Project Description

Marc Huijgen

Profile

Marc Huijgen brings in-depth procurement, operational improvement and supply chain network design expertise to CLX Logistics Europe. In his current role, Marc bridges strategy with the operational aspects of the supply chain to optimize cost levels and service elements for international shippers and forwarder

In 1998 Marc was co-founder & Managing Partner of LHC Consulting BV, a dedicated Supply Chain consultancy firm, focusing on control and acceleration of the Supply Chain functionality within both mid-sized companies as well as multinationals.

Marc personally managed the growth of this niche consultancy firm and sold majority shares to US based CLX in 2012. Since then Marc is heading the European office as VP Europe. Helping big international shippers and forwarders to optimize their costs level and service elements via a very clear & proven fact based approach.

Marc has in-depth expertise in procurement of divers logistic activities, operational improvement and  Supply Chain network design. During his 22 years of experience, Marc worked in multiple Industries, a.o. Apparel, High Tech, Oil&Gas, Paper and Chemical.

Some projects examples:

A pan-European procurement project for a Fortune 500 company within the office & paper industry. The project included a price & service benchmark, supplier selection and implementation. The project resulted in a substantial saving and improved service level towards European customers.

An assessment of an outsourced warehouse facility of a global leading logistic service provider. As a deliverable the client was provided with a full insight in the current productivity, a list of the potential productivity improvements and guidance on the contract & charging mechanism.

A network design for a global apparel industry leader. The project enabled a re-shape of the historical European network and identifying the options to take cost out without hampering the delivery process towards retail shops & consumers. After the approval of the European Leadership team all recommendations were implemented.

Prior to founding LHC Consulting BV, Marc was internal business consultant for Royal Philips Electronics NV, employed by corporate Forwarding & Distribution.

Marc received his Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and is trained at INSEAD (Fontainebleau, FR) on multi-disciplinary SCM.

PERSONAL SKILLS
Result oriented
Decisive
Reliable
Connecting
Communicative
Problem solving
Pragmatic
LANGUAGES

Dutch (native)
English (fluent)

CONNECT
To experts overview

Employment History

1998 – current
CLX Logistics Europe
Vice President
1998 – 1999
Royal Philips Electronics – Corporate Purchasing and Forwarding
Consultant

Education

2009
INSEAD – Fontainebleau, France
Multi-disciplinary Supply Chain Management
1992 – 1998
Eindhoven University of Technology (NL)
Master of Science – Industrial Engineering and Management Science
Thesis: Distribution and Logistics Management

Publications

Voorraadbeheersing bij een handelsfirma
Praktijkboek Magazijnen en Distributiecentra

De pakketmarkt nader bekeken
Praktijkboek Logistiek

Logistieke E-marketplaces – Gedoemd te mislukken?
Business Logistics Magazine

Goede aanpak van tenderproces zorgt voor toegevoegde waarde voor alle partijen
Praktijkboek Magazijnen en Distributiecentra

Benchmark taking the procurement to the next level
Logistics Europe Magazine