Mr. Varun Gada, Director, LP Logiscience – A Liladhar Pasoo Company
Mr. Varun Gada is the Director of LP Logiscience, the warehousing division of the 100-year-old legacy brand, Liladhar Pasoo. Mr. Gada is a seasoned supply chain management professional with 11+ years of valuable experience and expertise in the field of contract Logistics.
Liladhar Pasoo Group is a legacy brand that has shaped the logistics sector since its inception in 1919 and has since then for the past 100 years and has emerged as a leading end-to-end logistics solutions provider and established custom house agent in India.
Mr Gada is a computer science graduate and started his career in software development, followed by the role of CEO in a start-up, before eventually joining the family-owned logistics business, with Liladhar Pasoo to head the warehousing vertical.
Under his able leadership, LP Logiscience was able to accelerate digital adoption and set up advanced warehouses, long before any other competitor, allowing them to become the partner of choice for several international brands looking to set shop in India. Mr. Gada was also instrumental in the implementation of Hand-Held Terminals, Solution design, property acquisition, route mapping, etc., bringing about a radical change in the warehousing division of the Company. He is responsible for P&L and growth of the warehousing and transportation business currently sized at 3 million sq. ft of storage space and a reach of 10000+ distribution pin codes PAN India.
With his focus on tech-enabled processes that leverage the best in emerging technology, Mr. Gada also brought his extensive experience in Big Data and Project Management to drive market research and competitive analysis through effective data-driven processes. His deep domain expertise of Supply Chain Management, 4PL – 3PL, FTWZ, Temperature Control operation, and cost rationalization has brought revolutionary changes in the contract logistics business for LP Logiscience. Additionally, his early identification of the demand for specialized infrastructure has enabled LP Logisciences to gain one of the highest market shares in the warehousing business to service the niche specialty chemical market.
In fact, his integrated approach to contract logistics, which combines the tech-enabled processes and the domain expertise of the sector, have truly elevated the core philosophy of LP Logiscience, which believes in bringing the scientific approach to business.