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Company Profile

Expertise in providing a ‘one-stop’ solution in logistics

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KGL was founded in India as a company focusing on logistics, warehousing and consulting. As a logistics-oriented startup, the core of our business is to move the materials and commodities from where they are abundant to where they are most needed. But from day one, we have been determined to be a different breed of a service provider, always aiming to make a difference for our clients and business partners.

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Our Vision

To be the Leading Service Provider in supply chain commerce by attaining utmost customer satisfaction with our par excellence services, competitive rates and entrenched infrastructure.

Our Mission

To offer a full-fledged logistics solution under one roof by entering paradigms of distinct, flawless and time-bound commitments as per the desired dynamics of the industry thereby catering liner shipping agency, projects cargo, liquid tank container and freight forwarding.
Leadership Team

Our Team Brings Decades of Experience
in ISO Tank Containers

Mr. Dilip B. Thakker - CEO

Mr. Dilip B. Thakker is a veteran CEO with over four decades of experience in the shipping industry. Throughout his career, he has exhibited exceptional leadership qualities, including his ability to maintain a family-like relationship within his circle. He values trust and loyalty and treats his employees, colleagues, and clients with utmost respect and warmth, creating a supportive and friendly work environment. He has a reputation for being a visionary leader who inspires and motivates his team to achieve their best

Despite his impressive track record, Mr. Thakker likes to maintain a low profile and showcase his down-to-earth personality. His flexible nature and rapid adaptive quality has allowed him to rise hand-to-hand with the ever-growing shipping industry, and he continues to thrive in this fast-paced and ever growing industry.

Age is just a number for Mr. Thakker, and he still has the zeal to explore any new project that comes his way. He is always on the lookout for opportunities to grow and expand his business, and he never steps back from taking risks. His pivotal role in the incorporation of KGL is a testament to his unwavering commitment to the industry, and his foresight and strategic thinking have been instrumental in the company's success.

Mr. Umang Thakker – Managing Director

Mr. Umang Thakker is a young and dynamic entrepreneur who brings a fresh perspective to the shipping industry. As a management graduate with over a decade's worth of experience, he has demonstrated his expertise in the field, and his passion for the shipping arena is evident in his work. In 2018, he established KGL, which was his first stepping stone towards achieving his dream vision of reaching new heights in this industry.

Mr. Thakker is a born leader, who knows how to channelize his positive energy to the team, focusing on achieving KGL's mission. He inspires his team to work towards common goals, encouraging them to go beyond their limits and explore new horizons. His unwavering dedication towards excellence and his insistence on quality, impeccable service, and customer satisfaction has earned KGL recognition as one of the most professionally managed and process-driven organizations in the industry.

Mr. Thakker's focus on quality is reflected in every aspect of KGL's operations, from the services they offer to the processes they follow. He is constantly looking for ways to improve and innovate, and his commitment to excellence has helped KGL stay ahead of the competition. Under his leadership, KGL has become a customer-centric organization that values its clients and their needs. Mr. Thakker's vision and leadership have been instrumental in KGL's success, and he is poised to take KGL to the top of the shipping industry.

Mr. Sushank Mistry – Executive Director

Mr. Sushank Mistry is the Executive Director of the company and has over 12+ years of experience in the Shipping Industry. He is one of the pioneers in the company's finance management and has been a prudent commercial executor, having sound knowledge of the Indian taxation laws along with persuasive accounting techniques.

He is highly competent to lead and influence our organisation towards favorable growth and to design and direct strategies that support and enhance organisational operations.

He is well versed in managing company assets, optimising financial operations, providing leadership skills to staff, ensuring tax compliance, advising the board of directors on organisational activities, and overseeing daily operations.

His exceptional stewardship and strategic planning skills play a pivotal role in promoting the organization's mission and vision, which helps in maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Mr. Sunil Menon – Regional Director

Mr. Sunil Menon is a true professional with over 25 years of experience in the shipping industry. He started his career as a Management Trainee and has since worked in almost the all departments, gaining comprehensive knowledge of the industry in every field. Mr. Menon has worked with reputed NVOCCs gaining rich experience PAN India.

With his extensive experience, Mr. Menon has handled Sea, Air, Dry, Reefer, ODC, Door to Door shipments, and Cross Trade Shipments too. He specialises in freight forwarding business and global networking, making him an asset to our organization. His in-depth understanding of the industry and its various aspects enables him to handle complex shipping challenges with ease.

Apart from his professional achievements, Mr. Menon is also a great sportsman. He believes that sportsmanship helps build character and fosters teamwork, which translates well into the corporate world. His passion for sports has helped him maintain a work-life balance, and he often participates in sporting events, both as a player and as a spectator. With his experience, Mr. Menon is an expert in his field, and his contributions to the industry have been invaluable.

Mr. Rachin Aiya – Sales Director

Mr. Rachin Aiya, the Sales Director at KGL, brings over two decades of experience in sales and marketing to the table. He is a seasoned professional who is known for his exceptional communication, negotiation, and convincing skills. His focus on increasing sales volume while maintaining a strong emphasis on quality service and customer satisfaction is what sets him apart from the rest.

