Media & Article Library

Latest news, views and features.

Welcome to Logistics Executive Group’s media and article library.

With our network of the world’s leading subject matter experts, though leaders and senior executives we bring you the latest trends and insights into the talent, leadership management and supply chains.

Business Insights: Retail Must Adapt Supply Chains if They are to Survive

December 1st, 2020

Long before COVID-19, retailers, particularly those in consumer discretionary spending categories were already struggling. Increasing penetration of the internet connectivity and power of the mobile ensured a continued wave of consumers
flocking to online.


Mr. Sameer Karkhanis to head Logistics Executive Group’s Indian-Subcontinent operations as Country Head

November 23rd, 2020

Logistics Executive Group continues to build its global executive bench strength with the appointment of Mr. Sameer Karkhanis as Country Head – India.


Logistics Executive Group Announces Appointment of Mr. Kah Soon Au as Associate Director, Asia & Oceania

November 16th, 2020

Logistics Executive Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Singapore based Au Kah Soon as Associate Director, Asia & Oceania. Kah Soon has previously worked with the company on diverse logistics, M&A and business advisory projects over the past several years.


Logistics Executive Group announce Mr. Dominic Rego to head APAC as Managing Director in an expanded role

October 26th, 2020

Logistics Executive Group is enhancing its Asian market operations with the announcement that current Oceania and South East Asia, Consulting Director, Mr Dominic Rego is to be elevated to APAC Managing Director. The new role will incorporate responsibility for all Asian operations including North Asia and Greater China.


Contributor Feature: Reimagining the Chief Experience Officer (CXO) Role for the Digital Age 

October 26th, 2020

The role of Chief Experience Officer (CXO) has been gaining prominence within the corporate hierarchy in recent times as organizations have realized the significance of robustly retaining customers against the onslaught of market disruptors. This is
amplified by the fact that consumer behavior has become more discerning as eCommerce channels have pitched the  distinguishing’ virtues of COAST (Convenience, Options, Accessibility, Safety, Timeliness), especially, in precarious times, e.g., during the lockdown pertaining to COVID-19 pandemic, against the prevalent ambience-driven personable norms of brick and mortar settings.


Logistics Executive Group & BRICKLOG Form Alliance to Boost Capabilities and Expand Global Reach

October 14th, 2020

Leading Corporate Advisory & Consulting, M&A and Executive Search firm’s The BRICKLOG Group and Logistics Executive Group to form strategic alliance to provide enhanced level and geographic reach of their services across Europe, The Middle East, Africa, India, APAC and Oceania.


Business Insights Industry Focus: The Emergence of Digital Freight Platforms

October 1st, 2020

It may sound like something of an understatement, but 2020 has undoubtedly been a disruptive year. How disruptive is yet to be seen, but we must focus on moving onwards and upwards.


Contributor Feature: Building Trust to Enhance Customer Loyalty in Ecommerce Operations (A Humanistic Perspective)

September 1st, 2020

Loyalty in the Digital Age is becoming harder and harder to secure due to the intense competition from savvy competitors and the lurking danger of becoming marginalized by disruptors, especially, those who are generally unforeseen or routinely dismissed as serious contenders for market dominance. Additionally, the
average life of organizations used to be 60 years in the 1950s; it is less than 20 years in the Digital Age (https://lnkd.in/f9T8bei). This presents tremendous challenges and wonderful opportunities for innovation to facilitate sustainable productivity, growth, and profitability.


COVID-19 Industry Focus: The Imperative Need For Digital Transformation To Support Changing Customer Demands

August 25th, 2020

There is no doubt that Covid-19 reshaped our lives, businesses and experiences whilst opening our eyes to the things that we take for granted.


COVID-19 Industry Focus: Post COVID M&A Deal Transactions Surge
August 15th, 2020

Covid-19 has irrefutably changed every aspect of our lives drastically, from the way
we interact, consume and spend our free time, to the way in which we work and
contribute to the economy.


Article Featured on The Loadstar
July 22nd, 2020

Logistics jobs being axed in their thousands  – but there will be opportunities.


