Tony Walford is an experienced director and senior manager with over 30 years in business. He has lead companies as CEO/MD in the fields of Freight Forwarding, 3rd Party Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution Services and Supply Chain Technology and has served on the B oard of Directors of logistics companies in the UK, USA, Switzerland, India, Russia, China and Jamaica.
Tony now jointly owns and leads Supply Solutions (2009) Ltd an organisation dedicated to developing the capability of professionals working across the functions of the supply chain through providing exceptional learning and development experiences.
In addition to general management his experience in the field includes roles in sales, marketing, global account management, customer service, and operation s management. He has negotiated acquisitions in UK, USA, Russia, Turkey, India, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Tony has cross logistics sector experience having worked within the parcels and express freight sector, international freight forwarding, roa d haulage, warehousing, maritime and port free zone operations.
His career has spanned work with Xerox Corp; where he was responsible for logistics and distribution within the North Africa and Middle East Region – DHL; in Europe, Eastern Europe and Africa - UPS and UPS Supply Chain Solutions; in Europe, East Europe and Africa - MSAS (EXEL) Logistics; leading their UK freight forwarding business - Zim Logistics leading P&L for their global operations, strategic development and M&A strategy - and Uniserve Group where he was Regional Director for Scotland & Ireland.
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