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Logistics / Warehouse / Supply Chain Management

Location:
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Salary:
750000
Posted:
January 23, 2018

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M. S. CHOKKALINGAM

Contact No.: +91-956******* Email: ac35h0@r.postjobfree.com

LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Professional Summary

18+ Yrs. Experienced in handling spectrum of activities spanning Logistics Methodology, Depot Management, Warehouse activities, Order Processing, Inventory Control, Cost Reduction and Transportation. Expert in Negotiation, Budgeting, Supply Chain Optimization, Strategic Planning and with a record of achievement in the market sector

Domain Exposure: FMCG, Manufacturing, Warehouse, Automobile & Transport Industry

Managerial Proficiency

Logistics Management

Warehouse Management

Supply Chain Management

Transportation Management

Strategic Planning

Team Management

Distribution Management

Inventory Control

Cost Control

Prepration of MIS Reports

Budgeting

Work in SAP environment

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Experience in planning in service or manufacturing environment

Set procedures and coordinated remotely with third party service providers to achieve the smooth flow of goods, in a fast paced environment.

Proven track record in building strong internal, cross-functional networks for effective collaboration and knowledge transfer

Recognized as a creative and effective strategic planner and problem solver at all time

Ability to train, evaluate, motivate and lead large and successful teams of employees

SOFT SKILLS

Possess the ability to think laterally Excellent organizational skills

Decision Making & Problem solving Team Building & Leadership Acumen

15 years of accomplished career track

Organizational Development:

Strategy, Vision & Mission Planning Process Enhancements Cost Optimization Performance &

Quality Standards Production Planning on time delivery Improvement

Functional Skills:

Effective Logistics & Warehouse Management Plans & Procedures Vendors Relation Management

Performance Management Operation Management Dispute Management and Reconciliation Supply Chain Management Inventory Control & Reduction Distribution Management Transportation Management SAP

Operational Leadership:

Budget Planning Operational Efficiency Management Team Management Staff Development

Project & Program Management Negotiation MIS Reporting

LEADERSHIP SKILLS & PERSONALITY TRAITS

People engagement specialist utilizing logical and creative approaches to work while presenting specialist information to non-experts in an understandable form

A natural leader with high degree of flexibility and a proven ability in managing large teams

Excellent business communication, presentation, negotiation, closing, and follow through skills with a strong problem-solving capability;

committed to deadlines and quick turnaround times

Energetic and results-driven strategic thinker with strong leadership, management, and influencing skills

Well organized with a track record that demonstrates self-motivation and initiative to achieve organizational goals

PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY SO FAR

Deputy Manager – Logistics

Executive - Logistics

Manager – Operations & MIS

Senior Commercial Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Admin. Assistant

Marketing Service

2012 - Present

2010 - 2012

2006 - 2010

1995 – 2006

1994 - 1995

1993 -1994

1991 - 1993

WORK EXPERIENCE

July 2012- Present - Deputy Manager – Logistics

Sintex Industries Limited - Plastic Division, Chennai

Value Added

Evaluating demand patterns and developing short/long term demand requirements.

Prepared S&OP (Sales & Operational Plan) in co-ordination with Sales Head and forwarded to

The factory for production, ensured that all SKU is available for sales for the value of

INR - Rs.15 Crs per month.

Assisted in establishing and facilitating monthly S&OP meetings with upper level

Management. Decreased production excess to less than 5% and have control

of inventory management

Collaborates with the Customer Service team and the Production Operation Services

teams to understand in depth the order fulfilment activities

Collaborates with the Production Scheduling team to understand in depth the production

capacity and capability

Instrumentally designed and implemented order fulfilment operation, including warehouse

layout, achieving goal of 98% for order accuracy, order processing time, order fill rate and

on-time delivery

Successfully managed inventory of 90 SKUs and distribution efficiency for value of Rs.15 Crs

Per month with a 99% rate of accuracy

Dexterously implemented rate and contract negotiations with transporters to reduce costs by 15%

Managed fulfilment of large orders for high profile customer, Government project following their

strict requirements and complying 100% service on time avoiding order cancellations

and / or chargeback's

Key Deliverables

Logistics Management:

Directing development and implementation of key logistics strategies / contingency plans and

handled the Distribution activity for entire Southern Region

Monitoring the performance and improvement in the system as well as identifying areas

of bottlenecks/ breakdowns and taking steps to rectify the problem.

Warehousing Activities:

Maintaining warehousing activities to ensure smooth functioning; organizing Process for

Logistics operations

Led a storage and distribution centre with a staff of 25+ employees and over 200 customer accounts.

Forth nightly monitoring with the 15 Acer warehouses for proper operations and ensure stacking

of stock as per warehouse layout, ensure efficient space utilization, its Increased

loading performance from 65% to 95 % has smooth dispatch.

Oversaw the weekly shipping of approximately 3.5 crores of sales to be delivered on time.

Forecasted and planned seasonal promotions which resulted in 100% in stock

Supply Chain Management:

Maintaining the budget of all the expenditures incurred and presented same to Top Management.

Evaluating demand patterns and developing short/long term demand requirements.

Prepared S&OP (Sales & Operational Plan) in co-ordination with Sales Head and forwarded to

the factory for production, ensured that all SKU is available for sales for the value of

Rs.15 Crs per month.

