Bernard Molloy has over 40-years’ experience of managing and strategically advising companies in the warehousing, logistics and materials handling industries. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and a strategic advisor to leading blue chip companies in supply chain and logistics, he has been responsible for numerous developments of national distribution centres and resolving supply chain issues particularly in manufacturing.
Bernard Molloy trained as a mechanical engineer and was general manager with BT Rolatruc (now Toyota Industrial) from 1969 to 1996, responsible for all automated solutions including Perkins Engines, Rolls-Royce and other complex systems. In January 2011 be became Global Director of Unipart Industrial Logistics. In September 2012 he was appointed to the board of Liverpool SuperPort and recently became chairman.
Bernard is also a board member of the German British Forum, as well as a Freeman of the City of London.
Capital Investment “The Apprenticeship Paradigm”
Typical investment in capital equipment normally requires a payback in two to three years, other longer term commitments might accept return on investment (ROI) that take longer, projects that deliver other benefits may also deliver returns that are not clearly a finacial return but offer security, comfort or just plain aesthetics; where does investment in Apprenticeships fit, is it a cost, a social responsibility or a political soap box for opportunist politicians and entrepreneurs.