Our Services

We offer a complete range of services from full strategic reviews to one on one mentoring

Full Strategic Reviews

We will review your Operations from Sales – Customer Service – Planning – Transport – Warehousing – Purchasing. We give clear deliverable recommendation for improvement in service levels, costs and added value, and will work with your team to implement a sustainable solution.

Supply Chain Academy

We can offer bespoke training for Supply Chain professionals. From making sure employees know their functional role in the supply chain to understanding how to leverage its best value.

One to one mentoring

One to one Mentoring and Coaching of Supply Chain and other professionals, imparting over 30 years of practical experience in Supply Chain, Sales and Finance.

Business Analysis

Redwood is able to analyse all aspects of our customers commercial activities. For example, reviewing a specific value stream within your business from raw data to a final recommendation - which product/service to maximise, which customers/markets to serve. We can leave you with the tools to follow up yourselves, or implement alongside your team.

About

Redwood is a specialist Supply Chain Consultancy that offers bespoke Supply Chain solutions and Business Analysis to its customers. It was established in 2014 by Andrew Sayer, who has over 30 years’ experience in the UK agriculture and food sector, working as a Senior Executive at Cargill PLC in a variety of Global Business Units, and stages throughout the Agri-Food Supply Chain. Andrew is a qualified Management Accountant, and has in depth experience of general and Commercial Management, Sales and Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Business Analysis, Change Management and Coaching and Development. Redwood has worked on a number of projects, ranging from full supply chain reviews, Transport restructuring, Due-diligence, Business analysis, Value Stream analysis, Coaching and Oils and Fats consulting. Andrew has a practical hands on approach to supporting SME's within any sector, using his broad and deep experiences in business, while listening to the customers needs, becoming part of the team and developing solutions that will last.

Coaching & Mentoring

Andrew-Sayer-Profile-Pic-reducedAndrew is a highly proficient executive with over 30 years’ experience across a breadth of disciplines, including Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance and General Management, Mentoring and Coaching and Consultancy.

He has had proven success in managing at both operational and strategic level with Cargill, a global blue chip organisation, and since 2012/13 further applied those skills in: Establishing a small business start-up Fresh Fish Supply business, Partner in a Private Equity company, Business Improvement and Coaching and Mentoring Consultancy and Non-Profit Chair.

For the majority of his working life he has been managing small teams, and it is this experience (both good and bad), that has given him the insights in how to get the best from his employees and align their aspirations with that of the organisation. This has resulted in improved engagement (Last 2 cycles at Cargill achieved an engagement score within his departments of 100%), and exceeding of financial targets.

Andrews experience at a variety of levels and disciplines across a range of business sectors, leaves him well positioned to quickly understand the challenges and opportunities of those being coached and mentored, to achieve practical approaches to overcome them.



Andrews coaching approach:

  • Assumes commitment from employee and line management
  • Use of 360 feedback, incorporating the Four C’s of leadership – Capability, Character, Credibility and Career Management.
  • Use of Insights Discovery Profiling, based on Jung’s typology.
  • Understand needs and expectations of organisation and Line Management.
  • Build genuine confidential trust and understanding of individual being coached.
  • Highlight areas requiring development, both skill and behavioural based.
  • Work with employee to fully understand the significance of the development areas
  • Build an understandable, practical approach to meeting the development goals.
  • Genuine ongoing interest in the success of those being coached.

Contact

Get in touch to discuss your requirements

T: 01522 306446

M: 07730 131 029

E: andrewsayer@redwoodsupplychain.co.uk

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