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ashraf khan
Head of Logistics & Transport , International Logistics Industry
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
20 years service in Indian Army. One year experience in UN Mission in Congo.
9 years experience in logistics industry.
Seeking senior role in Logistics / Movement Control / Transport / Administration / Security / conflict or post conflict areas.
Available on 2 months notice.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
Professional Experience:
• Management of a Logistics Business Unit with Overall P&L responsibility
• Cross border Transport / Logistics operations in East Africa.
• Management of Owned Transport fleet and Vendors’ fleet performance.
• Handling vessel discharge operations for containerized, break bulk and bulk cargo.
• Transport of steel products and mining produce.
• Warehousing and supply bases at multiple locations
• Remote Logistics, Logistics / Supply Base and Remote Site Management.
• Logistics projects / contracts at multiple locations.
• Mentoring and guiding warehousing and workshop teams, operations and procurement staff.
• Effective round the clock monitoring of operations.
• Improvement of quality of service, improvement of performance of staff.
• Establishment of SOPs for operations, purchases, routine expenditures, fuel management, HRM & Administration and finances.
• Preparation of Budget and monitoring of targets.
• Leadership and Man management.
Pre 2010:
Officer in Indian Army – Lt Col (1988 - 2009)
? Established & streamlined processes of Operations, Administration and Logistics.
? Made effective SOPs, developed operational policies, ensuring highest motivation of the manpower resulting into achieving maximum results.
? Handled a large fleet of different types of vehicles both owned as well as hired; provided efficient repair and recovery services.
? Managed various teams at multiple locations and ensured timely provision of Logistics support in most adverse conditions in under developed and difficult areas.

Some Important Assignments at Senior Level

Chief Logistics Officer (2001 – 2004)
? Designed supply chain and implemented logistics support to a force of more than four thousand personnel at multiple locations in difficult terrain
? Handled a large fleet of owned as well as hired transport.
? Established supply bases and warehouses at multiple locations.
? Managed workshops and repair/ recovery teams at different locations, maintaining optimum inventory levels and minimum down time of equipment.
? Designing and formalizing tenders for provisioning Logistics Services.

COO of a Unit of 850 personnel in UNITED NATIONS (January 05 - January 06)
? Was Officer In-charge for providing Logistics Support to establish a New Project in eastern CONGO. Operated at a regional level with a number of International agencies in Congo.
? Directing multi-functional teams, relief and humanitarian Logistics Operations.
? Logistics support to maintain and administer forces at multiple remote locations.
? Inbound supplies , warehousing and distribution by multiple transport means.
Professional Qualifications
• Executive Masters in International Business - Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.
• Diploma in Multi Modal Transport & Logistics Management: Institute of Rail Transport, Ministry of Railways.
• Advanced Programme in Retail Management – Indian Retail School, New Delhi.
• Staff Officers’ Course, Indian Army – General Management, Planning operations, Logistics and Administration of Units.
• Command Course, Indian Army – General Management, operations, Logistics and Administration of large units.
• B.A – JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University), New Delhi.
Affiliations and Achievements:
1. One year work experience with UN Peace Keeping Mission in Congo.
2. Well versed with East Africa and North of Gulf, CIS.
3. Logistics Business experience.

Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi
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