BiographyPaul has responsibility for the worldwide sales of logistics solutions across all sectors and for a wide range of clients on behalf of Unipart Logistics, a division of the $1.8Bn Unipart Group. He has developed solutions with clients in the retail, technology, automotive and aerospace sectors across Europe, North America and Asia. He is currently involved with the deployment of solutions based upon Unipart Logistics’ unique way of working known as “The Unipart Way”.
Paul joined Unipart Logistics in January 2000 as managing director of Unipart’s e-fulfilment business and has extensive experience in the third party logistics sector, having previously held positions as managing director of Cert Logistics and business director with Exel Logistics. Prior to these posts Paul held senior positions in Business Services, IT and Automotive. Paul has worked with a large number of clients around Lean Logistics and is currently working with a number of US clients putting Lean solutions into supply chain and distribution networks.
Paul holds a first degree in Mathematics and Management Sciences from Hull University and an MBA specializing in Finance and International Marketing from Kingston Business School. He is currently Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK), an organization of 20,000 professional members covering all facets of Logistics and Transport. Paul is the Chairman of Skills for Logistics a UK sector skills council (covering the 2.3M people employed in the UK on wholesaling and logistics - 8% of UK workforce) and is also Chair of Governors at a large secondary school in Abingdon.
Paul has lectured widely on operational improvement activity with an emphasis on enabling technologies. He is a frequent visitor to the US where he has offices in Montvale and Atlanta. Paul has collaborated on global projects around Vested Outsourcing. As a visiting lecturer to Cranfield University, Paul lectures on the MSC programs for defense procurement and the Ministry of Defense Officer Advancement program (“Majors Course”). Paul sits on the advisory board for Hull University Logistics Institute. He is a member of the Department for Transport Logistics Sounding Board.