Robert Wieggers is a senior consultant at Buck Consultant International, and has over 20 years of experience in Supply Chain and Logistics Management. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Radboud University in Nijmegen. Next to over 10 years of experience in supply chain consulting, Robert has worked 13 years for CEVA Logistics in various roles including Head of Solution Design responsible for all distribution network engineering for CEVA’s customers/prospects and Key Account Manager for two of CEVA’s largest accounts.
Robert has gained experience in a wide range of supply chain related activities in multiple industry verticals. His main areas of expertise are supply chain strategy, supply chain network (re) design/optimization, 4PL/LLP solution, supply chain risk management, insourcing & outsourcing decision-making, 3PL (partner) selection, transport procurement & optimization and implementations.
Industry verticals in which Robert has supported clients include Healthcare (medtech & pharma & biotech), Industrial Equipment & Products, Chemicals, High-Tech & Logistics. Robert has been working on a large number of projects for companies like ABB, Abbvie, Avery Dennison, BP, BSN Medical, Cadbury Schweppes, Hu Friedy/Cantel, Coillte, Edwards Lifesciences, Exxon Mobil, Fairchild Semiconductors, Fiskars, FedEx/TNT, Fiskars, Getinge/Arjo Huntleigh, GSK, Linde Healthcare, Liz Claiborne/Mexx, Medtronic, Pitney Bowes, Prysmian, Rentokil Initial, Rolls-Royce, Varian, Wärtsilä, Yamaha Motors.
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