Consultants in Logistics
supply chain and logistics consultants

Leading Supply Chain & Logistics Consultants

 

Supply Chain & Logistics Consultancy

Our experienced consultants specialise in all aspects of supply chain strategy, implementation and operational improvement across most sectors including both private industry and government owned organisations. Support includes infrastructure modelling, warehouse design and operations, transport operations and systems support.

Outsourcing & Logistics Procurement Consultancy

The right logistics partner operating under the right contractual agreement can contribute significantly to the success of your business. Our outsourcing consultants can ensure all decisions are soundly based and financially and operationally robust.

Warehouse Consultancy

Whether you're looking to maximise your warehouse space and streamline your processes, or considering implementing warehouse automation or designing a new warehouse, our independent team of consultants can support you in all areas of warehousing.

Automation Consultancy

Our expertise lies in guiding clients through the process of designing, developing, and implementing automated solutions using a variety of cutting-edge technologies. We can help you assess the advantages and potential returns of automating specific aspects of your warehousing operation, enabling you to optimise operations, boost efficiency, and enhance overall performance.

Project Management Support

To complement our consultancy services, we offer a range of management solutions for both your short and long term requirements. We can lead the delivery of change through our interim and project managers or the recruitment of key positions within your company.

Recent Work

Jet2.com: Implementation of chip and pin system

“As long-term consultancy service providers to the Dart Group, Davies & Robson's consultancy has combined comprehensive understanding of Jet2.com’s operation with careful project, risk and issue manag…

Tim Hemsley, Project Sponsor and General Manager, Dart Group IT

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GA Pet Food Partners: Small Order Fulfilment Solution

“This review by Davies & Robson's logistics consultants and subsequent implementation was critical to Pet Food Partners being able to accommodate the current and planned future levels of growth in sma…

Jim Whittingham, Operations Director, GA Pet Foods

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The Travis Perkins Group: Optimum Distribution Solution

“Davies & Robson logistics consultants again provided a very responsive service and the quality and relevance of their report was extremely useful in our strategy review.”

Richard Horton, Head of Transport Development, Travis Perkins Group

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The Lawton Tube Co: New Warehouse Build Support

“We are an original British manufacturer that continues to provide a market leading service to our customers, the investment we are making in the new Distribution Centre will ensure that we will conti…

Giles Lawton, Managing Director, Lawton Tubes

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GUY'S & ST THOMAS': Overcoming Urban Challenges

“We all felt we knew what we needed but without the analytical back up that Davies & Robson have provided we weren’t able to quantify these benefits. The help with the strategic positioning of this pr…

David Lawson, Chief Procurement Officer, Guy's & St Thomas'

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AQA: A* Logistics Partnership

“Davies & Robson’s experience and pragmatic approach played a vital role in the successful outsourcing of a complex and sensitive operation and their responsive service and the quality and relevance o…

Nigel Witcombe, Head of Production, Print & Logistics, AQA

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Morelli Group: Gearing up for Future Growth

“Davies & Robson provided us with analysis and insight that was not available within our business. They worked with us and our operations team and endeavoured to share as much knowledge as possible th…

Ruth Moring Beale, Sales Director, Morelli Group

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Martin Brower: McDonald’s Supply Chain Review

“The working partnership between McDonald’s, Martin Brower and logistics consultants at Davies & Robson operated in a truly very professional manner to deliver the detail analysis and practical soluti…

Bryan Jones, Managing Director, Martin-Brower

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Rettig: Best in Class Transport Operation

“Ensuring Rettig provide the highest standards of service possible for our customers is vital to our business success, therefore our logistics partner is the cornerstone of our supply chain. To identi…

David Taylor, Managing Director, Rettig UK

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ACCO: Supply Chain Planning

“Acco Europe's company, customer and product structures are complex with over 7000 products being distributed throughout Europe and exported to many other countries. We needed to review our complete d…

Graham Warrren, Acco’s Financial Director,

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Tate & Lyle: Distribution Review

"Davies & Robson helped us to analyse our distribution issues and develop an optimum strategy, and ran an extremely professional tender process."

