A new consultancy called 4D Supply Chain Consulting (4D) has been launched to provide global, cost-effective, end-to-end Logistics & Supply Chain Solutions in specialised industries including wind, power, oil and gas, and mining, amongst others.
4D is the new dimension of safe, competitive, and sustainable supply chain consulting, headed by an experienced team with extensive first-hand operational experience, 4D’s range of services and consultants will extract the maximum value in all areas of the supply chain.
Tim Killen, Managing Director, based in the UK, has over twenty years’ experience in end-to-end logistics and supply chain solutions, including senior roles at deugro group, ALE, and Alstom Power, while Operations Director, Paolo Barbieri, based in Italy, has over 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas market, with senior roles at Shell, ENI, and deugro group.
Arnoud Dekkers, 4D Commercial Director, based in the UK, brings over 15 years’ experience in sales and business development in the oil and gas, consultancy modular solutions, and the logistics sectors, including roles at De Boer, Petroleum Pipe, Petrostem, and the deugro group.
“Our consultants will provide unique expertise to solve clients’ end-to-end logistics and supply chain challenges,” said Mr Dekkers.
“We understand the industry in which we operate and the impacts to bottom line of logistics and supply chain performances.”
4D combines an extensive portfolio of global services, unique intellectual property, and relationships with industry experts to deliver complete, end-to-end solutions that address the specific needs of clients.
“That means that we can help clients at all levels of the value chain, whether strategic, tactical or operational, delivering tangible results with our hands-on pragmatic approach,” added Mr Dekkers.
4D was launched at the beginning of September and offers services globally, including supply chain support, manpower provision, competence development, training, supply chain 4PL models and benchmarking.
Areas of particular expertise include support on all the logistics and supply chain phases of a client’s life cycle such as, logistics manpower, logistics and supply chain competences, training, logistics management solutions (e.g. 4PL, LMS, MLP) and benchmarking gaps to performance.
4D is a deugro group enterprise, independently launched to assist clients to bridge the growing skills gap in logistics and find solutions in evolving industries with rising costs and more complex supply chains.
“We are focused on supporting clients in delivering projects and operating assets efficiently, safely and in a reliable manner,” said Mr Barbieri.
“Our 4D service offerings span the entire project or asset life cycle, from the early stages of pre-project execution to project execution and onwards to operating the asset, including decommissioning and restoration.”
Vilasini Krishnan is a Senior Consultant for 4D, with over a decade’s experience in managing project cargo, and has worked in senior management roles at deugro group for seven years.
“I am excited to be working with 4D as it launches and am looking forward to the opportunity to put my experience and knowledge to practical use and to deliver supply chain and logistics concepts and solutions to our clients,” said Ms Krishnan.
4D is headquartered in London, UK, and serves its clients globally.
The team will be at the Breakbulk Americas show, from 8th to 10th October 2019, in Houston, Texas, USA at booth F57 in Hall E.
About 4d Supply Chain Consulting
4D Supply Chain Consulting is an independent supply chain consultancy with a proven track record in delivering the highest standard in both theoretical and operational solutions. We combine an extensive portfolio of services – supply chain support, manpower provision, competence development, training, supply chain 4PL models, and benchmarking with unique intellectual property, and relationships with industry experts to provide a holistic end-to-end solution that addresses business-specific needs.