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Iain C.  
A Trainer from Plymouth, United Kingdom

Training Consultant Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Iain C. United Kingdom
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Iain's Training Portfolio

Purchasing * 20 Years

Designed and delivered corporate development programmes around the world. Sectors include: oil and gas, defence, engineering, automotive, distribution, the public sector and utilities. Discipline areas include:procurement tools and techniques; contracting and contract management; supplier relationship management; negotiation; price and cost; and legal aspects.

Supply Chain * 25 Years

Designed and delivered corporate development programmes in SCM around the world, from short open courses through to comprehensive development programmes. Discipline areas include: the design and management of supply chains, risk management in supply chains; sustainability; network analysis; warehouse management and demand and inventory planning.

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Lean Management * 25 Years

From consulting to training design and delivery, i have can support lean implementations across an array of sectors including manufacturing, distribution; retail; transport and logistics; warehouse management and the service sector.

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Training Consultant Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Iain is an accomplished Procurement and Supply Chain Training Consultant who designs and delivers corporate development programmes around the world.

Sector specialisms include:
Oil and gas, manufacturing, defence, aerospace and the public sector

Iain has been an approved provider of corporate training for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply’s (CIPS) since 2008. In 2012 he designed a series of sector specific qualifications for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), which included: Oil and Gas; Retail; 3PL and Automotive.

Iain is a highly motivated individual who prides himself on his international commercial and training consulting experience across a wide spectrum of business sectors. As a facilitator of one of Europe’s first lean supply chain programmes, and having well developed skills for process improvement, Iain has designed and implemented a pan-Asian supply chain for a FTSE 100 company, and set up Supply Operations in China for a market leading American IT company.

Iain has passion for seeing individuals succeed and processes deliver against corporate objectives.


Experience across all Purchasing categories with exceptional market knowledge and experience of:
• Strategic Supply Chain Management – design, implementation and management
• Contract Law and Contract Management
• Category Management
• Negotiation
• Risk Management in Procurement and Supply Chains
• Sustainable Procurement
• Demand and Inventory Management – processes and policies
• Economics, Price and Cost / Finance for Purchasers
• Business Improvement and Re-engineering
• CIPS and CILT qualifications
• Leading Teams and Managing Change

Qualifications and Memberships:

• MBA – Leicester University
• BA (Hons) – Staffordshire University
• MIT Logistics and Supply Chain training

Iain Travels From
Plymouth, United Kingdom

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