Mark Rowlatt, Head of Supply Chain, Tate & Lyle

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SSP & Rail Gourmet: Major New Distribution Operation

“Less than six months from Davies & Robson's logistics consultancy being appointed to evaluate the tender submission, the implementation project is complete … Having the support of Davies & Robson’s e…

Harvey Marston, Head of Vendor Management, SSP

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Hain Daniels Group: Fast-Track Solution

“While we recognised that it was a ‘big ask’, our key commercial objective was to ensure that we could implement the new solution within a short and limited timeframe. Davies & Robson’s logistics cons…

Alex Tompkins, Hain Daniels Group, Head of UK Supply Chain

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HellermannTyton: Design & Build of a New Warehouse

“Davies & Robson have supported us throughout this entire process, from initial specification through to go live. With their industry knowledge and expertise, they have helped us deliver a complex bus…

Jon Churchley, Operations Manager, HellermannTyton

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Movianto: Transport Network Review

“Davies & Robson's supply chain consultancy brought a new perspective to our operations. Working with the existing team they identified clear, deliverable actions that would improve our utilisation an…

Russell Atkinson, MD, Movianto UK

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PJH Group: WMS Improvements

“We already knew broadly where improvements were needed and brought in Davies & Robson's supply chain consultants to help us pinpoint specific opportunities and what actions were needed to exploit the…

Richard George, Marketing and IT Director, PJH Group

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Taylor Woodrow and Alston Partnership

“Davies & Robson's logistics consultancy services were first employed some two years ago by Nottingham's Tram Contractors [...] On meeting the Davies & Robson logistic team our initial fears began to …

Steve Williams, Director, P & S Bedding Ltd

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Taylor Wimpey Logistics

“We provide an effective and valuable service to our customers, the 24 Taylor Wimpey regional housebuilding businesses, which we regularly review as part of our commitment to continuous improvement. D…

Peter Matthews, MD, Taylor Wimpey Logistics

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Armour: Warehouse Operations Review

“We are not supply chain experts so it made sense for us to buy in some skills and knowledge to ensure that this vital part of our business runs smoothly. Davies & Robson's logistics consultants worke…

George Dexter, CEO, Armour Group plc

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JD Wetherspoon: Gears up for Future Growth

“It was important to get an alternative view as we look at our options for growth over the next 5 to 10 years. Davies & Robson's supply chain consultants provided the due diligence needed for us to ma…

Graham Simpson, Distribution and Purchasing Manager, JD Wetherspoon

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Molson Coors: Strategic Modelling

“The modelling that Davies & Robson's supply chain consultants undertook for Molson Coors (UK & Ireland) gave us a strong platform from which to explore various future strategic distribution scenarios…

Victoria Segebarth, Head of Distribution Transformation, Molson Coors

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Scott Bader: Reducing time & cost of Transport Operation

“Whilst we were in no doubt that there were synergies to be had, having these corroborated by Davies & Robson’s logistics consultants gave us the evidence and confidence we needed to start making chan…

Solly Wilson , Logistics Manager, Scott Bader

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CDG: New Logistics Solution on the Menu

“We are delighted with the experience and support provided by Davies & Robson's supply chain consultants, they ran an extremely professional tender process that resulted in the appointment of Bidvest.…

Phil Cooke, Head of Procurement, Tragus

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Wheyfeed: Cost & Efficiency Improvements

“Whilst the implementation of Davies & Robson’s recommendations has not been entirely without pain, this is far outweighed by the benefits, which are significant and have helped to secure the future o…

Stuart Bridge, Managing Director, Wheyfeed

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Fisher Outdoor: Warehouse Review

"Davies & Robson's approach was both professional and pragmatic - they quickly got to grips with the situation and put forward a logical, properly justified plan of action which clearly addressed our …

Ian Parker, Finance & Operations Director, Fisher Outdoor

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Highways England: Optimum Strategic Solution

“Davies & Robson's supply chain consultants initially provided me with invaluable expertise in negotiating the required service level of the outsourced logistics contractor, this being the first contr…

