Andrew Higginson

Andrew Higginson
Logistics Service Line Manager, Rolls Royce

Andy has a broad range of logistics and programme management experience, gained over 19 years in several blue chip companies primarily within the aerospace/defence sector, but also spanning electronics and energy. He joined Rolls-Royce in October 1998, and since March 2007 he has been the Logistics Service Line Manager within the Defence Aerospace Services organisation. Andy is responsible for providing Aftermarket logistics capability to support Mission Ready Management Solutions (MRMS), incorporating the development and deployment of new capability in terms of tools, processes and people. Global Asset Visibility and Global Asset Management are critical to the Logistic Transformation programme that seeks to develop seamless, high velocity, data targeted supply chains that make the most efficient and effective use of engines, modules and piece part spares. RFID is seen as a key enabler to the day-to-day logistics delivery role and informing through life management plans and supply chain optimisation.