Trucking logistics platform Rivigo has appointed Prabhav Sharma as chief executive officer (CEO) for its full truck load (FTL) business, effective March 16, 2022.
Prior to joining Rivigo, Sharma led the digital consulting practice for McKinsey Asia.
A thought leader in the supply chain industry, Sharma brings 15 years of experience and has also led the supply chain and logistics practice globally for the energy and materials sector, and has pioneered in the development of technology-led solutions to solve problems of network optimisation, end to end supply chain optimisation, and tactical S&OP optimisation, through data analytics and lean management principles.
He has been the world's foremost thinker on the stochastic theory of constraints to debottleneck complex integrated value chains, where he consistently brought about significant uplift in the delivery of production performance.
Sharma has an MBA from IIM Lucknow with a specialisation in operations and finance and is a B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Mumbai.
His appointment will provide leadership and strategic direction to scale Rivigo’s asset-light relay-as-a-service model to solve the challenges in India’s logistics sector, the company said in a statement.
“With Prabhav’s global experience in handling the supply chain industry across countries and expertise in improving productivity through technology-led solutions, he is best suited to lead Rivigo’s mission to transform the full truckload segment of the Indian logistics sector. With the success of the asset-light relay-as-a-service approach, I am bullish about implementing relay at scale, and I believe that we’ll be able to drive 100,000 trucks on relay while uplifting the lives of 100,000 pilots, with Prabhav at the helm,” said Deepak Garg, Founder & CEO, Rivigo on Sharma’s appointment.
“Rivigo’s mission to transform India’s logistics sector by making it human has always resonated with me at a deeper level. I am thrilled to join this team of committed professionals who want to leverage technology and innovation to drive better truck utilisations while improving the lives of thousands of truck drivers. I hope together we can bring about the change this industry needs to fuel the country’s economic boom,” added Sharma.