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Professionalising Logistics

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Shane Walton FCILT



Shane Walton Consulting supports organisations to develop their supply chain and the supply chain skill requirements of their employees, championing the Logistics and Supply Chain profession as one of choice. This includes the development of logistics functions within businesses through the development of people and helping organisations to deliver Operations Management and Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement and Business Improvement for Logistics. 


+44 (0) 7881 335631 

+39 333 193 2350



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Hello! I'm Shane


Shane Walton is a logistics specialist and a highly motivated strategic leader with management, HR and operational experience. After commencing her career as a Graduate trainee for a large 3PL, Shane has spent the majority of her career working in the field of Logistics and Supply Chains and after successfully holding a number of senior managerial posts in the profession, established Shane Walton Consulting to provide organisational and people development support, information, advice and guidance. Skills and personal development are at the heart of the vision for professionalising logistics and supply chain professions, as well as promotion of best practice to enhance the professionalisation of the industry and recognition for the logistics function within key industry sectors.  As a CargoWise Certified Professional, Shane has been providing CargoWise training and support to the sector since 2020, specialising in Forwarding, GB Customs, Transport, Warehouse and Liner & Agency.

2019 - Present

Owner & CEO

Shane Walton Consulting

Contracts include:

CEN Global

CargoWise Consultant with CenGlobal, CCP, specialising in Forwarding

FedEx Logistics

Principal Deployment Process and Systems, Engineering & Operational Excellence International

Qualitrain Group

Associate Trainer & Assessor, delivering Supply Chain Apprenticeships and Leadership & Management courses

Flash Forward Consulting

Director, Professional Development - supporting the Logistics and Transport profession with learning, development,  HR, strategic development and training

Director, RS Associates - developing and delivering Level 5 Leadership and Management programmes for clients


Education Consultant and Auditor


Development and delivery of a bespoke programme for the London Borough of Ealing


Professional Development & Membership Director


Head of Professional Development 

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Professional Development & Membership Director – Developed IAM Qualifications for Regulation; Developed the Criteria for the Register of Professionals / Chartered Asset Manager; Created the Company Training Recognition Accreditation Scheme and a Masters’ Recognition Programme for Universities and Providers of Higher Level Programmes;  Development of a new Foundation Award in Asset Management.

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Head of Professional Development – Successful Project and Tender Submission and Project Development; Safer and Greener Working Practices for Transport Operators; Increasing Standards and Leadership Strategies; Active Role in the Development of the Trailblazer Apprenticeship Standards for Supply Chain, Transport Management, Warehousing & Storage; Design of Numerous Bespoke Company Training Programmes.


Skills for Logistics

Head of Demand Chain Development – Employer and Stakeholder Engagement; Development of a Career Development Tool for the Sector.


Skills for Logistics

Head of Skills – Qualification and Programme Development; Tenders and Funding.


Christian Salvesen

Graduate Trainee and Contract Manager – Management of Small Depot on Customer Premises; Contract Management.


Supporting organisations of all sizes to realise the importance of their supply chain and the skill requirements of their employees.  

Development of logistics functions within businesses through the development of people and processes.  

Operations Management and Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement and Business Improvement to support logistics and transport organisations. 

Generalist development, brokerage, HR support and bid / tender writing and project management.  


Supporting the development of new and existing qualifications at all levels, enhancing the portfolio of logistics qualifications, short courses, workshops and bespoke programmes, providing support from entry to strategic level with associated CPD and Mentoring.  

CargoWise Certified Specialist Trainer (CCS)


Logistics & Transport, Operations Management, Operational Excellence, Employer Engagement, HR, Learning & Development, Professional Development and CPD, Change Management, Project Management, Negotiation, Contract Management, Stakeholder and Relationship Management, Asset Management.

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Improving access to learning and training

  • Development of qualifications, short courses and training programmes

  • Blended learning and development

  • Tailored and bespoke programmes

  • Employer and stakeholder engagement

  • In-company and public courses available

Qualification and apprenticeship development and consultation

  • Liaison with academia to ensure development opportunities are available at every level

  • Supporting the development of new and existing qualifications

  • Support with Apprenticeships and utilisation of the Apprenticeship Levy at all levels

Career development frameworks & Pathways

  • Help to guide you through the myriad of opportunities

  • Career development pathways and learning journeys

  • Promotion of the profession as a career of choice

Accessing funding and tender development

  • Development of bids and tenders

  • Local, regional, national and international opportunities

  • Grants and levies

Accessing funding and tender development

  • Development of bids and tenders

  • Local, regional, national and international opportunities

  • Grants and levies

Continuous improvement and operational excellence

  • Career Development

  • Management, leadership & supervisory training

  • Development and delivery of best practice programmes

  • Operations Management and Operational Excellence


  • Specialist training

  • Implementation

  • Continuing support and development

Flash Forward Consulting
RS Associates
Skills for Logistics
KWL Logistics

“I have worked with Shane for several years. I have always found her to be totally professional and easy to work with. Her work ethic is first class and I would recommend to her to any employer.”   Nic Allen - FTA

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