Jayashree Balachandran – The Co-Founding Director of Business School of Logistics and Shipping is a Zoology graduate from Women’s College, Kerala University, with a 22 years of experience in the International Logistics Industry. She is passionate about empowering & inspiring women to pursue Logistics as a career.
Started her career as Customer Service executive in 1992, who then rose to the position of Head of International Supply Chain at DHL Forwarding, India operations. As part of management development program in DHL, She underwent a one year Talent-Management Program at Welingkar Institute of Management, which honed her skills further on Operation Management.
When she decided to launch BSLS, she signed-off from DHL in 2014 to focus fully on imparting logistics education to young and aspiring minds. She now welcomes you on On-Board BSLS to discover your ‘World of Opportunities’ in the Logistics Industry.`
John Prakash – The Co-Founding Director of Business School of Logistics and Shipping. He is a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Loyola Institute of Business Administration and bachelor degree in Commerce from Loyola College Chennai.
Has a total of 25 years of experience in the Logistics Industry that he started in the year 1990 . Is a specialist is Sales & Marketing of Liner Service of Containerized cargo. Had been with Mitsui-OSK-Lines, American President Lines and Maersk Line & Nile Dutch, container shipping line since 1990 to 2015 .
Has wide spread knowledge of express domestic logistics in setting up of distribution network for express courier Industry
Has a passion to empower youngsters with knowledge and skill to become employable in the Logistics Industry, by sharing practical and real-time experiences of the Industry. A good motivator to inspire young minds.
Shivaranjini Alagarraj – is a passionate logistics and supply chain professional. She holds a masters in business administration in Supply chain and Marketing Management from VIT University Vellore and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering.
In her experience spanning over a decade in the industry, she has worked in a multitude of domains including sales, operations, consulting and customer relationship management at various capacities in organizations like Kuehne Nagel, Beroe Consulting and Expeditors. She started her career from handling warehousing and distribution services, moving to warehousing solutions consulting and then into supply chain solutions sales.
She later held the position of key accounts manager wherein she handled global clients supporting, advocating and mediating supply chain solutions for them. Her rich and varied experience enables her to offer an excellent combination of skills and knowledge of the industry. She is keen in igniting the young minds as future logisticians through her experience and playing a role in shaping up their careers in the field.
J K Raghu
J K Raghu – Is a mathematics Graduate from the Madras University. A thoroughbred professional in Customs clearance procedure, which he specialized over 27 years of his career that started in 1992 with Lee & Muirhead.
He was the Team Head at DHL Logistics Pvt Ltd, till 2014 for Import/Export of back office operation of Air & Ocean Freight & EDI. From 2015 he is an independent Consultant and an academician.
He is an Awardee from the Tamil Chamber of Commerce for filing highest number of Bills of Entry ,Shipping Bills & Customs Duty payment paid at the Chennai Customs in the years- 2010, 2011 & 2012.
As an Outspoken young girl out of college from south of Tamil Nadu,she stepped into this Metro City with a job of a medical representative – a quiet unheard of a woman becoming a medical representative in early 90’s.But for her,geneder is merely a word.
As an inquisitive person with thirst for learning, she took up all the more challenginng job in shipping.Her first job was with Bengal Tiger line in 1996.Her Knowledge in shipping grew along with her ground level experience .She started developing a core love and passion for shipping and logistics.
with 28years of experience ,she posses fairly good knowledge in almost all facets of shipping ,supply chain and logistics.
Today she is a first generation enterpreneure owning her own logistics firm.
As a responsible individual,Subhashree has few trusts that share a helping hand in empowering physically challanged and blind individuals.
Aishwarya brings with her fourteen years of work experience in HR & Training, Personal Branding and an Image Consultant. She has worked with different verticals of Insurance, KPO, BPO and publishing sectors.
She is certified by Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers, Certified Trainer from Indian Society for Training and Development, Certified IELTS British Council Trainer, a DISC administrator from Thomas Assessments and a certified TTT from the Dale Carnegie and a certified Writer in Creating English.
She is an enterprising leader possessing a global mindset, and a strong quantitative and conceptual abilities to motivate personnel towards achieving organizational objectives and adhering to industry’s best practices.
In training, her expertise lies in the field of designing the programme plan, delivering through active learning methods, using different assessment tools and evaluating the complete training cycle. The training methodology is tailored to suit different needs and levels to ensure that learning happens with a fun-filled environment.
Linda from “The City of Joy”, with over three decades of extensive experience in Ocean Carrier transportation. She is a graduate in English Literature from South City College, Kolkata and has also completed a leadership course “The Bulletproof Managers” from Crestcom. Her core competency is Process Management, Customer Service and Documentation. An expert in promoting customer satisfaction with strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
She had designed and created a strategic induction training program for new customer support joinees in liner and was awarded the Intra-Regional Quality Process Management Award for India by APL. Her Customer Service Leadership success resulted, her team in APL – South East India being recognized as the best customer service for three consecutive years. She successfully transformed the booking system from manual to automation. During the transition from APL to CMA, she had trained the entire South East India and Sri Lanka- Customer Support Team on CMA Systems.