Based out of Barcelona, Spain, Ed founded QuSL in the beginning of 2004, specializing in SUPPLY CHAIN CONSULTING, TRAINING & EDUCATION. Ed is also a lecturer on Logis tics & Supply Chain Management at EADA Business School in Barcelona, Spain, which is ranked as one of the world’s TOP - 100 business schools by prestigious rankings such as FT and Economist. He is also the professor responsible for the Entrepreneurial Final Project Course in the International MBA’s and is Director of EADA’s Program in Project Management. Ed is delivery partner and authorized trainer in the business simulation games of The Fresh Connection™ of The Netherlands and Palatine Group of New York, US A.
With a M.Sc. degree in business administration from Erasmus University / Rotterdam School of Management and a post - graduate degree in Supply Chain Management from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, Ed has extensive international expe rience in managing distribution and logistics projects. He has a practical background since the mid - 1990’s in the logistics world, having worked in various areas within logistics operator DHL / Danzas Solutions . First as Director Supply Chain Design, suppo rting large accounts with the redesign of their distribution networks at strategic, multi - national level. Later as Director of Engineering & Quality in a large operation in Spain and most recently, as International project manager carrying out productivity improvement projects in various European countries.
Areas of expertise include Distribution Network Design & carbon footprint; Transportation strategy & management; Re - location studies; Logistics outsourcing & tendering; Supply Chain strategy & management and Operational & productivity improvement. So far, QuSL has been actively involved in projects and/or in - company trainings in the following industry sectors: Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Apparel & sports, High - tech & telecom, Electronics & white - go ods, Automotive, Steel, Fashion, Pharma, Aerospace, and Industrial. Clients include companies like Nike, Samsung, DHL, Bestin Supply Chain, Shell, Alcon, Wyeth, Mölnlycke Healthcare, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, Makro, JohnsonDiversey, Groenewout Consultants & Engineers, Europhia Consulting, BlueStar Inc. and others.
Ed recently published a management book in Dutch titled “The Perfect Pass: what managers can learn from the football trainer” about the importance of seeing the BIG PICTURE, having good internal an d external ALIGNMENT and achieving COHERENCE at all levels. Versions in English and Spanish are scheduled to be published later on this year.
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.
7th Black Sea Ports and Shipping 2018 , International Hotel Casino & Tower Suites, Varna, Bulgaria 08th -12th May 2018
Inflection Summit, Awards 2018 - Digital Manufacturing Supply Chain , Delhi, NCR 12th September 2018
IOT World Asia , Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 18th -20th September 2018
2nd LAST MILE ASEAN Conference & Expo , BITEC, Bangkok 20th -21st September 2018
2nd Baltic Ports & Shipping 2018 , Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel, Riga, Latvia 25th -27th September 2018
4th China International Internet & E-commerce Expo , Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center 11th -13th October 2018
Supply Chain and Logistics Conference , Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh 15th -16th October 2018
East Africa Utlities Expo , Kenyatta International Convention Center Nairobi, Kenya 25th -27th September 2018
3rd Annual Saudi Freight & Logistics 2018 , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 22nd -23rd October 2018
15th Trans Middle East 2018 , Intercontinental Aqaba Resort, Jordan 23rd -25th October 2018
Procurement 4.0 , Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Thailand 24th -25th October 2018
2nd Annual Modern Warehousing , Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Thailand 24th -25th October 2018
4th Annual Fleet Management , Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit, Thailand 24th -25th October 2018
UAE-INDIA Economic Forum , Dubai, UAE 24th -25th October 2018
Global Illicit Trade , Abu Dhabi 30th October 2018
FoodEx Saudi 2018 , Jeddah Centre For Forums And Events Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 12th -15th November 2018
7th Annual Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018 Asia Pacific , Singapore 15th -16th November 2018
20th Intermodal Africa 2018 , Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, Ghana 27th -29th November 2018
Refining & Petrochemicals World China 2018 , Beijing, China 05th -07th November 2018
Refining & Petrochemicals World Thailand 2019 , Bangkok, Thailand 23rd -24th January 2019