Ormond is a supply chain and logistics professional with over 30 years’ experience. He has held strategic and tactical roles with both in house operators and third party logistics companies.

His experience has been gained with leading brand names in the FMCG and ‘B2B’ sectors and he has been responsible for the  development and delivery of new strategies. He is an accomplished change manager and, with an open and participative style, he  is comfortable communicating and managing at all levels.

Having developed and operated both large single-site and multi-site distribution networks, Ormond has an extensive knowledge and experience of complex warehouse and transport operations, their systems and their processes.

Importantly, he also has a deep appreciation and understanding of wider supply chain issues and broader business needs. Click here for LinkedIn profile.

Sample Projects

Major carpet manufacturer:  Reviewed transport operations in light of changing distribution profile identifying savings in the order of 18% whilst improving customer service.

Major white goods manufacturer: Strategic review of UK warehousing and distribution operations leading to the opening of an additional UK warehouse facility and re-engineered third-party transport solution.

Consumer electronics brand leader: Managed a third party logistics tender process for outsourced warehousing and distribution.

Manufacturer of electrical accessories: Reviewed central distribution warehouse identifying improvements in layout, systems and processes in order to enhance customer service and improve efficiency.

Manufacturer of drainage products: Strategic modelling and re-engineering of warehouse and transport operations following a major acquisition and subsequent changes in manufacturing infrastructure.

Major third party logistics company: Reviewed warehouse operation to identify improvements in layout, mix & type of storage solutions, and processes in order to improve warehouse cube utilisation and throughput.

Manufacturer of chemical products: Reviewed and made recommendations on changes in warehouse layout and processes following the centralisation of distribution activities.

Employment History

2003-Current Consultant, The Consultancy Company
2001-2003  Director, Client Supply Chain Solutions, Ryder Plc
1999-2001   General Manager, Consumer Products Div,  Ryder Plc
1997-1999   General Manager, Wedgwood Contract, Ryder Plc
1993-1997   Logistics & Distribution Director, Graham Builders Merchants