Gwynne Richards Info

Gwynne RichardsGwynne is a logistics professional with over 30 years’ experience within logistics and supply chain management. He has an excellent record in reducing costs and improving performance.

Gwynne has worked for companies including Dawson Group, Lane Group plc, Danzas and DHL. He has managed contracts on behalf of Dupont, Dyson, Miele, Nokia and Scottish Courage.

Consultancy clients include Bridgestone, Pirelli, Gefco, Home Décor, Mizuno, RICS and Sterilin.

He is the author of Warehouse Management which has sold over 3,000 copies to date and has been commissioned for a second edition. He has recently completed his second book called The Logistics Toolkit which will be released towards the end of 2013.

He runs Warehouse Management courses for the CILT and has produced and managed courses in Kenya, The Philippines, Hong Kong, China and Kuala Lumpur. He is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Warwick and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

He is Chairman of the CILT Supply Chain awards committee. Gwynne is fluent in both Welsh and English and speaks basic French.

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