Shashi Kiran Shetty is a pioneer and leader of the logistics industry with numerous Indian and globalrecognitions and a deep-rooted commitment to social welfare.
He began early, when the logistics sector was at a nascent stage. In 1993, he founded Allcargo Logistics which today enjoys the status of being India’s largest integrated logistics company. Its trajectory of success and wide portfolio of world-class services like MTO, Contract Logistics and Project Equipment are testimony to Mr. Shetty’s entrepreneurial spirit and foresight.
Spearheading over 10 key acquisitions in less than a decade, he sets a brilliant example of benefiting from first mover’s advantage, wherein he saw the formidable strength and bright future which the logistics sector holds in India and globally, creating India’s first and largest integrated logistics
solutions provider in the private sector and a global leader in multimodal transport with operations in more than 160 countries.
Right from being conferred Belgium’s highest civilian honour the 'Distinction of Commander of the Order of Leopold II' to being declared as the Global Logistics Personality of the Year, Mr. Shetty’s experience and contribution has been recognised across diverse fora and platforms in India and
internationally. An astute business sense, exemplary leadership and a vision to identify potential opportunities reiterate his position as an industry veteran.
Mr. Shetty is known not just for his professional achievements, but also his involvement in a number of philanthropic and community development initiatives. Be it through personal donations and contributions or involvement in the interventions of Avashya Foundation, Allcargo Logistics’ CSR arm, Mr. Shetty walks the talk when it comes to giving back to society in every way possible.
Under Mr. Shetty’s guidance and insistence on quality, impeccable execution, customer satisfaction and a values-driven culture, Allcargo Logistics continues to be recognised as one of the most professionally-managed and process-driven organisations.
In addition to being a sports enthusiast and an avid golfer, Mr. Shetty also appreciates art and its diverse cultural expressions.