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Matthew Beckett

Sr Director Analyst

Matthew Beckett is a Senior Research Director in the Logistics, Customer Fulfillment and Network Design Team. Matthew has more than 25 years experience in the Logistics and Supply Chain sector across multiple industry verticals and geographies. Matthew has been responsible for large scale logistics operations at both a tactical and strategic level and has led commercial, procurement and operational functions at a senior level.

Matthew has strong experience in supply chain transformation projects focusing on control tower methodology, performance management, network design and physical logistics management.

Matthew has a 360 degree view of the logistics and transport sector having worked within global 3PL in various senior positions and running large complex and highly matrixed operations in industry.

Previous experience

Matthew ran the end to end international supply chain and logistics function for Linde in the APAC region responsible for logisitcs procurement, supplier selection and management, operations, commercial, technology and finance across all Linde business units including retail, healthcare, bulk gases and Engineering and projects.

Professional background

Linde

Head of Supply Chain and Logistics - APAC

Maersk Logistics

National Sales and Marketing Manager

TNT

Regional Logistics Manager

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Planning

Manufacturing Operations

Quality Management

Logistics and Fulfillment

Procurement Management

Education

BA (Hons) Business Management

MBA Business Administration

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Assist clients optimise their cost base by adopting key logistics sourcing and ongoing management strategies

2Review, re-design and transformation of logistics frameworks to create agile and best in class networks

3Logistics process re-engineering and improvement to enable logistics functions support core business

4Trade, compliance and customs initiatives in the supply chain

53PL / 4PL Selection and Management

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