Centre for Transportation and Logistics
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad


To facilitate cutting-edge research in transportation, logistics and allied areas, and thereby contribute to scholarship, practice, and policymaking in India and abroad.
Centre Overview

The IIMA Centre for Transportation and Logistics (CTL) will address critical passenger and freight transportation, and logistics challenges in India through an integrated, multidisciplinary program of research, post-graduate and executive education, technology transfer, and policy advice for enhancing the mobility of people and goods. The objective of the CTL is to contribute to improving the efficiency of multi-modal transportation systems and supply chain logistics, thereby promoting economic growth and fostering sustainable development.
Centre Chairpersons

Ph.D. and MS (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Intralogistics; road and oceanic freight transport
+91-79 7152 4823

Ph.D. (University of Southern California)
Sustainable transportation; urban transport policy
+91-79 7152 4949

Research Themes

Passenger transportation and sustainable urban mobility

  • Leveraging technology for improving urban and regional mobility
  • Reducing environmental impacts and enhancing resilience of transportation systems
  • Promoting sustainable and safe urban transportation
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Freight transportation and logistics

  • Optimizing logistics networks
  • Managing terminal and warehouse operations
  • Sustainable urban freight and last-mile connectivity
  • Improving eco-efficiency and safety of goods transportation
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