Guy Austin

Practice Director, Global Logistics
Montreal
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Guy Austin is a respected Practice Director for the Global Logistics Sector at P&C Global, and a key contributor to our Digital Transformation and Strategy & Innovation practice groups. With industry prowess in global logistics, travel and hospitality, and manufacturing, Guy is well-versed in supply chain management, transportation and distribution management, inventory management, and warehousing and storage.

Guy’s professional journey started with FedEx, where he rose through the ranks to become a Regional Logistics Manager. He then joined DHL as a Distribution Center Director before accepting a pivotal role as Global Supply Chain Director at Maersk. These successive roles gave Guy hands-on experience with the intricacies of global logistics, laying a robust foundation for his current role at P&C Global.

At P&C Global, Guy has left an indelible mark across various industry sectors.

  • A notable project includes the revamping of a manufacturing client’s inventory management process, which led to a 25% reduction in overhead costs and a significant improvement in their order fulfillment rates.
  • For a prominent global logistics firm, Austin spearheaded a digital transformation initiative that resulted in a 30% boost in operational efficiency and enhanced customer satisfaction.
  • Additionally, for a global market-leading brand in the travel and hospitality sector, he led the redesign of their distribution strategy, which increased their on-time delivery rates by 40%.

Guy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from Simon Fraser University majoring in Operations Management and a Master of Engineering Leadership in Resource Engineering Management majoring in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from University of British Columbia. He also earned postgraduate executive education certifications in Strategic Decision and Risk Management from the University of Toronto, and Operations Management from the University of Alberta.  Finally, Guy holds professional certifications from the American Society of Transportation & Logistics and the Association for Supply Chain Management.

Splitting his time between Montreal and Istanbul, Guy embraces the cultural vibrancy and culinary delights of both cities. A passionate ruby player since high school, Guy enjoys the strategic and physical challenges of the sport and often draws parallels between a successful rugby match and a well-managed supply chain. Other hobbies include hiking, photography, and mastering the art of Turkish coffee brewing. Guy often says, “In supply chain management and rugby alike, it’s all about strategic moves and swift decision-making – the perfect blend of brains and brawn.”

Past Experience

Maersk
Global Supply Chain Director

DHL
Distribution Center Director

FedEx
Regional Logistics Manager

Academic Credentials

Simon Fraser University
BBA, Operations Management

University of British Columbia
Master of Engineering Leadership, Resource Engineering Management

Postgraduate Credentials

University of Toronto
Executive Certificate,
Strategic Decision & Risk Management

University of Alberta
Executive Certificate,
Operations Management

American Society of Transportation & Logistics
Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)

Association for Supply Chain Management
Certified in Logistics, Transportation, and Distribution (CLTD)

Domain Expertise

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