UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Faculty Profile

Asher Ramish

Assistant Professor

School of Business and Economics

Department of Operations and Supply Chain

 : [email protected]     : 3694     : 03004305625   

With cross cultural experience of more than 17 years in the corporate/private sector from organizations both in Pakistan and Germany, Asher brings with him concepts and knowledge about the revolutionary field of Supply Chain Management from abroad and is now considered among the breed of dynamic “Supply Chain Academician, Trainer & Consultant”. Asher has conducted numerous trainings in Pakistan in the Supply Chain related areas and provided specialized consultancy services in the same area. Apart from his 20 research publications, he is also editorial board member of two (ESCI / SCOPUS) supply chain journals. Besides his enrollment in doctorate program in supply chain management at Putra Business School, Malaysia, Asher previously, has done his MS in Production Management from Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, on full scholarship. He is also a certified instructor from George Mason University, USA. He did his Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from UET, Lahore.

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Services Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Performance
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Collaborative Planning Forecasting and Replenishment
  • Supply Chain Education
  • Supply Chain Training and Consulting
  • Completed Consultancy Project on Supply Chain Performance Measurement at one of the leading Textile Firm
  • Completed Consultancy Project on Supply Chain Procurement at one of the leading Footwear Firm
  • Completed Consultancy Project on Waste Paper Collection and Management at one of the leading Packaging Firm
  • Completed Consultancy Project on Production Management at one of the Cattle Feed Production Firm
  • Completed Consultancy Project on Value Chain Analysis at one of the Parts Manufacturing Firm
  • On-going Consultancy Project on Supply Chain Procurement Performance at one of the leading Education Chain
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
University of Management and Technology Assistant Professor 23-01-2006 Present
Packages Ltd. Assistant Manager Finished Goods Logistics 01-09-2003 20-02-2006
Hauni Maschinenbau A.G. Hamburg, Germany MS Thesis Student (Full Time) 01-07-2002 31-12-2002
Hauni Maschinenbau A.G. Hamburg, Germany Intern 30-08-2001 16-11-2001
Legler-Nafees Denim Mills (currently Azgard 9) Assistant Mechanical Engineer 17-08-1999 31-03-2000
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Towards a sustainable reverse logistics framework / typologies based on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Operations and Supply Chain Management: An International Journal 0.000 2020
Conference Papers (presented in International University) Developing the services supply chain framework: An Empirical Investigation of performance measurement in education supply chain of Pakistan. Putra Research Colloquium 0.000 2019
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Supply Chain Management: An Islamic Business Ethics Perspective Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization 0.000 2018
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Towards a third party logistics (3PL) based sustainable supplier relationship management framework. Journal of Quality and Technology Management 0.000 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Building a comprehensive service supply chain conceptual framework: a step ahead, based on comparative analysis of previous frameworks International Journal of Services and Operations Management 0.000 2017
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Building Exemplary Programs International conference on Innovation and Internationalization in Pakistani Higher Education (IIPHE) Round Table session held on 20th March 2017 0.000 2017
Conference Papers (presented in International University) Securing Wireless Sensor Networks Enabled Logistics Using a Hybrid Intrusion Detection System 14th International Conference on Innovation and Management held on 27-29th Sept., 2017 Conducted in Wuhan University of Technology 0.000 2017
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Measuring supply chain knowledge management (SCKM) performance based on double/triple loop learning principle International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management 0.000 2016
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Supply Chain Performance Measurement for Services: An operational level framework Business Review 0.000 2015
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Counterfeit Drugs Prevention in Pharmaceutical Industry with RFID: A Framework Based On Literature Review World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Medical, Health, Pharmaceutical and biomedical Engineering 0.000 2014
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Social capital and knowledge sharing as determinants of academic performance Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management 0.000 2013
Publications in indexed/HEC recognized/UMT recognized journals/Case Study (published in recognized in journals) Collaborating demand in a business school Supply Chain Management journal 0.000 2013
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Supply chain performance measurement for services: Broadening the conceptual framework International Industrial Engineering (IIE) Conference, on contemporary issues in business management, Istanbul, Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey 0.000 2013
