TVS Logistics is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified company a part of the TVS Group of companies with a turnover in excess of US $ 7 billion, offering complete logistics solutions and specialists in Warehousing, Distribution, Transportation, In plant logistics support for automobile OEMs, auto parts suppliers and buyers.
TVS Logistics was started as a business unit of TVS & Sons(www.tvs.in) and was later established as a separate company named, TVS Logistics Services Limited (TVS LSL) in December 2004.
TVS Logistics has an annual turnover of over Rs. 1,200 Crores and controls about 3 million sq.ft. of warehouse space in India.
With operations in UK, Spain, Thailand, USA, Germany and China, through warehouses located both in India and abroad. Through Joint Ventures mentioned in the above countries, TVS Logistics provides seamless supply Chain solutions to its clients. TVS Logistics has been considered as the best choice for low cost sourcing and complete logistics management of automotive components from India.
Key highlights of TVS Logistics Services Ltd
- Over 16 years of rich experience in managing warehouse operations
- Strength of over 7000 strong head counts
- Fleet volume exceeding 800 nos. in supporting Material Handling Solutions
- Daily average of 650 trips to support Milk run activities for OEMs
- Around 950 vehicles plying on road, with the option of GPS tracking facility, to meet the Line haul activities.
TVS LSL SUBSIDIARIES
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TVS Dynamic Global Freight Services is a joint venture between TVS Logistics and Dynamic Freight Forwarders and commenced operations in 2007, to provide freight management solutions primarily to the Auto Customer on an end to end basis. Over the years, TVS Dynamic has evolved as a Customer centric freight and cargo solutions provider, serving a variety of Customers across major verticals including Automotive accessories and products, Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Equipment, Engineering and General Cargo apart from a separate Overseas cell handling cargo for many buyers of a variety of products, across the globe, as well as organise third party shipments and Drop shipments.
For more details visit www.tvsdynamic.com
TVS Commutation Solutions Limited is a joint venture of TVS Logistics. We offer executive transportation services to organizations. It operates through a large fleet of vehicles with a presence in all the metros.
For more details, visit www.flexol.in
Since 1945, Mesco has been one of North America’s leading industrial supply and logistics companies. Headquartered in Flint, Michigan, we are dedicated to providing the quality materials and progressive solutions needed for making products, operating facilities, and maintaining equipment.
Mesco’s purpose is to partner with our customers in order to deliver superior value through the dependable supply of materials.
For more than 60 years, Mesco has served as a trusted distributor of general industrial supplies. Today, Mesco supports hundreds of customers and regularly ships product to nearly every continent of the world.
Over the past two decades, Mesco has developed and refined its Integrated Material Solutions processes. Today, these value-added programs provide significant total cost savings to custom builders of dies, checking fixtures, assembly tooling, and specialized machinery. Mesco’s experience and capabilities are unrivaled. Our quality processes are ISO 9001:2008 certified.
For more details, visit www.mescosolutions.com
TVS Supply Chain Solutions are specialists in receiving, processing and organising the flow of components and products for developers and manufacturers within the automotive, beverage, industrial and defence markets. We look after a range of inventory for our clients from raw materials and individual components to finished products and aftermarket spares.
Today, the company operates from six bespoke centres across the UK together with a number of strategic facilities across Europe, Asia and the USA. TVS SCS is owned by TVS Logistics Investment who is part of the $6bn TVS Group.
We have a number of long term partnerships with a range of OEM’s such as Dennis Eagle, Optare, Cummins, JCB and Isuzu and we also work with a number of Tier 1 suppliers to enable and facilitate the supply chain. We proactively support the provision of line feed and aftermarket parts for manufacturers of private, public and commercial vehicles. But the diversity of our service offering means we can just as easily help to extend the lifespan of MOD construction vehicles as provide Diageo with all their UK draught beer founts for Guinness.
Determined to be different, our specialist services set us apart as a market-leading 4PL provider. Our tailor-made options include: inventory management; funding and control; supplier management; warehousing; packaging; inbound and outbound transport and logistics; same day delivery; kitting; sequencing; IT software for planning and costing and client or consumer product literature.
In addition, we also provide a comprehensive range of OE and aftermarket van parts through the Multipart and LDV brands.
