Dr. Anil Chinnabhandar, (D.Litt – Retail/SCM, M.E. – RMIT Melbourne, Australia, EMBA – Retail/SCM) is an Engineering and Supply chain professional; passionate about transforming businesses into more value driven, innovative and profitable organizations; demonstrated success in translating business vision and strategy into actions; respected proponent of change management and empowerment within high through-put environments;
Specialized in Engineering, Manufacturing, Omni-Retail, Planning and Supply Chain Management; worked with a number of Global and Indian organizations like Landmark group, Future group, Woolworths, Coles Myer, DHL-Exel, Super Cheap Auto, Corporate Express, Harper Collins, LG, Samsung, Schering Plough, Eli Lilly, BAX Global and Tupperware
Demonstrated success in end-to-end business solutions – design, develop and deliver Best-in-class operations including start-ups; champion of change through Business Process Redesign (BPR), developed Omni Retail driven infrastructure, systems including specialized last-mile delivery capabilities in India to exploit the recent explosion of Online business in India; brought measurable performance improvements.
India experience includes delivery of (green-field) hi thru-put warehouses (>3lac pieces/day – Apparel/GM) including setting up Pick-Pack-Ship automation lines for e-commerce; implemented variety of technology solutions i.e, TOC based Goldratt Retail planning & Optimization system, Retail planning suite, Paperless warehousing, Put-To-Light (PTL) & sortation systems, Voice picking, RFID solutions and Transport management solutions (TMS) including developing last mile track & trace and door delivery App
Renowned speaker within the Australian, Asia pacific and Indian Supply Chain community including APICS, SMART, MATEX, LAA, Asian Retail Congress, CII, 9.9 media, India warehousing show; writing regular columns for the local Retail, Tech & Logistics publications; awarded with 50 Most Talented Retail professional of India – Feb 2014; has published ‘Pocket book of Supply chain management’ a reference book, first of its kind in India