COVID-19 Industry Focus: Transformation of the Air Cargo Industry Post COVID-19
June 26th, 2020

Do you remember selecting two-day shipping on Amazon and having it arrive the next day? No one gave it a second thought. In fact, most of us probably just said “wow, Amazon is quick!” whilst opening our highly anticipated packages. Compare that feeling to how you felt when in the peak pandemic period of April and May 2020, trying to order something and getting a shipment date of ten to fourteen days later. Suddenly, we were frustrated by the delay; we started blaming eCommerce sites when really the main culprit was the loss of air cargo capacity in the skies.


COVID-19 Industry Focus: How to stop your ship from sinking in the pandemic storm?
June 1st, 2020

Almost overnight, the game has changed for leaders and businesses. Pre-pandemic, we seemed to be in a relatively stable world where many factors were known. Growth was relatively predictable and achieving success for some was the pursuit of perfection. Our ships were merrily sailing across the oceans delivering “Made in China” products to consumers at an increasing rate and profit.


COVID-19 Industry Focus: The Business Impact to Manufacturing & Where to From Here
May 21st, 2020

Facing up to an unprecedented global pandemic meant overcoming national lockdowns, the closing of borders, grounding of passenger airlines and interruptions to supply chains. Regardless of political power, size or stage of development, economies across the world have felt the pain of COVID-19 and for many it will take months and possibly years to recover.


How to Manage Your Remote Workforce – What Does The New Norm Look Like post COVID-19?
May 18th, 2020

Times are tough and this pandemic has not only changed the way we go about our daily lives, but the way in which we work. A lot of jobs which previously were not considered suitable to be done remotely, now out of necessity can be undertaken from outside the office. Remote work has often been viewed as a millennial’s demand for greater work/life balance, and in many corporate cultures where there is typically a hierarchical style of leadership, it was a pipe dream. Now COVID-19 has given organisations no choice but to implement remote work and to make it work for them.

Man versus Machine: The Biggest Transformation since Henry Ford’s Model T
May 15th, 2017

According to an Oxford University study in 2013, it was predicted that automation would replace half the workforce in the US alone in the next two decades. The big concern for many today is that the accelerated adoption of automation in the logistics industry will destroy jobs, as technology replaces humans.


Logistics Executive Group and PAS Aviation Logistics Announce Partnership Expanding Services
March 10th, 2017

Logistics Executive Group and UAE based PAS Aviation Logistics have announced partnership that will enhance the business advisory services presently offered by both organisations across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia markets.

The Business Sense Behind Health and Safety
August 10th, 2016

A healthy employee makes for better performance. Everyone understands this. There are two aspectsto health and safety in work place – the role of the employee and that of the employer. Darryl Judd, COO Logistics Executive writes on the importance of health and safety in the workplace, and how they make business sense.


The Consolidation Continues
July 13th, 2016

There has been unprecedented growth in mergers and acquisitions within the logistics and supply chain industry since 2015. The impact of this is potentially going to change the industry in far-reaching ways if it continues.


Changing role of Psychometric Testing
May 26th, 2016

Will there continue to be a role for Psychometric Assessment in management processes? Darryl Judd, Chief Operating Officer of Logistics Executive Group writes about its potential for multiple uses to engage existing employees, build teams and assist in career development.


Trends and predictions for supply chain and logistics executives in 2016
May 26th, 2016

Revolutionary automation systems and processes, including the next generation of robotics, will impact on the extended supply chain environment. Innovative and disruptive technologies and ideas are continuously emerging to provide enterprises with competitive advantage, as highlighted by Michael Porter’s value chain model in the early 90s


Winners and losers in the supply chain as oil prices tumble
May 3rd, 2016

In any volatile market situation, there are going to be winners and losers. The decline in oil prices will have broad implications for transportation and logistics companies – some positive, some negative. Clearly the impact can vary greatly on a company-to-company basis. and the impact of the dramatic price fall in the oil sector will eventually work its way down the supply chain. Darryl Judd writes about the effect of oil price shock on supply chains.


