Logistics Executive Group announces India partnership

Specialist executive search firm opens two new offices.
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Australian-owned specialist executive search firm, Logistics Executive Group yesterday announced a partnership with Milestone Consulting Group India.

Logistics Executive has been serving customers in India since the opening of its India operations in Mumbai in February 2010.

Throughout that time, the Logistics Executive Group has continually looked to introduce new services and offices to meet the increasing market demands for Executive Search and Recruitment services with strong international practices. The desire to do so has led to the formal partnership with the Milestone Consulting Group.

This partnership will significantly expand the current footprint of Logistics Executive India with new offices to be opened in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai.

Along with ramped up operations, the partnership will allow Logistics Executive India to offer an enhanced range of services including Accredited Training, Specialist Learning and Development programmes, HR Talent Mapping, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Business Intelligence and Supply Chain consulting.

“We are delighted to announce the partnership with Milestone Consulting and the opening of our new offices,” said Kim Winter, group CEO for Logistics Executive Group.

Winter went on to say that “With Logistics and Supply Chain being a key driver of growth in Indian economy, the timely investment in this partnership will set a platform for enhanced international standard HR services. These services will help position Indian and MNC companies in India to take advantage of these opportunities by ensuring their staff development and talent programmes world class and they can compete on a global stage”.

The new venture, Logistics Executive India will be led by L.R.Sridhar, managing director for India and the Subcontinent, who was the founder of the Milestone Consulting Group.

L.R. Sridhar over four decades has been a leading figure in the development of India’s Logistics and Supply Chain sector. He brings a track record of success in express cargo, international freight forwarding, port operations and bulk, containerised cargo. He has held senior executive leadership positions with Sical Logistics Group, TNT Skypak, SembCorp Logistics, AFL (now Fedex) and Lemuirhead.

Until recently, Sridhar was advisor logistics and infrastructure with Welspun Group World’s top three manufacturers of Steel industrial products. Currently, he is the managing trustee of MILE Foundation, an education and training provider to shipping and logistics industry and is the founder & CEO of Milestone Consulting Group.

“This is an exciting time for us” said Sridhar. “The opportunity to truly integrate training and internships to job placement and to be better positioned to develop executive talent whilst helping to drive business and supply chain performance through our real time Business Consulting and 4PL services for Logistics and Supply Chain Management sector is a unique service offering in India”.

This partnership will enable us bring in the extensive global expertise and the networking capabilities through Logistics Executive, particularly since the Logistics & Supply Chain Management business drivers are no longer just local but global.

“Throughout our business consulting projects we are everyday reminded of the importance of up-skilling of Executive talent and the need for a greater focus in this area, this partnership offers support to this to degree not seen in India in the past,” said Sridhar.

The company will celebrate the new partnership in a series of executive CEO Briefings to commence in Mumbai on the 30th April 2013.

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