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Gaston Vlaeminck

Born: Poperinge, 4th Nov, 1950
Cell: +32 (0)486 222 720
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I am owner of W&Graphics and an experienced logistics Consultant.
Please find my resume below.

Education

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

1973 - 1974 University of Louvain (KUL)

Commercial Engineer, Department of Economics

1969 - 1973 University of Louvain (KUL)

Reserve Non Commissioned Officer

1975 - 1976 Airforce Evere

Experience

Logistics Director Bakery Products Business Line at Vandemoortele Group

2009 - 2013 (6 years) Support the Group Strategy for the deepfrozen Bakery Products with an adequate logistics strategy. Define the appropriate footprint for the French deepfrozen network (after the acquisition of Panavi).

Owner of W&G at W&Graphics

2000 - Now (15 years) Diversification into two activities: Logistics support and advice to European companies that are active in transport and warehousing - Graphical support and advice to SME's mainly in the building and contracting industry.

Directeur Logistique Panalog at Vandemoortele Group

2010 - 2013 (3 years) Integrate the Panavi transport and warehouse organization in the Vandemoortele Group structure.

General Manager / Directeur Général at Metro NV / Metrotrans SA / TDL NV

1991 - 2008 (17 years) Integrate three logistic Group Companies into one unit (Metro) and grow business with non-Group customers.

Logistics Director Benelux at Vandemoortele NV

1989 - 1991 (2 years) Develop and optimise the Vandemoortele logistics network (planning, transport, warehouses) for Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg.

Head of Business Office at Vandemoortele NV

1987 - 1989 (2 years) Creation of a special cell for coverage of raw material and packaging costs as well as exchange of transfer prices to Vandemoortele commercial companies.

Head of IT Systems Development Department at Vandemoortele NV

1984 - 1987 (3 years) Managing a group of analysts and programmers to implement the headquarter processes and IT.

Systems Analyst at Vandemoortele NV

1978 - 1984 (6 years) Implementation of the headquarter processes and IT systems in several European countries.

Member of the Organization Office at RVS Insurances

1976 - 1978 (2 years) Integration of the different insurance portfolios into one single organisation.

Skills

Languages

Dutch - native language
French - full operational command
English - full professional command
German - professional command

Experience

General management
Change Management
Project Management
Business Process
Business Development
Logistics Management
International Logistics
Supply Chain Management
Business Strategy
Food industry
Footprints (Logistics)
Transport Modelling
Distribution Logistics