Co-founder and CEO, Truckola Technologies
Mr. Raghav Himatsingka a co-founder and CEO of Truckola Technologies – a tech logistics company which is rapidly changing the transportation landscape in India. Previously he was a Director of Ideal Movers – one of India’s largest cargo transport fleet owners with equipment worth nearly $80M and annual revenues of over $100M – where he created and managed businesses of over $20M annually.
A lifelong student of logistics management, Raghav studied Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech with a specialization in Supply Chain Logistics where he graduated with Highest Honors. He followed this with a Management Science degree from Stanford University before he came back to India to join his family business in 2009.
At Ideal, Raghav was instrumental in expanding the company into different verticals. He set up 2 new divisions in the company in 2010 – Heavy Lifts and Automobile Transportation – where he has led the company to a position of strength and market leadership in the industry. He is deeply passionate about entrepreneurship, technology in business, leadership, mentoring young graduates, and solving the major issues plaguing the Indian transport industry like driver welfare, corruption, vehicle idling, etc. Operational challenges in India are unique, and to combat these challenges, he is driving a radical change in the industry through his new venture Truckola Technologies.
With fleet aggregation and digitization the supply chains are evolving and that has started reflecting in truck capacities and off take. What’s next?