For more details, visit www.tvsscs.com
TVS Logistics Siam Limited is a joint venture between Thai Martin Trading Company Limited, Thailand, Tyvin International Company Limited, Thailand and TVS. TVS brings to the table its rich domain expertise in supply chain management and will extend and apply this to the Thai auto industry. The company’s customer base includes Aapico Amata, Aapico Hitech, Chardchai Industrial and Anglo Asia.
Liaising agency between manufacturers of automotive and other engineering components. Buy and Sell automotive components and provide related services, logistics services including warehousing services
Sourcing services (Supplier identification, Quality Audits, Procurement)
Logistics services (Warehouse, JIT, etc)
These services will be offered to Automotive and engineering industries. With an ISO 9001:2000 certified back office in India to support sourcing activity and logistics facilities (Warehouses in Barcelona, Madrid and Bilbao; Custom Clearance Agents and Forwarding companies); TVS Logistics Iberia is able to offer effective Business Process Outsourcing solutions.
TVS Automotive Europe Limited is a joint venture between TV Sundram Iyengar & Sons Limited and John Bruce UK Limited. The company is a single source for high quality automobile / engineering products for its OE / Tier 1 and 2 customers in UK and Europe. Products are sourced from QS / ISO certified suppliers located in India, China, Taiwan and Thailand. TVS Automotive Europe caters to the complete Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) needs of its customers by providing services like supplier identification, supplier audit, quality documentation and tailor-made logistics solutions. A true end-to-end solutions provider, it has a marketing office in UK and ISO 9001:2000 certified sourcing and back offices in India. Apart from offering components across categories, the company also provides value added services, logistics support and warehouse facilities to its customers. TVS Automotive Europe Ltd. provides business process outsourcing (BPO) services for automobile and engineering products. The services include supplier identification; supplier audit; inspection, sourcing; and monitoring submission of samples and production part approval process (PPAP). TVS Automotive Europe Ltd. also offers logistics outsourcing solutions like just in time (JIT), vendor managed inventory (VMI), line feeding, engineering support, and vendor management. The company was incorporated in 1997 is based in Sheffield, United Kingdom. TVS Automotive Europe Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of TVS Logistics Services Ltd.
Rico Logistics Ltd began trading in 1990 from offices based in Slough. As a small niche same day courier company, we faced competition from some of the major players who had both national presence and strong brand profiles.
To hold our corner in a competitive market, Rico implemented unique service benefits, which our competition simply did not offer. This included; collection within 20 minutes of any job booked, a phone call to our customers with time of delivery and consignee name update as well a complete honest and integral approach to our customer base.
We have continued to develop innovative ways to differentiate ourselves from our competitors and are still expanding both geographically and financially to this day.
We have invested a substantial amount of time and money into understanding our customers so that we can continue to meet their demands and business requirements. The market today is moving towards less human interaction and more automation, which our investment in technology and infrastructure enables us to deliver.
Rico work with a broad range of customers and with our wealth of experience we able to offer a complete range of logistics, field resourcing and distribution and inventory management solutions.
As one of the Times top 25, fastest growing businesses, we believe that at Rico we are the perfectly placed partner to allow both the flexibility of a small business with capability of a large organisation to help deliver your solution.
For more details, visit www.ricogroup.co.uk
Founded in 1947, Wainwright Industries has grown from one small punch press to a multi-divisional company serving a variety of technologically advanced customers. Wainwright Industries started with supply of components to the automotive and aerospace sectors, and offers Third party logistics services across production line sequencing, kitting, quality containment (sorting, rework, engineering change modifications), rack repair and vendor inventory management.
Currently, it operates six facilities in three states and has more than 300 employees dedicated to servicing its customers with quality products and services.
For more details, visit www.wainwrightindustries.com
About Us - About TVS Group
TVS & Sons, established in 1911 is the parent company of the TVS Group and is a leading automobile distribution company in India. During the year 2010-11 the company attained a turnover of 6000 Crores and has direct employee strength of 6000.
Being the trading and distribution arm of the group, the business activities of TVS & Sons include Dealerships for automobile vehicles, Distribution of spares for after –market, sales and service support for Garage Equipment, products for off-highway application like Construction & Material handling.
