The Logistics 100 was announced in the SHD December issue. Did you make the list? Read our in-depth feature in our December magazine. See the list below!

The Logistics 100 is a list of the UK logistics industry’s most influential players, selected by our panel of experts. Like SHD Logistics magazine, and our portfolio of events including the SHD Logistics Conference; The Logistics 100 focuses on operational strength.

Alda Andreotti, Supply Chain Director, Arcadia

Kevin Appleton, Managing Director, Yusen Logistics (UK)

*Prof. Neil Ashworth, Chief Commercial Officer, Yodel

Ray Ashworth, Managing Director, DAF Trucks

Andrew Baxter, Managing Director, Europa Worldwide Logistics

Ian Beattie, Managing Director, Knights of Old

Paul Bennell, Managing Director, Samworth Brothers Logistics

Clare Bottle, Associate Director Of Supply Chain, Coca-Cola Enterprises

Roy Brien, Head of Logistics & Supply Chain (Procurement), Royal Mail

Jane Burkitt, Vice President Emea Planning & Logistics, Lego

Eoin Butler, Supply Chain Group Director, Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland

Frans Calje, Chief Executive Officer, PD Ports

*Richard Cawston, Managing Director – Supply Chain, XPO Logistics Europe

Adrian Colman, Chief Executive Officer, Wincanton

Marc Cowan, Vice President of Operations and Logistics, Dolphin

Lyall Cresswell, Chief Executive Officer, Transport Exchange Group

Marianne Culver, President, RS Components

Naila Dad, Head of Pharmacy Operations, Pharmacy2U

Prof. Samir Dani, Head of Logistics Operations and Hospitality Management Logistics Faculty, University of Huddersfield

Gavin Darby, Chief Executive Officer, Premier Foods

Emma Deary, Sustainability Manager, DP World London Gateway

Dr. Michèle Dix, Managing Director, Crossrail 2

Jonathan Downes, Supply Chain Director, ABF Westmill Foods

Iain Doyle, Supply Chain Development Manager, Celesio

Chris Etherington, Executive Deputy Chairman, Palmer and Harvey

Neil Emery, Director for Network Development, Amazon

Nick Frogbrook, Chief Executive Officer, Dalepak

Peter Fuller, Chief Executive Officer, UK Mail

Jo Godsmark, Director, Transaid

Steve Granite, Chief Executive Officer,] Abbey Logistics

Andrew Griffiths, Managing Director & Regional Head UK, Prologis Developments

Nicholas Hale, Managing Director, Ventures, BT Wholesale

Simon Harper, ‎Vice President of UK Ground Operations, FedEx Express

John Harvey, Chairman, Keswick Enterprises Group

Peter John Harvey, Chief Executive Officer, Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA)

Lindsay Haselhurst, Supply Chain & Logistics Director, Screwfix

Nick Hay, Managing Director, Fowler Welch

Jurrien Heynen, Head of Logistics, Laing O'Rourke

Mark Holland, Supply Chain Director, ASOS

Lucy Holland, Logistics Project Support Manager, Sainsbury's

Dave Howorth, Executive Director, Scala Consulting

Al Jeory, Global Contracts & Supply Logistics, Jaguar Land Rover

Rick Jones, Group Operations Director, Spicers & Office Team

Nick Jones, Group CEO, Ligentia

Vicky Kaye, Director of Supply Chain,

Robert Keen, Director General, BIFA

Kathryn Lewis, Operations Director, Advanced Supply Chain Group

Iain Liddell, Chief Executive Officer, Uniserve

Andrew Malcolm, Proprieter, Malcolm Group

Prof. John Manners-Bell, Chief Executive Officer, Transport Intelligence

Tony Mannix, Chief Executive Officer, Clipper Group

Kelvin Mantle, Head of Logistics - Operations, Lidl UK

Stephen Martin, Head Of Transport, Grafton Group Plc

Peter Masters, Managing Director, Miniclipper Logistics

Sue McGeorge, Supply Chain Director - UK & Western Europe, Kimberley-Clark

Cavan McKenna, Site General Manager, XPO Logistics

Amy McNamara, Operations Development Support Manager, Primark

Andy Monk, Distribution Director, B&M Retail Group

David Morris, Director of IT, Costcutter Supermarkets Group Ltd

Gordon Mowat, Director of Supply, Logistics and Central Operations, Clothing and Home, M&S

