Transport

Transport/Logistics Head (Bangalore)

Bangalore, Karnataka   |   Full time

We, at Ninjacart, are building the next generation supply chain that can change the way vegetables and fruits reach our plate and improve lives of India’s 58% workforce i.e farmers. Transport team at Ninjacart moves the produce from farm to store in less than 10 hours. 

As a Transport Head for Bangalore business unit, you will lead the procurement of our entire transport services, manage vendor and deliver a reliable logistics network at scale. This would cover all legs of logistics [long haul & Last mile]. You will work like an intrapreneur and provide logistics as a service to internal customers. 


Responsibilities

  • Own the complete transport services end to end - Buying, vendor management, driver management, Planning & deployment and tracking for First mile, mid-mile and last mile services
  • Deliver responsive and reliable transport solutions, while keeping the cost lower
  • Articulate any change or improvements in the mode of operations in respect to 3PL logistics and ensure the logistics partners comply
  • Own the monthly usage and payments to the 3PL partners and ensure the correct costs are paid off to the partners
  • Rethink and Innovate our logistics network and strategy to prepare Ninjacart for scale and future

Requirements 

  • 2 to 10 years of experience in the relevant field
  • People management: Ability to handle manpower in an effective way and specify tasks and effective utilization of the available resource
  • Negotiation & Communication skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Effective negotiations with external vendors
  • Business acumen: Belief & making operational strategies drive across the businesses. Has good business acumen, relentless focus, strong prioritization skills, and the ability to multitask while working in a highly charged environment
  • Adaptability: Capable of adopting any given situation and demonstrated personal accountability, strong work ethic and organizational skills with attention to detail

About Ninjacart

 

Ninjacart is India's Largest agri marketing platform, solving one of the toughest supply chain problems through technology. We connect vegetables and fruits farmers directly with businesses. At one end, we help farmers get better prices and deal with consistent demand and on another end, we help retailers to source fresh vegetables at competitive prices directly from farmers. We do this effectively at lower cost, better speed and larger scale using integrated supply chain powered by technology, data science, infrastructure and logistics network.

 

We move 150 Tonnes of vegetables from farm to 2000+ retailers on daily basis within 12 hours in Bangalore and Chennai. We are 450 people company. We are also the fastest growing startup in India currently with revenue growth to 70 Cr in two years. We work with 3000+ farmers and 2000+ retailers. We aim to grow to 1000 tonnes of daily volumes and expand to more cities in near future.

 

We are funded by Accel Partners, Nandan Nilekani, Mistletoe(Japan) & Qualcomm Ventures. To know more about us, visit https://goo.gl/n22Z5d

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