We are committed to bringing experience to the design and delivery of strong solutions and results for our customers
We combine the ideas, analysis and structure to design, and the pragmatism and operational realities to test those ideas and Implement solutions that deliver
Challenge Projects was established in response to the many sound ideas, funded business cases and good intentions that get frustrated for reasons including;
CPL has an exceptionally broad capability based upon extensive experience of business development, design, operations and delivering transformational change in consulting, industry, private equity and outsourced providers. This capability is complemented through a strong network of Associates and service, systems and equipment providers. This is delivering exceptional, flexible and diverse client projects.
…Driven, objective and practical. Able to connect with all levels of the organisation and partners. He brought a fresh and structured approach. He delivered great depth of supply chain planning, operations and commercials, and breadth across analysis, systems applications and business. He added significantly to short term delivery and development of the supply chain into the medium term. His advice and delivery was invaluable. I would engage his services again without hesitation.
…Directed and controlled a significant and prolonged cultural, operational and commercial change programme. He operated with diligence, the utmost professionalism and governance of over 15 key projects
…Was hard working, incisive and deeply expert in supply chain diagnostics and modelling. Clients liked him and valued his work. The supply chain modelling and capability transformation work he did for a large government organisation has enabled major transformation.
…Was pragmatic in identifying and structuring what needed to be done and how, brought objectivity and worked with stakeholders across the organisation to get action into delivery. Mark was flexible and adaptable in his approach, gaining respect with emerging teams.
…I’ve come across very few people who work as hard as Mark, and no-one who was better organised and structured regarding project and programme management.
Mark Fogerty is a supply chain and commercial professional with 20 years’ experience in operations, consulting, optimisation and delivering change and transformation. Mark’s experience includes;
Over 30 years of operations and senior management experience with a track record of delivering significant change and benefits in a wide variety of domestic and international operations across multiple sectors and sizes of business.
A pragmatic and hands-on distribution specialist with a vast knowledge and network providing a very sound basis of judgement. Quickly gets initiatives launched into reality with the support of cross-business functions and often in challenging environments.
Expert in outsourcing/outsourced relationships, including robust contract management, performance improvements and relationship development.
Operates and gains respect, at depot-floor and driver level through to senior stakeholder, based upon engaging style and knowledge. Builds very robust relationships with partners and builds strong teams.
A supply chain professional with over 30 years line management and consulting;
> Operational re-structuring > Process re-engineering including Lean > Transport scheduling & fleet profiling > Warehouse design > Change management > Supply chain & logistics strategy > Procurement strategy
Example projects include;
Over 30 years of senior management experience having worked for several Blue Chip and Plc
An MBA and LLB Law graduate, with a number of years living and working in the USA and China
Held MD and CEO roles with Wolseley Plc, BSS, PTS and Spicers. Executive Director at BSS group as MD took the PTS domestic business from £300m to over £700m in 3 years
Highly experienced in business sale or integration from acquisition. Specialist in business growth, strategic direction and turnaround
Supporting businesses of all sizes, focused on developing a framework to success and delivery
NED, Chair and Business Mentor; Chaired and sat on Boards with turnovers ranging from £5m to £1bn ensuring a healthy mix of support and challenge
Sector experience includes Manufacturing, Distribution, Wholesale, FMCG, Not for Profit and Private Equity
A senior logistics and supply chain professional. He is a focussed leader, able to manage internal and external stakeholders, having managed cross functional team and consistently delivers to challenging timelines. He is able to move between strategy, concept and deep detail thus turning aspiration into reality.
Example experience includes;