Mr. Tushar Jani

Chairman, Cargo Service Center India Pvt. Ltd.

Tushar Jani is 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.

Tushar 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. Tushar is 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 the Chairman of Air cargo Handlers Association of India.

He is past President of the Air Cargo Forum India and 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, Mr Jani 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, Tushar has envisioned, founded and mentored numerous companies. Ahead of his time, Mr Jani 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.

Tushar 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.

Tushar is actively involved in various social welfare projects and is a passionate philanthropist. Tushar believes in building organisations through building people and he continues to give his leadership and guidance to his own teams in companies, entrepreneurs, industry associations, partners and to the community at large.