Students take closer look at ‘money matters’
January 23th, 2016

The panelists included Anurag Bhushan, The Consul General to Dubai and Northern Emirates, who also presided over the panel; Kim Winters, Global CEO of Logistics Executive Group; Ajay Rajendran, Vice Chairman, Sobha Developers; Amit Kothari, MD of Interstar Advisor Services; Rami Al Samra, Manager- Business Solutions, Emirates Airport Services; Venkatesh Srikantan, Head of Consumer Banking, ADIB; and Professor Christopher Abraham, Senior Vice President, SP Jain school of Global Management.


Ti announce the launch of the Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2016
January 19th, 2016

The Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index uses economic and trade data, social indicators and transport development to rank 45 emerging markets countries for their potential as logistics markets. Now in its seventh year, the Index is written and compiled by Transport Intelligence’s industry leading research team of market analysts and consultants. To compile the Index Ti surveyed more than 1000 global logistics and supply chain professionals.

Logistics Executive Group are excited to announce a new partnership with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
October 9th, 2015

Logistics Executive Group is very proud to announce a new partnership with a fellow industry leader, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). The two entities will share their commitment to deliver state-of-the-art reliable and unparalleled services to the Logistics and Supply Chain industries. Their partnership serves as a testament to their mutual strengths and destined efforts to provide best in class services to their valuable members and clients in the industry on a global platform.


Logistics Executive Group Expands Leadership Coaching services into the Middle East & Africa
October 9th, 2015

Australian headquartered Logistics Executive Group which launched in Sydney in 1999 continues to grow and innovate, servicing the end to end supply chain market through Executive Search and Talent Acquisition, Logistics Academy and suite of Corporate Advisory services.


Logistics Executive Group launches “Talent Scout” service
October 9th, 2015

Logistics Executive Group’s business in the Middle East & Africa has evolved rapidly over the last 10 years servicing the market through its Logistics Academy, Executive Search and suite of Corporate Advisory services.


Common Mistakes in the S&OP Process
August 4th, 2015

Keng Pang, Senior Consultant of Logistics Executive Group Corporate Advisory Services shares her insights on some of the pitfalls in managing a successful S&OP.


2015 A year of expectations – SCMPro
April 30th, 2015

Every year, in April, SCMPro brings you a synopsis of a very interesting survey undertaken by Logistics Executive – the India Supply Chain Salary Survey. This year too, we are continuing with the tradition. If the headline stories are to be believed, India is about to embark on a jobs growth cycle not seen for decades.


What inspires us more – Play or Participation?
April 27th, 2015

Creating productive team environments. Darryl Judd, Chief Operating Officer for Logistics Executive Group takes a closer look what inspire us and how this translates into productive team environments.


Logistics Executive UK & Ireland release the inaugural 2015 UK Salary Guide
May 4th, 2015

Logistics Executive Group has released its inaugural Salary Guide for the UK which will become an annual study. “We have drawn on data from our extensive database, including assignment briefs and candidate profiles, to compile a comprehensive and meaningful guide to Supply Chain and Logistics salaries,” said Niamh Ní Bhéara, Managing Director, Logistics Executive UK & Ireland. She went on to add “Each role has a salary range which is influenced by the breadth and depth of experience and skills that a candidate can bring to that role, which also reflects the value that our clients place in attracting high calibre talent. We hope that both our clients and prospective candidates will find this salary guide a useful resource.”


Logistics Executive Group releases the 2015 South East Asia Salary Guide
April 27th, 2015

Marking 10 years in Asia, Logistics Executive Group has announced the release of its 2015 South East Asia Salary Guide for Logistics & Supply Chain Industry. The annually released report is the industry’s most comprehensive salary guide covering ASEAN’s five critical growth markets of Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia.


Media Release: India Salary Guide released to market
April 21st, 2015

Executive Search and Corporate Advisory firm, Logistics Executive Group has announced it’s most recent salary guide for the Indian market. “We are delighted to announce our third successful India Salary Guide as it compliments the services offered by Logistics Executive Group in adding value to the Logistics and Supply Chain Industry in India,” said Kim Winter, Global CEO for Logistics Executive Group.


