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.
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