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Tushar Jani

Tushar Jani the Chairman of Cargo Service Center (CSC) Group and SCA Group of Companies. He began his journey in the logistics industry over 40 years ago and has successfully founded and led many companies in varied areas of the logistics and supply chain sector, namely – Custom House Clearance, Transportation, Freight Forwarding, Aviation, Warehousing, Courier and Express logistics, 3PL and 4PL Logistics, Supply Chain IT Services, and NVOCC services.

He is the co-founder and former Chairman of Blue Dart Express Limited, the premier International and Domestic Courier Company and the Co-founder and Chairman of Blue Dart Aviation Limited, the first private air cargo carrier in India.

He is a member of the Civil Aviation Advisory Group for the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. He is also an appointee member of the first executive council of Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University promoted by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. He continues to lead several Trade and Industry Associations. He is past President of ACFI – Air Cargo Forum of India and is the Chairman of Air cargo Handlers Association of India.

He is past President of the Association of Multimodal Transport Operators of India and Past Chairman of Logistics Committee, Western Regional Council, CII; CII National Committee on Logistics; and Maharashtra State Council, CII. He has also been a member of FFFAI.

After finishing his Bachelor of Science degree with Honours from Mumbai University, he joined the 80-year-old family business of Clearing & Freight Forwarding (SCA Logistics Pvt. Ltd.) as a Management Trainee in 1975.

In 1979, Mr Jani started an Air Cargo operation for small parcel, then a relatively unknown business activity in India. Egged on by its success, he co-founded Blue Dart Express in 1983 in partnership with two of his friends.

An innovative and pragmatic entrepreneur, he has envisioned, founded and mentored numerous companies. Ahead of his time, he foresaw the growth of the logistics business in India and has been instrumental in founding and spearheading industry organizations, making substantial contributions to the development of the Indian aviation Industry.

He is the Founder Chairman of the Express Industry Council of India, which is an association of all companies in the business of Courier and Express Cargo. He was also instrumental in setting up the Domestic Courier Common-user Terminals at the Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta and Chennai Airports, and the International Courier Common-user Terminals at Mumbai and Delhi Airports, a first-of-its-kind private-public partnership. His efforts have resulted in making the Express Industry Council of India the first private custodian of courier loads, with management control over operations.