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Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
December 22, 2019

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Executive Profile

A result-oriented professional with over 12 years of experience in


Directed the development of SOPs on Inbound, Outbound Logistics & Transportation policy formulation and their implementation Skilled in managing commercial operations including Warehouse operations, documentation, logistics and liaising with vendors/ customers / regulatory & local authorities

Rationalized multiple transport and freight providers to contracts with primary carriers that resulted in reduced freight costs

Specialised in the management and development of client and supplier relationships and formulation of innovative solutions and process improvements for maximising efficiency and cost reduction Expertise in directing and coordinating in comprehensive logistical and functions for product life cycle, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, recycling, reuse and final disposal of resource Resourceful in developing request for purchase quotes; expert in reviewing procurement volumes by product class / customization, & identifying areas for rate / frame contracts and finalizing the same Skilled in streamlining day-to-day relationship with vendors, customers, transporters, shipping lines & freight forwarders, from placement of order till delivery of shipment, as well as negotiating with vendors and developing alternate channels to ensure timely delivery

Education & Credentials

MBA (Finance & Marketing) from SRM Arts and Science College - Chennai, India in 2006

BCA (Computer Application) from SRM Arts and Science College - Chennai, India in 2004

Trained & Certified Professional IATA Category 6 - Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) - Recurrent (Valid till 31st July 2021) Certification in SAP Materials Management

Career Timeline

Key Impact Areas

Key Skills

KUMAR GANAPATHY // Skype ID: kumarg_15484 +971-********* Decisive, strategic and performance-driven professional targeting senior assignments in Logistics and Supply Chain Management with an organization of high repute





Supply Chain


Logistics &





Cost Savings

(Owning P&L/








Shipping &



Team Building

& Leadership

Inbound Logistics

/ Outbound






Professional Experience

Since Jan’11 with Gulf Bio Analytical LLC – Dubai, Dubai Growth Path:

Jan’11-Jan’16 as Jr. Logistics Coordinator

Since Jan’16 as Senior Logistics Coordinator

Key Result Areas:

Directing the development of SOPs on outbound logistics, policy formulation and their implementation Rationalising multiple transport and freight providers to contracts with primary carriers that may result in reduced freight costs (for domestic and international shipping routes) Executing cost saving techniques/ measures and modifications to achieve substantial reduction in product cost and meet product performance requirements

Coordinating with different departments for inventory requirements; planning the inventory and optimizing stocking of materials; coordinating with suppliers ensuring timely delivery of the procured materials Working in the areas of budget development and tracking, value capture assessment, reporting, communications as well as leading various corporate-wide and operations-specific initiatives as required Developing suppliers including contracts and contract management as well as the internal systems and procedures to operate more profitably

Anchoring Business Continuity Planning and Vendor Capacity Mapping to meet business demands Setting up forums with internal stakeholders to maximize suppliers capabilities to bring new propositions to the market Managing the continual flow of all components or assemblies to other division locations to assure their uninterrupted operations

Ensuring shipping, receiving, storage, distribution and production are performed in an efficient and timely manner Strategizing & implementing purchase process for various goods as per requirements in compliance with organizational policies and SLAs; administering spending budget, purchase requisition and purchase order Implementing various Continuous Improvement Methods to improve cost saving initiatives; executing cost-effective projects in line with organizational cost reduction goals

Managing activities in warehousing, inventory management, distribution & operations, customer service, transportation, fleet management, materials management and reverse logistics management Monitoring and analysing operations, transport & logistics efficiency measures through defined KPIs, Business Objective System reporting tools


Adhered to the country terms for managing the KSA shipments like SFDA & other DGR approvals Gained experience in UCP-600 incoterms, and knowledge of Cross border trading; skilled in discharging shipment through Delivery order of Shipping Guarantee

Prepared/maintained records of DGR approvals, airline approvals & movement of shipment on weekly/monthly basis Maintained requirements and regulations for interstate HAZMAT carriers Used ERP software to track and convert orders

Spearheaded the logistics support, materials management, reliability, sparing, and maintenance methodologies for performance – based logistics programs

Coordinated with suppliers, retailers, customers and so on to achieve profitable deals and mutual satisfaction Previous Experience

Mar’08 –Apr’10 with Vamsee Shipping Carrier Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, India as Purchase & Logistics Executive Highlights:

Managed the receiving of spares & stores materials, processing documentation and delivery to vessels Led the process of assigning the tasks of maintaining proper record of inventory of items both in office & vessel Coordinated with vessel officers on daily requirements and orders and prepared month end reports Prepared documents like quotations, comparison statement and created purchase orders Maintained relationship with vendors, suppliers and transporters for getting quotes, issuing PO's and followed up until the payment was made

Jan’07-Feb’08 with A To Z Logistics – Chennai, India as Logistics Executive Highlights:

Assigned the tasks of processing shipments of materials and equipment's like confirming of delivery as well as liaise with shipping & vendors

Managed the pickup of materials from the customer and coordinated with custom clearance executives until the goods deliver to the counterpart

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 15th April 1984

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil Address: UAE, Dubai

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