Brian Cartwright Info
Brian Cartwright is Managing Director Middle East and Africa for the Logistics Executive Group, he has over 15 years of business management and leadership experience and is responsible for managing Logistics Executive Group across the Middle East and Africa.
He is actively involved in supporting organizations in the Supply Chain and Logistics sector for more than 11 years, has a background in Executive Search, Trade Facilitation, Training and Consulting as well as past experience in Fleet Management, B2B and Retail sales. From years of living and working in the Middle East he has built a solid reputation within the Logistics & Supply Chain community as a leading consultant and advisor supporting organizations to improve their business performance through people. With a wealth of knowledge and connections he is an expert in strategic sourcing and development of talent as well as the facilitation of business for his clients and contacts.
Brian is also a regular contributor of thought leadership articles and is involved in organizing and supporting many of the high profile Supply Chain and Logistics events and conferences throughout MEA.
Away from the business he is an avid and accomplished motorcyclist both on and off road and is also a qualified Motorcycle CBT instructor. His other interests include Squash, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding and SCUBA Diving.
Brian is a blogger at “ThePeopleSupplyChain” and also the founder of the popular Linked in group “Supply Chain & Logistics Top Management Worldwide”. which is dedicated to the highest level of management for the Supply Chain & Logistics sector and brings together some of the most prominent business leaders from across the globe.
Logistics Executive Group is the acknowledged industry leader providing a suite of whole-of-lifecycle business services including Corporate Advisory, Executive Search and specialist Supply Chain and Logistics Training.
16/09/2015 The People Supply Chain Top 10’s - “Networking Tips”
I have been attending, supporting, and leading networking events for years now but I don’t believe I was a natural when I started, I just got better at it by ensuring that I was regularly attending as many events as possible and as a result I believe I have done enough networking and have been successful enough to be able to share some of my advice and experience with others.
25/05/2015 The Urgent and Essential Job Vacancy
Here's an interesting question...do you employ people for jobs or do you build your jobs around each individual you employ?
20/04/2015 WANTED: Supply Chain Superstars & HR Hero’s
It’s not that long ago when the job of a Supply Chain Manager was largely unknown as the collective function responsible for management of many key activities involved in bringing a product to market. In the past organizations had an often disjointed mix of Warehousing, Transport, Procurement, Planning, Operations etc with each seen as a specific stand-alone function and in some cases reporting to very different departments or managers.
27/02/2015 The Evolution of the Logistics Executive Group
Logistics Executive Group was founded in Australia in 1999 has become the acknowledged industry leader for talent management services to the Supply Chain and Logistics sector and the organization continues to evolve.
22/07/2014 Virtual Engagement
Innovation, adaptability, and flexibility are arguably three of the key contributing factors to running a successful business in today’s volatile market place where demand can change almost overnight and competition is everywhere.
26/04/2014 The Power of Knowledge - Learning and Development - empowering a workforce
I am often asked how important is it for anyone wanting to enter or progress in the Supply Chain sector to hold a supply chain qualification or even an MBA and I always say that in my opinion getting a qualification and continuing further education is important, bordering on imperative! - particularly in the Middle East where I am based.
04/11/2013 The future is now.. Attract, engage, and retain your team with the work place of today!
The way we interact with our peers, colleagues and customers has changed dramatically in recent times and its constantly evolving due to advances in technology and specifically the social media revolution.
08/08/2013 Human Interaction Vs Technological Attraction
The use of technology and the rise and rise of social media in business has dramatically changed the way companies recruit. The global financial crisis has amplified this as Internet jobs boards, in-house applicant management systems and social media websites became the preferred option for companies to search for new recruits.
01/05/2013 Logistics Executive Group announces a major partnership in India with Milestone Consulting Group
Australian-owned specialist Executive Search firm, Logistics Executive Group today, announced a partnership with Milestone Consulting Group India.
15/08/2012 You’ve attracted the right people for your company....so what’s next?
In a previous article I raised the question
08/04/2012 What can we do to attract more people to the sector in the Middle East ?
There is certainly a shortage in the region when it comes to Logistics, but I would argue it’s not a shortage of suitable people.
05/12/2010 Trusted Referral Networks
When looking for new business it’s interesting how many people take the direct sales approach. Be it cold calling, advertising or networking at specific events with the pure goal of gaining new business immediately.