Combining twenty years of practical experience of all aspects of international freight management with expert knowledge on customs documentation and document processing technology, Ghouse is responsible for ensuring that TNETS meets the needs and exceeds the expectations of clients and shareholders and stakeholders such as Singapore Customs, corporate clients, freight forwarders, as well as air and sea carriers.
Ghouse has been the driving force behind the growth of TNETS since its inception and continues to be a powerful thought leader and driver for change within the customs industry in Singapore.
Ghouse’s success in bringing a new level of professionalism to the industry was recognised in 2008 with the presentation of the Leading Indian Young Entrepreneur award by the President of Singapore.
Gerard’s experience in the international freight management industry stretches back over twenty five years.
After a successful career with MSAS (now DHL) he established his own freight forwarding business together with Ghouse and they then shortly founded TNETS along with Neil Johnson to provide personnel and services to the multinational freight forwarders and logistics companies.
Gerard’s role is to ensure that day to day operations are run smoothly and that TNETS’ services meet or exceed the requirements of customers and Singapore Customs. In the context of this role, Gerard harnesses both the most up-to-date and sophisticated declaration processing technology and a well-trained and eager workforce.
Gerard also ensures that TNETS management reporting, corporate accounting and external financial reporting is updated timely and that at all times shareholder value is being retained and enhanced.
Neil’s career has spanned a succession of multinationals, a wide variety of senior management and board roles, and has taken him all over the world, into industries as diverse as publishing, advertising, telecommunications, oil & gas, transportation, logistics and banking.
Allied to his role with TNETS, Neil runs Mangrove Holdings which invests in and advises shipping , transport and logistics and related businesses. Prior to this, Neil was Vice President for the Asia Pacific region with EXEL PLC where he played a major role in the transformation of the business from that of asset-operator to integrated supply chain service provider.
Neil holds an MBA from Rutgers University, has completed MIT’s Big Data and Social Analytics program, is a sought after speaker on a range of management and supply chain topics, including blockchain, big data, trade compliance, supply chain digitisation, and is well-connected within the Asian logistics and transportation industry.