The global business operation of the company includes establishing & managing Joint ventures/ Alliances for automobile distribution / dealership business, sourcing and supply chain related activities. Currently it has its presence in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
TVS & Sons distributes Commercial vehicles, Multi Utility & Sports Utility vehicles, three wheelers, passenger cars representing leading automobile vehicle manufacturers such as Ashok Leyland, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mahindra Navistar, Daimler Chrysler, General Motors, Honda, Renault, Volkswagen and off highway equipment manufactured by Escorts, JLG, Ingersoll Rand, Pal Finger & Leyland Deere. The company has more than 150 outlets and sells around 60000 vehicles and services more than 600000 vehicles per annum. Being the leading automobile distribution company in India, we have nine retail fuel outlets in Tamil Nadu representing Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.
The company is also the largest distributor of automobile spare parts in the country, handling more than 80 suppliers,8090 customers and 35000 part numbers and markets TVS Quality Branded Products.
For more details, visit www.tvs.in
About Us - Board Of Directors
ChairmanSuresh Krishna hails from the TVS family. He pursued his M.A. in Literature from the University of Wisconsin. CMD of Sundram Fasteners limited (SFL)
Suresh Krishna hails from the TVS family. He pursued his M.A. in Literature from the University of Wisconsin. CMD of Sundram Fasteners limited (SFL), he also serves as a Director on the Board of Sundaram-Clayton Limited, Lucas-TVS Limited, TVS Sewing Needles Limited, and Tata Steel Limited.
Managing DirectorR Dinesh hails from the TVS family and is the Managing Director of TVS Logistics Services Limited, since September 1, 2008. Apart from TVS Logistics, he also serves as the Joint Managing Director of TVS & Sons Private Limited and heads various other businesses that come under these companies.
R Dinesh hails from the TVS family and is the Managing Director of TVS Logistics Services Limited, since September 1, 2008. Apart from TVS Logistics, he also serves as the Joint Managing Director of TVS & Sons Private Limited and heads various other businesses that come under these companies.Currently, the companies under his management have a turnover of around ` 50,000,000,000. Under his vision, TVS Logistics has been expanding its operations across the globe and has set up subsidiaries in United States of America, United Kingdom, Spain, and Thailand. Mr. Dinesh is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India. He is also a member of the Tamil Nadu State Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Core Group of CII Institute of Logistics (CIL), and the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations of India (FADA). He also chairs various events conducted by CII and CIL.
DirectorS Ram hails from the TVS family and has an M.S. degree in Production Engineering from Birmingham University, UK. He serves as the Chairman and Managing Director of Axles India Limited and Chairman of Wheels India Limited.
S Ram hails from the TVS family and has an M.S. degree in Production Engineering from Birmingham University, UK. He serves as the Chairman and Managing Director of Axles India Limited and Chairman of Wheels India Limited. He is also a Director of Sundaram Finance Limited. Apart from serving as a Director of TVS Logistics Services Limited, he also serves as a Director of TVS & Sons, and other companies under the TVS Group like Sundaram Industries Limited, Southern Roadways Limited, India Motor Parts and Accessories Limited, TVS Automotive Europe Limited, and Irizar TVS Limited.Mr. Ram has over four decades of work experience in the vehicle and component Industry.
Tarun Khanna is the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School (HBS). He joined the faculty in 1993, after obtaining an engineering degree from Princeton University (1988) and a Ph.D. from Harvard (1993).
Tarun Khanna is the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at the Harvard Business School (HBS). He joined the faculty in 1993, after obtaining an engineering degree from Princeton University (1988) and a Ph.D. from Harvard (1993). He currently teaches in Harvard’s executive education programs and is Faculty Chair for HBS activities in India. He has authored books like ‘Winning in Emerging Markets’ and ‘Billions of Entrepreneurs’. He has also written several articles in the Harvard Business Review. His work is frequently featured in global newsmagazines as well as on TV and radio.
He is a Director at TVS Logistics from the year 2007. He also serves the board of AES Corporation, GVK Biosciences Private Limited, and SKS Microfinance Limited. He mentors startups in India and other emerging markets.
DirectorGopal is the founder and the Chairman of TVS-Electronics, Director of TVS Logistics, and several other TVS Group businesses. Gopal is a management graduate from University of Michigan, USA. Over the course of his career, Gopal has founded several companies operating in diverse sectors including computer peripherals, technology, financial services, and auto components.
Gopal is the founder and the Chairman of TVS-Electronics, Director of TVS Logistics, and several other TVS Group businesses. Gopal is a management graduate from University of Michigan, USA. Over the course of his career, Gopal has founded several companies operating in diverse sectors including computer peripherals, technology, financial services, and auto components.
