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.
IATA World Cargo Symposium , Istanbul, Turkey 12th -14th October 2021
World Breakbulk Expo , Shanghai, China 12th -13th October 2021
China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Supply Chain Fair (CILF) , Shenzhen, China 23rd -25th September 2021
Seamless Middle East , Dubai World Trade Centre 29th -30th September 2021
43rd Annual SAPICS Virtual Conference , Online 24th -26th August 2021
3rd Virtual Retail Supply Chain ExCon , Online 22nd -23rd July 2021
ProcureCon Asia , Online 13th -15th July 2021
Global SC&Pro Influence Summit , Shanghai, China 20th -21st May 2021
Home Delivery Mena 2021 , Online 23rd March 2021
Pro Con Online Forum , Online 16th -17th March 2021