Professor Richard Wilding OBE

Professor Richard Wilding OBE is recognised globally for his thought leadership in Logistics & Supply Chain Management.

Richard is a highly acclaimed presenter and regularly speaks at Industrial Conferences and has undertaken lecture tours of Europe and Asia. He is passionate about taking and creating academic knowledge that creates ACTION in business.

In recognition of his outstanding achievements and impact in the area of logistics and supply chain management, Richard was appointed an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to Business.

KFC without chicken – A lesson in modern supply chain management.

The most important thing to come from the ‘KFC with no chicken’ story? It’s broken the spell for consumers around how supply chains actually work. There’s no magic that gets just the right amount of fresh chicken from farms to outlets just when it’s needed, no fleet of KFC trucks and KFC drivers receiving orders from KFC stores. This is the complex world of modern supply chain management.

Professor Richard Wilding OBE will be speaking in the following theatres:

Keynote 2 - Thursday 11.45 - 12.15: KFC without chicken – A lesson in modern supply chain management.


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