Ed likes to write and share his thoughts on (mostly supply chain related) things.


To support his teaching & training activities, Ed frequently writes Technical Notes on advanced topics and/or relevant trends. Some of these can be found by clicking here.


He writes expert opinion articles and blogs and has contributed to other people’s publications. Click on Blog & news or Older publications to go to the corresponding sections on this website.


In April 2012, Ed’s first management book was published, called

The Perfect Pass: what the manager can learn from the football trainer

It deals with the importance of seeing the BIG PICTURE, having good internal and external ALIGNMENT and achieving COHERENCE at all levels. It was first published in Dutch, and it has since then been translated and published in three more languages: Spanish , Japanese and English.
The Perfect Pass is available in English on Amazon, in Dutch on and in Spanish on Libros de Cabecera.

In 2019, Ed has published a second book, titled:

Mastering the Supply Chain. Principles, practice and real-life applications“.

Publication has been with UK-based Kogan Page Publishing, click here for more info.

Ordering of Mastering the supply chain is possible now via Kogan Page, Amazon and

De Nederlandse versie is inmiddels ook verschenen, te koop bij Boom, bij, of bij


May 2021 has seen the launch of Ed’s third book, titled:

Mastering the Circular Economy. A practical approach to the circular business model transformation“.

Publication has once again been with Kogan Page Publishing, click here for more info.

Order your copy today, at Kogan Page,, or Amazon!