Amith Kumar Shetty
Seeking assignments in Supply Chain/Shipping/Logistics
●Over 12 years of experience inclusive of 10 years in GCC in Complete Supply chain operation, Shipping, Procurement, Expediting, Logistics, Freight, Customs formalities, Warehouse Management, Import/ Export, Project shipments and Inventory Management in different sectors.
●Worked for Major Oil & Gas companies like Shell GTL, Occidental Petroleum and Schlumberger.
●Service provided for Rig/vessel - Gulf marine services, Teekay, ENSCO, Vantage driller and Seadrill
●An effective communicator with exceptional relationship management skills with ability to relate to people at any level of business
●Expertise in effectively developing & monitoring the logistics network and ensuring smooth materials movements
●Proficient in carrying out import - export operations with extensive knowledge of the government policies & regulations and provisions of various statutory acts
●In- depth knowledge of Procurement/Expediting, Warehousing Procedures, Consolidation, Outbound release and Stock Taking (Inventory Management) & Stock Management
●Well versed with port to port, cross border and local movement procedures to Gulf and Non-gulf countries.
Areas of Expertise
Shipping Operation – Offshore support
●Arranging vessel berthing/port call of vessels.
●Taking care of supply of spares and provisions
●Crew change activities, arranging safety training and processing Offshore pass and other required pass
●Transport arrangement and accommodation arrangement
●Coordination with vessel to fulfill vessel requirement
●Developing plans and following up for the same to ensure on time delivery of consignments at clients end; negotiating with service providers to optimize freight rates and reduce costs
●Managing Logistic networks, troubleshooting to ensure seamless product movements
●Fleet management, tracking and minimizing the vehicle usage by route planning.
●Offshore logistics support
●Procurement planning and executing same.
●LC opening and taking care of commercial aspects.
●Raising purchase orders and follow up for timely deliveries.
●Expediting and freight handling.
●Managing the entire excise/ customs matters & legal disputes pertaining to claims, refunds & related matters
●Handling the EXIM Operations for cost effective solutions & operations
●Planning physical layout of stores for storage of materials, spare parts & consumables and ensuring smooth accounting & issue of material to sites
●Maintaining stock receipts & issues and preparing bills, stock statements, pending order, etc.
●Receiving shipping orders from customer and analyzing the same.
●Preparing required documents to execute order.
●Following up with internal department like Customs clearance, Warehouse, Etc.
●Tracking /Monitoring Road, Air, Sea shipment and updating shipping details to client.
●Taking care of bids and pricing/quotations.
●Maintaining shipment tracker and preparing reports.
●Investigating and closing complaints received from customers. Working on NCR.
July 2019 – Till date Venture Gulf Engineering - State of Qatar as Project lead (Warehouse and Logistics)
Client: Qatar Shell, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Gas, Dolphin Energy.
●Equipment and manpower mobilization
●Managing Warehouse and Logistics activities
April 2018 – Jan 2019 Gulf Agency Company - State of Qatar as Sr. Shipping executive – Offshore Division
Client: Gulf marine services, Teekay, ENSCO, Vantage driller and Sea drill.
●Port calls/vessel berthing arrangements
●Arranging offshore pass, RLIC pass and other port pass
●Crew transportation and accommodation arrangement
●Supply of spares to vessel
●Arranging service providers for repair, calibration of equipment/instruments
●Lifting gears hiring and certifications of same
●Providing husbandry services
Nov 2017 – Jan 2018 Venture Gulf Engineering- State of Qatar as Jetty/Offshore Logistics Supervisor (Short term)
Project: Qatar Sell GTL project. – RLIC, Qatar
●Offshore Logistic operation and marine coordination
●Coordinating in between offshore and on shore for material movement
●Co ordinating with suppliers/ contractors.
●Preparing deck plan after cargo operation
●Minimizing vessel movement by planning and prioritizing cargo on time.
●Certification of lifting gears
●Supervising Crane/Lifting operation
●Regulating Dangerous goods
July 2017 – Sep 2017 Venture Gulf Engineering- State of Qatar as Jetty/Logistics Supervisor (Short term)
Project: Occidental Petroleum Qatar Limited (OXY) – RLIC, Qatar
●Managing offshore Logistics activities
●Jetty operation, Loading and back loading in supply vessels.
Apr 2017 - June 2017 Madina Group WLL -State of Qatar as Logistics Coordinator (Shut down)
Project: Qatar Sell GTL project. – RLIC, Qatar
●Fleet and Heavy Equipment Management
●Delivery and distribution planning
●Gate pass / Permit arrangement as per Shell/Ras Laffan rules and regulations
●Complying to HSE policies
●Shipment tracking and follow-up
June 2014 - July 2016 Golden Group of Companies – Muscat, Oman as Assistant Manager - Procurement & Import
●Raising purchase orders after finalizing the purchase plans from concerned team with terms and conditions
●Letter of credit preparation with all LC terms as agreed on pro forma invoice of supplier
●Following up for Purchase orders
●Costing and planning
●Freight rate negation with third party logistics providers and doing rate agreements for freights.
●Custom clearance and transportation.
●Inventory and Warehouse Management
Aug 2006 – Jul 2012 Danzas AEI Emirates LLC - Jabel Ali, Dubai as Sr.Operations Coordinator
Project: Schlumberger – Jabel Ali FZE, Dubai- UAE
The Growth Path
●Aug’06 – Dec’08 as Logistics Assistant
●Jan’09 – July’11 as Logistics Coordinator
●Aug’11 – Jul’12 as Senior Operations Coordinator
●Utilized of SLB & Western Greco ERP System known as C2C and GOLD & WMS
●Accountable for Road, Air & Ocean Import/Export of Project Cargo, Break Bulk, FCL, LCL, Out of Gauge Oil Well Equipment Movement to various countries
●Responsible for the calculation for correct haulage for all out of gauge cargo, arrangement of quotations (Ocean/ Road/ Air) and coordinated with Ocean /Air /Sea Freight
●Developed DG declaration based on MSDS
●Handled the marine shipment (Taking care of material requirement to ship building and repair)
●Managed the out of gauge oil well equipment movement in various countries and successful delivery with focus on Customer Services Excellence
●Pivotal in working for Schlumberger Oil Field Services
●Played a key role in handling Schlumberger, Western Geco’s Supplier & customers around the world and managed the flexible movement of oil well equipment from the origin to destination
●Instrumental in handling IMCO cargo like Chemicals, Gas & Explosives
●Handling Appx 100 shipments weekly basis
●Major products dealt with are Oilfield Equipment’s, Machineries, Geophysical Equipment, Chemicals & Explosives, other DG cargo
Sep’04 – Jul’06: Commenced career with BMIPL – Mumbai, India as Store Officer
●Raw material Storage and distribution pf finished products
●Stock management and protecting finished goods by proper packing.
BBA from SMU – India (Pursuing)
Diploma in Mech Eng. from HTTI- Mangalore, India
●Stress and Time Management, Office management (Customer service, inventory and freight handling), Health and Safety from DHL
●Exceed / WMS
●Air Logis & Ocean Logis
Date of Birth : 04th March 1986
Permanent Address : Hemavati Nagar, Bajal Mangalore, India 575007
Languages Known : English, Hindi and Kannada
Nationality : India
Marital Status : Married
Passport Details : L5979453 valid till 28/10/2023
Driving License : Qatar and UAE light motor vehicle
Amith Kumar Shetty