John Munnelly, Head Of Operations - Magna Park Campus, John Lewis Partnership

Laura Nelson, Managing Director, RTITB

Ric Nuttall, Group Head of Technical Engineering, The Hut Group

Michael O'Donoghue, Executive Vice President, UK, Ireland & Nordics, CEVA

James Osborn, Senior Strategy Manager, Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

Andy Perry, Logistics Director, The Co-operative Group

Anne Preston, Chairman, Prestons of Potto

Robin Proctor, Group Supply Chain Director/President, Travis Perkins

Kevin Richardson, Chief Executive, CILT

Rob Riddleston, Head Of Transport And Logistics, Barclays Corporate

Emma Ross, General Manager, Morrisons

Abzy Shaikh, Head of UK Field Sales, Kellogg Marketing & Sales Company

Virgil Simpson, Logistics Director, Aldi Stores

Tim Slater, Chief Executive Officer, NHS Supply Chain and DHL Supply Chain

Jim Spittle (FCILT), Chairman, GS1 UK

Simon Stacy, Head of Logistics, Honda Motor Europe LTD

Dick Stead, Executive Chairman, Yodel

Jonathan Stowe, Distribution Director, Nisa Retail Limited

Chris Sturman, Chief Executive Officer    Food Storage & Distribution Federation

Jennifer Swain, Head of Talent Acquisition, Clipper Logistics

Ron Swanson, Business Systems Director, Unipart Group

John Titmuss, Group Supply Chain Director/Chief Supply Chain Officer, United Biscuits/pladis Global

Katherine Trauth, Manager, LNG Marine Fuel Projects, Shell

Chris Tyas, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, Nestlé SA

Graeme Undy, Managing Director/Vice Chairman, Stobart Aviation Services/United Kingdom Warehousing Association

Thomas van Mourik, Chief Executive Officer, Culina Group Limited

Carole Walker, Chief Executive Officer, Hermes

William Walker, Director, Walker Logistics

Michelle Wang, Purchasing Commercial Manager, Rolls-Royce

Peter Ward, Chief Executive Officer, UKWA

Ruth Waring, Managing Director & Founder, Labyrinth Logistics Consulting, Women in Logistics

Chris Warn, Head Of Supply Chain: Homebase, Home Retail Group

Catherine Weetman (FCILT), Director, Re-think Solutions

David Wells, Chief Executive, Freight Transport Association

Alan White, Managing Director  Fresh Logistics/Fresh Pharma

Prof. Richard Wilding, Professor of Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy, Cranfield School of Management

Jessica Wright, Depot Manager, Hermes

Andy Young, UK Logistics Director, Nobia UK Ltd

Luis Zubialde, Chief Operating Officer, Palletways Group


*denotes job title and/or change in company from print issue


The Criteria

The Logistics 100 must do/have/be one or some of the following:

Operational strength
The Logistics 100 are leaders of companies with proven supply chains that are finely tuned for the business. Their operations are flexible, future-proof and proactive.

Driving change
Logistics 100 nominees challenge the organisation to re-consider its processes. Those inspiring organisations to reconsider operations as the industry faces unprecedented change. Logistics 100 professionals will have made positive changes to culture and agendas – and are unafraid to challenge traditional or outdated ways of thinking.

The Logistics 100 influence at the top level of decision makers. They exhibit good communication skills to their teams, to the business and to the wider industry.

Capital investors
Logistics 100 nominees should influence buying decisions in an industry which adds over £90 billion to the UK's GDP.

Logistics 100 nominees need to be visionaries, bursting with ideas for what an organisation could do. Logistics 100 nominees are drivers of organisations that can demonstrate new business models and opportunities.

Those selected to be part of The SHD Logistics 100 list are people who are likely to debate, engage, question, network and maximise the opportunities The Logistics 100 project presents.

Rising star
The 'Rising Star' is someone recognised to be a rising talent, who has demonstrated exceptional ability and ambition. Nominees will usually be aged between 18 and 32.

The SHD Logistics community

As the organiser of the UK’s largest intralogistics event IMHX and publishers of the UK’s leading logistics magazine SHD Logistics, it’s essential we connect with the industry we serve. Issues raised, feedback and insight from The Logistics 100 events will feed into what we do within the logistics industry.

Members of the exclusive The Logistics 100 ‘club’ are invited, as our VIP guests, to select SHD Logistics events including:

-    The SHD Logistics Conferences
-    Exclusive IMHX/SHD Logistics Roundtable Events


2016 and beyond

In 2015/2016, our panel of experts nominated and voted for the inaugural list, but provided valuable feedback on how the project should develop for 2016 and beyond. Suggestions have included; more experts on the panel and The Logistics 100 members voting for rising stars.

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