Freelance Supply Chain/Logistics Director

Last Updated: 12th December 2018 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level

Dutch, English, French, German


An experienced hands-on professional who can rely on more than 35 years of intensive experience in interim management , plant management and logistics/supply chain management. His domains of expertise are Project management , Plant management, supply chain, logistics, distribution ( FMCG, retail & wholesale) and international freight (road, sea and air), logistics, 3PL experience, supplier selection and management, optimising ,change projects and budget responsibility


Karel de Grote Hogeschool Antwerpen
Master Logistics Management

   Sep 1990
— Jun 1992

Hogere Handelsschool Hasselt
Modern Languages & Administration A1

   Sep 1968
— Jun 1971


Colruyt (retail supermarkets)
Senior Project Manager

   Feb 2016
— Current

Completed the move of two warehouses of the Colruyt group
Budget: 3.100000€

Leading the multi project cooperation between two operating units within Colruyt
Budget: 2.200000€

As senior project manager leading the transition from Pro à Pro (France) to Metro (France)
Extensive travel
Budget: 3.500000€

Van Moer Transport Group
Supply Chain/Project Manager

   Aug 2015
— Jan 2016

Supply Chain /Project Manager
Leading the transition from Rhenus into Van Moer group
Optimised warehouse

Sapa Aluminium
Project manager supply chain

   Sep 2014
— Jun 2015

Optimization of the warehouse
Reducing customer complaints

Federal Mogul (Automotive)
Plant Director

   Jul 2013
— Jul 2014

Overall responsibility for 2 DC’s ( Kontich and Aartselaar 48000m2)
400 employees
Cross docking operations
Responsible for all Supply chain,Whse,Distribution and Transport operations
Unionized environment

Coca Cola Company
DC Director

   May 2011
— May 2013

Project lead for the new lay-out of the Warehouse
Project manager of the internal move of the Warehouse
Group leader during the implementation of SAP
Unionized environment

Kraft Foods
Change & crisis manager

   Apr 2010
— Apr 2011

3 PL experience as a liaison manager between the 3 PL Warehouse and the external transport
Responsible for the daily problem solving between Weerts Supply Chain (3PL) and Kraft
Unionized environment

Col Art (China)
Senior Project Manager

   Oct 2009
— Mar 2010

Project for optimizing the logistic / supply chain flow and transport between the plants in China and Europe

several contracts in Austria,France,UK,Germany
Logistics Director

   Nov 2006
— Mar 2009

Daler - Rowney (UK)
European Operations Manager

   Jan 2001
— Aug 2006

Responsible for total European Operations and Distribution centre
Project management for the move of the distribution centre from LLN to Ottignies (concept, infrastructure , improvements and move)
Reduced European carrier cost by negotiating new contracts
Responsible for all contract negotiations regarding supply chain, transport (road , sea and air) , suppliers etc…
Implementing clear KPI’s
Controlled these service level agreements with the different suppliers
Stimulate and lead the continuous improvement
Responsible for the total profit and loss of European Operations included the freight budget
Intensive travel worldwide

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