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The information is free and is useful to those working in supply chain management or who are learning about the subject.


  • Gwynne Richards is currently working with a client in Qatar on their Department store and third party logistics requirements

  • Gwynne Richards recently assisted Warwick University with producing a MOOC for Future Learn called Supply Chains in Practice

  • HowtoLogistics web site launched visit website

  • Second edition of The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit published in 2016

  • Warehouse Management tops 10,000 sales

  • Apprise Consulting and Profit Wise work together on a Profitability Insights Solution

  • Gwynne Richards asked to speak at Cardiff University Business School on the Future of warehousing

  • Gwynne Richards speaks at Voiteq’s User Group Conference - read more

  • Gwynne Richards has been invited to judge the next SHD Logistics awards - read more

  • New book launched October 2013 - The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit

  • Gwynne Richards appears in Logistics Manager - find out more

  • Warehouse Management is in the top 5 Warehouse Management must read books by Columbus - find out more

  • New book The Logistics and Supply Chain Toolkit appears in Warehouse News - find out more

  • A new book on 'Supply Chain and Logistics Tools' will be available in November 2013. Over 100 easy to use tools for today's supply chain and logistics managers. Contact us for further details.

  • A group of delegates from China recently visited Warwick University to undertake courses in supply chain management (pictured right).

  • Warehouse Management by Gwynne Richards is currently being promoted by getAbstract in Handelsblatt's Top 5 Business Books list. Congratulations!

    [Handelsblatt is the biggest German-language business and finance newspaper and is the most cited business medium in Germany. It boasts a circulation of almost 150,000 and has a daily readership of 500,000.]

  • Apprise has recently completed two very successful courses in Warehouse Management in Nairobi and Kuala Lumpur. The feedback from companies including General Motors, Coca Cola Juices, AfriLog and others was very positive.

"I also enjoyed the training and it wouldn't have been the success it was without your participation. I am also looking forward to working with you again". Knowledge Communications

"This was good. Kindly make arrangements to have an advanced version." Chai Trading Company Ltd

"Excellent knowledge that should be taught to all warehouse and procurement managers." Coca Cola Juices (K) Ltd.

"Overall performance was good." Multiple Industries Ltd. Uganda

"Good. Course well researched." Umeme Ltd. Uganda

"A very comprehensive and professional trainer and so well presented"

  • Gwynne Richards has been approached to write another book by Kogan Page on Supply Chain and Logistics Tools

  • Gwynne Richards is now a member of the UKWA Management Board

  • Gwynne Richards and Sue Grinsted have recently completed a distance learning course in warehouse and inventory management on behalf of Informa

  • Over 3000 copies of Warehouse Management sold to date as far away as Tasmania, Pakistan and India. It can now be downloaded onto Kindle

  • Apprise recently carried out a project for an NHS department to evaluate its archive storage and delivery/collection operation

  • Apprise has also recently carried out a review of a warehouse operation on behalf of a sporting goods manufacturer

  • Warehouse Management by Gwynne Richards was published by Kogan Page on the 3rd June 2011. Find out more

  • Gwynne Richards has recently completed five weekly courses of TTM at Warwick with excellent feedback from the students. Guest speakers included Joe Fogg from Norbert Dentressangle and Mark Rowlatt from Tate and Lyle

  • Gwynne Richards recently chaired a seminar on logistics education at the Food and Drink Logistics show at the NEC

  • Apprise Consulting Ltd become an Associate member of FSDF

  • As a result of the success of the Transport Management (TTM) course in China, Gwynne Richards has been asked to run a similar course for Masters students at the University of Warwick

  • Gwynne Richards recently completed a consultancy assignment on behalf of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

  • Gwynne Richards has recently spent a week in Wuhan, China on behalf of Warwick Manufacturing Group, teaching Transport Techniques and Management to a group of Chinese managers including a number from China Post

  • Gwynne Richards has recently been admitted as a Practising Associate of The Academy of Experts.

  • Apprise Consulting Ltd become an Associate member of the UKWA

  • Gwynne Richards appears in Warehouse and Logistics News in their Quote, unquote section.

  • Gwynne Richards recently chaired a CILT conference on "How to manage 3PL relationships". Over 80 people attended to hear speakers from Cadbury, Boots and Norbert Dentressangle. A copy of the presentations can be found under articles below.

  • Gwynne Richards joined the Women in Logistics team for a photograph at the recent CILT conference

  • Apprise recently produced a successful Internal Customer Relationship Management course for Royal Mail senior engineers on behalf of Aston University

  • Apprise Consulting become Associate Consultants for the University of the West of England

  • Apprise Consulting along with Warwick Manufacturing Group has recently received the BAe Chairman’s bronze award for Best practice for their Supply Chain Management course.. read more

  • The CILT warehouse management course produced and run by Apprise Consulting continues to receive excellent reviews from participants.. read more

  • Gwynne Richards named Chairman of CILT Development of People Awards Committee

  • Gwynne Richards named Chairman of CILT Outsourcing and Procurement Forum Committee


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Gwynne Richards and Wilma from Sinotrans - during their visit to Freightliner A group of delegates from China recently visited Warwick University to undertake courses in supply chain management. Pictured are Gwynne Richards and the leader of the Group - Wilma from Sinotrans - during their visit to Freightliner. BAe Chairman’s Bronze Award for Best Practice Supply Chain Management course Apprise Consulting along with Warwick Manufacturing Group has recently received the BAe Chairman’s bronze award for Best practice for their Supply Chain Management course. Gwynne Richards joined the Women in Logistics team for a photograph a the recent CILT conference Gwynne Richards joined the Women in Logistics team for a photograph a the recent CILT conference.

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