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

Track record

From 2010: Owner of Juthout Advies, Interim professional and supply chain expert.

Now for Meri Meri Inc Business consultant for implementation of new supply chain concept with a newly selected LSP in de EU

Completed assignments:
  • Rapid Micro Biosystems Inc, program management & implementation of new selected LSP for EU
  • Santen AS, Business consultant & Program management Global EM&S
  • Wabtec Corporation, Business consultant at Stemmann Technik: Build new SC organization/S&OP and create roadmap for Improvement Plan. (Germany).
  • CooperSurgical Inc. (CSI), Interim Manager to advice on warehousing and distribution in global Supply Chain Improvement Programme (Denmark).
  • Zebra Technologies, Senior Program Manager EMEA DC Consolidation after the acquisition of the Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business. (The Netherlands).
  • Jacobs Douwe Egberts, advice on pan European transport- and pallet management control systems and define scope/planning implementation, (The Netherlands)
  • Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Work Stream Lead Logistics in global merge of Douwe Egberts Master Blenders (DEMB) and Mondelez. (The Netherlands),
  • AbbVie, Senior Business Consultant in project for outsourcing of logistics operations for AbbVie Logistics. (The Netherlands)
  • DHL Supply Chain, Senior Project manager (The Netherlands/ Belgium)
  • Van Duuren Districenters, Interim operations director (The Netherlands)
  • CAT Groupe, Tender manager automotive (Germany)

2002 – 2010      Yamaha Motor Europe NV,

Vice president Logistics Operations, Board member
Base: Amsterdam (Schiphol Rijk), the Netherlands

  • Control supply of products and components from factories in Japan, Far East, America and Europe to 6 European Distribution Centers (Amsterdam, Lyon, Hamburg, Lille, Milan and Barcelona, total 140K m2) and distribution to >8.000 dealers in Europe.
  • Development and implementation of SCM concept for finished products (Central S&OP, central inventory management & control, purchasing, standard warehouse and distribution system, central KPI control and Customs and logistics IT system)
  • P/L control over supply chain/logistics operations for all products in EMEA
  • Manage project for integration and shut down of national operations
  • 300 FTE.

1992 – 2001      Yamaha Motor Distribution BV

Division Manager Operations
Base: Amsterdam (Schiphol Rijk), the Netherlands

  • Project manager for new EDC at Schiphol Rijk: coördination and control start of new, complex operation with full automated parts warehouse (pick-to-light system, mini load and high bay warehouse) and new IT system (WMS/TMS)
  • After start operations in 1993, EDC Site Management including transport/distribution
  • P/L control over parts and accessories supply chain/logistics operations for all products in EMEA
  • Develop new SCM concept for genuine parts and accessories with central S&OP for Europe (central inventory management & control, purchasing)
  • Manage project for integration and shut down of national operations
  • Purchasing of non-genuine parts and accessories
  • Develop, frequently tender and control outsourced operations of logistics service providers
  • Execute global project for stock optimization
  • Project manager to extend Amsterdam EDC to 35K m2 and open new Lyon EDC (20K m2)
  • 175 FTE.

For overview change process in Yamaha, see 20190116 Yamaha change project

1986 – 1992      Avery Dennison

Job:      Operations Manager Fasson Specialty Division
Base:    Leiden, the Netherlands

  • Development concept and implementation of Finishing Center
  • Manager Finishing and Distribution Center, stock management and distribution
  • 50 FTE in shifts

1983 – 1986      Rowntree Mackintosh BV (Nestle)

Job:      Manager Production Planning & Control
Base:    Elst (Gld), the Netherlands

  • S&OP, Production planning and sourcing.

1979 – 1982      Flora Holland

Job:      Project Manager
Base:    Bleiswijk, the Netherlands

  • Project management for IT system and internal transportation system.