Gartner Expert

Simon Tunstall

Sr Principal Analyst

Simon Tunstall joined Gartner in May 2016. Mr. Tunstall's focus is on Supply Chain Execution, in particular Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Operations.

Roles and responsibility

Technology People Supporting (Global, Regional and Local) Logistics Operations

Chief Information Officer and Direct Reports

Senior SCM Leadership

Warehouse/Distribution Management Leadership

CxO of Logistics Service Provider

Previous experience

Prior to Gartner, Mr. Tunstall held a number of consulting and permanent roles assisting retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors across a range of categories to redesign, enhance and improve their logistics, supply chain and aftermarket operations and systems.

He has 20+ years of experience in logistics and supply chain management and is a recognized specialist in warehouse operations and aftermarket services.

He has also been a regular speaker and organizer for European supply chain, technology and finance events.

Professional background

Marks and Spencer

Senior Project Manager

Sony Computer Entertainment

Senior Business Analyst

FDE Group

Head of Supply Chain Practice/Associate Consultant

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Technology Strategy and Selection


B.Sc., Psychology

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

CPC in Freight Management

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Selecting the best warehouse management systems for a business

2Managing complexity within warehouses and warehouse management systems

3End-to-end reverse logistics, returns and aftermarket issues

4Improving productivity and reducing costs of warehousing

5Leveraging technology for logistics excellence and competitive advantage