Providing world-standard HR for SCM
The partnership between Milestone Consulting Group and Logistics Executive Group aims at expanding the latter’s footprints with new offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai.
c hennai-based Milestone Consulting Group, a business consulting and 4PL service provider, recently tied up with Australiabased Logistics Executive Group (which has been in India since 2010) to tap the growing potential of logistics business in India. Both the companies are engaged in human resource development service for the logistics and supply chain management sector. The new joint venture – Logistics Executive India –will be opening three new offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai each offering a range of services including accredited training, talentmapping, recruitment process outsourcing and business intelligence in the logistics sector. In fact, in the next two years, the company is also planning to set up a reputed training academy in India for the training and outsourcing skilled manpower in the industry, informed LR Sridhar, MD – India and Subcontinent, Logistics Executive India and Founder, Milestone Consulting Group. According to Sridhar, the Indian logistics industry has grown vertically since 10 years now, but the skilled manpower is not per international standards. He said, “Every year, many multi-national companies are entering India as business potential is enormous here. However, to cater to the global clients, we need international-standard services and manpower. Unfortunately, we don’t have skilled manpower in logistics industry and thus, we intend to improve this through our services. We intend to create a talent pool, offer recruiting, consulting and provide our expertise at every level of human resources. With this partnership, we will bring in global-level expertise and networking capabilities offering a full cycle of human resource services.” Talking about the partnership with an Indian operator, Kim Winter, Group CEO, Logistics Executive Group said, “With logistics and supply chain being a key driver of growth in Indian economy, the investment in this partnership will set up a platform for Indian and MNC companies in India to take advantage of these opportunities. We will be developing their staff development and talent programmes with which they can compete on a global stage.” Furthermore, Sridhar adds, “The opportunity to truly integrate training and internships to job-placement, to be better positioned to develop executive talent whilst helping to drive business and supply chain performance through our real-time business consulting and 4PL services for logistics and SCM is a unique service offering in India”.