Prominent logistics and supply chain consultant John Turner has joined Logistics Bureau as its Melbourne partner and to head up its Victorian operations.
Before becoming a consultant he served in the RAAF for 20 years where he added a master’s degree in logistics management from the United States Air Force Institute of Technology to his existing qualifications as an economist and an electrical engineer.
Since leaving the RAAF he has consulted to several industry sectors including defence, mining, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and the public service.
He has extensive experience in China where he consulted to a joint venture between the Chinese Government and American computer interests.
He also worked there to develop the logistics support strategy for the Tianjin economic development zone, situated to the east of Beijing.
Before joining Logistics Bureau, John was a director of a small Melbourne based consulting practice. He has been president of the Logistics Association of Australia since 1999.
“I’ve joined Logistics Bureau because I believe it offers the greatest opportunities and is the most credible consultancy in Australia,” he said. “It has an unrivalled database of problems solved.”
Logistics Bureau has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, and Johannesburg. Its founders Rob O’Byrne and Maurice Sinclair head it in Australia.