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Curriculum Vitae - Alan Slater

Director, Added Value Logistics Consulting Ltd

Alan Slater has over 30 years experience in logistics including both operational management and consulting roles in both UK and overseas. He has provided Logistics consulting services to ‘blue chip’ clients over the last 20 years.

Alan Slater DBA is visiting Professor of Logistics at Huddersfield University

Author of over 100 articles upon logistics issues from 1972 for journals Including: International Journal of Logistics Management, Transport, Distribution Business, Focus, Motor Transport, Logistics World, Freight Management, Long Range Planning and Management Decision.


Strategy development for supply chain operations including procurement, stock management, warehousing, transport, order administration, and associated information technology requirements.


Mainly multi-national ‘blue chip’ clients and SME’s in manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing with a history of rapid growth in areas as diverse as: agriculture, timber, chemicals, consumer products, electronics,fashion, food and drink, petroleum, publishing, and utilities. Public sector clients in central government, NHS and local authorities.


Assignments throughout the world including UK, Europe, Middle East, Far East, Australia, Canada and the USA.


Logistics strategy and operations, vehicle routing and scheduling techniques, and 3RD/4TH party logistics agreements.