With Overall 30 years of in-depth hands-on experience in Sales, Warehouse Operations & Management and Business Management of which 24 years in the – Supply Chain/ Contract Logistics services industry. He served for 13 years with AFL Logistics (Now FedEx) as Country Business Head for the Logistics and Supply Chain Solutions Business till 2005.
He is the Founder of Coign Consulting providing Logistics & SCM advisory and Infrastructure Design Consultancy service. Coign advices leading 3rd Party Contract Logistics companies, Manufacturing companies, Trading & Distribution firms, e-Commerce companies and Warehousing & Logistics infrastructure developers.
He has conceptualised and designed Supply Chain solutions and distribution networks for leading Indian and Multinational brands.
Coign Consulting is a leading Master Plan & Intra-Warehouse Layout Design company which optimizes storage capacities and operating efficiency.
In the supply chain infrastructure and warehouse layout design and fit-out space, Coign Consulting has an, collective domestic and international, experience of designing over 25 million square feet of modern warehouse floor layouts and Logistics Parks for Ambient, Cold Storages, Air-conditioned Warehouses, open yards and micro in-city distribution centres, catering to the Hi-Tech, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Agri-Commodity, Heavy Engineering, Printing, Auto Spares, Retail, e-Commerce, FMCG & Food Processing Industry.
AREAS OF CONSULTING
- Logistics Parks / Single Warehouse Master Planning Intra Warehouse Layout & Fit-out planning for Ambient, Air-con & Cold store Functional Specification Listing & Sourcing Warehouse Network Planning Pre-Occupation Site Audit Automation conceptualisation & Operating station/Furniture Design Process Documentation
- A faculty at SP Jain Institute of Management – Singapore and Dubai Campus Visiting Faculty at Institute of Supply Chain Management. IIM-A, ISB HYD, Grate Lakes Chennai Member Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) – Warehouse Certification Committee. Member – CII National Advisory Council Member CII Skill Development Council Member of Council of SCM Professionals. (CSCMP)Member of the National Disaster Management Authority – Govt. of India
1995 Part of the strategy development team for conceptualising and developing the Contract Logistics (CL) business in India.
1996 Upgraded the HUB and SPOKE model for the Express Transportation business
2000 Developed a comprehensive Contract Logistics Solutions model
2001 Built a world-class 3PL ERP system including WMS, TMS & CRM.
2003 Created world-class warehousing infrastructure of over One Million square feet in 50+ locations in India.
2006 Designed the first 3PL Integrated Logistics Park with multiple temperature facilities in Panvel.
2009 Designed the first Network of Private Agri-Logistics Parks in Rajasthan and Gujarat. This includes Cold storages for Potato and Coriander.
2010 Onwards all credits are to Coign Consulting
2015-16 Awarded “Best Supply Chain Consultant” by Supply Chain Management Professionals (SCMPro).
2016-17 Awarded “Supply Chain Consultant of the year” by TATA Strategic Management Group & CNBC TV-18.
2017-18 Awarded “Innovative Leader” by National Award for Excellence in Logistics