Assisted in establishing and facilitating monthly S&OP meetings with upper level management. Decreased production excess to less than 5% and have control of inventory management.

Strategic Planning:

Developing and leading development of department plan which delivers key target objective; managing department, staff, protocols, disciplines and processes.

Ensuring all operations adhere to, and complies with corporate governance, statutory, standards and others requirements

Quality Services:

Managing the implementation of best practices in all relevant business functions ensuring

fulfilment of business requirements while delivering quality service in line with company

vision, mission and strategy.

Supervising entire operations ensuring timely execution while adhering to company's guidelines.

Identifying and implementing process improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy.

Liaison & Coordination:

Attended monthly meetings with the key account managers to discuss their planned promotions

and collaborate to produce a forecast and analyse sales overlap gaps.

Analysed and monitored key planning parameters (i.e. order changes, inventory levels,

transportation issues etc.). Coordinated with transporters on shipments to various customers

within timely detailed requirements. Guarantee safe operations of trucks and all related

intermodal operations.

Team Building:

Guiding & mentoring team members in the accomplishment of objectives; improving the team performance through counselling, skills enhancement.

Major Projects

Worked on Chennai Metro Water Supply - Tender project 5 Crs every year, and

Kerala Government - Relief project for supply of tanks - project 30 Crs.

June 2010 - July 2012 Executive - Logistics

V V D and Sons Private Limited, Chennai

Value Added

Successfully planned operations and inventory control of 15 Warehouses in all over India

for transportation related functions, stock transfer, cross-stock services.

Profitably maximized manufacturing and distribution efficiency for 25 products;

successfully implemented route chart for distribution of stocks and boosted the production

efficiency up to 97 %.

All the state have optimum level of stocks, it increase the sales from 781 KL to 973 KL

per JC (Journey Cycle of 4 weeks). Maintained optimum level of stocks in all SKU, to its average sale

Key Deliverables

Forecasted and ordered for production with factory and TPU for 25 different kinds of products. performed the analysis on load factor for each and every stock movements, and bring down the transfer cost to maximum level

Accountable for the implementation of routing system for effective distribution to maximize the sales from 781KL to 973 KL per JC (Journey Cycle of 4 Weeks).

Networked with Regional Sales Managers, Distribution Manager and Factory Manager for smooth movements of the stock in time.

Managed the Freight for primary and secondary transport. Explored cost saving techniques and performed the analysis of Inventory cost and other related cost along with Finance department. Expert skills in handling SAP system (SAP-Business One)

Maintained the Good inventory control mechanism, optimum inventory of all SKU's at factories and depots to meet the demand. Monitored the physical stock accuracy against the system stock by periodical audit of CFA's and TPU's in person

Sep 2006 - May 2010 Manager - Operations & MIS

ARC Parcel Service Private Limited, Chennai

Value Added

Meticulously evaluated performance of yard operation on daily basis - tonnage handling, time schedule in vehicle movements and optimum utilization of vehicle.

Maintained the optimum utilization of vehicles and ensures collection and dispatches on time and load factor average increase from 3.5 tons to 5.50 tons per trip

Key Deliverables

Functioned as In-charge for Yard operations and Agent Management and Driving accuracy, productivity and performance to a new level by efficiently managing the logistics functions.

Responsible for the implementation of team leaders in yard operation increase the efficiency in handling of consignments per head from 4.5 tons to 6 tons.

Designed MIS report format to study the performance of agents business in daily / weekly basis it maximized the performance of Agency office and customer service level. Planed and schedule the vehicle operations on daily basis

Instrumentally prepared vehicle tracking chart it helps in optimum utilization of vehicles and ensures collection and dispatches on time - number of trip increase to 2 and load factor average comes to 5 tons per tripe earlier it was 3.75 tons

Consistently met customer dispatch needs through efficient dispatching of trucks to haul, balancing cost minimization, driver utilization, and driver preference.

Feb 1995 - Aug 2006 Senior Commercial Assistant

Cavinkare Private Limited, Chennai

Profile as a Sales and Customer Service Administrator

Key Deliverables

Processing & Execution of Customer orders

Preparation of MIS on delivery and sales of respective Territory

Monitoring of Depot and C&F functions

Logistics management – skill of route planning to significantly improve efficiency of deliveries

and increase the volume of business

Processing of Sales Team Expenses, Incentives and Payments to service providers

Verification of customers claims on promotional / marketing activities, raise credit notes /

debit notes and settle the claims

PREVIOUS ENGAGEMENTS

Mar 1994 - Jan 1995 with APR Agencies, Madurai as Accounts Assistant

Apr 1993 - Mar 1994 with Cyber Research, Madurai as Administrative Assistant

Apr 1991 - Apr 1993 with TVS Retread, Madurai as Trainee, Marketing Service

Date of Birth: 27 December, 1965 Languages Known : Tamil and English

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

2005 MBA in Marketing from Sathyabama Deemed University, Chennai

1998 Masters of Economics from Thyagaraj Arts College, Madurai, Madurai Kamaraj University

Actively participated in Logistics & Supply Chain Management conducted by Ministry of MSME

(Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute)

IT Skills: Well versed with PC application including SAP, MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)



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