Alastair Cairns

Alastair has worked in Transport and Logistics for over 40 years and has extensive experience in all aspects of Integrated Logistics, Supply Chain and related Technologies. He has held senior management and director level positions within the top 5 global logistics organisations. Latterly as a Vice President of Kuehne+Nagel Management AG he was responsible for the development of supply chain and transportation solutions for strategic clients within the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare vertical.  

After leaving Kuehne+Nagel in 2013 Alastair started a successful business consultancy its primary focus being increasing performance through technology, innovative supply chains and customs compliance.

Skill sets:

  • Supply Chain Technology and Integration
  • Supply Chain Compliance
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Benchmarking and Procurement
  • International Transportation  
  • Customs Brokerage and Compliance
  • Freight Invoice Process Management, Audit, & Compliance

Alastair was educated at Broadway School and St John’s College Manchester, he resides in Silverdale, North Lancashire is married and enjoys hiking, rugby, football and motorsports.

If you would like to contact Alastair concerning our services, please email him at

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As well as being cost effective, Customs Plus products and services will improve and streamline your international trade, customs management and trade compliance.

You will also embark on a virtuous cycle of development, leading to:
Better employee conditions, leading to improved retention and morale
Greener processes, which reflect well on your reputation and brand
Faster processing of freight, leading to improved customer satisfaction
More efficient interactions with Customs Authorities
Reduced costs, therefore improved value for consumers

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