About Us

Ti’s Origin and Development

  • Established in 2002 to fill a gap in the market for high quality, affordable market research
  • Ti has now become the leading provider of market research solutions to the global logistics industry
  • Advisors to World Economic Forum, World Bank, UN and European Commission
  • Global research centre based in UK; offices in USA and Indonesia
  • Pillars of growth: Research reports, Consulting, Knowledge Portal, M&A, Conferences/Training
  • Ti’s Global Associate Network provides a multi-country, multi-disciplinary and multi-lingual extension to Ti’s capabilities

What Sets Ti Apart?

  • Globally recognised and trusted brand
  • More than ten years of knowledge delivery to global manufacturers, retailers, banks, consultancies, shipping lines and logistics providers
  • Industry experienced researchers, analysts and associates
  • High level network of industry contacts
  • Unrivalled internal knowledge resource
  • Global network of consultants
  • Unique web-based intelligence portals
  • Interactive dashboard
  • On-going and comprehensive programmes of primary research

Expertise you can rely on

Professor John Manners-Bell BA (Hons) MSc AKC FCILT

Prof John Manners-Bell is Chief Executive of Ti, Honorary Visiting Professor at the London Metropolitan University’s Guildhall Faculty of Business and Law and an adviser to the World Economic Forum. He has over 25 years’ experience working in and analysing the global logistics sector. John started his working life as an operations manager of a …

Sarah Smith

Email Sarah: [email protected] Sarah Smith is Managing Director of Ti. After over 15 years successfully creating and managing marketing and sales strategy across a range of industries Sarah is now committed to developing  the Ti brand and growing the company globally. Sarah is passionate about finding and nurturing talent and is determined to raise awareness …

Ken Lyon

Ken Lyon is Managing Director of Virtual Partners Ltd and has over 30 years of experience in the transportation industry. Ken specialises in the use of advanced information systems to manage the operations of 3PL (Third Party Logistics), 4PL and Lead Logistics Providers and their trading partner networks. Over the past few years he has …

Thomas Cullen

Thomas is a widely respected writer and has been analyzing the global logistics market for over 15 years. He has edited a number of international publications and written for most of the leading trade publications in Europe. He has written several in-depth reports on a variety of subjects including Automotive and Chemical logistics. Thomas has …

Stephen Chipping MA

Stephen is a senior business professional with a deep knowledge of the supply chain and logistics industry from working for the top companies in the sector. He has a strong financial background and success in general management. He has held many senior board level roles and has a depth of expertise covering supply chain management, …

Lisa Moore

With over 13 years marketing experience working for premier agencies, Lisa plans and manages Ti’s Marketing strategy and implementation. In addition Lisa is also a key member of the conference team overseeing the event and working closely with the speakers and sponsors. Lisa has been integral to the brand and positioning of Ti and her …

Michael Clover

Michael Clover is Ti’s Head of Commercial Development. He is responsible for managing the sales processes of Ti’s core product offering and has a wealth of experience helping clients to find the market intelligence they need for their business. Michael has a background in research which gives him an excellent knowledge of the logistics industry and …

Nick Bailey

As Head of Research, Nick is responsible for all of Ti’s research products, including logistics market and vertical sector reports, as well as Ti’s flagship Global Supply Chain Intelligence (GSCi) market intelligence portal. Nick is actively involved in research for these product ranges, as well as in the development of new and existing research capabilities …

Jess Dando

Jess is Sales and Marketing Support Manager at Ti with responsibility for all company marketing and social media. Jess works closely with the sales and research team to develop the company marketing strategy and is responsible for the co-ordination of marketing and social media campaigns and sales activities.

Violeta Keckarovska MA

Violeta is a research analyst with vast experience in the design, implementation and analysis of electronic and person-to-person surveys. Having worked across a number of sectors, including retail, luxury goods and FMCG, Violeta is experienced in gaining valuable insights across brand perception, voice of customer and strategic re-positioning intelligence campaigns for B-to-B and B-to-C clients. …

Caterina Ciccone

Caterina joined Ti in 2019 as a researcher. She studied English and Spanish Modern Languages in Italy where she developed a passion for research. After graduating Caterina studied teaching education at Bath Spa University. She has since then worked as a sales administrator using her Italian and Spanish language skills to support customers and as a …

Michael Sinclair

Michael joined Ti in 2021 as a researcher. He studied Criminology and Sociology at Cardiff University where he developed a passion and skillset for research. Michael is passionate about learning about researching logistics companies’ strategy, and what future developments may occur. Michael contributes to Logistics Briefing and Ti’s Global Supply Chain intelligence portal.

Nathan Donaldson

Nathan is Ti’s Economics Analyst leading on Tis Quantitative research and modeling. Nathan Studied Economics at the University of Wolverhampton, after graduating he worked as a strategic insight analyst at the HQ of a major UK Logistics firm pricing major contracts and reporting on network-wide operations. Nathan has a passion for Logistics and Economics and …

Connor Wyse

Connor is a quantitative analyst who joined Ti in 2021. His main role is the sizing of several core logistics markets for Ti’s market reports. Connor studied economics at The University of Stirling, which has provided him with a strong understanding of economics and statistics. Connor is enthusiastic about researching logistics and deepening his knowledge …

Laura Serban

As an Office & Marketing Administrator at Ti, Laura has a variety of responsibilities, from foreseeing the daily activities of the office to liaising and offering support to the Sales and Marketing team. With a background in Journalism, Laura is interested in all areas of communication and has been recently taking part in creating social …

Nia Hudson

Nia joined Ti as a research analyst in 2021. She studied History as an undergraduate, before moving on to complete a master’s in public policy at Bristol University, where she developed a keen interest in globalisation and supply chains. During her time at Bristol, she also worked as a teaching assistant in a primary school. …

Alex Bullard

Alex joined Ti as a researcher in the autumn of 2021 having graduated from Newcastle University with a Geography degree. Some University module were aimed at understanding globalisation processes which helped kick start the desire to work in this industry. He has always had a subconscious passion for logistics founded on a love for maps …

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