James Jaichander has over 26 years of experience in leading supply chain and logistics assignments in the areas of Information Technology, Strategy and Material Handling. Strategic warehouse layout planning, inventory profiling and base lining, storage systems and material handling equipment planning and execution, material movement process definition, mapping, GAP analysis, product customization, configuration, implementation,roll outs, training requirements and Go Live support and post Go Live support, planning and operations. Value Delivered to clients India Client Engagements • As a program manager managed nation-wide product selection, configuration and roll out of WM for Hindustan Unilever Limited, India. Multi site implementation and roll out for Mahindra & Mahindra, Asian Paints India Limited, Including configuration and integration support for Dematic ASRS and Conveyors. • Design of GF facility and warehouse processes for the line feeding store of a truck OEM that improved inventory tracking and reduced inventory variances • Multi site roll out of WMS for Murugappa Group dealing with trading spare parts such as abrasives and cutting tools. • For one of India’s largest CPG companies, planned various depot and factory warehouses involving basic material handling to mechanized and highly automated solutions supported by SAP-WMS driven processes. • Improved warehouse productivity through advanced slotting and warehouse process changes for automotive & manufacturing companies at their delivery centers and led development of software products from scratch in Distribution Requirement Planning, Warehouse Management, Network Planning, etc. Global Client Engagements Have managed multi-site roll out of best-of-breed Warehousing and distribution application globally including Europe, Middle East