Streamlining success through efficient logistics

28 Dec, 2023 1:30:39 PM / by Sanjana Grover, Transport Corporation of India Ltd.




The Indian economic landscape thrives on a complex, interconnected network of diverse businesses and consumers. This intricately woven tapestry, where each thread represents a unique commercial entity, relies on a crucial yet often unseen force: logistics.


Think of it as the invisible engine driving India's economic journey. A sector contributing a staggering 13-14% of our GDP, employing over 22 million people, and projected to grow at a healthy 4.5% CAGR. Serving as the invisible engine of economic progress, logistics ensures the efficient movement of raw materials, finished goods, and online orders through a robust network of transportation and warehousing infrastructure, and various other value-added services.


Within the evolving Indian logistics landscape, Transport Corporation of India (TCI) continues to be a leading player, offering a comprehensive suite of solutions for all your logistics supply chain needs. Backed by six decades of experience, TCI possesses a robust infrastructure capable of traversing the entire nation. This infrastructure comprises a vast network of 1,500+ branches, a diverse fleet including 12,000+ trucks, 3 AFTO trains, 6 coastal ships, 650+ ISO containers, 15,000+ cold pallet positions, 8,500+ GP containers, 14 million sq. ft. of warehousing space and a dedicated workforce of 5,500+ employees & 20,000+ associates. These resources translate into unparalleled connectivity, enabling TCI to seamlessly navigate to even the most remote or challenging locations within the country & beyond.


But TCI isn't just about size. It's about reliability and agility. Just like the festive season ignites a surge in consumer demand, TCI rises to the occasion, seamlessly connecting supply chains of diverse businesses even when the pressure is on. From managing peak-season fluctuations to navigating complex routes, TCI's expertise shines through high value logistics; thereby moving 2.5% of India's GDP by value every year. 


Here's what sets TCI apart:

  • Strong Multimodal Network: TCI integrates all modes of transport, providing the most efficient and cost-effective solutions for your specific needs.
  • Technology Edge: Cutting-edge tracking and communication systems give you real-time visibility into your shipment's journey, offering peace of mind and unparalleled control.
  • Green Logistics: TCI understands the need of the hour & innovates its solutions accordingly. From using eco-friendly packaging to embracing green warehousing and CNG/EV vehicles, they're committed to minimizing the overall environmental footprint.
  • Community Builder: TCI believes in going beyond logistics. Initiatives like 'Anokhee' empowering women and 'TCI Safe Safar' promoting road safety demonstrate their dedication to social responsibility, alongside many other value-added solutions.


Beyond the services, TCI is built on a bedrock of trust and values. For over 60 years, the Company has held customer satisfaction as the first priority, fostering long-term partnerships with some of India's leading businesses/brands.


As India charts its ambitious growth trajectory, TCI stands prepared to be its logistics backbone. The team's unwavering commitment to innovation, sustainability, and social responsibility makes the company not just a service provider, but a trusted partner in progress.


So, the next time you see a product grace your doorstep, remember the invisible engine that makes it possible!!


Choose TCI. Choose reliability, choose excellence, choose growth.

Choose the one-stop solution that keeps India moving.

Topics: Everything Logistics, Leaders in Logistics

Corporate Communication Executive at Transport Corporation of India Ltd. (TCI Group)