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Providing management support or leading transport operations through a change transformation. Davies & Robson supply transport specialist interim managers that are able to bring rigour, process, performance improvement and commercial experience to in-house and third-party transport operations.

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Project and change manager

Steve has provided logistics and supply chain interim services for 20 years.

Clients include: Space NK, Wincanton, Stapleton's tyres, MSc logistics & supply chain management, PRINCE2

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Project and change manager

Name:
Steve
Availability:
Immediate
Guide Day Rate:
550
Ref:
3862
  • Managing the major overhaul of Red Prairie WMS for DHL for their client Selfridges which resolved multiple issues for Selfridges eComm and retail supply business.
  • Setting up Kumho Tyres National Distribution Centre and Sales Office with 3PL partner DHL. This was a multi-faceted project which included contract negotiations, site preparation, recruitment, forecasting & stock build and communications and IT.
  • Transport and warehouse change and implementation

Steve has provided logistics and supply chain interim services for 20 years.

Clients include: Space NK, Wincanton, Stapleton's tyres, MSc logistics & supply chain management, PRINCE2

LOGISTICS PROJECT AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

John has over 5 years interim management experience. He previously enjoyed a successful career in the brewing industry and was a Regional Operations Director responsible for 600 staff over 5 depots and a budget of £28m.

Clients include: Travis Perkins, DS Smith and Oakfurnitureland

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LOGISTICS PROJECT AND OPERATIONS MANAGER

Name:
John
Availability:
Immediate
Guide Day Rate:
£550
Ref:
0353
  • Warehouse process improvement implementation
  • Site relocation planning and implementation
  • Integration of distribution networks
  • Warehouse and Transport operations site management £10m+

John has over 5 years interim management experience. He previously enjoyed a successful career in the brewing industry and was a Regional Operations Director responsible for 600 staff over 5 depots and a budget of £28m.

Clients include: Travis Perkins, DS Smith and Oakfurnitureland

PROJECT & CHANGE MANAGER AND TURNAROUND SPECIALIST

James has over 10 years experience as an implementation supply chain specialist.

Clients include: Wincanton, EAT, Sainsbury’s, Knowles, Lavendon, Centaur, Fisher Outdoor, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres

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PROJECT & CHANGE MANAGER AND TURNAROUND SPECIALIST

Name:
James
Availability:
Immediate
Guide Day Rate:
£625
Ref:
0874
  • Logistics Contract Turnaround – Operations & Commercials
  • Specialist in distressed £m contract turnarounds with major 3PLs
  • Site start up overall project management 
  • Operational efficiency improvements – warehouse mapping, layout and process definition 
  • WMS implementation 
  • Transport – operational and contract change 
  • Operational leadership – structured, teams and training

James has over 10 years experience as an implementation supply chain specialist.

Clients include: Wincanton, EAT, Sainsbury’s, Knowles, Lavendon, Centaur, Fisher Outdoor, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres

LOGISTICS PROJECT MANAGER AND TURNAROUND SPECIALIST

Giles has performed a number of assignments with Davies & Robson and previously enjoyed a career as a senior manager with M&S, XPO and Gist.

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LOGISTICS PROJECT MANAGER AND TURNAROUND SPECIALIST

Name:
Giles
Availability:
Immediate
Guide Day Rate:
£650
Ref:
1612
  • Project Management of new DCs and site relocations
  • Implementation of warehouse automation projects
  • Operational efficiency and Process improvement implementation
  • Turnaround of struggling operations
  • Large scale warehouse and transport management (1m sq ft, 150+ vehicles, 800+ personnel)

Giles has performed a number of assignments with Davies & Robson and previously enjoyed a career as a senior manager with M&S, XPO and Gist.

PROJECT AND CHANGE MANAGER

Tim has significant project management and operational experience. His career has covered a range of warehousing and transport projects as both an Analyst and Project Manager on behalf of, amongst others;

Clients include: Aldi Stores, DHL, Diageo, AstraZeneca, Dell Computers, Golden Acres Petfoods, Mole Valley Farmers and Kumho Tyres

BSc

 

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PROJECT AND CHANGE MANAGER

Name:
Tim
Availability:
Immediate
Guide Day Rate:
£495
Ref:
2317
  • Managing the major overhaul of Red Prairie WMS for DHL for their client Selfridges which resolved multiple issues for Selfridges eComm and retail supply business.
  • Setting up Kumho Tyres National Distribution Centre and Sales Office with 3PL partner DHL. This was a multi-faceted project which included contract negotiations, site preparation, recruitment, forecasting & stock build and communications and IT.

Tim has significant project management and operational experience. His career has covered a range of warehousing and transport projects as both an Analyst and Project Manager on behalf of, amongst others;

Clients include: Aldi Stores, DHL, Diageo, AstraZeneca, Dell Computers, Golden Acres Petfoods, Mole Valley Farmers and Kumho Tyres

BSc

 

PROGRAMME MANAGER / OPERATIONAL & COMMERCIAL LEADERSHIP

David has been an interim programme manager since 2010, and previously enjoyed success in senior management roles with DHL-Exel, Wincanton, Tibbett&Britten and Swift.

Clients include: NFT, DairyCrest, Greenergy and Silentnight Group.

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PROGRAMME MANAGER / OPERATIONAL & COMMERCIAL LEADERSHIP

Name:
David
Availability:
Immediate
Guide Day Rate:
£975
Ref:
2590
  • Experienced large scale 3PL Operations Director
  • Overall commercial and operational leadership for multiple contract performance improvement
  • Programme Management of complex, large scale multi stream change projects
  • Leading management teams through business, process and structure change
  • Large scale management, 700 vehicles, 550sq ft site, multisite

David has been an interim programme manager since 2010, and previously enjoyed success in senior management roles with DHL-Exel, Wincanton, Tibbett&Britten and Swift.

Clients include: NFT, DairyCrest, Greenergy and Silentnight Group.

PROJECT AND CHANGE MANAGER

Neil has a track record of delivering change, start ups and implementations.

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PROJECT AND CHANGE MANAGER

Name:
Neil
Availability:
Immediate
Guide Day Rate:
£445
Ref:
2739
  • New back haul business including commercial arrangements, processes, resources, planning and operations
  • The migration of a complex multi site operation warehouse and transport (800 employees) to a new client 
  • The planning and set up of the entire supply chain operations, WMS, stock planning and purchasing for a rapidly expanding SME

Neil has a track record of delivering change, start ups and implementations.

LOGISTICS OPERATIONS AND IMPROVEMENT SPECIALIST (WAREHOUSE & TRANSPORT)

Ian is an experienced logistics interim with 20 years experience.         

Clients include: NFT, Samworth Bros, Premier Foods and Wincanton

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LOGISTICS OPERATIONS AND IMPROVEMENT SPECIALIST (WAREHOUSE & TRANSPORT)

Name:
Ian
Availability:
Immediate
Guide Day Rate:
£500
Ref:
2839
  • Operational Management multi site/user and to 400k sq ft/500 personnel
  • Transport operations management 100+ vehicles open and closed book (CPC holder)
  • Operational and commercial KPI improvement
  • Project Management – site relocation, refurbishment and closure (incl TUPE)

Ian is an experienced logistics interim with 20 years experience.         

Clients include: NFT, Samworth Bros, Premier Foods and Wincanton

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