Transport Corporation of India

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Transport Corporation of India (TCI)
Private (PSE)
IndustryLogistics and supply chain management
Founded1958[1]
HeadquartersGurgaon, Haryana, India
Key people
D.P.Agarwal (Vice Chairman & Managing Director), Vineet Agarwal (Managing Director), Chander Agarwal (Joint Managing Director)
BrandsTCI Supply Chain Solutions, TCI Express, TCI Freight, TCI Global, TCI Seaways, TCI Foundation
Number of employees
5,000+
WebsiteOfficial website

Transport Corporation of India Limited is headquartered in Gurugram, Haryana, India. It was founded in 1958 by Mr. Prabhu Dayal Agarwal at Kolkata, India.[1] TCI has 1400+ offices all across India with 6000+ employeess

The whole corporation is composed of six divisions catering to the various needs of logistics, namely: TCI Freight, TCI Express (formerly TCI XPS), TCI Supply Chain Solution, TCI Global, TCI Seaways and TCI Foundation.[2]

TCI Group manages 11.5 mn sq. ft. of warehousing space and mainly caters to industries such as retail, pharmaceuticals, auto, hi-tech, cold-chain, and consumer products.

Divisions[edit]

TCI Freight provides the basic transportation facility like full truck load, less than truck load, small consignment, and over dimensional cargo all over India. Apart from road, the division also provides rail transportation using bulk rakes, containers, and wagons.

TCI Express (formerly TCI XPS)[3] is an express cargo division of TCI group. This division offers a single window time definite solution for customers' express requirements including domestic courier and international courier services through road, rail and air with some value added services. TCI Express also provides round the clock door to door Ecommerce delivery service in India.

TCI Supply Chain Solutions[4] provides single window solutions. The services offerings are supply chain consultancy, inbound logistics, in-plant stores & yard management, warehousing/distribution centre management and outbound logistics. Key industries catered by TCI SCS are auto, high-tech, telecommunications, retail & CP, cold chain and pharmaceuticals.

TCI Global[4] is the global business division of TCI. It provides complete logistics and supply chain solutions across all major South East Asian countries. TCI Global offers end to end services including customs clearance, international inbound and outbound freight handling (air and sea), primary and secondary warehousing/redistribution, third party logistics, multimodal (air, surface and sea) services, ODC movements, mining logistics and project cargo.

TCI Seaways[3] is equipped with 2000 containers and four vessels (23308 DWT cumulative capacities). It provides ship management, liner/charter/agency activities, stevedoring/project handling, multi-modal and transportation services. Under domestic services, TCI Seaways does coastal shipping, and agency service, and under international services, break bulk, project cargo and containerized business. TCI Seaways caters to the coastal cargo requirements for transporting container and bulk cargo from ports on the west and east coasts of India to Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and further distribution within the islands.

TCI Foundation[4] is the group's social arm, and fulfils corporate social responsibility. TCIF has been actively working in the areas of health, education, women's development, disability and disaster relief assistance. It runs charitable hospitals and schools for the under-privileged in rural areas. It has also collaborated with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and National Aids Control Organization to run programs on AIDS.

Associate company[edit]

TCI Developers Ltd[5] is the real estate arm of TCI Group, and was created to look into the development of commercial properties of TCI. These properties will be developed into office complexes, residential buildings, etc. depending on the best use of the property. It is also undertaking the development of large modern warehouses and logistics parks.

Joint ventures[edit]

Transystem TLI[6] is a joint venture between TCI and Mitsui & Co Ltd, which is a logistics partner for Toyota Kirloskar Motors Ltd. in India.

TCI-CONCOR Multimodal Solutions Private Limited[7] is a joint venture with CONCOR for bulk multimodal logistics solutions by rail and road.

Subsidiaries[edit]

  • TCI Transportation Company Nigeria Limited[4]
  • TCI Global (HKG) Limited
  • TCI Global Logistik Verwaltungs GmbH i.L. Eschborn
  • TCI Global (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
  • TCI Global (Malaysia) SDN. BHD.
  • TCI Holdings SA&E Pte Ltd
  • TCI Global Brazil Logistica Ltda
  • TCI Global Holdings (Mauritius) Limited[4]
  • TCI Global (Singapore) Pte Ltd
  • TCI Holdings Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
  • TCI Global Shanghai Company Limited[4]
  • PT TCI Global Indonesia
  • TCI Prosperities Pune Ltd

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "TCI History | Transport Corporation of India Ltd Company History & Profile". Economictimes.indiatimes.com. 1982-01-18. Retrieved 2010-10-08.
  2. ^ http://www.supplychainleaders.com/provider/transport-corporation-of-india-ltd-tcil/283/
  3. ^ a b http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/portfolio/firm-calls/transport-corporation-of-india-en-route-to-growth/article8804127.ece
  4. ^ a b c d e f http://in.reuters.com/finance/stocks/companyProfile?symbol=TCIL.BO
  5. ^ https://www.nseindia.com/content/corporate/eq_TCIDEVELOP_base.pdf
  6. ^ http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-sector-others/mr-vineet-agarwal-executive-director-transport-corporation-of-india-tci-113111400398_1.html
  7. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/business/tci-concor-float-new-company-for-logistics-services/article950497.ece