Kale opens rural office in India to support local tech talent


Kale Logistics Solutions (Kale), a trusted IT partner in the global logistics industry, has opened a new software development centre in Kolhapur, India, as part of its drive to attract and nurture talent outside of metropolitan cities in India.

With this move, Kale aims to access more talent and give its employees greater flexibility regarding where and how they work.

Demand for digital-savvy technology talent, especially in non-metro areas, is expected to accelerate in 2022.

Since the advent of the pandemic, there has been a steady increase in demand for remote work and companies setting up smaller offices away from their headquarters.

With smaller cities now cropping up on the IT sector radar, growth, employment opportunities, and development are spreading more evenly across the country instead of being limited to a handful of major cities.

Kale has been focusing on bringing jobs to smaller towns since it opened its first tier 2 city office in 2020 in Jamnagar, Gujarat.

“It is all about nurturing industry-ready talent. We believe these regions are rich in latent talent, just waiting for opportunities to come their way,” said Rajesh Panicker, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Co-founder of Kale Logistics Solutions“We are hiring across all levels, to increase the tech quotient of the firm and keep our talent pool brimming with new-age technologies. “Our focus is on taking opportunities where the talent is. This means that employees don’t have to uproot themselves or move away from their families. “We are adopting worker-centric models to have the best talent and create a trend which is sustainable.”

Kale’s wide portfolio of IT solutions is now catering to a vast range of airports and ports.

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From Asia Pacific to North America, many countries are embracing Kale’s community platform, with Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Lucknow some of the major airports in India that are leveraging Kale’s suite of IT solutions.

“The new office location will not only strengthen our already rich and diverse talent base but also provide local talent with the opportunity to build meaningful careers,” said Rohit Jain, Head of HR, Kale Logistics Solutions“We’re creating the opportunity to work for a global organization, in a highly regarded role, from the comfort of their hometown.”

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