City Transport Head - Chennai

Chennai   |   Full time

About Ninjacart

Ninjacart is India's Largest agri marketing platform, solving one of the toughest supply chain problems through technology. We connect vegetables and fruits farmers directly with businesses. At one end, we help farmers get better prices and deal with consistent demand and on another end, we help retailers to source fresh vegetables at competitive prices directly from farmers. We do this effectively at lower cost, better speed and larger scale using integrated supply chain powered by technology, data science, infrastructure and logistics network.

 We move one 150 Tonnes of vegetables from farm to 2200+ retailers on daily basis within 12 hours in Bangalore and Chennai. We are 600 people company. We work with 3000+ farmers. We aim to grow to 1000 tonnes of daily volumes in next 18 months.

 We are funded by Accel Partners, Nandan Nilekani, Mistletoe(Japan) & Qualcomm Ventures. To know more about us, visit Or watch

Transport function @ Ninjacart 

As a Transport Head for Chennai business unit, you will lead the procurement of our entire transport services, manage vendor and deliver a reliable logistics network at scale. This would cover all legs of logistics [long haul & Last mile]. You will work as an intrapreneur and provide logistics as a service to internal customers. 



  • Own the complete transport services end to end - Buying, vendor management, driver management, Planning & deployment and tracking for First mile, mid-mile and last mile services

  • Deliver responsive and reliable transport solutions, while keeping the cost lower

  • Articulate any change or improvements in the mode of operations in respect to 3PL logistics and ensure the logistics partners comply

  • Own the monthly usage and payments to the 3PL partners and ensure the correct costs are paid off to the partners

  • Rethink and Innovate our logistics network and strategy to prepare Ninjacart for scale and future

Required Skill-sets / Education

  • 3 to 6 years of experience in the relevant field

  • People management: Ability to handle manpower in an effective way and specify tasks and effective utilization of the available resource

  • Negotiation & Communication skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Effective negotiations with external vendors

  • Business acumen: Belief & making operational strategies drive across the businesses. Has good business acumen, relentless focus, strong prioritization skills, and the ability to multitask while working in a highly charged environment

  • Adaptability: Capable of adopting any given situation and demonstrated personal accountability, strong work ethic and organizational skills with attention to detail

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