Logistics Executive Group releases 3rd Annual India Salary Guide
April 21st, 2015

Logistics Executive Group is proud to release the India 20145 Salary Survey Report covering the entire spectrum of salary bands and geographical territories in India and market conditions. The report which exclusively featured in SCMPro Magazine is now in its 3rd year and is a available for download.


The Rise of Coaching in Executive Development
March 30th, 2015

Increasingly Australian Supply Chain and Logistics industry senior executives are realising that they cannot satisfy the development needs of the managers reporting to them through formal qualifications / degrees / training courses or their own management mentoring alone.


The New Normal of Asian Sourcing and Supply Chains
February 26th, 2015

Change, Evolution, Transformation… call it what you will, but the reality is that nothing is ever going to be the same again.


Supply chain executive jobs looking up – T & L News
February 5th, 2015

T & L News reports competition and favourable macroeconomic factors are driving recruitment activity within the Australian supply chain and logistics industry, and continued demand is predicted for key roles. Executive recruitment firm Logistics Executive Group believes a decline in requirement for talent across a range of positions within the resources & energy up-stream supply chain and logistics sectors is being counterbalanced by increased demand for talent in other sectors.


Talent Shortage Remains a Challenge – MHD Magazine January 2015
January 30th, 2015

Steady business activity across the supply chain and logistics sectors and the ongoing shortage of talent is driving demand for skilled and experienced talent, with continued strong demand predicted. Feature by Mr Kimble Winter, Group CEO, Logistics Executive Group.


Logistics Executive releases 2015 Australia Salary Guide
January 29th, 2015

Logistics Executive Group is pleased to release the 2015 Australian Salary Guide and Market Update. Competition and Favourable Macro Economic Factors Drive Recruitment Activity Within Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Industry – Continued Demand Predicted for Key Roles. A decline in requirement for talent across a range of positions within the Resources & Energy up-stream Supply Chain and Logistics sectors is being counterbalanced by increased demand for talent in other sectors. Download the 2015 Australia Salary Guide.


The Power of Communication in Leadership
January 28th, 2015

Executive Team member, Niamh Ní Bhéara – Managing Director for UK & Ireland – discusses how important great communication skills are for leaders.


Understanding & Managing Risk in the Supply Chain – SCMPro Magazine
January 27th, 2015

Stephanie Krishnan, Joe Lombardo and Raymon Krishnan continue with this 6 part supply chain series looking this month at understanding and managing supply chain risks.


Five minutes with Brian Cartwright – Logistics Middle East Magazine
January 7th, 2015

Logistics Middle East magazine interviews, Brian Cartwright, MD, Logistics Executive Middle East on his thoughts the HR talent challenges and predictions for 2015.


Logistics Academy launches in Dubai – Arabian Supply Chain News
January 4th, 2015

Arabian Supply Chain News – Logistics Executive Group has reached a major milestone with its global Logistics Academy recently completing its first course in the Middle East.

The Art of Winning – SCMPro Magazine
December 29th, 2014
Apply, Apply – No Reply. This adage is true for as long as there have been job aspirants. Quite often, we seem sure of our candidature. But somehow, we seem to be over looked for the job. The unfortunate part of the job search process is the secrecy that surrounds it – very rarely does the firm share the real reasons for not selecting a candidate. However, there is a method to come out a winner. Darryl Judd, COO, Logistics Executive shares his perspective on how you can get that job!

Increasing economic prosperity fuels demand for logistics in China
December 24th, 2014
Is China’s impressive run of growth is coming to end? Recent headlines would suggest yes. But that’s not the full story as Mark Millar, Logistics Executive Group’s North Asia Director points out.

Room for improvement – Malaysia SME
December 9th, 2014
Logistics industry need to collaborate, ensure efficiency and reach regionally. Logistics Executive Chief Operating Officer, Darryl Judd shared thoughts during the 3rd Global Logistics and Cargo Symposium interviewed Kenneth Joseph, Malaysia SME News.

