Atul Bhakta

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Managing Director
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One World Express


Atul Bhakta is the Managing Director of One World Express, a global distributor of parcels with a focus on e-commerce. Atul has considerable expertise in e-commerce, web development and IT. His vision has led to One World Express creating bespoke state of the art software solutions that have assisted online sellers expand their business through cross border selling and localized warehousing for efficient returns management. He can advise on how to sell your products online, export overseas and use multiple channel delivery options in the most cost effective way. Atul holds a BA ( Hons ) Accounting and Finance degree from Manchester Polytechnic (now Manchester Metropolitan University) and went to study and complete exams for both The Chartered Certified (ACCA) and a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA). In his spare time Atul enjoys playing squash, swimming, practicing his non-existent golfing skills and spending time with his family. In 18 years, Atul Bhakta has grown One World Express based on solid values, principles and ethics into a company that employs approximately 150 people Worldwide. 80 in the UK Head Office, 45 in Shenzhen, China, 10 in Hangzhou, China and 15 in New Jersey, USA. The Company has made a huge investment in Birmingham, UK where it expects to create over a 140 new jobs in the next 3 years. Adding to this venture is a state of the art automatic parcel sorting plant which will give One World Express a sorting capacity of over 225,000 parcels per day. The sorter will also arm the company in capturing the weight, volume and image of every single parcel that will be processed through their new hub in Birmingham. Under Atul’s leadership One World Express has grown from processing 150 shipments per night in 2010 to over 70,000 Cross Border Shipments per night off peak in 2016 with a projection of processing over 200,000 Shipments a night in the peak season of 2016. The company has grown through the recession year on year and many have classed this growth as "off the charts results". During 2016, two new revolutionary E commerce platforms have been launched with a Global roll out vision. These platforms will manage Chinese supply chain, Cross Border Shopping and Logistics Solutions.

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