jean-francois Lorcy Expert premium

jean-francois Lorcy

Logistics Operations Directorate


Indicative price: € 1250 - 1375 / day

jean-francois Lorcy Expert premium

jean-francois Lorcy

Premium Expert

Logistics Operations Directorate


He who does not fight has already lost (Bertolt Brecht)

Indicative price € 1250 - 1375 / day

He who does not fight has already lost (Bertolt Brecht)


jean-francois is available immediately

jean-francois is available for missions Open for recruitment, Full time, Time sharing

jean-francois moves to the International level

The expert in a few words....

In the provision of Logistics services for over 30 years for the world's largest providers. DHL Kuehne +Nagel, Ceva Logistics.

I have been able to approach all the facets of the profession during my career which is divided into 3 main parts, a first commercial part, a second one of logistics site management and a third one of regional management in France and countries abroad.

During all these years, managing up to more than 1000 people, I have been able to demonstrate my leadership and my ability to adapt to new situations.

His specific skills

  • Negotiation of multi-year contracts at a very high level, creation of logistics sites, performance of sites in social and/or financial difficulty, management of P&L, management in times of crisis, change management and support, restructuring of organisations, setting up teams to ensure the proper conduct of operations, mobilisation of teams to achieve objectives and creation of action plans, management of P&L, implementation and deployment of transformation strategies. WMS, TMS, PIR management

His experience

jean-francois has 30 years of experience

Logistique et chaîne d’approvisionnement

November 2018 - September 2019

Managing Director South Africa


Johannesburg - South Africa

General Manager responsible for all Newrest's Inflight Catering activities in South Africa.
Responsible for Johannesburg and Capetown airports. 1200 employees.
Production and supply of dishes/menus (First, Business, Economic) for 22 airline companies (Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, Quantas, British Airways, KLM,...) departing from these 2 airports.
15,000 meals served per day. 7/7 24/24
Implementation of a new management/rotation process and monitoring of the return of equipment and materials (plates, cutlery, lingerie, alcohol, etc.) belonging to airlines: 30% reduction in losses.

Logistique et chaîne d’approvisionnement

January 2015 - November 2018

Director of Operations

DHL Supply Chain France

Paris - France

Manager of 8 warehouses specialized in aeronautics, automotive, high tech and a Spare parts center.
Main customers:
UTAS GOODRICH: World leader in aeronautical spare parts: contract negotiations, implementation of new processes for in situ production line approach. Management of extremely difficult PIRs.
Improvement of P&L (EBIT) from -5% to +3%.
Winning a new contract for their factory in the Eure. 40 new hires.
ATR: Management of spare parts for ATR aircraft. 24/24 7/7
Contract renewal
Stabilization of the social climate
Samsung Electronics:
Management of smartphones and tablets + medical devices.
Contract renewal with new KPIs
Implementation of a procedure to finally succeed in the launch of their new products, S9, S10,...
Increase in results by 10% Ebit
Samsung's satisfaction with improved customer relations.
Dyson UK:
Seamless implementation of ecommerce business.
Customer satisfaction.
Federation of on-site teams.
Spare parts center: Delivery of "critical" parts within 2 hours all over France for HP, IBM, Varian,...

January 2012 - January 2015

Director of Operations


PAris - France

Renewal of multi-year contracts
IORP Management
Optimization of operations and improvement of operating margins.
Successful renegotiation of 2 extremely critical contracts.
Stabilization of social relations.

His education

  • 2003 : Master Logistique

Its missions

  • Management of 12 logistics sites in France, 1000 employees and 20 contracts.
    Realization of 2020 budgets.
    Construction of action plans against budgets with site managers.
    Renewal of a 3-year Healthcare/Pharma contract with rate increases. The justification was the gap between the initial specifications and the reality in the field.
    Federation and motivation of the team of site managers.

Languages (2)

  • English : fluent
  • German : intermediate

Skills (3)

  • Leadership
  • Management of teams (executives and employees)
  • Supporting change

Activity areas (6)

  • Food Production
  • Sporting Goods
  • Consumer Goods
  • Warehousing
  • Outsourcing/Offshoring
  • Logistics and Supply Chain

Types of business (4)

  • Companies in difficulty
  • Family businesses
  • Subsidiaries of foreign groups
  • Groups and large companies