MS. T VANADHI DEVI The President of SIAWED
Hailed from a very remote village in Ramnad district, did schooling and college in Madurai and MBA at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. After post graduation, joined Omega Forwarders, a start up cargo forwarding company as a management trainee and had grown up with the company and reached the position of Business Development Manager after a period of 7 years.
To pursue on higher challenges had accepted the position of Sales Manager at a German MNC, a global logistics giant and created considerable clientele for the company.
Having worked in an Indian company and a Multinational company, and with the experience thus gained started Vista Expedition in the year 2000 along with husband Mohan Kumar as a Partnership Firm.
During the last decade, Vista Expedition has established full fledged infrastructure as a end to end logistics service provider by building up national and international network, obtained all statutory accreditations and has become an ISO 9001 – 2008 certified Freight Forwarding Company.
As part of our vertical integration acquired, Tradewell Cargo Pvt. Ltd in the year 2012 to handle the customs clearance activity in the logistics chain.
With a wide corporate client base spread over the entire country and also in abroad, today both Vista and Tradewell has created a solid reputation in the industry as a reliable service provider for end to end logistics services by airfreight and sea freight of international cargo shipments.
To promote entrepreneurism among Women, SIAWED was formed in the year 2011 to encourage aspiring women entrepreneurs to come forward for setting up business and help them in addressing the shortcomings in setting up their own business. With the background of our experience in marketing and the contacts with the corporate and international agencies, SIAWED offer marketing support as well to the women manufacturers.
Today SIAWED has set up representations not only in Chennai and Bangalore but also in Madurai, Ramnad, Tanjore, Coimbator and Erode to render entrepreneurial support and guidance to the needy women. We also have overseas representations in US and Malaysia and established effective networking in other countries as well.
SIAWED is successful in establishing links with several corporate business houses, training institutions, entrepreneurs, innovators and academicians and with their support and networking strength strives for promoting more of women entrepreneurs in the society for building a better tomorrow and a self reliant and gloriful nation.
In commemorating the services rendered through SIAWED, the President of SIAWED,
Mrs. T. Vanadhi Devi was awarded ‘Inspiring Woman Award-2014’ from Aakriti of Anna University during the women’s day Celebrations on 8th March, 2014.
SIAWED has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ( MOU ) with Anna University on 12 August 2014 to function as an ‘Associate Partner of Anna University” to impart Entrepreneurial Education to the Engineering Students.
SIAWED has also participated in International Conference of Women Entrepreneurs – EVE 2014 organised by SSM Engineering College, Komarapalayam and interacted with the management students on the importance of Entrepreneurism and the related skill development opportunities.