10:30 - 12:00

Grand Inaugural Address

This session will host distinguished ministers and leaders from the logistics industry, sharing their visionary perspectives and insights to pave the way for a future of innovation and collaboration in the dynamic world of logistics.

Shashi Kiran Shetty

Founder and Chairman
Allcargo Group

Dr. Cornelis Paul de Man

Senior Vice President, Cargo Sales
Turkish Airlines

Dushyant Mulani

Brihanmumbai Custom Brokers Association

Shankar Shinde

Federation of Freight Forwarders' Associations in India

12:00 - 01:00

Navigating the Future of the Shipping Industry: A Key Driver for National GDP Growth

As a cornerstone of global trade, the shipping industry plays a vital role in driving economic growth and development. Leveraging significant advantages, India has the potential to grow towards becoming a USD 5 trillion economy. This session aims to explore the Indian Shipping Industry’s global competitiveness and its potential for future growth.


S Ramakrishna

Managing Director
Balaji Mariline

Mukesh Oza

Group President and CEO
Samsara Group

Hakan Cevik

Managing Partner
Akkon Lines

Dharmendra Gangrade

Head of Logistics Management Centre
Larsen & Toubro

Savir Julka


Animesh Gupta

President and Group Chief Logistics Officer
Jindal Steel & Power

Ashish Kumar

Chief Chartering, Operations & Maritime Sustainability Group Shipping
Tata Steel

13:00 - 14:30

Networking Break

14:30 - 15:30

India's Logistics Leap: Unleashing Growth Across Multi-Modal Logistics

In today’s world, logistics serves as crucial gateways for international trade and commerce. India can unlock its logistics potential, bolstering economic growth and cementing its position as a logistics leader in the global arena. This panel discussion will focus on India's logistics leap and the multi-fold growth potential across air, ocean, and surface transport.


Chaitaly Mehta

EKF Logistics

Latha Narayan

Director Commercial APAC, Australasia and Indian Sub-Continent
Etihad Cargo

Ashish Asaf

Group Managing Director & CEO
S.A. Consultants & Forwarders

Subrat Sahoo

Vice President / Head, Supply Chain Management
JSW Steel

Arush Kishore

Head, Integrated Operations (Liquid & Gas)
Reliance Industries

Umesh Joshi

Head - Supply Chain

15:30 - 16:30

Contract Logistics as an enabler to Streamline Operations & Enhance Supply Chain Efficiency

In an ever-changing business landscape, contract logistics emerges as a strategic enabler for shippers, providing them with the tools and expertise to navigate complex logistics challenges, optimise inventory, and improve overall operational performance. Join us to unlock the potential of contract logistics and take your logistics capabilities to new heights.


Pavithran M Kallada

Managing Director - India

Raju V

Business Head and Senior Vice President – 3PL and Contract Logistics
Allcargo Logistics

Raaj Jobanputra

JW Group

Shaik Asad Parwez

Head Logistics and Warehousing
V-Guard Industries

Anil Pote

Logistics - Leader
Owens Corning

16:30 - 17:30

Building the Aviation Industry of Tomorrow: Airports, Airlines, Policy and Technology

The air cargo industry in India has been on an upward trajectory, witnessing consistent growth. This panel discussion serves as a cross-industry dialogue on the future of the air cargo industry in India, bringing together key stakeholders from the logistics industry, airports, airlines, policymakers, technology providers and shippers.


Yashpal Sharma

Managing Director
Skyways Group

Ramesh Mamidala

Head Cargo
Air India

Manoj Singh

Chief Cargo Officer
Adani Airport Holding

Sanjiv Edward

Chief Executive Officer - Cargo & Logistics
GMR Group

Krishna Prabhu

Senior Director and Business Head - Air/Surface Express & Warehousing

Surendra Deodhar

Head - Supply Chain Management
Reliance Life Sciences

10:30 - 11:30

Moving the Extraordinary: Rising Opportunities and Reducing Risks

Project Cargo plays a vital role in the development of any country as large-scale projects and infrastructure developments are driving global growth. With the right expertise, technology, and innovative solutions, the Project Cargo industry is well-positioned to thrive. This session delves into global developments, best practices, and growth opportunities.


Nailesh Gandhi

Managing Director
Express Group of Companies

Capt. Pankaj Mehrotra

CEO - Shipping Agency
Samsara Group

Supal Shah

Chief Executive Officer
Sarjak Container Lines

Shashi Kant Misra

Lead - SCM& Logistics
L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering

Anand Iyer

Head - Corporate Exim and Commercial
Thermax Limited

11:30 - 12:30

Revolutionizing LCL Logistics: Empowering Shippers through Technology-driven Growth

LCL services offer enhanced market access for businesses and contribute to the growth of international trade.  This panel discussion centres on the convergence of LCL shipments and technology, investigating how technology is revolutionizing efficiency and visibility, and expanding the capabilities of LCL shipping to meet the evolving needs of businesses.