TVS Electronics, a company he established in 1986, had revenue of about `1,910,000,000 in 2008-09. Another business that Gopal started, Harita Seating, is in the business of manufacturing and supplying vehicle seats and has sales of `1,980,000,000 in 2008-09. Other companies that Gopal has founded, and are currently operational include TVS Finance & Services, Harita Plastics, TVS-E Technology, TVS-E Servicetec and Harita Techserv.
Gopal has incubated over eight businesses, and has over 25 years of operational experience in India, along with a wide network of relationships across the world. Gopal was the Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Tamil Nadu State Council for the fiscal year 2007-08. He chaired the “India@75″ Mission (www.indiaat75.in) during 2008-09 and is currently chairing CII National Committee for Private Equity & Venture Capital. He is also the Chairman for India-Taiwan task force at CII National Council. He has served as the President of Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology (MAIT) for the fiscal year ‘95-96.M
He also serves on the advisory boards of Parliamentary Research Services, and Primary Source, a Boston-based NGO dedicated to helping US schools, from K-12 grades, and adopts curricular material reflecting global societies.In 2007, he was nominated to be a Young Global Leader (under 40) by the World Economic Forum. In 2009, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business.
DirectorMr. Ravichandran is a management graduate from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He is a specialist in the Indian logistics industry, particularly in the automobile sector.Mr. Ravichandran is a management graduate from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He is a specialist in the Indian logistics industry, particularly in the automobile sector.
Mr. Ravichandran is a management graduate from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He is a specialist in the Indian logistics industry, particularly in the automobile sector. He has a total experience of 26 years, of which he has spent the last 16 years in the supply chain sector.
At present, he is the Executive Director of TVS Logistics Services Limited, and manages all its subsidiaries. He is widely regarded to be a thought leader in establishing new processes in the Indian logistics scenario.
About Us - Culture, Value & Ethics
- People will continually examine and justify all expenses before it is incurred
- People will partake in continual improvement projects and initiatives enabling elimination of waste
- People will take quick decisions and not delay action
Proactive Collaborative Innovation
- Proactively engage with the customer to providing cost effective value added services
- Anticipate the problem and prevent occurrence
- People to involve other stakeholders including customers in their decision areas
- People will continually improve processes to meet customer deliverables
- People will continually examine and understand customer requirements and get feedback on the way they are meeting those requirements
- People will consistently fulfil what they promise to the customer
- I will close all issues within agreed time lines
- I will lead by example, in a transparent manner
- I will ensure strict adherence to norms
- I will always act in the best interests of the organisation
- I will not incur any expenses which is not budgeted
- I will obtain the acceptance of superiors/right stakeholders before I incorporate any cost increase in the system
- I will continuously eliminate waste and maximize resource utilization
- I will ensure service delivery as agreed in SLAs and KDs
- I will develop processes to improve and maximize service quality
- I will value and enhance my relationship with all stake holders
About Us - Vision Statement
To provide unique value added supply chain solutions and create a committed partnership-like approach with customer relations.
About Us - Quality Policy
We are committed to add value to our customer’s operations by providing quality logistics services through adoption of good management practices in the entire supply chain.
We will enhance customer satisfaction levels by:
- Partnering with customers as well as service providers
- Understanding and responding to customer’s needs and expectation
- Furthering customer relationship practices, and
- Continually improving our internal processes as well as end-to-end supply chain processes
Published Date: July, 2013
About Us - Advantages of TVS LSL
Corporate Governance in TVS Logistics decodes to corporate citizenship that is responsible for delivering quality and maximizing value for all the stakeholders of the organization. A good corporate governance framework creates and drives value in all the business processes.
Our critical governance areas are:
Workplace Management: Creating a workplace environment that enables career planning, development, and succession.
Marketplace Responsibility: Delivering quality services to our customers and continuously upgrading on the service level standards.
Environmental Stewardship: Commitment to reduce environmental impact and strive for preserving a green supply chain.
Community Engagement: Creating a platform that helps the firm to engage in community welfare activities.
Sustained Financial Performance: Efficient performance management systems in place to constantly monitor the firm’s financial goals in the long run.
Some of our corporate level programs and events are:
- PIP™, Matsya™, and COLO that focus on developing our organizational culture and inducing a learning-oriented atmosphere
- Upakara, our corporate social responsibility program
- Prakriti, to expand our intellectual capital and instill team spirit at the workplace