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Shoreside Operations


Manager – Shipping(Logistical Operations)

United Forwarding Agency Ltd., Tuticorin


Work Experience


Feb 2000 to Present         SRManager – Shipping (Logistical Operations)

 United Forwarding Agency Ltd., Tuticorin.

  • Liaise and appoint port agents and loading brokers.
  • Negotiating with port authorities the provision of berthing and quay facilities.
  • Chartering of ship and Marine Insurance.
  • Customs clearance of Import and Export cargo and documentation.
  • Close liaison with the Ports and Port Authorities.
  • Pre booking of cargo shipping space and containers.



Oct 1999 to Jan 2000.      Manager – International Trade (Logistical Operations)

                                        Vibgyor International Impex, Trivandrum
  • Provide information to the management about overseas buyers, vessels due and movements, through Internet and Shipping Net.
  • Exploited my contacts to increase shipping consolidation process.
  • Providing the best of any service for smooth and efficient movement of goods meant for Export and Import and to Co-ordinate the function of Shipping Lines C & F Agents, also making Communication with our corporate office, warehousing which helps Export and Import Logistics.
  • Well versed in letter writing, documentation and corporate communication.



July 1993 to Oct. 1999     Assistant Manager, Foreign Trade:

Vibgyor International Impex, Trivandrum

  • Find overseas buyers and sellers through commercial representations and agents abroad.
  • Streamline the flow of goods either for Export or Import by co-coordinating the services given by customs house port authorities and Shipping Lines. 


Dec 1992. to July 1993     Management Trainee – Foreign Trade

                                            Aspinwall& Company, Tuticorin

  • Export and Import, C & F, Shipping (Shore Operations and Documentation), Quality & Quantity Control by S.G.S, India Ltd., prepared Export/Import Journal.



April 1988 to Oct. 1991    Senior Assistant – International Trade:

                                        Raj Industrial Electricals, Bangalore.

  • Contacting and visiting C & F agents, Phytosanitary and Plant Quarantine Department and Export Promotion Councils.
  • Designed and drafted a new company leaflet. The company sent this out to all potential customers overseas for helping to increase sales.
  • Organized and coordinated transport planning and collections and deliveries.
  • In charge of my own administration letter writing, contracts, accounts and updating computer databases.


1983 Sep. to April 1988    Assistant – Export Division:

Raj Industrial Electricals, Bangalore
  • Preparing Export documents.
  • Supported ICD ground team during stuffing and giving stowage instructions.
  • Learned to diffuse difficult situations via diplomatic way.

Educational Qualifications


1991 to 1992                                   The Institute of Export Management

   (Associated to International association of

    Institutes of Exports-UK, FICCI, FIEO)

                                             Post Graduate Diploma in Foreign Trade Management

                                             Export Marketing, Exp/Imp Documentation,

     Exp. /Imp. Finance, Shipping, Packaging,

     Exp. /Imp Policy.


1980 to 1983                                   University of Kerala, B.Sc Physics

                                             English, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry.


1977 to 1979                                   University of Kerala, PDC (Ist Group)

                                             English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics.


1976 to 1977                                   The Board of Public Examinations,

     Secondary School Leaving Certificate

     English Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History & Civics,

     Geography & Economics, Mathematics, Hindi,      


Further Information

  • Studied BASIC, COBOL, Internet and Windows and Generic Software’s (WINGS) and passed UN Awareness Test, Rastra Basha Hindi.
  • Very confident to make use of my initiative and work well within a group.



  • Mountain Climbing and walking enjoy exploring and talking challenging routes.
  • Happy to work in social clubs.
  • Cinema and theatre going.
  • Reading current affairs and visiting British Library.


Personal Information


NameChange                My name changed to R S.GAGGAN instead of

                                               KRISHNA DAS.R according to Pronology .

                                               Advertised in TheTimes of India of 19-02-2014 page no-4,

                                               Advertised in The Hindu of 19-02-2014 page no-8,

                                               Advertised in The Mathrubhumi of 18-02-2014 page no-6,

                                               Advertised in The Kerala Gazette (published by

                                               The Government of Kerala[India])of28-01-2014 part-4

                                               Page no-113-114 .



Address                               Kumaramangalam,VRA-12

                                            Near Swadesabhimani Nagar,

                                            Poovar Road, Neyyattinkara – 695121

                                            Kerala, India.


Phone                                 +919846895876


E-mail                         r***********


Age/Date of Birth                 55/25-07-1962.


Passport Number                 M1753185


Date of Issue                         05-09-2014


Date of Expiry                       04-09-2024
Trivandrum, Kerala,
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