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WAREHOUSE MANAGER

About Candidate

dipakskulathe@gmail.com | +91 8200677049 | Surat. DIPAK KULATHE
PROFILE
Strategic Leader; offering over +10 years of experiences, including +4 years of experience in Port Operation Liquid & Dry Cargo Operation, Container Terminal Operation, +2 years of experience in Logistics Dispatch & Packing, Import-Export Documentation, Vessel Clearance Documentation Operation in Manufacturing and Exim Department. +4 years of experience in Supply Chain & Logistics Management, Warehouse Management, Inventory/Return Inbound-Outbound Management, Handling Short Center Warehouse Managements.
sssseEXPERIENCE
Warehouse Manager – Rts Operation | Ecom Express Ltd – Surat.
June’ 2023 – Till date.
Current wing – RTS Center’s.
– Managing Sixteen Return Centers & One 40,000 Sq ft Sort Center W/h Operation in Surat Gujarat.
– Reduced process bottleneck’s by training and coaching employees on practices
Produced, and performances strategies.
– Internal auditing all the Centers with necessary checkpoints.
– Expands cross-functional organizational capacity by collaborating across departments on common goals.
– Maximized performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team members.
– Cross trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
– Driving Daily / Weekly / Monthly Scorecards /Performance Matrix to create analysis allowing driving business results. (Delivery Conversion, Pick Up, RTO, NDR, UDBAD, Fake, & CEO/Social Media Escalations along with RCA.)
– Working on Reconciliation & Reducing RTO% through innovation in process and product Defining
– Product Defining, SOPs and ensuring that the SOPs / Guidelines adhered to the ground.
– Monitoring FIFO Process for RTO, RVP shipments.
– Responsible for driving & achieving the performance metrics.
– Ensure process compliance & corrective deviation from any process.
– Close co-ordination with LH team to get the load on time to the DCs.
– Highlighting daily leakages and take corrective action on time.
– Follow up for monthly invoices from vendors; invoice reconciliation, submission & payment follow up.
– Training on 5s activities, Lean Management, EHS Awareness & EHS Policies.
Asst. Manager – Sort Center Operation | Allcargo Supply Chain Pvt Ltd – Surat.
Sep’2022 – June’ 2023
– Responsible for maintaining proper Middle-Mile Operation & Returns center Process. Should own the shifts and manage/troubleshoot run time issues with proper communication and escalations. Working with the vendor to ensure smooth function of the Amazon transportation operations. Handling inbound, sortation and outbound activities based out of the sort centers.
– Supervising over +250 Of-roll manpower in the shorting center of the company Monitoring Floor Operation the daily shipments around +1 lakh on a regular basis.
– Reviewing of incoming and outgoing shipments; communicating with the warehouse workers and other works related to it, assisting them with concerns and problems on the work floor.
– Ensuring that the products are maintained in the organized manner; to maintain the product quality.
– Utilizing the optimum warehouse assets and implementing the workers’ safety & health regulations.
– Maintaining Gross Margin <25% by monitoring daily PnL Vendors and Local Vendors Payment Records.
– Resolve any arising problems & complaints. Implement 5S and sharing Kaizen on monthly bases, Daily Huddle with Operation Staff EHS Policies, 5S activities, Lean Management, EHS Awareness, Training on weekly basis as per EHS Compliance.
– Responsible for driving & achieving the performance metrics.
– Plan to Vehicles Loading Unloading Shipments. Monitoring transport costs, Understanding city level pickup operations and implement new processes
Asst. Manager – Rts Operation | Ecom Express Ltd – Surat.
Oct’ 2021 – Sep’ 2022
– Vendor management. Manage the No of Nine RTO Center’s Operations and Ensuring delivered the shipments to vendor are being done in timely manner at the least cost.
– Team building, Manpower Roster Planning, Soft skills training & on job retraining of staff & resources.
– Responsible for driving & achieving the performance metrics.
– Ensure process compliance & corrective deviation from any process.
– Close co-ordination with LH team to get the load on time to the DCs.
– Arranging calls with support functions to reduce the exceptions in , shortages.
– Monitored expenditures to mitigate risk of overages.
– Accomplished multiple tasks within established timeframes.
– Follow up for monthly invoices from vendors; invoice reconciliation, submission & payment follow up.
– Training on 5s activities, Lean Management, EHS Awareness & EHS Policies.
– Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
SR. Executive | Flipkart – DC – Large Warehouse – Vapi.
Aug’ 2019 – May’ 2021.
– Drive Dc – Large Warehouse level metrics.
– Managing Large DC Operation in 1,40,000 sq ft area.
– Handling +150 Ground associate staff which including 5 Exe reporting.
– Performed statistical analyses to forecast team needs.
– Vendor management.
– Responsible for maintaining proper full goods inventory level assigned area/location utilizing system FLO Planning Modules.
– Complete pending shipment reconciliation for floor hygiene.
