Oldřich Petránek has been working as an independent consultant and logistics expert since 2016. He externally supports companies primarily in the fields of e-commerce, retail, B2C distribution, logistics automation and material-flow optimization, including support for the design of intralogistic processes and warehouse layouts. For over 7 years, he served as chief operations officer at Netretail Holding, which managed MALL e-shops in six countries. He was responsible for traffic management, strategy creation and logistics infrastructure development, including the highly automated central warehouse MALL.CZ in Jirny. Previously, he worked for 4 years as logistics manager and regional director at Plus-Discount and Penny Market. He started his career with LIDL in 2002, where he served in several managerial positions for three years during the company’s expansion to the Czech Republic, including the launch of the first distribution center. SOldřich has been a member of the Logistics Manager Club since 2011.