Bob has over 40 years’ experience in the Supply Chain and Logistics Industry, with more than 30 of those years in the Middle East and Africa. His experience covers Container Terminal Management, Liner Agency Management, Port and Free Zone Construction and Development, Oil & Gas Free Zone Development and the Development of UAE Operations for several Freight Forwarders in the Top Five Global Companies.
In 2012, after retiring, Bob took on the role of Managing Partner at Concord Sky Logistics, (a UAE owned company within a local conglomerate) and having Global Connectivity on all Continents. His specialty is the global movement of Supercars such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, etc., by Land, Sea and Air and provides an end to end service including all documentation.
In 2014 Bob created BVD Middle East, a further company within the local Group, and was appointed COO by the Investors.
Bespoke Vehicle Distributions Middle East is a distributor of specialist, tailor-made vehicles across Commercial and Specialist private vehicles. BVDME is the sole Middle East entity Marketing and Distributing the full range of specialist vehicles for Hartman of Germany and Lateral, UK, the European Leader in Wheel Chair Access Vehicles (WAV’s) for the disabled motorist.
Founded in Dubai/UAE, SCLG is a membership driven industry business group with 200+ corporate members. SCLG is expanding internationally to continuously enhance its global foot-print.
Managing supply chain and logistics more effectively shall contribute to positive growth of economy in range of 3% to 5% (GDP terms).
Impact of climate change on managing supply chain should be on agenda of all supply chain professionals.
Oil and Gas industry should enlarge its theme to manage supply chains of larger energy domain.
Reduction in current level of wastage in food supply chain shall help mitigate poverty.
Managing Fresh water supply chain needs attention of all.
Sophisticated demand forecast and planning for sure helps improve efficiency of supply chain.
Refining & Petrochemicals World Thailand 2019 , Bangkok, Thailand 23rd -24th January 2019
5th Middle East Leasing summit 2019 , Dubai, UAE 16th -17th January 2019
Breakbulk Middle East 2019 , Dubai, UAE 11th -12th February 2019
Middle East Rail 2019 , Dubai 26th -27th February 2019
Block Chain Summit , The Mira Hong Kong 27th -28th February 2019
World Mobility Show , Dubai, UAE 06th -07th March 2019
Saudi Maritime Congress 2019 , Riyadh, KSA 11th -12th March 2019
Block Chain Summit , Kap Europa, Frankfurt 25th -26th March 2019
IOT Asia 2019 , Hall 1 Singapore EXPO 27th -28th March 2019
8th Supply chain innovation summit 2019 , Shanghai China 16th -17th May 2019
5th Logistics innovation summit 2019 , Shanghai China 16th -17th May 2019