interim manager and supply chain and logistics specialist, aiming at operations excellence

Key achievements

  • Roll out new operational concepts in complete alignment with stakeholders and third parties
  • Central S & OP and logistics IT system for optimal coordination between Sales, Production, Planning, Logistics and Finance (Customs)
  • Stable, transparent logistics operation and control / monitoring through KPI
  • Central stock management that results in optimal availability, optimal stock levels and delivery times agreed with the customer
  • Delivery of goods on the basis of agreed delivery conditions (Incoterms), costs and delivery times
  • Guaranteeing flexibility in operations through outsourcing and other agreements with ever-fluctuating volumes in the supply chain
  • Starting modern, highly automated warehouses
  • Closure of existing operations, merging or starting new logistics operations
  • Realization of significant cost savings through continuous improvement projects (Lean, 6S etc)
  • Frequent simulations for determining optimal logistic concept (optimization of warehouses with regard to location and size (m2) and transport/distribution solutions)
  • Develop and implement customization of customer orders in logistics operation
  • Contributing to greening through re-use / return packaging, optimization of transport and distribution (carbon footprint).
  • Strengthen and use “buying power”: In / outsourcing, procurement and tender management when selecting logistics service providers
  • Ensuring compliance management (SOX, AEO)
  • Supporting HR through training, development and change management and motivating, stimulating and coaching employees and teams
  • Interim management: determining status, defining strategy and plan of approach and execution / implementation
  • Program and change management: delivery of projects on time and within budget