Liaqath Gaffoor


• A dynamic professional with nearly 17 years of experience in Logistics, Procurement, Shipping, Import& Export, Store Operations. • Proficiency in implementation of key procurement / alternate sourcing strategies for key materials ensuring that plans are aligned with production operational requirements in coordination with other departments. • Excellent in coordinating with various Government Authorities; Ministry of Economy, Chamber of Commerce for obtaining authorizations for seamless commercial operations, skilled in negotiating with Banks for facilities or Letter of Credit. • Resourceful in liaising with the logistics partners, Customs Department, etc. for negotiation of rates contracts & obtaining authorizations & clearances for Sea & Air Shipments(export / import operations.) • Comprehensive experience in maintaining storage areas (incoming and issues) and infrastructure for smooth flow of operations, efficient in ensuring optimum inventory levels to achieve maximum cost savings with minimum holding of stock. • Adept in coordinating with various statutory bodies for availing mandatory sanctions, shipment permits as well as obtaining permission for approvals for accomplishing greater operational efficiency and achieving operational excellence.