Logistics & Supply Chain Skills Training – Logistics Middle East
December 3th, 2014
Featured in Logistics Middle East Magazine, Kimble Winter, Global CEO for Logistics Executive Group dives into strategies for successful training and development initiatives in the GCC and how the GCC is broadening the logistics labour pool at the recent SCLG conference.

Evolution of the Logistics Executive – Warehouse International
November 20th, 2014
Featured in Warehousing and Logistics International Magazine, The Evolution of the Logistics Executive Group outlines the latest development of the company in the Middle East.

Logistics Executive Director Mr Karmjit Singh awarded Public Service Medal
December 2th, 2014
Congratulations to CILTS Chairman and Logistics Executive Singapore Director Mr Karmjit Singh, for being awarded the Public Service Medal in Singapore 2014 National Day Awards. Photo: Karmjit receiving the award from President Tony Tan.

Business Culture and Leadership – SCMPro Magazine
November 26th, 2014
In this month’s feature, Darryl Judd and Kim Winter explore the what we can learn from the World’s most Successful Sports Team – the New Zealand All Blacks.
Behind every successful leader is a vibrant culture that engages and energizes employees. In almost every case, that culture has been defined, shaped and personified by the leader. This is certainly true of this high powered team but why is that? and what can we take-away from their practices and apply to our workplaces?

People and Competencies in the Supply Chain Execution Model – SCMPro Magazine
November 19th, 2014
In Part 3 of this Series, we discussed how to Build and Sustain a Supply Chain Function within an organisation. Core capabilities in supply chain execution are essential to delivering the results expected from the business strategy. In this part 4 of this series we will examine the many key elements of people delivering value in the supply chain. Stephanie Krishnan, Joe Lombardo and Raymon Krishnan continue with the series.

Global Trekkers
November 28th, 2014
As ASEAN moves to a single market, increased FTA’s between major trading nations opportunities and challenges are abound. Alex Allen, Logistics Executive Group’s Vice President explores this highly relevant impact on businesses and employees.

Flexing up the workplace – The potential positives and the pitfalls of telecommuting
October 30th, 2014
Does Telecommuting, working from home, offering flexible work practices really deliver the employee benefits are expected? Carmel Perales, Logistics Executive Group’s General Manager South East Asia explores this highly relevant, yet emotional topic.

Flexible Work Practices – SCMPro Magazine
October 22th, 2014
The potential positives and the pitfalls of telecommuting written by Carmel Perales.

Logistics Executive Group releases the 2014 North Asia Salary Guide
October 6th, 2014
Logistics Executive Group is pleased to release the 2014 North Asia Salary Guide covering China and Hong Kong regions.

An Imperative for Business Success – SCMPro Magazine
September 23th, 2014
The workplace is changing dramatically and demand for the quality of product and service is constant along with relentless change. An Imperative for Business Success is Employee Commitment writes Darryl Judd, Global COO in this months SCMPro Magazine.

Business Culture and Leadership – Learning from the Worlds most Successful Sports Team
September 29th, 2014
Last Month’s CEO Newsletter by our Singapore based Global COO Darryl Judd highlighted the significance of Employee Commitment in Business Success and the May Newsletter from Niamh Ní Bhéara, our London based MD for UK & Ireland, highlighted the value of Executive Performance Coaching in developing leadership excellence and enhanced organisational performance.

Employee Commitment – An Imperative for Business Success
August 29th, 2014
“Who cares?” We have all heard this expression muttered by work colleagues at some point, usually in exasperation at that crucial moment were a decision is being made as to weather or not to take that extra initiative. I am sure that many of us have used this very phase ourselves at some point.

Sourcing and Supply Chain – Is there actually synergy or separation
July 29th, 2014
Cassandra Lee, Logistics Executive Group’s General Manager – North Asia & Greater China reflects on the true impact of collaboration within the sourcing functions and the wider supply chain and how human behaviour is the more enabler to achieving this than setting the agenda.

