Mandar Athalekar

Mandar Athalekar

Mandar Athalekar is Strategy Leader for Global Trade Management at Thomson Reuters. He has 18 years of experience in Global Trade and Supply Chain Management, particularly in designing, implementing and managing Global Trade, Transportation and Warehouse Management Business Systems globally. He has travelled extensively primarily in advisory role consulting to various large manufacturing, logistics and warehousing service provider organizations across the globe. Additionally he has led Competency Development and Practice Setup for Transportation Management Systems. He has worked in large multinational organizations such as TCS, Reliance, Oracle and Capgemini successfully leading various business initiatives at Legal Entity as well as Group level. He has a Masters in Supply Chain and Logistics Management with Graduation in Engineering. He is an author of several thought leadership articles in the Value Chain Management domain, particularly in Strategic Global Trade, Transportation and Warehousing Management and has participated in several seminars and conferences addressing key issues and challenges in Global Trade and Transportation.

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“Make in India” – Tread The Digital Highway to Move Forward

The supply chain management challenges affecting or likely to affect “Make in India” Initiative ’Make in India’ is  defined as a vision to transform India into a global manufacturing and export hub, but it is much more than simply that. The primary objective of this initiative is to attract foreign investments and strengthen India’s manufacturing … Read More

The Industry Needs a Comprehensive Information Management Solution

The Indian automotive industry is one of the most important contributors to the country’s economy, both in terms of growth and employment. The industry accounts for 45% of the country’s manufacturing GDP, 7.1 % of the country’s GDP by volume and employs about 19 million people both directly and indirectly. Currently, the Indian automotive industry … Read More

Managing Complexities in International Trade in the Pharmaceutical industry

As governments and administrative regimes worldwide work towards bringing in health benefits and improving the living conditions of people, their efforts show up through  increased spending on healthcare. For instance, over 2012–20, total healthcare spending is expected to rise at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20% to US $280 billion from US $65 … Read More