As a pioneer and a professional entrepreneur, Shashi Kiran Shetty has redefined the Indian logistics landscape. With Allcargo Logistics Ltd, part of the Avvashya Group, he has laid the foundation for India´s first truly integrated logistics multinational, with operations in over 90 countries and over 200 offices globally and a team of over 8,500 members. Under his leadership, professional acumen and tenacity, today Allcargo Logistics Ltd is India´s largest logistics company in the private sector listed on BSE and NSE with consolidated revenues expected to cross $1 billion by FY15 and thus becoming the first billion dollar integrated logistics multinational, headquartered in India.
As a testament to his contribution in taking India´s logistics industry on a global scale and his illustrious career spanning over four decades in the industry, Shetty is the recipient of the highest civilian honor from the royalty of Belgium. He has been conferred with the ´Distinction of Commander of the Order of Leopold II´ by H.M. King Philippe of Belgium. Earlier, he has also received the ´Entrepreneur of the Year in Services Category´ award by Ernst & Young. He is also the recipient of Excellence in the Logistics, Transport & Hospitality Award and Global Indian Maritime Personality by Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture and numerous other accolades.