27 January, 2020

BevChain seeks new CEO

BevChain seeks new CEO

BevChain is seeking a new CEO following Matt Sheridan's appointment as MD of a new joint venture in the Linfox International Group (LIG) in Thailand.

Sheridan (above) will be based in Bangkok as part of his new role and will commence transitioning over the coming weeks.

While Linfox searches for Sheridan's replacement, the BevChain team will report to former CEO Kylie Fraser (above). 
Sheridan was appointed CEO of BevChain effective July 1, 2017, when Fraser returned to Linfox Logistics as President FMCG.

Sheridan has enjoyed a long career in the logistics, beverage and retail industries. He joined BevChain from Linfox Logistics where he held the role of General Manager Retail, Woolworths.

BevChain recently re-signed as a Corporate Partner for 2018-2021, with Sheridan noting: “BevChain is thrilled to extend our partnership with the Drinks Association.

"As the industry-solution for the drinks trade, BevChain puts tremendous value on being able to engage with our customers beyond the day-to-day direct contact we enjoy. The Drinks Association, through the forums, events and introductions it provides, enables us to get involved in the industry-wide conversation. The more deeply we understand what’s going in our customers’ world, the better placed we are to continue to evolve our solutions to ensure we continue to create exceptional supply-chain value within our customers businesses”

Handling in excess of 2.5 billion serving units annually and calling on 25,000 delivery points each week, Bevchain is the leader in beverage supply chain solutions.

As a specialist in the warehousing & distribution of alcoholic beverages, BevChain understands the demands placed on the liquor industry & its customers. Since BevChain’s inception, suppliers of beer, wine and spirits have all taken advantage of BevChain’s specialised services and its ability to tailor solutions to meet their needs. 

The satisfaction of customers has created major growth for BevChain, enabling the formation of a national delivery network that has led to BevChain become an instrumental leader in the alcoholic beverage 3PL industry through its “one stop shop” concept.

BevChain operates from 25 distribution centres in six states, with a fleet of over 200 vehicles plus sub-contractors. The company employ over 700 people in a variety of roles – all passionate providing fast, effective and reliable supply chain services to customers.