Basic Info

Varadaraj Lakshminarasimha

15 years

India

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

SENIOR MANAGER LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN at LAL's RETAILERS GROUP

Experience Details

SENIOR MANAGER LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

A dynamic professional with 20 years of experience in Logistics & Supply Chain, Warehouse Management System, Inventory Management / Materials Management and Distribution Management System.
Presently associated with Lal's Group - Homes R Us LLC as Senior Manager - Logistics & Supply Chain, Dubai, U. A. E.
Expertise in managing Warehouse Operations such as Receiving Goods, Storage, Materials Management, Dispatches, Documentation, Customer Satisfaction, Administrative Systems Implementation and Inside/Outside Movement.
Stellar role in handling end-to-end implementation and Handling of Operations…..
Deftness in managing the entire gamut of Operations Management activities like monitoring inventory levels and managing accounts record book and achieve sales target Monthly and daily basis. Achieved 3 Major Corporate Sales, of AED. 450,000/-.
Proficient in supervising & controlling the logistics & Supply Chain Processes & services & providing valuable suggestions for efficiency enhancement.
Negotiating contracts to reduce costs and achieve maximum efficiency & Productivity.

Key Achievements

Increase in Warehouse Productivity over 10% and improved safety over 10% through process flow re-design, purchase of capital assets to automotive processes, use of contingent workforce during peak period with minimized labor costs.
Improved on-time store delivery more than 10% by instituting a delivery schedule, reducing operational delays by re-engineering loading and dispatch processes, and implementing a TMS (transportation management system) with more sophisticated routing algorithms..
Increase in Workshop Productivity on repairs by 70%, contributing to AED. 9 Million, during FY - 2015.
Reduction in Over-time more than 20% & increase in Warehouse Productivity (Fill Rate above 95%).
Export of Shipments within GCC Countries through Carriers, Shipping, sea transport, trans-shipment & documentation.
Proficient in Handling Warehouse Mezzanine Racking Project.
Staff Recruitment & Training as per Supply Chain requirement.


Company Details

LAL's RETAILERS GROUP (multinational)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

More than 1000 employees

Retail

www.lalsgroup.com

Dec 2014 to Oct 2016 (1 year 10 months)
MANAGER - WAREHOUSING, PROCUREMNT & LOGISTICS DISTRIBUTION at LANDMARK GROUP OF COMPANIES

Experience Details

MANAGER - WAREHOUSING, PROCUREMNT & LOGISTICS DISTRIBUTION

Logistics/Supply Chain, Sales/Retail, Quality

Manager

• Gained significant exposure from receiving till material Ship-out through ERP - " ORACLE- 13 Warehouse Management System & in-house Global Delivery Management System.
• Import Coordination with Central Distribution Centre(CDC) at Dubai, local CFS & International / local suppliers interaction as per INCOTERMS., Cross Docking, etc.
• Leading the Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) operation for Home Centre Concept Supply Chain Concept.
• Deftness in managing wide spectrum of tasks including process standardization, Inventory management, Vendor management, Quality Control & periodic audit across the Supply Chain.
• Shipping and Export documentation within Home Centre Concepts
• Highly effective motivator with strong written and spoken communication skills.
• An ability to handle the pressures arising from having to meet deadlines and targets.
• A team of more than 450 employees under one roof.
Key Achievements
• Responsible for the Oracle13 WMS implementation at the end user. Single Point of Contact for all issues related to ORACLE Warehouse Management System & problem solving.
• Passion for delivering excellent customer service in a cost effective manner.
• Increase in Warehouse Productivity over 15% and improved safety over 25% through process flow re-design, purchase of capital assets to automotive processes, use of contingent workforce during peak period with minimized labor costs, during FY - 2014.
• Improved on-time store delivery more than 10% by instituting a delivery schedule, reducing operational delays by re-engineering loading and dispatch processes, and implementing a TMS (transportation management system) with more sophisticated routing algorithms..
• Increase in Picking Productivity, with Fill Rate more than 97%, consistently during FY-2010 - 14.
• Reduction in Customer Complaints by 10%, during FY - 2014.
• Increase in Workshop Productivity on repairs by 70%, contributing to AED. 6.5 Million, during FY - 2013-14, after ORACLE WMS Implementation.
• Reduction in staff Over-time by more than 25%, being one such major KPI set at Warehouse.
• Handled Corporate Sales worth of more than AED. 650,000/-.


