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Prathip Pillai
Prathip Pillai

Prathip Pillai

Deputy General Manager -SCM for Smart Format.

Wadhawan Retail Pvt Ltd

Working Life Management:
Planning is the key.And Well trained and well treated team makes a balanced work life.
Done Differently:
Erase everything and learn all over again the same field of subject- SCM.
Specifically at Large format of retail which deals with Pin to Plane and learn to handle the Distribution and logistics , Replenishment,Inventory hanlding etc.,
Growth Strategy:
Keep myself update maximum possible in my field of work.
Learning the latest technology innovation for improvement.
Understand ground reality of the day better.
Training self and team.
Motivate self and team.
Job Profile:
Currently heading the D&L for Smart Retail and Smart Cash and Carry format and also actively involved in Export format also. Going forward will be taking up Online format for FMCG,Fruit and vegetable through our retail format as a extension for back end.
Ensuring SOP complain ace, negotiation and finalization of D C and Transport agreement etc.,Reduction of cost and increase through put at Distribution.
The Decisions That Matter
Shifting the Smart Retail from 3pl to Own operation resulting close to 14 lacks saving annually.
>By moving into 60:40 model of Put-away and flow through model of stock holding, which results in less stock at store level and better customer satisfaction and higher sales.
Degrees That Matter:
I have done Post graduate degree in Supply chain and logistics.
BBM -Bachelors of Business management -Bangalore University.
MBA -Symbiosis Institute of Management -Pune.
Diploma in material management
The Journey So Far:
Currently designated as Head of D&L for three format namely Retail,Cash and carry,Export(shortly online) for Wadhawan Retail Pvt Ltd.,
Previous to this assignment , was associated with Reliance Retail,worked for Reliance Fresh Warehouse Set up and SCM in ban galore as SCM-Manager.
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