Jim started his career in third party logistics operations, before joining Radical as a founding employee in 1998. He developed CAST in addition to delivering supply chain strategy engagements with companies including DOW Chemicals, Tesco, Nokia and Colgate Palmolive to mention a few. In 2003 he joined Deloitte’s supply chain strategy practice as the network design lead, delivering strategic projects to a range of multi-national blue chip companies as well as the Future Defense Supply Chain initiative that defined and implemented a new supply chain infrastructure for the UK Ministry of Defense. He rejoined Barloworld in 2008 to lead the development of CAST Aurora, a complete rewrite of the CAST tool using the latest technologies. Released in 2010, CAST Aurora is being used by over 300 users globally.