Carlo Peters

Principal Consultant

Kerkenbos 10-31
6501 BL Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Carlo Peters has almost 30 years of experience in Supply Chain and Logistics Management both from supply side as well as from demand side. Carlo’s experiences include (sr) management roles in consultancy, implementation and change, warehouse and Value Added Service operations, transportation operations as well as General Management. He is a specialist in supply chain, logistics and freight management and speaks on a regular basis at conferences and webinars. Carlo has worked across the globe including Europe, Middle East, Africa, Russia/CIS, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

For BCI Global, Carlo managed and carried out many projects in the area of Supply Chain Management, Network Optimization, Transport Optimization and management (Control Towers), Strategic Outsourcing, Integrated Business Planning and Organizational alignment. He has worked on projects in various industry segments such as, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Spare parts/Aftermarket, Chemicals, Fashion and Lifestyle, CPG, Retail, E-Commerce and Pharma/Healthcare and the logistics services market. Customer references include among others, Amazon, Electrolux, Avaya, Caterpillar, ABB, Herbalife, Abercrombie & Fitch, Havaianas, MediaMarkt, Mattel, Celanese, Archroma, ThermoFisher, Abbott, Neovia Logistics, DHL, etc.


BCI's Transportation Monitor – enables to manage transportation cost and provides 20 measures to reduce scope 3 carbon emissions

European road transport rates for parcels & pallets continue to increase with 5 to 10+%. Ocean rates are still going south, while Airfreight ra ...

European road transport costs expected to rise further – 5 tactics to offset

Global air and ocean transport has been causing major headaches to supply chain leaders but European road transport remained rather stable. Road tr ...

Practical tactics for shippers to weather the storm in ocean freight

Currently, there is a serious storm or even a hurricane ongoing in the ocean freight industry. Rates are at an all-time high (BCI’s monitor s ...

How to select a Logistics Service Provider?

Often shippers are dissatisfied with the relationship and the service they get from their Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Recent research learns ...

Transportation Monitor - enabler to develop and adjust freight procurement strategies

Managing freight costs is key for supply chain and logistics professionals. The Covid-19 crisis makes companies even more aware that creating visib ...

Need for visibility and control – are you in the dark?

Covid-19 has exposed the vulnerabilities of global complex supply chains. Many companies are faced with a lack of end-to-end visibility. Do you sta ...

Your guide to the Top-100 Logistics Service Providers 2019 in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the major gateways to the European market. Many logistics service providers are offering a wide array of activities and o ...

The Future of Fashion Lifestyle and Supply Chains

Greater agility enables companies to meet demands of flexible and mobile consumers. Speed enhances companies’ growth by responding to shiftin ...

Should we forget control towers – supply chain digitization is next!

Many multinational companies have already put in place various kinds of control towers – initially focusing on creating transactional visibil ...

News and columns

Logistics real estate markets in Europe are expected to stabilize in 2024 after very disappointing 2023

After a sharp decrease in 2023 with 26% of the take up of logistics real estate in 11 European markets, the take up in 2024 will stabilize. This is ...

European road and parcel freight rates will increase with 8% in the next six months

European road and parcel freight rates will increase with 8% in the next six months. Global ocean freight rates are stable at low level, but air fr ...

Selecting the right logistics company using the Top-100 Logistics Service Providers 2023 in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a major logistics gateway to the ever growing European market of more than 500 million customers. But where do you start ...

Round table Fashion and Luxury industry

Supply Chain challenges caused by demand volatility, labor scarcity and quality of 3PL performance were discussed including various measures to dea ...

The Top-100 Logistics Service Providers 2022 in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a major logistics gateway to the European market of more than 500 million customers,even in these unprecedented times. Many Amer ...

Parcel rates are going through the roof: 4-7% increase in 2022

The general rate increase (GRI) for parcel and express shipments in Europe will this year be between 4% and 7% (4-6% domestic; 5-7 cross border). T ...

The Top-100 Logistics Service Providers 2021 in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a major gateway to the European market, even in these unprecedented times. Many American and Asian shippers are using the Port o ...

The Top-100 Logistics Service Providers 2020 in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a major gateway to the European market, even in these unprecedented times. For all major supply chain operations, a best-fitting ...

Supply Chain Digitization Technologies

The definitions and explanation of all technologies that are incorporated in the supply chain digitization survey are mentioned below. These defini ...

How to optimize spare parts delivery in the Middle East and Africa?

Customers all over the world expect the same for spare parts deliveries: same or next day delivery, products always available, choices for delivery ...

New product: Supply Chain Assessment Tool

Do you recognize one or more of the following questions: Does our supply chain provides the right service to our customer? What is the performance ...

Smart control towers for smooth high tech supply chains

Forget the old score cards and welcome real time information about where products in the supply chain are actually right now. Real time information ...

Eight ways of reducing transportation costs

Every supply chain or transportation manager has 4 key objectives: lowering transportation cost, improving service to (internal) customers, improvi ...