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Outsourcing & Procurement Forum

Chairman: Jo Godsmark


  • To initiate, and contribute to, original thinking and discussion in the area of logistics and supply chain outsourcing.
  • To provide a link between the CILT and O & P Forum members and other bodies with an interest in the area of outsourcing with the objective of disseminating best practice, enhancing networking and contributing to research.
  • To produce whitepapers and reports and set up events and workshops on relevant subjects identified by the membership of the Forum and other CILT (UK) members. To support regional CILT groups by providing speakers and workshops on the topic of logistics outsourcing.


    • To include all aspects of the outsourcing of logistics services including:
    • Procurement of these services
    • Ongoing management of outsourced supplier relationships
    • Issues resulting from a transfer of provider
    • IT considerations in outsourcing
    • Legal and contractual aspects 

    To exclude the procurement of vehicles, fuel and other assets except where related to the procurement of a wider logistics service.

Committee Structure


Jo Godsmark, Labyrinth Logistics Consulting


Andrew Krawiecki, Bostik

CIPS Representative

Nicola Robinson, CIPS



Msc Leads

Phil wood, Mondelez

Rob Krikhaar, The Logistics Business

Survey Lead

Rob Krikhaar, The Logistics Business

Academic representative

Soroosh Saghiri

Manufacturer representative

Phil wood, Mondelez

Retailer representative


3PL representative

Richard Parkins, Great Bear

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

The Outsourcing and Procurement Forum works in co-operation with the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.


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