Managing Supply Chains – SCMPro Magazine July 2014
July 15th, 2014
Why do some find it so challenging to manage their supply chains? SCM pro brings you the first of a series of articles on managing supply chains by Raymon Krishnan, Joe Lombardo and Stephanie Krishnan. This article focuses on on optimising Supply Chain performance.

Virtual engagement – Global Supply Chain Magazine
July 15th, 2014
Innovation, adaptability, and flexibility are arguably three of the key contributing factors to running a successful business in today’s volatile market place. Brian Cartwright, Managing Director, Logistics Executive, gives valuable insights on the technology encroachment in the industry.

Logistics Executive Group Bolsters European Presence – ATN Magazine
July 10th, 2014
Australian recruitment firm links with British consultancy ECMR International.
A partnership with UK-based ECMR International has bulked up the international presence of Logistics Executive Group (LEG), the Australian-owned executive search and corporate advisory firm.

Logistics Executive opens new office in the UK – Warehousing Logistics international
July 10th, 2014
Australian-owned Executive Search and Corporate Advisory firm, Logistics Executive Group has announced that it has opened a new office in the United Kingdom UK and has appointed its founder, Niamh Ní Bhéara, as Managing Director, Logistics Executive UK & Ireland to head up its newest operation.

Logistics Executive Group Announces Partnership in UK & Ireland
July 9th, 2014
Australian-owned Executive Search and Corporate Advisory firm, Logistics Executive Group has announced a partnership with UK-based ECMR International Ltd, and has appointed its founder, Niamh Ní Bhéara, as Managing Director, Logistics Executive UK & Ireland to head up its newest operation.

From Service Measure to Operational Performance
June 26th, 2014
From Service Measure to Operational Performance – It’s still about people. At this point in the evolution of the species we have finally figured out that customer service is prerequisite to success.

Middle East Market Update – June 2014
June 16th, 2014
Brian Cartwright, Managing Director for Logistics Executive Middle East and Africa brings you the latest quarterly Middle East and Africa market update.

Is this the fresh start India needs? – SCMPro Magazine
June 1th, 2014
Regulatory uncertainty under the previous government has prevented the kind of growth all anticipated. Darryl Judd says with Modi government in centre may be this is the start India need, says Darryl Judd

SCLP Hong Kong Networking Function as success
May 28th, 2014
The latest Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP) networking function, supported by Logistics Executive Group was held on Thursday 22 May in Hong Kong, attended by over 70 industry practitioners. Organised and hosted by Mark Millar, the SCLP Networking Mixer saw supply chain and logistics professionals gathered for industry networking and to hear about the topic “External Recruitment” from Wendy Wong, Human Resources Director for Greater China at Agility Logistics.

How Strong Is Your Coaching Culture
May 26th, 2014
New Executive Team member, Niamh Ní Bhéara – Managing Director for UK & Ireland – discusses coaching and the fundamental role it plays in improving performance in organisations today.

India Salary Guide – SCMPro Magazine
May 12th, 2014
In an exclusive to SCMPro Magazine, Logistics Executive Group is proud to release the India 2014 Salary Survey Report covering the entire spectrum of salary bands and geographical territories in India and market conditions.

Raising The Bar – Logistics Middle East Magazine
May 6th, 2014
The Middle East needs to ensure its future logistics professionals are not just highly qualified, but industry experienced and armed with the essential soft skills to sustain the industry’s renewed growth.

India Employment Market Trends for 2014 – SCMPro Magazine
May 1th, 2014
In this SCMPro Magazine feature, Logistics Executive India’s Managing Director, Mr L.R, Sridhar takes a close look at the Indian employment landscape and our recent Employment Market Report to outline what Employers can expect for 2014.

The Power of Knowledge
April 24th, 2014
I am often asked how important is it for anyone wanting to enter or progress in the Supply Chain sector to hold a supply chain qualification or even an MBA and I always say that in my opinion getting a qualification and continuing further education is important, bordering on imperative! – particularly in the Middle East where I am based.