Brian Oliver , Highways England,

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Fowler Welch: General Manager

“This was a key appointment for Fowler Welch. Prior to the search process Davies & Robson logistics consultants provided guidance on the likely availability of candidates that, as well as having the a…

Lynda Hulme, HR Director, Fowler Welch

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Fixmart: Warehouse Operations Review

“Davies & Robson's supply chain consultancy provided some very useful improvement initiatives based upon an initial operational review. In our case it has proven extremely valuable not only to the war…

Carl Ghinn, Director, Fixmart

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The Entertainer: Strategic Review & Tender Process

"We are very pleased with the outcome of the tendering process. The support provided by Davies & Robson's logistics consultancy was delivered on time and efficiently whilst being objective and profess…

Tim Grist, Director of Logistics, The Entertainer

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Omnicell: Consolidating UK Operations

“Davies & Robson's logistics consultants have helped us work through a very difficult transition period. Their sound advice, methodical approach and professionalism have helped us to ensure that the m…

JOHN PARKER, OPERATIONS DIRECTOR, OMNICELL

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Georg Fischer: Transport Review

“Having worked with Davies & Robson, throughout the review of our warehouse operations, we knew that their approach would be fact-based and would identify a number of opportunities. We are steadily im…

IAN ROSS, IT AND LOGISTICS DIRECTOR, GEORG FISCHER

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CRF Health: Warehouse Design & Layout

“Davies & Robson consultants were key to our success in this critical change to our global logistics fulfilment operation. They were able to take us through the full design, process change and impleme…

Andrew Leavers, Director, Global Support Services, CRF Health

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Centaur Services: Distribution Services get a Healthcheck

“Davies & Robson transport consultants provided an insightful review of the options available to optimize our distribution service and the potential cost savings achievable, and enabled a number of ‘w…

Lisa Derbyshire, Director of Operations and Supply Chain, Centaur Services

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David Phillips: Interim Manager

"By managing the consolidation of various operating practices, processes and systems, the interim managers supplied by Davies & Robson enabled the business to exploit opportunities from our acquisitio…

David Phillips, Chief Operating Officer,

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HellermannTyton: Interim Management

"Paul was brought on board to project manage the introduction of a WMS and warehouse relocation to smoothly go live. He was able to develop a clear project plan and by forming and leading internal tea…

Jon Churchley, Commercial Manager, HellermannTyton

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HiB: Relocating to a Brand New Warehouse

"Following a very smooth move back in 2007 when HiB relocated to Birch Coppice, we had no hesitation in working with Davies & Robson again in this very busy and exciting time for HiB. We have always f…

Nigel Knapton, Operations Director, HiB Limited

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Currie Solutions: Building on Success

"Davies & Robson has made a valuable contribution in analysing our capabilities and market opportunities and assisting in the development of a Plan that will take us forward in the next stage of our d…

Stephen Turner, Managing Director, Currie Solutions

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Jablite: Value for Money Review

“We are a production led business and not transport experts, so it made sense for us to externally source the skills and knowledge required to ensure that our transport operations continue to provide …

Ken Hutchins, Operations Director , Jablite

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The Wine Society: Future Growth

“We selected Davies & Robson because as the leading independent Supply Chain consultants they had the skills required to help our management team look at all the elements of this complicated project. …

Tim Grist, Head of Operations , The Wine Society

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Moduleo: Future Proofing Business Growth

"The additional resource Davies & Robson was able to provide for us was really important as our business growth meant all hands were deployed elsewhere. Following the initial project, we are now worki…

David Bigland, Managing Director UK & Eire , IVC Group

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Blueleaf: Part-Time Operations Director

“Working with Davies & Robson and Paul we were able to benefit from the experience and direction normally only available from a full time Director. We were able to discuss issues, take strategic guida…

Nathan Campbell, Corporate Services Director, Blueleaf

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Kilwaughter cement transport operation

“Davies & Robson quickly understood the specific logistical challenges and operational issues inherent to our business. Their pragmatic approach and depth of industry experience were invaluable as the…

