Who We Are

Stephen Biss


23 years consulting experience as Consulting Director, Managing Partner & Consultant within the Logistics Consulting Industry with Deloitte Ross Tomatsu, Dawson Consulting, Logistics Bureau, LSC Solutions, InteLog and Logiworx Partners.

17 years operational experience in Retail Buying and Inventory Management as Director, General Manager and Category Manager.

Assisted CH2 to develop a best practice warehouse/as part of the move to a new location, the project included the introduction of WMS. Completed Slotting assignment using XLS and Access approach.

Led the consulting team which designed the API Camellia Distribution Centre and assisted with the procurement of an A Frame, Pick to Voice and Integrated Conveyors. Prior to the move there were 242 FTE and 132 at the new site. Won Comino Trophy 2003.

Assisted Siemens to redesign and then deploy a suite new supply chain and parts inventory processes across the Asian geographies of Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, Korea, India, Singapore and Japan.

Assisted Miele to design and deploy a new warehouse network including facilities in Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland, Adelaide and Perth. Designed the slotting, layout and processes.

Other recent warehouse slotting and designs clients include:

  • Brita Water Filter as part of the move to a new location, processes supported by SOP documentation.
  • Gloria Jeans Coffees processes for the warehouse as well as demand and supply planning and the finance function.

Other Clients include – Ford Motor Company, Nissan, Volkswagen, Subaru, IBM, Toshiba, Tech Pacific, Pfizer, Novartis, Symbion, One Steel, Blue Scope Steel, GWA Bathrooms and Kitchens, Hills Industries, Franklins, Mitre 10, Billabong, Apparel Group (Sportscraft Saba etc), Sussan Corporation, Franklins, Warehouse Group, Biersdorf, George Weston Foods, Nestle.

Industry Experience:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Health Diagnostics
  • Wholesale & Retail
  • Automotive
  • Building Products
  • Information Technology

Specialist Areas of Expertise:

  • Warehouse Design
  • Supply Chain Processes & Analysis
  • Process Improvement
  • Slotting
  • Supply Chain IT Systems


  • Optislot Training
  • SCOR Training
  • Master of Business Degree (UTS)
  • Effective Logistics Management
    Certificate (AGSM)

John Mills


  • 23 years experience in Equipment Supply, Design and Warehouse Layout.
  • 15 years experience as Logistics Engineer; Consulting Director & Principal Consultant.
  • 12 years managing Kumho Tyres Australia Motorsport Event Logistics and Tyre Contracts.
  • Sydney Trains (2014) – Development and implementation of SCOR Supply Chain Excellence Program throughout the Maintenance Directorate.
  • Pacific National Nebo Train Maintenance Facility (2012) - Spare Parts Logistics operations design and fit out at a remote maintenance facility for Coal Trains in North Queensland.
  • Coca Cola Amatil Victoria (2004) – Fully Automated DC incorporating RORO loading/unloading to Satelite ASRS Storage and Monorail replenishment of layer picking and sortation systems.
  • Safeway Victoria (2000) – Integrated distribution center, distributing 800,000 picked items/day from 17,000 products to 200 stores. Full and split case picking, miniload storage, high speed sortation and automated split case allocation systems with integrated data system.
  • Tech Pacific (1997) – High volume, time critical distribution of computer software and hardware. Comprising order processing systems with tracking/zone skipping conveyor systems, automated carton weighing, sealing and sortation with RF data communications and tracking.
  • Big W (1995) – design and development of Full and Split Case distribution center with High Speed sortation for General merchandise distribution throughout NSW, QLD and NT.

Other Clients include – One Steel, Miele, Kmart, Pacific Brands, Repco, John Danks Hardware, Farmers Trading, Amway, P&O Cold Storage and United Distillers.

Award Winning Expertice:

Design and implementation of many award winning Logistics Systems:

Comino Trophy
  • 2007 Coca Cola Amatil
  • 2005 Coca-Cola Amatil
  • 1996 - Big W Discount Stores
  • 1996 = John Danks & Son
Mike Munns Trophy
  • 2001 Safeway
  • 1991 Australia Wide Distribution
Len Smith Memorial Trophy
  • 2000 AMCAP Distribution Centre
  • 2000 Tech Pacific Australia
Doug Beatie Trophy
  • 1999 - Gerard Industries Pty Ltd
  • 1992 United Distillers (Aust)

Industry Experience:

  • Grocery Distribution
  • Wholesale & Retail
  • Spare Parts Supply
  • Building Products
  • Chemicals / Plastics
  • Information Technology

Specialist Areas of Expertise:

  • Warehouse Design and Layout
  • Warehouse Equipment Selection & Tender Management
  • Process Reengineering and development
  • Systems Integration
  • Optricity Product Slotting
  • Lean and SCOR Methodology


  • Optislot Training
  • SCOR Training
  • AGSM Graduate Certificate
    (Change Management)
  • Cert of Technology – Mechanical Eng
  • Fitter Tool Maker Apprenticeship