In the times that we live today, the world is a global village. The whole of the world today is very well connected to each other through air, sea routes and road. The movement of people from one place to another and tourism is on the rise. People now move from one place to the other like never before. Not only people, but movement of goods too is taking precedence these days. There are dedicated airlines and shipping giants that are solely into the movement of goods and cargo from one country to the other. A course in tourism and cargo management studies on such aspects.
Eligibility and course duration
A bachelor's degree in any field. Entrance to the program in institutes like IITTM Odisha is through admission tests. After that the candidate has to sit for an interview and subsequently a group discussion. Based on the merit of all three, the candidates are selected. Physically challenged people too may apply.
Duration of the course is 2 years.
More about the course
Cargo movement and handling is an important aspect of every economy, especially so for a large country like India that has a long coastline and has to cater to a population that is spread across the length & breadth and different corners of the country. For any country, its exports and imports are also a very important and integral part of the economy. Export and import involves to and fro movement of cargo between us and our customers in distant lands. Movement of cargo, its handling, storage and preservation is thus an important aspect that has to be given due consideration. The management course in tourism and cargo teaches you the principles of cargo movement and handling that has to be fast as well as efficient. Instead of being only a back office activity, it has taken centre stage these days with many airlines like FedEx Express, Blue Dart Aviation and shipping companies dedicating themselves to the movement of cargo and goods only.
This course leads you to a job in the tourism and transportation industry. You could be employed by shipping companies, airlines and road transport companies who are into movement of goods and cargo. You could work with agencies involved in international movement of cargo. You may be employed in the various divisions of cargo airlines the world over and with exporters and importers.
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