Satish Lakkaraju

Senior Vice President
Wiz Freight

Alagappan Srinivasan

FreightBridge Logistics

Amit Maheshwari

Founder & Managing Director
Softlink Global

Rohan Dixit

Director - Business Development
Clearship Group

Mohit Jauhari

Head SCM
Shriram Pistons & Rings

Deepak Vazirani

Director Supply Chain
Skechers South Asia

12:30 - 13:30

Empowering India's Role as the Pharmacy of the World with Resilient Logistics

The Indian pharmaceutical industry is experiencing remarkable growth, registering a growth of 125% over the last decade. This growth is backed by a resilient supply chain network ensuring safe, efficient, and timely delivery. Providing an overview of pharmaceutical logistics, this session will empower industry-wide growth and drive the logistics industry to further support the pharmacy of the world.


Satish Lakkaraju

Senior Vice President
Wiz Freight

S. Burak Omeroglu

Vice President, Cargo Sales (Middle East and South Asia)
Turkish Airlines

Vaibhav Vohra

Managing Director
Continental Carriers

Peter Musola

Head Cargo Commercial
Kenya Airways

Sreenivas Rao Nandigam

Global Head of Supply Chain
Sun Pharma

Bharat Bhushan Rathi

Head Distribution and Logistics
Mankind Pharma

13:30 - 15:00

Networking Break

15:00 - 16:00

Advancing Digital Frontiers: Transforming Logistics with Technology

By leveraging technologies, logistics companies are optimizing operations, reducing costs, enhancing customer experiences, & driving sustainable growth. Delve into emerging trends and the transformative potential of technologies to gain a detailed understanding of the evolving landscape.


Tej Contractor

Chairman, Advisory Body Information Technology (ABIT)

Meheriar Patel

Group Chief Information Officer & Digital Solutions
Jeena and Co.

Liji Nowal

CEO and Founder
ODeX India Solutions

Antony Joseph Kitherian Xavier

Founder & CEO
Entoss Technologies

Ashutosh Srivastava

Chief Operating Officer - AJIO Platform
Reliance Retail

Vipul Aggarwal

Head of Planning and Logistics

Ajit Kolhe

Head - IT (CIO & CDO)
VIP Industries

16:00 - 17:00

Digitizing the Skies: Embracing Next-Gen Air Cargo Operations

Discover the digital revolution is reshaping air freight operations as airlines, cargo handlers, shippers, and technology providers unite to optimize real-time tracking, enhance visibility, and achieve seamless connectivity in the air cargo ecosystem. Explore collective endeavours of the aviation industry in optimizing supply chain visibility and tracking.


Gagan Aggarwal

Associate Director, Supply Chain / Procurement Operations

Rajesh Menon

Regional Head of Cargo - South Asia, Middle East and Africa
Cathay Cargo

Joyce Tai

Executive Vice President Worldwide Partnerships and Managing Director APAC
WebCargo by Freightos

Saurabh Gupta

Senior Vice President - Head Global Supply Chain

Surendra Deodhar

Head - Supply Chain Management
Reliance Life Sciences

Vijayanand Choudhury

Global Head SCM
STL - Sterlite Technologies

10:30 - 11:30

Empowering Domestic Logistics for Business Excellence

This session focuses on recent government initiatives and statutory changes, illustrating their transformative impact on the domestic logistics landscape. Discover how these changes can translate into tangible business value. Dive into the world of technological innovations and future-ready supply chains through insights drawn from successful case studies.


Umesh Madhyan

Vice President - Logistics
Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages

Anil Syal


Rajiv Bhattacharya

Vice President - Strategy & Projects
V-Trans (India)

Mayur Chhabra

Head Of Supply Chain (Paints and Putty Business)
JK Cement

Ronit Verma

National Logistics & Imports
Red Bull India

11:30 - 12:30

Sustainability Beyond Words: Fostering Real Change in Logistics

In a world echoing a call for sustainability, it's time to move beyond rhetoric and into action. This panel isn’t just discussing sustainability; it is sharing the real stories of change-makers in the logistics world who have made the shift towards a greener and more sustainable future. 


Gaurav Bhatia

General Manager Supply Chain
Reliance Retail Pharma

Vivek Sharma

President - India Subcontinent and Middle East
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services

Fardeen Malbarwala

Galaxy Freight

Capt. Atuldutt Sharma

Managing Director
Hoegh Autoliners India

Subodh Nagarsekar

Vice President - Procurement and Supply Chain
Rentokil Initial

Mahesh Khetan

Global Head - Procurement & Strategic Sourcing

Nitin Dixit

Supply Chain Lead – Project and Asset Logistics
Shell India Markets

12:30 - 13:30

The Transformative Role of 3PL Warehousing in Modern Supply Chains

In a landscape where consumption trends are in constant flux third-party logistics (3PL) warehousing plays a pivotal role. Equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and innovative technologies, 3PL warehousing stands as a vanguard in enhancing the efficiency and flexibility of supply chain management.


Mandar Mhetre

Senior Director, Head 3PL Business

Gaurav Gupta

Managing Director
DSV - Global Transport and Logistics

Chandrakala Bobba

Bobba Group

Balbirsingh Khalsa

Executive Director & India Head - Industrial & Logistics
Knight Frank India

Seetharam Srinivasan

Director - Supply Chain & Customer Experience
Harman International India

Abhishek Aditya

Director SCM
McCain Foods

13:30 - 00:00

End of IICS Conference 2023