countries and also other countries.
There were three main objectives of the study, first to analyze and find the relationship between each independent variable namely infrastructure development, civil aviation, policy and safety in our economy or each sector under logistics and transportation. The Indian government is keenly aware that sustaining democratic principles, rebuilding and maintaining infrastructure are necessary to attract foreign direct investment. The government has change policy of civil aviation and safety. The Indian Transport system is the most important economic activity among the components of business logistics systems. Around one third to two thirds of the expenses of enterprises’ logistics costs are spent on transportation.
The transportation and logistics system in India is a network comprising of railways, road and highways, seaports and aviation sector. As per our research railways and seaports are the most popular means of transportation. For further growth of logistics system in India the respondent thinks that supply chain should be visible and customer service should be given high priority. Another factor essential for improvement of transportation and logistics system in India is to implement new technology and digitization.

 


The Transportation and Logistics System in India

International Master in Business Administration (IMBA), Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand

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