Mr. Aiya understands that building and maintaining strong relationships with shippers and stakeholders is crucial for the long-term success of the company. He works tirelessly to ensure that existing customers are happy with KGL's services and strives to onboard new customers by offering them the best possible solutions. He takes great pride in building long-term relationships that are based on trust and mutual respect.

In a constantly evolving market, Mr. Aiya is cognizant of market trends and works around the best competitive solutions to gain new business. He is always on the lookout for new opportunities and ways to improve KGL's Sales strategies. He understands that every customer is unique and that a one-size-fits-all approach doesn't work. As such, he tailors his strategies to meet the specific needs of each customer, ensuring that they receive the best possible service. He is an asset to our Brand, and his contributions to the company's success are pivotal.

Mr. Anil Menon Regional Director - South India

Mr. Anil Menon, Regional Director for South India, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our team. His professional journey commenced at a very young age, embarking on a career in the world of International Trade and Logistics. For 14 years, he sharpened his skills in documentation, export procedures, and liaising with foreign buyers, building a dense foundation in the intricacies of Shipping and Banking.

In 2002, Mr. Menon began his shipping tenure in Hyderabad, later expanding his influence in Delhi and Chennai. Over the course of two decades, he held various pivotal roles, ascending from Branch Manager to Deputy General Manager. Throughout this remarkable journey, Mr. Menon successfully led multiple branches across South India.

His extensive experience spans across diverse areas of expertise, encompassing Tank container management, Freight forwarding, Customs clearance, and Transportation. Mr. Menon's enduring commitment to maintaining strong, long-term relationships with clients has earned their trust and unwavering loyalty. With his strategic leadership and comprehensive industry knowledge, our team is poised to achieve new heights in the dynamic world of logistics and supply chain management.

Mr. Viral Aiya – Operation Director

Mr. Viral Aiya is the Operation Director of the company having 6+ years of experience in the shipping industry. Within such a short span, he has gained expertise in managing MNR activities with utmost proficiency in handling Port operations and Custom-related norms. With his excellent communication quality, he has developed a good rapport with Vessel operators, customers, Port authorities, Depot, CFS and many more.

One of Mr. Aiya's key strengths is his ability to handle disputed operational activities with ease. He has quickly gained a deep understanding of the industry and thus is now well-versed with the regulatory requirements, enabling him to provide timely and effective solutions to complex problems.

His knowledge and experience has made him a valuable asset to the organization, and his contributions has helped in the smooth functioning of the company's operations. He has demonstrated a high level of professionalism, dedication, and commitment to his work, which has earned him the respect of his colleagues, peers and the shipping industry.

Mr. Fenil Kanabar - Marketing Director

Mr. Fenil brings 16 years of dedicated experience in the dynamic shipping industry. Throughout his career, he has adeptly navigated market fluctuations, technological advancements, and regulatory changes, accumulating a wealth of knowledge and expertise. This journey has honed his skills and deepened his insights, allowing him to stay ahead in an ever-evolving industry.

With strong expertise in clearing, transportation, and freight forwarding, Mr. Fenil has been instrumental in ensuring the smooth flow of goods in the global supply chain. His comprehensive understanding of these areas enables him to handle complex logistics challenges with ease, making him a crucial asset to our organization.

Building strong customer relationships is fundamental in shipping, and Mr. Fenil excels in this area. His proactive approach, personalized service, and unwavering commitment to excellence consistently exceed customer expectations. His dedication to providing optimal solutions has earned him client loyalty, establishing him as a preferred partner in a competitive market. His ability to adapt to changing market conditions and focus on customer satisfaction drives our company's growth in the global arena.

Mr. Darshak Mehta - Director - ISO Tank

Mr. Darshak Mehta brings over 27 years of cross-functional experience at both national and international levels in Freight Forwarding, Shipping & Logistics, SCM, and ISO TANK. He has been instrumental in motivating and managing the team, ensuring increased sales and driving the development of the organization.

His hands-on expertise in logistics, strategic planning, alliance building, and innovative ideas has significantly increased sales volume and established brand leadership in the marketplace. Mr. Mehta excels at establishing operational excellence within cross-cultural environments, developing cohesive team structures that drive the company's vision toward achievable goals.

By providing comprehensive sales training covering key areas, Mr. Mehta has empowered his team to succeed in a competitive sales environment. His efforts drive revenue growth and deliver exceptional value to our customers, making him an invaluable asset to our organization.

Awards And Recognition

Best NVOCC Of the Year Gujarat Star Awards 2024
Iconic Personality of the Year Gujarat Star Award 2024
Dynamic Young Entrepreneur of the Year Maritime Awards 2023
Best NVOCC Of the Year Gujarat Star Awards 2023
Prestigious NVOCC of the Year 13th All India Mala 2023
NVOCC Of The Year Exim Star Awards 2022