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.
Pro Con Online Forum , Online 16th -17th March 2021
Home Delivery Mena 2021 , Online 23rd March 2021
Global SC&Pro Influence Summit , Shanghai, China 20th -21st May 2021
Seamless Middle East , Dubai World Trade Centre 29th -30th September 2021
World Breakbulk Expo , Shanghai, China 12th -13th October 2021