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.
Mauritius Maritime Week 2022 , The Ravenala Attitude, Mauritius 13th -15th December 2022
Annual GPCA Forum , Hilton Riyadh Hotel & Residences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 06th -08th December 2022
Intermodal Africa , Hotel Sarakawa, Lomé, Togo 22nd -24th November 2022
Seamless Saudi Arabia , Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Centre 02nd -03rd November 2022
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CONFERENCE , Virtual Event 01st -02nd November 2022
Asean Ports & Shipping , InterContinental Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 25th -27th October 2022
World Breakbulk Expo , Shanghai, China 25th -26th October 2022
Indonesia International Transport, Logistic, Equipment & Service Exhibition , Jakarta, Indonesia 05th -07th October 2022
Supply Chain Digitization 2022 , Virtual Event 17th -18th October 2022
Malta Maritime Summit , Malta Marriott Hotel & Spa in St. Julian’s, Malta 03rd -07th October 2022
IATA World Cargo Symposium , London, England 27th -29th September 2022
Baltic & Black Sea Ports & Shipping , Vanagupe Hotel Conference and Spa Center, Palanga, Lithuania 27th -29th May 2022
7th GPCA Research and Innovation Conference , Address Sky View Hotel, Dubai 26th -27th September 2022
Seamless North Africa , Cairo, Egypt 20th -21st September 2022
China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Supply Chain Fair (CILF) , Shenzhen, China 22nd -24th September 2022
Transport Logistic and Air Cargo Southeast Asia , Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Sungapore 13th -15th September 2022
BIMP-EAGA 2022 , Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia 02nd -04th August 2022
Intermodal Africa , King Fahd Palace Hotel Dakar, Senegal 28th -30th June 2022
Philippine Ports and Shipping , Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, The Philippines 21st -23rd June 2022
44th Annual SAPICS 2022 In-Person Conference & Exhibition , Capetown, South Africa 12th -15th June 2022
Trans Middle East , Radisson Blu Hotel, Manama, Bahrain 31st -02nd June 2022
Seamless Middle East , Dubai World Trade Centre 31st -01st June 2022
Digital Sypply Chain Show , Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai 25th May 2022
Mediterranean Ports and Shipping , Hoteli Bernardin Portorož, Slovenia 24th -26th May 2022
Airport Show , DWTC, Dubai 17th -19th May 2022
13th GPCA Supply-Chain Conference , Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City Dubai UAE 17th -19th May 2022