Ranjith Ravindranathan | Chief Operating Officer

Ranjith Ravindranathan, Chief Operating Officer, Choppies

Ranjith Ravindranathan is the Chief Operating Officer of Choppies Enterprises Limited, a retail chain based in Botswana and having operations in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia and Tanzania. He is responsible for operations of all the 220 stores under the group and is in charge of inventory management, logistics, maintenance, customer care, outsourced contracts, hygiene and safety and intangible product development including that of financial products amongst others. He has served Choppies for the past 7 years. Before joining Choppies, he has worked in Manufacturing and Education sectors for 12 years. He has graduation in Mechanical Engineering and has Post graduation in Management from Indian Institute of management Calcutta, India. He has also completed Sloan Fellowship from London Business School.


VIP Conference Day 1 @ 15:40

Building an innovative and resilient supply chain to support expansion plans

  •     Starting from the structure – keeping customer demands in mind 
  •     Partnerships and information sharing – how does this improve efficiency 
  •     Approaching supply chain with an omni channel outlook
  •     Leveraging real-time, data driven, cloud based automation networks 
  •     Making your supply chain your competitive edge 
  •     Focussing on the right economies of scale for small orders   

VIP Conference Day 2 @ 15:00

State of the art inventory management and DC’s

  •     Flexible, future proof & scalable
  •     How to find the right balance 
  •     Beyond technology: excelling in inventory allocation and intelligent routing 
  •     Building strategic partnerships who support supply chain efficiencies
  •     Unifying Distribution Centres and using stores as DCs
  •     Installing urban and rural distribution centres to support same-day delivery 

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