Underlining its commitment to disrupt the country’s long-haul cargo transportation landscape, Truckola has appointed Anil Kapur as the Strategic Advisor to its Board of Directors. In his role at Truckola, Anil will guide and refine the company’s long-term vision and strategy. He will also be responsible for mentoring Truckola’s Sales & Marketing team, and will assist it in developing new business approaches and optimising its performance.
A veteran with more than three decades of experience, Anil brings with him invaluable insights into the commercial vehicle industry and its ecosystem. He joined Tata Motors, one of the largest automotive manufacturing companies in India, as a Graduate Engineer Trainee and rose through the ranks to become a Vice President managing USD 6 billion in nationwide sales of Commercial Vehicles for the company. By bringing him on board, Truckola will be looking to leverage his extensive industry knowledge to build credibility, deeply understand customer/vendor challenges, and strategise for rapid growth.
Speaking on the appointment, Raghav Himatsingka, Founder & CEO, Truckola, said, “Anil is one of those rare breed of professionals who are loyal to a single organisation throughout their careers. People who have worked with him speak highly of his innovative capability and leadership qualities. We are delighted to welcome him on board at Truckola, and will be looking to channel his domain experience to guide us in process implementation and performance management. We are confident that his involvement will help us in rapidly accelerating our company’s growth.”
Anil Kapur added, “Having worked in the commercial vehicles segment for so long, I have been extremely impressed with Truckola’s drive and execution capabilities. I am delighted to be a part of its vision to add value to all stakeholders across the entire cargo transport supply chain with its tech-based, swift, transparent, reliable, and cost-efficient services. I eagerly look forward to the association, which will also give me a chance to mentor young teams and prepare them for success.”
Having spent more than 15+ years each at Tata Motors’ commercial vehicles factory as well as its sales and marketing function, Anil has multiple successful strategic initiatives under his belt. These have been mostly related to sales transformation and top-line improvement, cost management & bottom-line improvement, market share improvement, turnaround in select segments, rural marketing, sales process, key account management process, and distribution model etc. He also has a proven track record in strategy development and deployment.