A Consultant/Interim Supply Chain & Logistics leader (5 years interim experience, 15 years employed) working within 3PL service providers and client organisations to develop sustainable solutions. Mark is a Supply Chain expert who improves efficiency and minimises costs in procurement, manufacturing, and distribution operations. Experienced in distribution network design and warehouse efficiency, Mark has a particular interest in developing collaborative working processes with suppliers, customers and colleagues.
Senior roles in Multi-channel Distribution (Food and FMCG), Warehousing (Ambient and Temperature Controlled), Manufacturing (Automotive), Consultancy and Public sector organisations. BS11000 Collaborative Leader (Institute for Collaborative Working accredited).
Wide range of experience including General Management, Supply Chain & Logistics strategy development and implementation, Programme and Project Management, Commercial Management, Procurement & Inventory Management, Logistics & ERP system implementation, Distribution Network planning & implementation, Warehouse new-build and re-location projects, Demand and Capacity Planning, Operational Process Design, Change Management & Continuous Improvement.
Focussed on improved efficiency to drive out waste from procurement, manufacturing, and distribution operations, identify and mitigate against the risks of supply chain interruption and ensure optimal inventory levels. Experienced in distribution network design, implementing highly automated logistics systems and improving warehouse efficiency.
I have a particular interest in developing Collaborative working arrangements – on a horizontal, vertical, sectoral or geographic basis – bringing organisations together to deliver resource synergies and efficiencies not possible on a stand-alone basis.