Allcargo Logistics has appointed Sushil Kumar Rathi as Director – Supply Chain, Allcargo Supply Chain. In this role, Sushil will be responsible for large contracts acquisition, procurement of warehouses, procurement of transportation, and growth of contract logistics business.
Sushil’s appointment is in line with the group’s strategy to strengthen mid and senior-level capabilities through lateral hiring. He brings four decades of diversified experience in sales and distribution, marketing, channel management, supply chain management, procurement, and business and IT consulting. Before joining Allcargo Logistics, he worked with Mahindra Logistics as Chief Operating Officer, Supply Chain Business. He is credited for developing the auto outbound, e-commerce, and express logistics business of the company. He also serves on the boards of Welspun One Logistics Parks and Welspun One Logistics Parks Development Management as an independent director.
A thought leader and a regular industry speaker at various Industry forums, Sushil won the prestigious Platinum award for innovation in the business model for developing innovative business practices. He has also been honoured with Supply Chain Visionary of the Year award by Express Logistics & Supply Chain Leadership Awards. He will report to Pirojshaw (Phil) Sarkari – Managing Director, Allcargo Supply Chain.
Welcoming Sushil Kumar Rathi, Shashi Kiran Shetty, Chairman, Allcargo Group said, “After consolidating our position in the contract logistics space, our goal is to drive growth in the contract logistics business. By diversifying its contract logistics operations across industries such as FMCG, auto, pharma, etc., the Allcargo Supply Chain has managed to deliver robust revenue and profit growth. Sushil with his extensive experience and proven industry knowledge will lead the growth journey of the contract logistics business. Technology integration is an integral part of our long-term growth strategy. Sushil will further strengthen the technology play in our contract logistics operations. His strategic vision and management capabilities will enhance our service delivery capabilities, thereby driving further growth for the company.”
Commenting on his appointment, Sushil Kumar Rathi, Director – Supply Chain, Allcargo Supply Chain said, “I am excited to join Allcargo Supply Chain and looking forward to playing my role in driving growth in the contract logistics business. The contract logistics business is poised to grow at an accelerated pace driven by the revival of economic activities. We’ll strengthen our service capabilities, our warehousing capabilities and align our resources to capture the larger market share and the emerging growth opportunities.”