Pier Luigi

Senior Supply Chain Management Consultant Bestever Supplychain

With over 30 years of experience in the world of logistics, supply chain and operations at a global and international level, Pier Luigi Cavicchi has brought excellent results of improvement in terms of organization, service improvement, cost reduction, as well as the development of distribution networks in complex contexts. In particular, the experiences took place in the De’Longhi Group and in the COOP Group, dedicating himself to the global supply chain, working on the creation of sales distribution channels in the context of international development, e-commerce, logistics, management of international operations, management of the planning of Italian and foreign factories.

Pier Luigi has been visiting professor of supply chain at the University of Verona and founding member of the supply chain master at the same University, as well as speaker and contributor to several national and international seminars and conferences and universities. In BBS he collaborates in the EMSCO course dealing in particular with demand planning and digital supply chain.

He is currently focusing and paying attention to the application of new technologies to support the supply chain such as artificial intelligence, data analytics, machine learning applied to the continuous improvement of operational processes and blockchain applied to the supply chain and collaborates with several companies in various industrial sectors as a consultant in the supply chain and operations within his consulting company Bestever Supplychain.

Graduated with honors in Economics and Business at the University of Bologna.
Executive certificate at MIT Sloan School of Management in:
• Artificial Intelligence
• Data Analytics
• Blockchain, business innovation and application


The course addresses the adoption of digital technologies in operations and supply chain management. They have radically changed both the operating conditions of companies and the competitive connotations, determining what has been called by many parties the “fourth industrial revolution.” Although the technological specificities will not be addressed, the essential elements will be provided to appreciate the effects determined by their application in situations where they have been integrated and have developed synergistic impact.

• The evolution of digital technologies
• Introduction of the leading technologies (IoT, BlockChain, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence)
• The impact of new technologies: Industry 4.0
• The organizational changes imposed for their adoption
• Achievable results in terms of value creation

Supply Chain and Operations