An intelligent transportation system (ITS) aims to provide innovative services relating to different modes of transport and traffic management and enable users to be better informed and make safer, more coordinated, and smarter use of transport networks. Logistics is the management of the flow of goods between form the point of origin to the point of consumption in order to meet requirements of customers or corporations. With the proliferation of Internet and Smartphones, ecommerce is growing in double or even triple digits annually, leading to exponentially growth of opportunities in these fields. Ecommerce Companies like Amazon, Flipkart, Swiggy, Uber, Ola are witnessing huge growth by making use of Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics. There is also a growing trend of driverless vehicles led by companies like Waymo and Tesla that is growing exponentially. Driverless vehicles industry is projected to be north of $500 B by 2026, growing at a compounded annual rate of about 30%.Opportunities
Companies like Amazon, Flipkart, Delhivery, Ola are offering starting salaries of Rs. 12 - 18 lakhs per annum (LPM) for graduates with skills in Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics. Companies are offering Rs. 50 LPM for someone with 5+ years of experience and experts enjoy salaries in range of Rs. 1 crore per annum. Salaries for Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics experts in USA are in the range of Rs. 3 - 7 crore per annum. Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai and Chennai have the highest number of job openings in the fields of Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics. Vehicle manufacturing companies and Venture Capitals have committed north of $100 B, for development of Intelligent Transport Systems like driverless vehicles, smart warehouses and intelligent algorithms to optimize transportation systems. Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics field is growing at a rapid pace, promising attractive salaries.Course Curriculum
Data Science program consists of a total of nine courses taught in third and fourth years, along with one main project. The foundational courses like programming and embedded systems are taught in first and second academic years. Students are introduced to Autonomous Vehicles and Transportation Systems through courses "Introduction to Autonomous Vehicles" and "Introduction to Transportation" in fifth semester. Sixth semester course covers the backbone technologies in courses "Logistics & Supply Chain", "Smart Warehouses" and "AI for Autonomous Vehicles". In seventh semester, students are given the system level perspective in courses "Advanced Autonomous Vehicles", "Fleet Management", "Last Mile Delivery" and "Systems Engineering". In eight semester, students will use their acquired knowledge to do a hands on project.
Intelligent Transport Systems like Driverless Cars, coupled with advances in Logistics, are here to take us in to the future. Growth of ecommerce and raise of companies like Uber, Ola, Swiggy are fuelling the double digit growth in this area. Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics is poised to forge a bright future of endless new possibilities. Experts enjoy salaries of about Rs. 1 crore per annum. Let’s drive into the future by learning about Driverless Cars, Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics.