About Us | Managment Team
Mr. T. Udayasankar, Chairman & Managing DirectorT. Udayasankar an industry veteran, with an experience of 45 years in the shipping and logistics industry is 71 years old. He has been at the helm of PSTS for close to 15 years. Under his stewardship the group has grown from strength to strength and has emerged as a top performer in the shipping and logistics industry in the country.
His academic qualifications include a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Madras. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Engineers(India) and a holder of Form 'F' from Indian Customs.
He is not only professional, but also a multifaceted personality with a keen interest in sports, social and philanthropic activities. He is a patron of the Tamilnadu State Volleyball Association and the Thoothukudi District Volleyball Association. He was the Organising President, All India Volleyball Tournament in Tuticorin for 20 consecutive years from 1984 to 2003. He is the Chairman (Club Activities) of Tuticorin Rifle Club and a life member of the YMCA, Vepery, Chennai. He channels his philanthropic efforts through the PSTS Foundation.
Mr. T. Velsankar, Jt. Managing DirectorT. Velsankar, a well travelled professional with close to 40 years of experience in the shipping and logistics industry is the Joint Managing Director of PSTS Logistics (P) Ltd. and Director of PSTS Heavy Lift & Shift Ltd. He has held operational and other responsibilities in various departments of the group and has a wide and varied experience.
His academic qualifications include a bachelor's degree in science from Loyola College, Chennai and a master's degree in business administration from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK and a holder of Form 'F' from Indian Customs.
His hobbies include shuttle badminton and farming. His varied interests had led him to actively participate in social activities. He is the President of the Tuticorin Stevedores Association, Executive Member of the Tamilnadu Chamber of Commerce & Industries, Madurai and current President of Association of Management of Private Schools in Tamilnadu (National and International carricullum) Championing the cause of Quality Education in TamilNadu. He is also the President of the Tuticorin District Aquatics Association and the Tuticorin District Badminton Association.
He channels his philanthropic efforts through the PSTS Foundation. As the Chairman of the Management Committee of the Vikasa School, he has been instrumental in building and expanding the institution.
Mr. J. Ganeshram, Jt. Managing DirectorJ.Ganeshram started his career in 1988, as third generation entrepreneur and has a cumulative trade experience of 28 years. He is the Joint Managing Director of the company since 1997. He initiated PSTS's backward integration journey from Shipping Agency and Trading to integrated logistics and further into Port and CFS Management. He entered into joint venture with Reliance Logistics (Reliance Group Company) under the brand name "Relogistics (TN) Pvt. Ltd" in the year 2002 and was the CEO till 2007. He introduced single window solutions for all the supply chain needs of the Tamilnadu industry. Under his action oriented and visionary role PSTS has emerged as a dynamic organization, marking double digit growth across all services of the group.
His academic qualifications include a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from CEG Anna University, Chennai, and Masters in Management from MK University. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK and is also a holder of Form 'F' from Indian Customs.
Mr. Ganeshram takes active part in the activities of the apex bodies of trade and industry and is presently serving as Secretary of Chennai Port Stevedores Association. He has served as Head of Logistics Panel of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Chennai Zone. He has also served as executive member of logistics committee in "Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)".
He strives to propel the 75 year old family business into an agile and responsive organization that meets the changing demands of the logistics industry.
Mr. V. Raju, V.P. OperationsRaju has more than 3 decades of experience in Shipping & Logistics Industry. He has headed the prominent container line (MOL) as well as a big fleet of trailers. Now he is heading the Stevedoring, Steamer Agency and Break-bulk Cargo Handling Division. He is also heading the Back end operation of Karaikal Port.
His academic qualifications include a Post Graduate degree in M.A. (Public Administration). He is a Form ‘F’ holder of Indian Customs.
Mr. Ruby Vinston, V.P. FinanceS.Ruby Vinston, has over 27 years of experience in finance and accounts. Aged 53 years, he heads the finance department of PSTS Consortium . His experience includes handling of public issues and foreign currency loan arrangements. He has even conducted seminars for CA students on service tax.
A fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, he has completed various courses on Valuation ,Indirect Taxes, Private Equity, Arbitration and Roles and Responsibilities of Directors conducted by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Mr. T.J. Kannaram, Executive DirectorT. J. Kannaram has an experience of 27 years in the industry. As the executive director of the PSTS Heavy Lift & Shift Ltd., he is the force behind the growth of the group company. His academic qualifications include a diploma in Civil Engineering. He actively participates in trade and industry bodies. He has served in various positions in the All India Chamber of Commerce and Industries - (AICCI) Tuticorin. He is the honorary treasurer of the Tuticorin Rifle Club and life member of the YMCA, Chennai. He is also Past President of Rotary Jaycees Club and Lions Club.
Mr. V. Arjun Sankar, Executive DirectorV.Arjun Sankar spear heads the Shipping, Chartering, Stevedoring and Clearing & Forwarding activities in Tuticorin Port. Aged 34 years, he is the son of T.Velsankar, the Executive Director of PSTS Consortium.
His professional qualifications include a computer engineering degree from Bangalore and a postgraduate degree in business administration from Australia.
He is a multi-faceted personality actively playing multiple roles. He is currently, Admin Secretary of All India Chamber of Commerce & Industries,President of Tuticorin Port Handling Agents Association, Secretary of Tuticorin Customs Brokers’ Association, Immediate Past President of JCI Tuticorin Pearl City and a student of Institute of Chartered Ship Broker’s London.
Mr. Ashwin Sankar V, Joint DirectorV.Ashwin Sankar heads the Freight Forwarding & Customs Clearance services in Chennai Port. Aged 32, he is the Joint Director of PSTS Logistics. He is the younger son of T.Velsankar.
His professional qualifications include a B.E. in Computer Science from Anna University, Chennai and an M.B.A. from University of Liverpool, UK.
He has 7 years experience in Freight Forwarding & Customs Clearance.
Mr. J. Giriram, Joint DirectorGiri Ram has been with the PSTS Shipping division since 1998. He currently heads the International Export Import Corporation (IEIC) an extended venture of trading for the import of assorted pulses. He is the Director of PSTS Industrial Training School which collaborates with Govt. Departments in the commissioning of Training Programs – Excavator, Crane and Forklifts. A professional with over 17 years of experience, his earlier stint was with PSTS Shipping division. He then moved to the Heavy Equipment Handling Division of PSTS and was involved in the operations of handling cargo through cranes, loaders and forklifts in Tuticorin.
Mrs. Bharathy Ganesh Ram, Joint DirectorBharathy Ganesh Ram has over 25 years of experience in marketing communications. She has worked in multinationals like Ogilvy and Madison; Headed advertising in Brand Comm and Take Wing; Headed brand communications in CRY- Child Rights and You and also in KYM - Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram.
She is now building on the trusted PSTS family name and developing an authentic, cohesive, durable, reliable and responsive PSTS brand that is relevant to the internal & external stakeholders. She steers PSTS in its global aspirations yet rooted in strong Indian family values thereby ensuring Brand PSTS enjoys the best of both worlds.
She strives for better awareness, balance and clarity in her thought, speech and action so as to perform her various roles to the hilt. And through it all she believes in the saying, ‘Que Sera, Sera!’’
Stevedore of the Year Award 2015
Stevedore of the Year Award 2013
EXIM Service Award 2013
Business Gaurav SME Awards 2012
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