The primary aim and objectives of the Institute is to advance the study, training and practice of transport management and administration in Nigeria regardless of specialization within the industry; and to set standards of practice and determines the knowledge and skills to be attained by persons seeking to become registered members of the Institute and practice as a Chartered Transportants.
To promote continuing education through conferences, seminars, work visits and research in all aspect of transport management and administration; and also provide professional training for persons aspiring to qualify and practice as professional transport administrator herein refers to as a transport ants in Nigeria.
Provides Continual Professional Development Programme (CPD) and promote social and networking events including forums to share best practices, views and opinions.
To hold professional examinations, award Certificates, Diplomas and License to those seeking to become professionally qualified transport administrators.
Provides a considered professional opinion to the Government on current and proposed transport policies, whether as a result of prepared legislation or custom and practice.
To liaise closely with other transport Institutes and Government in the formulation of policy to the mutual advancement of the transport industry.