Colm Fitzpatrick, Head of Supply Chain, Kilwaughter Minerals

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Radius Benefits from a Formal Tender Process

"The process adopted by Davies & Robson, and the result we have achieved, has provided a real step change in the relationship with our transport contractor. Achievement of improved cost control, servi…

Graham Thurlow, Director of Group Operations, Radius Systems

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Warehouse Solutions at Arrow XL

"It’s been good for us to work with an external consultancy and to learn from their experience of other operations like ours, many of the recommendations are already being implemented and our Operatio…

Paul Tyson, Commercial Director, Arrow XL

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ERIKS: Supply Chain Strategy Review & Warehouse Redesign

"Davies & Robson provided an excellent service in developing a solution for us and then reviewing that solution as the impact of COVID 19 changed our strategy. As we evolved our property strategy, the…

Sally Hill, Supply Chain Director, ERIKS

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MANHEIM: Transport Strategy Review

“Davies & Robson’s detailed analysis of our operations really opened our eyes to the complexity of our operations, but also allowed us to see a path to a future state that we are now implementing.”

Liam Quegan, Managing Director, Manheim Auction Services

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NIC ICE: Moving to a new partnership in record time

“We are delighted with the support and experience provided by Davies & Robson, the tender process they ran was efficient and professional and resulted in the appointment of Boughey, I would have no he…

Simpson Ovans, Chief Operating Officer, NIC ICE

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Ella's Kitchen: Makes a Healthy Choice with a New Logistics Partner

"Davies & Robson were impressive throughout the whole process. From the very first phone call through to the signing of a new contract, the team were professional, operated at a good pace, challenged …

Will Howard, Chief Operating Officer, Ella's Kitchen

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First Milk: Identifies Milk Management Improvements

"Davies & Robson capably documented a wide variety of business processes and – by combining the views of process owners with process improvement principles and knowledge of best-in-class supply chain …

James Baird, Head of Supply Chain, First Milk

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Caterparts: Prepares Warehouse For Future Growth

“With ambitious plans for growth we understood we needed to optimise our operations and while we had ideas of how we wanted our warehouse to look we had little idea how to make that happen. Davies & R…

Oliver Booth, Group Finance Director, Caterparts

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Scott Group: Striving for Optimal Efficiencies

“The report and analysis proved invaluable in helping the business put together a strategy for the future. There were a number of short, medium and long-term actions that we can now implement to help …

David Mercer, Operations Director, Scott Group

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Transport Review for Global Brands

Davies & Robson completed the project in a very friendly and professional manner. We agreed a project scope and timetable upfront and everything went to plan.  We have already started to implement som…

Shaun Bacon, Group Finance Director & Managing Director, Global Brands

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Knowles Transport: The Journey to Net-Zero

Davies & Robson’s research skills combined with their experience of the logistics industry ensured a pragmatic and well-structured approach to this important project. Their responsive service and the …

Alex Knowles, Managing Director, Knowles Transport

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Carl Zeiss Appoints New Contractor To Support Future Growth

‘’Davies & Robson quickly understood what it was we wanted, their pragmatic approach and depth of industry experience proved invaluable when it came to contractor negotiation and contract preparation.…

George Jones, Head of Operations UK & Ireland, CARL ZEISS

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Shaken Udder Outsources To Support Future Growth

“Davies & Robson were selected as a result of their considerable experience in outsourcing.  They provided close support at all stages in the project resulting in a successful conclusion.”

Andy Sills, Finance Director, Shaken Udder

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Premier Forest Streamline Transport Operation

Davies & Robson provided some interesting data with the scenarios provided to them, showing us exactly what could be saved and how. Their knowledge, contributions and understanding of what we required…

Joe Walker, Managing Director, Premier Forest Products

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Recruitment Division

 

Davies & Robson Recruitment Division specialises in the recruitment of Supply Chain and Logistics Management roles. Our Executive Search Consultants have managed the process to recruit key positions within the supply chain and logistics sector for a wide range of leading businesses.

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