The Big Interview

‘The second supply chain revolution is only beginning, driven by data’ – David Warrick of Overhaul

Consumer behaviour has changed radically in the last few years and supply chains have struggled to adapt in a period of global flux – but there are new and better ways of doing things, says David Warrick of Overhaul

David Warrick, executive vice president of Overhaul: ‘We’re on the cusp of what I call the Amazonification of supply chains’. Picture: Arthur Carron

Sitting in a boardroom in Dundalk, David Warrick is reminiscing about his first time living abroad.

It was 1995 and the Belfast native was in his mid-20s. He had just qualified as an engineer from the University of Ulster, and found himself working as a consultant on the new international airport in Hong Kong, the largest construction project in the world at the time.

“Back then, Hong Kong was the party capital of the world. ...