Company Details

LANDMARK GROUP OF COMPANIES (multinational)

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

More than 1000 employees

Retail

N/A

Mar 2005 to Nov 2014 (9 years 8 months)
SENIOR LOGISTICS INCHARGE at EXEL INDIA LTD

Experience Details

SENIOR LOGISTICS INCHARGE

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

• Receiving of Shipments from DELL - Malaysia & Singapore process till Ship-out through ERP - "ORACLE - 12" Warehouse Management System as per INCOTERMS.
• Deftness in managing wide spectrum of tasks including process standardization, Inventory management, Vendor management, Quality Control & periodic audit across the Supply Chain.
Key Achievements
• 24/7 Customer SLA's @ 100%, on Customer Logged Calls & Complaints during FY-2001 - 04.
• Increase in Picking Productivity, with Fill Rate by 100%, consistently during FY-2001 - 04.
• Achieved 0% discrepancy during Stock Take, consistently during FY - 2001 to 2004, at Warehouse.


Company Details

EXEL INDIA LTD

India

More than 1000 employees

Logistics and Supply Chain , Warehousing , Import and Export

N/A

Sep 2001 to Dec 2004 (3 years 3 months)
SENIOR LOGISTICS INCHARGE at EAGLE GLOBAL LOGISTICS

Experience Details

SENIOR LOGISTICS INCHARGE

Customer Service/Support, Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

• Receiving of Shipments international & locally through Customs Bonded Warehouse process till Ship-out after Customs approval through ERP - "SAP" Warehouse Management System, as per INCOTERMS.
• Deftness in managing wide spectrum of tasks including process standardization, Inventory management, Vendor management, Quality Control & periodic audit across the Supply Chain.
• Handled Export Shipment and Duty drawback process within the Customs Bonded Warehouse.


Company Details

EAGLE GLOBAL LOGISTICS (multinational)

India

More than 1000 employees

Computer Hardware, Graphic Design

N/A

Nov 2000 to Aug 2001 (9 months)
WAREHOUSE MANAGER at KHIMJI RAMDAS

Experience Details

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

Logistics/Supply Chain, Operations/Management, Customer Service/Support

Manager

• Receiving of Shipments(COMPAQ, MUNICH, MOTOROLA - USA) process till Ship-out through ERP - "ORACLE - 12" Warehouse Management System as per INCOTERMS.
• Deftness in managing wide spectrum of tasks including process standardization, Inventory management, Vendor management, Quality Control & periodic audit across the Supply Chain.
• Import & Export shipments documentation.
• Stock Replenishment to showrooms with Fill Rate above 90%,


Company Details

KHIMJI RAMDAS (multinational)

Muscat, Oman

More than 1000 employees

Retail

www.khimjiramdas.com

Sep 1997 to Feb 2000 (2 years 5 months)
ASSISTANT STORES INCHARGE at MOTOROLA INDIA LLC

Experience Details

ASSISTANT STORES INCHARGE

Logistics/Supply Chain

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Receiving of Raw-Materials, being a Paging Manufacturing Unit, QC inspection, through ERP - "ORACLE - 12" Warehouse Management System.
• Issue of Raw-Materials as per Shop Orders to the Manufacturing lines for production of Motorola Pagers.
• Deftness in managing wide spectrum of tasks including process standardization, Inventory management, Vendor management, Quality Control & periodic audit across the Manufacturing Supply Chain.


Company Details

MOTOROLA INDIA LLC (multinational)

India

More than 1000 employees

Manufacturing

www.motorola.com

Jan 1995 to Jul 1997 (2 years 6 months)

Achievements


Increased the supply chain team’s productivity by 95%.
Improved safety records by more than 90%.
Reduced lead time deliveries by 2 days, with an improved Customer Satisfaction levels from 3/5 to 4.3/5.
Enhanced stores delivery efficiency by more than95%.
Achieved a saving AED. 09 Million during the financial year 2015 in maintenance cost by improving workshop productivity by 70%.
Efficiency of deliveries by 95% and Inventory accuracy above 95%.
Planned and executed a challenging relocation project, spearheading efforts to move all company assets and functions to new facilities in accordance with established project timeline and budget.
Fill rate above 97% by increasing warehouse productivity.
Facilitated freight movements of import / export shipments to ensure cost efficiency, avoiding demurrages..


