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Rüdiger Schwarz


Last update: 17.04.2021

Senior IT project manager for logistics software projects SCM + ERP + TMS + WMS (Europe)

Company: + Benefit Research und Consulting GmbH
Graduation: Master Degree Industrial Engineering
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
für Region DACH und EU+x je nach Verantwortung, Aufgabenstellung, Dauer und Einsatzort verhandelbar, je nach Mindestauftragslaufzeit
Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | French (Elementary)


2021 CV Rüdiger W. Schwarz (deutsch).pdf
2021 CV Rüdiger W. Schwarz (english).pdf


Scope of consulting services 
If you plan to introduce a new warehouse management system (WMS) in your facility or want to renew existing transportation management software (TMS) at your company, I can guide you from initial business case through all phases as your IT project manager until the return of invest is achieved after 6, 12 and 18 months of operation. Promised.  
  • Problem solving skills:  benefit-oriented thinking and acting for better processes
  • Methodical skills:          project management (Prince2, BTM², Benefits Management) 
  • Social competencies:    forthright and humorous, team- and solution-oriented  
  • Logistical know how:    manual and automated warehouses, freight forwarding
  • Industry know how:      retail, logistics service providers, spare parts distribution  
  • Software knowledge:    SAP EWM, SAP TM, E+P LFS, PSIwms, TWO, Cargosoft, etc.  
Methods and tools 
To give you a ROI guarantee, I work methodically, guided by a PRINCE 2 project management model, the business transformation management methodology BTM² of SAP Academy and the Benefits Management approach of Cranfield University. These approaches had been incorporated in my own software +Benefit and a project guideline +Projectit, which is available online on platform
Leadership experience 
In international projects, I have led up to 20 people and in my own consulting company I was responsible for 4 consultants. Depending on your request, I am willing to work ad interim as your program or project manager or as a senior expertise consultant or project coach – depending on the necessary role and spread of tasks.
Industry experience 
For your logistics software projects, I am willing to bring in my broad experience from the following industries, which I collected in public corporate groups as well as owner-managed medium-sized companies:  
  • Retail / Fashion
  • Logistics Service Providers 
  • Software Service Providers
  • Manufacturers
Budget Focus 
I am proud on having delivered all my 6-digit budget projects on budget. This underlines my ability to think and act very cost-benefit-oriented: please expect the same. 

Project history

10/1997 - 12/2020
Delivered IT Projects with more Benefits in Warehouse + Transportation Management as Program Manager, IT Project Manager, SW Product Manager and Logistics Consultant
see my CV for a detailed project history
If you plan to introduce or renew a logistics software at your company, I can guide you from initial business case through all phases of the project as your IT project manager until the return of invest is achieved after 6, 12 and 18 months of opera-tions. This includes IT project management, software selection and specification, test and implementation support and benefits optimization after go-live. Promised.

Time and spatial flexibility

Ready to travel 

I did managed projects in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, U.K. 

I am capable of leveraging most benefits if I work on-site at my customer. In addition to that , I want to pronounce my good experience in a fully distributed virtual work environment, especially via our online project management platform +Projectit powered by and or even Skype. For preparatory work I can trust on my own home office as well.


Facts to remember
  • Profession:                   Graduated Industrial Engineer  
  • Marital status:               married, 1 son
  • Languages:                  German (native speaker), English (business fluent), French (holiday proven)   
  • Off the track:                Works and journeys of Alexander von Humboldt, Skiing at Matterhorn, the seaside in Brittany 

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