John Worth has extensive experience of global supply chain execution across a number of different industry sectors including A&D, automotive, food, pharmaceutical and high-tech as a respected consultant and trusted advisor. Previous roles include Pre-Sales at Baan, eventually going on to lead the UK Pre-Sales team after the Invensys takeover, as well as taking an active role in outbound marketing activities. In 2004, John joined ZEDA to head up the CRM/Call Centre business unit, a role which evolved into Head of Strategic Marketing with responsibility for the company's strategic partnerships as a means to generate new revenue streams. John then returned to a Pre-Sales role at Infor for Supply Chain, prior to becoming part of the IFS Pre-Sales team.

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Afghanistan Withdrawal Poses Complex Issues for NATO

NATO’s withdrawal from Afghanistan poses huge challenges in terms of logistics. The date of major withdrawal from Afghanistan is approaching (December 2014) with full withdrawal expected to be discussed at a summit next year. It’s likely that around two-thirds of the kit will be bought home, and…

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What you see is what you get – Optimizing supply chain performance

In a recent study from Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services, 73 percent of decision-makers said that supply chain visibility that optimizes real-time data was becoming increasingly important. Put this together with another piece I read on five questions which CEOs should ask about their supply chain, and decision makers agree that…

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