Successful implementation of ORACLE 13 WMS as a single point of contact for all the end users of the organization and resolved all issues.
Warehouse Productivity by over 97%
HSE over 94% by training, counseling and enforcement of safe work practices amongst the employees.
Fill rate achievement of more than 97%.
Reduced customer complaints by 10%.
AED 6.5 million of repair cost by increasing the workshop productivity by 70% after Oracle WMS implementation.
Robust Corporate sales worth more than AED.650, 000/- by identification of potential customers and finalization of sales contracts.


Education

B. B. A in Management

Education Details

B. B. A

Management, Administration

University Of Lucknow, India

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Fundamentals of Management, Business Industrial Law, Fundamentals of Accts, Micro Economics, Business Maths, Organization Behavior, HRM, Fin, Marketing, industrial relations, Foreign Td, Project.

N/A

University Of Lucknow
2008 - 2011
Technical Diploma in Purchase Management

Education Details

Technical Diploma

Purchase Management, Inventory Management, Marketing Management

Chennai University, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Materials Management, Purchase Management, Finance Management, Marketing Management, Logistics

N/A

Chennai University
2000 - 2001
College Diploma in Electronics

Education Details

College Diploma

Electronics, Tele-communication Engineerinig

Board of technical education, India

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Maths, Science, Computers, Engineering Drawing, Communication Engineering, Radar & Microware, TV Engg, Digital & Micro Processor Engineering & Practicals

N/A

Board of technical education
1989 - 1991
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

S V N HIGH SCHOOL

India

1985

Not specified

N/A

S V N HIGH SCHOOL
1985

Certifications

Certificate details

HSE FIRE WARDEN SENIOR MANGER

Apr 2013

9.5 out of 10

N/A

1/7480/2013

MINISTRY OF GOVT., SULTANATE OF OMAN

N/A

CISCPM
Dec 2010

Certificate details

CISCPM

Dec 2010

9 out of 10

N/A

200681905

CAREER INSTITUTE

CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT, CERTIFIED BY MINISTRY OF GOVERNMENT, DUBAI, U.A.E

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT

Apr 2013

BLUE OCEAN ACADEMY, U. A. E.

Program on Purchase, Logistics & Supply Chain Management Professional

Training/Course Details

MIS

Jan 1994

INGERSOLL-RAND IND PVT. LTD

JUNIOR ENGINEER - MIS

Training/Course Details

APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING

Sep 1993

INDIAN TELEPHONE INDUSTRIES

NORMAL APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Hindi

Hindi

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Kannada

Kannada

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tamil

Tamil

: Fluent

: Beginner

: Fluent

: Fluent

Telugu

Telugu

: Fluent

: Beginner

: Fluent

: Fluent

Gujarati

Gujarati

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Advanced

: Advanced

Malayalam

Malayalam

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Intermediate

: Beginner

Tools and Technologies

M S OFFICE

M S OFFICE

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Oracle

Oracle

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

sap 2000

sap 2000

: Expert

: High

:

3-5 years

Internet

Internet

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Training

Training

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Leadership

Leadership

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

jQuery

jQuery

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Problem Solving

Problem Solving

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

PROCESS AUTOMATION

PROCESS AUTOMATION

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

WAREHOUSING

WAREHOUSING

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

INVETORY CONTROL

INVETORY CONTROL

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

RACKING PROJECT

RACKING PROJECT

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

COMMUNICATION

COMMUNICATION

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

MAN MANAGEMENT

MAN MANAGEMENT

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

PROCUREMENT

PROCUREMENT

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

SALES & MARKETING

SALES & MARKETING

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

PROJECT

PROJECT

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

CORPORATE SALES

CORPORATE SALES

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Problem Solver, Flexible / Adaptive, Team Player

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