Container Train Management

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Terminal Management

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Management

PLIPL was established to carry forward the common vision of three entrepreneurs who have set out to make a difference to the Logistics sector in India.

Promoter Team

Rajnish Kumar
Rajnish Kumar is a civil servant (Indian Railway Traffic Services) turned entrepreneur. During his stint with Indian Railways for more than a decade, he worked in various capacities over Indian railway network.

Rajnish Kumar then worked in the Multi Modal industry leader – Container Corporation of India for 5 years. He worked as Area Head in South India, and subsequently Head of the two largest ICDs in India – Tughlakabad and Dadri.

Rajnish Kumar then joined as COO & Head Strategy in Gateway Rail Freight Ltd – The largest private sector
multi – modal operator in India. His tenure with GRFL saw many landmark achievements : -

Conceptualizing the Business plan of GDL’s foray into Rail logistics.
Conceptualizing and creating a major logistics park at Sanehwal, Ludhiana.
Conceptualizing a Logistics Park at Faridabad.
Creating a container rake fleet of 19 trains – the highest amongst all private sector operators.
Building a pan – India customer base that includes the best in the Industry ranging from Jindal Steel, Maruti Udyog, Hero Scooter, Hero Honda, Sona Koyo, Mitsubishi, Tilda Rice, Honda Motors, Allana, etc.
Taking the company, from ZERO to an annual turnover of Rs. 180 crores in a short period of 30 months.
Building cutting edge IT systems for multi modal logistics.
Operating a fleet of more than 225 tractor – trailers.

Indian Railways (1992 – 2000)
Indian Railway Traffic Services (IRTS) officer, served in various capacities in the department

CONCOR (2001 – 2005)
Area head of CONCOR in South India for close to 3 years
Head of CONCOR’s two largest ICDs - Tughlakabad (Delhi) and Dadri for almost 2 years

Gateway Rail Freight (2006 – 2009)
COO & Head Strategy of Gateway Rail Freight Ltd. (GRFL) (subsidiary of Gateway Distriparks), responsible for strategy, planning, project development and rail operations
Achievements in GRFL during his tenure:- Conceptualizing the business plan of GDL’s foray into rail logistics
Conceptualizing and creating four ICDs within a period of 3 years
Creating a container rake fleet of 19 trains – the highest amongst all private sector operators
Building a pan – India customer base, Operating a fleet of 225 tractor – trailers, Building cutting edge IT systems for multi modal logistics
Taking the company, from zero to an annual turnover of Rs. 180 crores in a short period of 30 Months
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Amit Kumar
Amit Kumar, too, is an ex-IRTS officer, having cut his teeth in Bulk Logistics as Area Heads at Bokaro, Haldia, Talcher and Tatanagar (Jamshedpur) and graduating to positions as Head of Control and Operations while working in South Eastern Railways.

Amit Kumar then worked with the Multi Modal industry leader – Container Corporation of India for 5 years. He worked at the Corporate Office with the responsibility of managing Domestic Business in its entirety. He also headed ICD Tughlakabad – the largest ICD in India, while in CONCOR.

Amit Kumar then joined as Head – ICD Businesses in Gateway Rail Freight Ltd – The largest private sector multi – modal operator in India. The profile and responsibilities of this assignment included : -

Conceptualizing the Business Plan of GDL’s foray in Container Rail Sector.
Marketing and Sales of EXIM business.
Operations and management of all the terminals of GRFL.
Management of GRFL’s fleet of 225 tractor-trailers based in Mumbai, Gurgaon and Ludhiana.
Strategizing and conceptualizing expansion plans.
Building cutting edge IT systems for multi modal logistics

Indian Railways (1992 – 2001)
Indian Railway Traffic Services (IRTS) officer
Area head for bulk logistics in Bokaro, Haldia, Talcher and Tatanagar (Jamshedpur)
Head of control and operations at various Railways Divisional HQs in South Eastern Railways

CONCOR (2001 – 2006)
Managed CONCOR’s domestic container business
Headed CONCOR’s largest ICD Tughlakabad (Delhi) and DCT, Okhla for almost 2 years

