Director, Apprise Consulting Ltd
Gwynne Richards has over thirty years' experience in warehouse management and logistics. As well as providing a number of courses on warehouse management for industry practitioners he is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Warwick and Aston University.
He began his career with British Road Services a forerunner of Exel Logistics which later became part of DHL, and moved on to other third-party logistics companies including Lane Group, Royal Nedlloyd, Danzas and DHL.
He has worked in many different roles in these companies including Operations, Business Development, Customer Services and IT.
Gwynne founded his own logistics consultancy and training company in 2003.
He produces and runs courses on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Aston University and The University of Warwick where he is a module tutor for the Masters course in Supply Chain. He has taught in Russia, Hong Kong and China.
He is a member of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association Management Board, a Practising Associate of the Academy of Experts and Chairman of the CILT Outsourcing and Procurement Forum.
Gwynne’s book on Warehouse Management was published in 2011 by Kogan Page and is sold worldwide. He is currently writing a follow up book entitled Logistics Tools.
His consultancy clients include Bridgestone and Pirelli Tyres, Mizuno, the NHS, Home Decor and various other public and private companies.