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KARTHIK REDDY

Global Management Trainee

Work History

Sep 2016Present

Global Management Trainee - Denmark Account Management

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logsitics - Bremen, Germany
  • In a whole new setup with a team of 2, was highly responsible in bringing over 700,000 USD revenue and more than 5.000 CBM spot and project cargoes to both WWL and EUKOR Car Carriers in the span of 3 months from Danish markets.
  • Offering the Danish suppliers/forwarders and clients with the best possible RORO solutions from both WWL and EUKOR trades for Break Bulk, High and Heavy and Automotive segments. 
  • Contract & rate negotiations, decision making, building up trust among clients, internal communication for the smooth flow of processes, reporting to top level management was a main part of role. 
  • Denmark being one of the major car importers across world. I was Majorly responsible in handling and proposing a rail head solution to Denmark from Bremerhaven, Germany to KIA and Hyundai Motors.
  • Over 300,000 Euros of end to end cost saving have been proposed in this project, which is in the verge of implementation within the 1st quarter 2017.
Mar 2016Sep 2016

Global Management Trainee

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logsitics AS - Bremen, Germany
  • Understanding and active involvement in the complete organizations business processes starting from Export, Import, Transhipment, Documentation, Forwarding, Stevedoring and Port operations.
  • High professionalism and attitude shown towards the Automotive, Commercial and Break-bulk  clients on day to day basis which lead to around 100,000 €  spot and contract cargo shipments in less than 2 months.
  • Deeply involved and worked with Eukor car Carriers and UECC who is a sister firm to understand it's complete business processes towards East, Middle East, Africa Indian and Inter European trades respectively.
  • Being responsible in understanding and developing a strategy to overcome competitors, by understanding the weaker account in a 3 Billion dollar firm and acting accordingly for the continuous improvement was a self driven initiative, which gave a tremendous value addition in the Danish Accounts.
Aug 2015Dec 2015

Internship at Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

Lysaker area, Norway and Chennai area India
  • Majorly responsible for complete network optimization for John Deere tractors and proposed an overall cost saving of 1,052,008 USD to the original equipment manufacturer (OEM).
  • Responsible for transportation and stockyard optimization for CNH vehicles by proposing a cost saving of  297,291 USD to the OEM.
  • Aided WWL Commercial team in the preparation of Volvo, Scania, CNH & John Deere business proposals along with many RFQ's.
  • Understanding the company's operations and trained in extracting business opportunities for further integration, consolidation and customer value creation in the ocean, land based, technical and terminal Services.
May 2012Jan 2013

Production Systems Engineer at Ultra Chipp Technologies

Bangalore area, India
  • Worked on continuous improvement by implementing lean and six Sigma techniques. 
  • Responsible in updating the weekly production status to the manager. 
  • Decision making and customer networking were the key responsibilities. 

Education

May 20132017

M.Sc Production & Logistics

Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany 

Primary Focus: Supply Chain Management, Internal and External Material Flow, Industrial Logistics, Transport Logistics, Simulation in Logistics.

Secondary FocusProduction Management, Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Management, Factory Planning.

Aug 2008Apr 2012

B.E Mechanical Engineering 

Visweswaraya Technological University, Bangalore, India 

Bachelor Project: "Design & Fabrication of Muscle Powered Hydraulic Car"  

FocusGreen Environment, Zero Emissions, Fuel less Eco friendly car.

Technical Skills

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Microsoft Office

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lync, Outlook.  
MS Office has been a part of day to day business activities from past 4 years. 

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Customer Relationship Management Tool - We Connect

Provides a framework in global transparency and in a Way of Working.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics CRM tool for Sales, Marketing, Opportunities, Global Quotation System and Performance Measuring. 

9
ECLIPS - EUKOR Car Carriers Inc.

EUKOR tool which helps in maintaining a global transparency in complete day to day business activities. 

6
SAP ERP (TERP 10) 

Involves the whole supply chain processes (Factory to Dealer) and incorporates key business functions in an organization management. 

4
Llamasoft - Transportation & Network Optimization

Expertise in supply chain network operations, leading to major improvements in the cost through optimization, simulation and consolidation.

Language skills

Mother TongueEnglish

Other Languages Understanding Reading Writing
German B2 Proficient  Proficient  Independent
Hindi C2 Proficient  Proficient  Proficient 
Norwegian A1 Beginner  Beginner 

Beginner 

Company Nick names

  • Danish Dynamites
  • Super Fast Learner