Project Description

Fons van Gijsel


Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil. (Paul Getty)

Experienced in supporting companies generating real and sustainable savings in the supply chain. Proficient in procurement of logistics, spearheaded towards category management, commercial negotiations and contracting. Achieving significant reductions in Total-Costs-of-Ownership and CO2 emissions.

Passioned about  activities that take place in the crossroads of procurement and logistics management: Analyzing and improving supply chain concepts, securing logistics quality and sustainable procurement.

Dedicated, thorough and a good listener, respectful taking into account different type of stakeholders to secure optimal results and communicate effectively.

Trainer (NEVI) of sustainable procurement, supplier and supply chain management, logistics projects and  leading category strategy workshops.

Identifies opportunities
Strives for quality
Reliable and dependable
High integrity
Good listener – caring
Result driven

Dutch (native)
English, German (fluent)
French (intermediate)

Fons van Gijsel
To experts overview

Employment History

2016 – present
Moretimer Sustainable Logistics Procurement
Business Partner Logistics Procurement
2019 – present
Faber Halbertsma Group (IPP-PRS)
Procurement director
2018 – 2019
Procurement Manager
2017 – 2018
TNT Express, European Road Network
Procurement Manager Road Networks
2016 – 2017
T-Mobile Nederland B.V.
Senior Procurement Manager
2013 – 2016
Philips Procurement Supplier Sustainability Office
Supplier Sustainability Program Manager
2009 – 2013
Philips General Purchasing, Forwarding & Distribution
International Support Manager / Global Supply Market Controller
2001 – 2013
Philips General Purchasing, Forwarding & Distribution
International Product Line Manager Airfreight and Express
2000 – 2001
Philips Purchasing Service Nederland (PSNL) F & D
Account Manager
Expeditiebedrijf Wim Bosman
Depot Manager
1997 – 2000
Phlexx Mail & Facility Services, Eindhoven
Account Manager
1991 – 1997
Bosman System Plus, ‘s-Heerenberg
Operations Manager
1982 – 1991
TNT Express, Eindhoven
Manager TNT Sameday

Additional Positions

2000 – current
Trainer (NEVI)
Sustainable procurement, supplier and supply chain management, Incoterms, logistics projects and chairing category strategy workshops.
2013 – 2016
Supplier Sustainability Auditor


1997 – 2000
Fontys college of higher education
Business management ‘Bedrijfskunde – HTS Bedrijfskader’
(Graduated Cum Laude)


Antitrust connections
Award for Sales Excellence
Change Management
Category Strategy Development & Hosting CSD Workshops
Competition Law (Distribution & Sales)
Emotional Intelligence
Supply Management, including Supply Management Processes & Systems
Ethics and Business Conduct
EU Competition Law
FAME (Finance for Non-Financial Managers)
General Business Principles and directives
Handling Dangerous Goods
Intercultural awareness
International Law and Contract Management
LEAD (Leadership development program)
Negotiating skills (Karras)
PM Basics (Project Management)
Procurement Risk Management
Supplier Certification Audit training
Supplier Sustainability and Supplier Sustainability Audit Program
US GAAP Conceptual framework
Vakopleiding wegvervoer, Alphen aan de Rijn