SOLIDIFY is a boutique consulting company founded in 2018 and committed to combining the principles of customer centricity and supply chain management to help organizations excel in their journey to deliver client satisfaction. SOLIDIFY is owned and operated by Jasper Verburg, a supply chain professional with over 20 years of experience.
Prior to starting SOLIDIFY Jasper worked 5 years for DAMCO, the independent freight forwarding and supply chain management services company within the A.P. Moller – Maersk group. He helped innovate their value propositions and drove the implementation of their global solution sales process. Most recently he was responsible for supporting the company’s global talent development programs and training their strategic sales force in their consultative selling skills.
Before joining DAMCO, Jasper held several positions during his 8 years with logistics services provider UTi. Starting as a senior supply chain consultant, he executed and managed optimization and implementation projects for customers in the Automotive, FMCG and Hi-Tech industries. Following responsibility for capability building and sales for pharma customers in the IMEA region, he then became their country manager for Romania.
Prior to UTi, Jasper spent 4 years as a full-time lecturer and student coach in logistics and supply chain management at the Haarlem Business School, part of the largest Dutch university of applied sciences with specialization in Logistics and Economics.
Jasper started his professional career as a trainee with Van Ommeren Intexo, where he first headed part of the customer service team at one of their warehouses, and later helped improve upstream visibility for one of their forwarding customers. He afterwards moved to mobile telecom provider Telfort, planning consumer product deliveries to retail stores.
Jasper holds an Industrial Engineering degree in Supply Chain Management and Logistics. He is a pragmatic, caring individual who loves to help other people being successful. He quickly provides structure in complex situations, and likes to constructively challenge the ‘as is’. He is typically respected as a sounding board and source for creative out-of-the-box ideas. In his spare time, Jasper enjoys playing squash, running and improvised theatre. He also likes to travel, with Africa being his favorite continent.