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Application of Supply Chain Mapping Tools – A Case of Paint industry of Pakistan International Conference on Emerging trends in management, Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad, Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan 0.000 2013
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Collaborating demand in services supply chains International Conference on contemporary issues in business management, Lahore, Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan, p. 34 0.000 2011
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Modeling factory dynamics, a case of continental cash systems International Conference on contemporary issues in business management, Lahore, Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan, p. 21 0.000 2011
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Demand Collaboration Strategy of Supply Chain Management improves the education quality of a business school 3rd Annual Quality Congress Middle East, 6-7th April 2009, The cultural and Scientific Association, Dubai, UAE, Dubai, UAE 0.000 2009
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Impact of integrated quality teams in supply chain manufacturing 3rd Annual Quality Congress Middle East, 6-7th April 2009, The cultural and Scientific Association, Dubai, UAE, Dubai, UAE 0.000 2009
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Penetration of Information system in the banking sector of PAKISTAN ICoSSH, 08, International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, Malaysia, Malaysia 0.000 2008
Conference Papers (presented in Local University) Aligning the supply chains of educational institutes with business strategy Pakistan’s 5th National Conference on Quality Assurance in Education, Lahore, Pakistan 0.000 2007
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD Scholar - Management University of Management & Technology Pakistan
MSc - Production Management Technical University Hamburg Germany
Position Start Date End Date
Head of SBE Industry Linkage Committee 05-07-2019 Present
Director MBA Programs 01-03-2009 30-07-2013
Program Adviser - MBA (P) Evening Program 01-10-2007 01-03-2009
Position Start Date End Date
Director Center for Executive Education 15-08-2016 31-12-2018
Director Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation 01-03-2014 16-08-2016
  • Two year Full Scholarship during MS. studies in Germany
  • Achieving “A / A+" grade throughout my teaching career at UMT
  • 2 Year Professional Certification on Management Skills, Northern Institute of Technology, Hamburg, Germany
  • Three times nominated for Best Teacher Award 2010 and 2011 and 2012 at UMT.
  • Third position in overall college exams (Pre-engg. section)
  • Supervised 20 plus MS Supply Chain Theses
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS), An ESCI / SCOPUS indexed Journal
  • Member Editorial Review Board, International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (IJISSCM), An ESCI / SCOPUS indexed Journal
  • AD-HOC Reviewer of 9 Impact Factor Emerald Journals
  • Chief organizer of a mega industrial seminar sponsored by SAP, Pepsi, TCS, Packages Ltd, and Digital Labs on the topic of “Supply Chain Models in Pakistan” at Avari Hotel
  • Chief Organizer, 1st UMT Supply Chain Alumni Conference November, 2015 at Royal Palm Hotel
  • Chief Organizer, 2nd UMT Supply Chain Professional Conference October, 30th October, 2016
  • Chief Organizer, 1st Corporate Learning & Development Summit Aug 16th, 2018 at Royal Palm Hotel
  • Completed Certified Case Instructor Course “UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING CASE BASED LEARNING” (6th -7 th October, 2017). LUMS
  • Completed Certified Trainer Course “TRAIN THE TRAINER CUM INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN” (03rd -07th April, 2017): IKL
  • Completed Certified Teacher & Researcher Course “Collaboration for Faculty Excellence in Teaching and Research” GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (16th April-02 May 2016) FAIRFAX VIRGINIA USA
  • 2 Days Training Workshop on "Problem Solving and Decision Making" by Kepner-Tregoe Strategy Consultants, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2 Year German Language Course Passed, Zertifikat Deutsch (ZDF)
  • 2 Year Professional Certification on "International Law", Northern Institute of Technology, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2 Year Professional Certification on "Humanities", Northern Institute of Technology, Hamburg, Germany
  • Completed One Week Training Workshop on ISO9000
  • Completed Two Day Training Course on Internal Auditing
  • Completed Two Day Training Workshop on Teaching Methodologies
  • Completed One Week Training Workshop on SCOR Model
  • Three internal audits conducted as lead auditor in Packages.
  • Organizing team member in International Conference on Business Management 2011, Pakistan
  • Six times winner of table tennis championship at UMT (both singles OR doubles).
  • Member, SBE Steering Committee
  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee
  • Member, Financial Assistance Committee
  • Member, Student Disciplinary Committee
  • Member, Admission Committee
  • Member, Hostel Committee
  • Member, Sports Committee
  • American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)
  • System Dynamics Society MIT-USA
  • Pakistan Engineering Council
  • Institute of Supply Management
  • Harvard Business Review
  • SCM World program by Stanford University
  • Emerald as a reviewer
  • Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network
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