– Highlighting daily leakages and take corrective action on time.
– Conduct Root Cause Analysis for exceptions and take preventive actions.
– Fraud prevention activity and recovery.
– Content verification for high value RTO. Monitoring Shipment Damage Level, Maintain RTO, RVP, Return Inventory IWIT Process.
– Plan Manages & Maximizing all inventory functions & Inventory reconciliation Process (STOKE TAK/GTPL) & WALL TO WALL INVENTORY COUNT.
– Training on 5s activities, Lean Management, EHS Awareness & EHS Policies. Route analysis and cost optimization practices.
– Managed the Inbound, Outbound, Returns and consolidation processes inside the Warehouse; ensured the timely deliveries with no SKUs mismatch.
– Implemented the cost saving initiative and increased the efficiency of deliveries; tracked the inventory on daily basis.
– Analyzed the daily product and supply levels to anticipate inventory problems and shortages; managed the Inventory Tracking System to record deliveries, shipments, and stock level.
Asst. Manager – Import-Export | Surya Exim Ltd – Surat.
Aug’ 2017 – Aug’ 2019
– Prepare Documents & Follow-up with Shipping Line for DO release, Pre & post shipments, i.e. booking slip, delivery order, BL manifesting, BL issuing as per LC Terms and conditions, Issuing LC to suppliers. All back office work related to Export/Import and Shipments.
– Arranging Insurance policy/certificate from Insurance Company. Handling EXIM Documentation work. Handling freight and logistics negotiation with service provider for Export and Import shipment. Provide freight and logistics related solution to Marketing team, direct negotiation and communication with foreign client and service provider. Dealing with local CHA / Forwarder / Transporter finalized rate and clearance.
– Handling Break Bulk Vessel’s (Steam Coal), Pertaining to Pre-post shipment documentation. Checking Statement of Facts (SOF), Prepare lay-time calculation & Bunker Reports. Co-Ordinate with Vessel Agent & Owner. Make Bill of Landing, COO, LOI, Invoicing, Insurance, Sales Agreement, Voyage Instruction. Handling Vessel’s related supporting documentation,
– Negotiate transportation rates or services. Directing all transportation activities. Developing transportation relationships. Monitoring transport costs. Allocating and recording resources and movements on the transport planning system.
– Internal follow up for Payment, export-import, transporters’ and cross country shipments original Documents for further process.
Sr. Documentation Supervisor – LT CDU Dept | Global Innove Source
(C/o. Adani Hazira Port) – Surat.
May’ 2013 – June’ 2017
– CARGO RECEIPT & DISPATCH: Vessel wise Data updating of Import General Manifest-(I.G.M.),Import Application-(I.A.), Export Application-(E.A.), Shipping Order-(S.O.) Shipping Bill-(S.B.), Vessel Delivery Order, Bill Of Entry-(B.O.E.), Importer Delivery Order, Report Generation. Indent Passing& BILL OF ENTRY. APMS transaction data entry & monitoring tank stock levels.
– DOCUMENTS PLANNING: Planning Documentation ( Vessel Stowage Plan, Discharge Sequence, Loading Unloading Plan, Shipping Bill, Line DO, Bill Of Lending, Custom Clearance Documents, IGM/EGM,) Lay time calculation of the vessel.
– WEIGH-BRIDGE OPERATION: Monitor WB Operation& Periodically Coordinate Stock levels. Chemical Tanker Loading Unloading Operation,
– CUSTOMER SUPPORT: Dealing with IMPORTER/EXPORTER nominated transporter. Maintaining updated transporter authority Letter & Delivery Order.
– LIAISONING: Custom Liaising Non Objection Certificate-(N.O.C.).Stock certification, Furnishing required data. Communication with Customer, IMPORTER/EXPORTER/CHA.
– SAFETY: Adhere to Safety Norms & EHS Policies of the Company.
ACHIEVEMENTS
– Occupational Health & Safety Ms. – ISO 45001 (Skillmart Security Auditor) – 2020.
– 1st Gladiator Awards – Immense contribution for Surat Return in Peak Season – Jan 2022.
– Best Kaizen in Month of Dec-22(All cargo).
– Star of the Month – Feb-23, (All cargo)
– On the 15th Feb-23 the Senior Management team of Meesho Mr. Ayush (Associate Director) they honored and happy on the Work Flow which is according to Six Sigma Process and 5S Process at the warehouse (Jan-23 Six Lakh Shipment Delivered Only Two Shipment’s was a Ops miss – Operation Going with 99.99% accuracy.)
– 2nd Gladiator Awards – For Shaping and controlling Surat Rts Ops & Performing at Top Level in all the KPI’s – (Ecom Express).
– I have been honored with Good Leadership Book from Mr. COO – Vishwachetan (Ecom Express).
EDUCATION
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION {MBA} – SEP 2009 – FEB 2011
SMU-DE University | NG-IITM – Surat, Gujarat, India.
Field of Study – Business Administration.
BACHELOR OF COMMERCE {B.COM} – JUN 2005 – APR 2007
VNSGU University | Surat, Gujarat, India.
Field of Study – Commerce.
SKILLS & INTERESTS
 Strategic planning
 Creative problem solving
 Analytical and Critical Thinking
 Teamwork and Collaboration
 Decision-Making
 Policies and procedures
 Excellent Communication
 Port & Terminal Management
 Shipping Logistics Management.
 Operational Excellence.
 People Management.
PERSONAL DETAILS
Name – Dipak Shivaji Kulathe.
DoB – 11th Dec. 1983.
Marital Status – Married.
Add – 135, Madhuvan Banglow, Masma Olpad, Surat – 394540.

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