Gateway Rail Freight (2006 – 2009)
Senior VP and Head – ICD Businesses, responsible for sales and marketing, terminal management and cold chain logistics
Landmark achievements in GRFL during his tenure.:- Conceptualizing the business Plan of GDL’s foray in Container Rail Sector
Building a pan – India customer base, Sales and marketing of EXIM business, Building cutting edge IT systems for multi modal logistics
Establishing and managing all the terminals of GRFL, Management of GRFL’s fleet of 225 tractor-trailers based in Mumbai, Gurgaon and Ludhiana
Building cutting edge IT systems for multi modal logistics
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Durgesh Govil
Experienced Ex Indian Railway Service of Engineers Cadre officer
Varied experience with Indian Railways at South Eastern Railway for 12 years at different locations in various capacities and 3 years with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited for Gauge Conversion, New lines, Doubling projects
Thereafter with private sector has developed 3 Rail linked ICDs at Gateway Rail Freight Ltd as Vice President and then development of 4 Private Freight Terminals cum ICDs at Kribhco Infrastructure Ltd as Executive Director
Vast projects experience of all sorts in different geographical locations
Civil Engineer from IIT Chennai
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Sanjay Mawar
Sanjay Mawar has been active in Infrastructural ventures and Logistics sector and has a very rich overseas exposure.

Professional entrepreneur
LLB from Faculty of Law Delhi University
Experience of more than two decades in infrastructure and logistics sector with rich overseas exposure
Expertise in land acquisition, licenses and liaising
Responsible for land acquisition, licenses, finance, administration and corporate affairs
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Industry-wide experienced technical and execution team

R. K. Bhasin, Senior Advisor
More than 20 years experience in the field of logistics
Worked with the Indian Railways, CONCOR and Gateway Rail Freight Ltd
Rich experience in terminal operations having headed both CONCOR’s and Gateway’s terminal in Ludhiana
Headed operations department at ICD TKD during his stint with CONCOR
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Ravi Kwatra, Head – IT
Experience of 18 years, expertise in logistic IT infrastructure
Worked with Computrack, a firm in providing inventory updation services for container location on handheld radio terminals in CONCOR at ICD Tughlakabad, ICD Dadri, DCT Okhla and ICD Loni
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Mohd. Athar Shams, GM – Sales & Marketing
Over six years of experience in sales and marketing across Electronics, Cement &Multi Modal Logistics industries
Worked with Samtel Color Limited, Cement Division of Jaypee Group and Gateway Rail Freight Limited
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Anand Mohan Jha, CEO, Pristine Mega Food Park
Anand has over 14 years of experience spanning across Agri inputs sales, Procurement & Supply Chain of agro commodities and Government and Infrastructure advisory with focus on Economic and Cluster Development. Post his operational stints in Agri Input sales and Procurement & Supply Chain functions, he moved to Government & Infrastructure Advisory and has worked extensively with Central and State Governments, Multilateral Agencies, Industry Associations and Private Sector entities in devising and implementing Programmes and Schemes for development of agro and food processing infrastructure across value chain.

Anand brings a rich blend of industry and operational experience, advisory and project implementation. The assignments led by him involved Programme Management, Project Management, Knowledge Leadership and Policy Advocacy. In his previous experience, he had worked with Indo-American Hybrid Seeds (India) Pvt. Ltd, ITC Ltd. (Agri Business Division), IL&FS Ltd. and Grant Thornton India LLC. Anand is a graduate in Agriculture Science and holds PG Diploma in Agribusiness Management from National Institute of Agriculture Extension Management (a.k.a MANAGE), Hyderabad.
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Aviral Jain, COO, Kanpur Logistics Park Pvt Ltd
B Tech ( Electrical ) from IIT Kanpur
Prior to joining Pristine Group, has worked for MNC Schlumberger
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P. K. Mishra, Snr. GM Finance
Qualified Company Secretary & CA ( Professional Exam ) with 18 years of experience
Earlier held senior positions at Shriram Group, Munjal Auto Industries, Hero Group
Looks after the functions at PLIPL levels including all subsidiaries
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