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Manager Service

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
May 19, 2020

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Saravanan Ranganathan

Contact: 984******* / Email :

Seeking Senior Level assignments in the domain of Supply Chain Management / Warehousing / Logistics with a leading organization of repute preferably in Manufacturing /E-com /3PL /Automobile & Telecom Industry.

Profile Summary

Over 19yrs rich experience in heading Warehouse operations, Logistics, Supply chain management, Inventory, Training, Audit, and Quality functions with reputed organizations across industry verticals

Demonstrated leadership, decision making, and problem solving skills

Broad range of managerial skills required with particular emphasis on leadership, supervision, motivation, communication, on-boarding, training and planning

Expertise in the area of forecasting price negotiation, documentation, setting and achieving targets, driving growth with proven record of unprecedented accomplishments

Well equipped in setting up space saving techniques, goods identification methods, storage, movement and packaging

Expertise in E-com warehouse operations and Last mile delivery

Preparing budget and P&L reports

Proven abilities in managing technically advanced, cost efficient, operations and processes

Abilities in addressing operational issues, resolving performance, bottlenecks and achieving desired objectives

Organizational skills that allow the coordination of multiple projects simultaneously

Interpersonal skills that promote collaboration with operations team, Vendors and customers

Agreement preparation for Warehouse / Transporters and other service providers

Warehouse Management certified trainer

Well equipped in CRM Management

Core Competencies

Warehouse Management Logistics Management Inventory Management

Floor Management E-com Vendor Management

Quality Management Cost control Strategies Material Management

Insurance Management Continuous Improvement (Kaizen, KPI, Lean) Training & Development

Scrap Management Statutory compliances SOP & Audit

Roles & Responsibilities

Monitoring & Managing in terms of End to End Warehouse operations.

Maintaining high level OTIF by appropriate arrangements to ensure on time deliveries.

Managing warehouse performance to ensure meeting of service,cost,delivery and quality norms

Maintaining high level safety aspects in the Warehouse

Accountable for supply chain management of raw material as well as the finished goods.

Conducting stock Audit and periodic cycle count Audits

Setting KRA and KPI to team members

Planning & preparing strategies for Warehouse management and implementing them for smooth operations.

Managing all Statutory compliances pertains to Warehouse

Managing and maintaining all the MHE /Assets

Preparation and Managing the SOP for the all the Warehouse & SCM functions

Having strong PAN India Transport network for FTL / LTL /Cold chain /Courier operations.

Preparing budget and Material forecasting

Interacting with CHA for Air / Sea cargo movements

Coordinating with Custom House Agents, C&F Agents and other external agencies for ensuring timely clearances and cost effective transport solutions.

Negotiating with transporters, shippers, etc. to ensure seamless and cost-effective movement of goods.

Effective maintenance in End to End cold Chain Operations.

Effective planning in primary and secondary operations

Streamlining the system and procedures for effective inventory control and ensuring ready availability of materials for production and on time delivery for the customers.

Monitoring & Maintaining the Inventory level and ABC analyzing the stocks

Establishing good working relationships with vendors and resolving problems regarding delayed delivery

Material procurement & purchase planning,ensuring continuous supply at optimum costs

Maintaining the stock without any variance by conducting stock verification and monitoring MOQ inventory for RM/PM and other stocks

Preparing MIS and presentation for management

Effective track in disposal of Scrap materials

Effective Material planning /sourcing RM/PM for production

Good communication with internal and external customers to meet the quality service

Maintain periodic payments for Vendors, transporters and other service providers

Managing day to day operation performance to ensure meeting of service,cost,delivery and quality norms

Accountable for supply chain management of raw material as well as the finished goods.

Planning & preparing strategies for supply chain management and implementing them for smooth operations.

Developing and implementing the SOP for the warehouse and Supply chain functions.

Handled Insurance claim for Loss and damage of goods in Warehouse and In transit

Creation and Renewal of Warehouse / Transporter and other service provider agreements

Managing and maintaining the ISO /FSSAI records and Audits

Conducting meeting /Safety Audits in the Warehouse and other work locations

Organizing periodic meeting with Vendors and Customers

Periodic Visit of all the Warehouses

Major Projects / Assignments

Demonstrated leadership, decision making, and problem solving skills for new Warehouse Operation

Handled Domestic and Internal National Warehouse with high level measures.

Warehouse / Route Consolidation of TATA Infra and Network Warehouse with huge cost saving

Successfully restructure the container loading pattern and made the huge cost savings by space Utilization

Reduction in Logistics cost by effective consolidation, route mapping

Successfully Shifting and Consolidation of FG and Spare parts warehouse with short period without affecting regular operations.

Successfully Rollout the New TPU operation

Reduced Warehouse and Logistics operation cost by implementing Audit, new process and training

Handled Damage and loss Insurance claim successfully

Successfully Rollout the F&V operations for Flipkart /given training to Flipkart DC/FC / delivery persons.

Succesfully Warehouse operation skill development training given to various Industries associates

Organization Work Experience

From 2018 onwards working as a SCM Consultant & Trainer

Manager SCM : Cholayil Pvt Limited - 2017 to 2018

Sr.Manager Operations : Arrowline Organics Pvt Ltd - 2015 to 2017

Logistics Head : Cavinkare Pvt Ltd - 2012 to 2015

Area Manager SCM : Drive India Enterprise Solution Limited - TATA Enterprise - 2009 to 2012

Sr.Executive SCM : Tata Tele Service Limited – 2008 to 2009

Team Member Technical : MP&L Visteon India: 2001 to 2008

Academic Details

Master of Business Administration - Operations

Bachelor of Technology - Mechanical

Bachelor of Business Administration

Six Sigma Green Belt

Certification in Supply Chain Management

Certified Trainer

Systems & ERP

ERP Systems: SAP, CMMS, Tally, WMS

ISO 9001 /ISO 14001 / OSHAS / TS16949

Personal Details

Date of Birth : 27-03-1978

Address : B3, Indian Flats, East Club Road, Shenoy Nagar, Chennai -30

Languages Known : Tamil / English

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