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CRAB Analytics

CRAB Analytics designs the right supply chain and purchasing strategy for small & medium-sized enterprises. Innovative algorithms and methods are used to increase performance.


Our range of services

CRAB Analytics offers the complete range of services for processes, organisation and management for your supply chain.

Supply Chain Analytics

With valuable data analyses, you gain transparency about your supply networks and identify risks and potentials. This provides you with relevant decision-making aids for the optimal management of your supply chain - use your data quickly without lengthy, complex and cost-intensive implementation projects!

Strategies for the supply chain

As an entrepreneur and manager, you gain a modern, practical and highly functional strategy consulting and implementation recom- mendation through the neutral view of your supply chain from the outside.

Talent for your supply chain

Through the short-term availability of talent and expertise - on-site or remote - with a broad range of specialist knowledge in aviation, we solve your challenges for you.

Your company can react very quickly, flexibly and in line with your needs to bottleneck situations caused internally and/or externally.

Arne-Leonardo Guzzoni

Arne-Leonardo Guzzoni has in-depth transformation experience in the area of supply chain and purchasing through his various management activities in large and medium-sized companies.

He began his professional career after graduating in economics in 1994 at Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg. After various activities within the Strategic Purchasing Department and as Head of Supply Chain in the VIP & Executive Jet Maintenance Division, he moved to Switzerland in 2008 to join Jet Aviation as Vice President Supply Chain Management. As a member of the Executive Committee, Mr Guzzoni accompanied the sale of Jet Aviation to General Dynamics and subsequently took on a management position at SR Technics in Kloten (ZH). In 2015, Mr Guzzoni joined Vitra, a family-owned, medium-sized company, to help lead the company into the next generation in terms of supply chain and purchasing.

Together with Christoph Wiedmann, he founded the consultancy CRAB Analytics in 2019, which he leads as co-founder.

Christoph Wiedmann

Christoph Wiedmann has a profound knowledge in the field of artificial intelligence as well as purchasing and supply chain.

As a graduate in business administration (FH), he completed his studies in Munich in 2003 and started his professional career at Diehl-Aviation in the purchasing environment. In 2009, Mr Wiedmann moved to Switzerland to join Jet Aviation, where he climbed the career ladder to Director Supply Chain Management.

Since 2019, Mr Wiedmann has been a co-founder and managing partner at CRAB Analytics.

Peter (Pico) Balzer

Pico Balzer has in-depth knowledge in the area of continuous Supply Chain optimization in traditional and matrix organizational forms, as well as profound knowledge in logistics.

He started his professional career in 1987 and held positions in international logistics companies, including Branch Manager Basel of Kuehne + Nagel between 1999 and 2004. The move into aviation came in 2010 with the function of Vice President Supply Chain Management EMEA & Asia at Jet Aviation, where he successfully designed and implemented various development and transformation projects. He continually furthers his education and successfully completed an Executive MBA in General Management in 2022.

Pico Balzer joined CRAB Analytics as Partner in December 2020 and has been Executive Partner & CEO since July 2021.

Jonathan Allwood

Jonathan began his supply chain career in 1984 in manufacturing and has progressed in various managerial roles and companies in the UK. In 2009, he moved into the aviation sector with Jet Aviation Switzerland, where he held the position of Director Strategic Procurement.

A business studies graduate from the university of Humberside; he is a logical and analytical thinker who can grasp complex problems and their constituent parts and quickly develop resolution strategies. He has a very open and pragmatic leadership style and uses his excellent negotiation and communication skills to deliver value and clarity.

A solution focused practitioner, he is able to leverage the wider source-to-pay environment to meet the complex and dynamic needs of his customers.

Myriam Schnoebelen

Myriam is a consummate professional and highly experienced procurement practitioner, with experience in aviation, automotive, and pharmaceutical industries.

She has a broad knowledge of the supplier landscape and has had procurement responsibilities in Refurbishment (RMU), Maintenance (MRO) and Completion environments at a tactical and strategic level.

A highly competent negotiator, used to operating in a heavily regulated international environments, she has a consistently high hit rate when innovative and creative solutions must be found quickly.

Myriam has a calm, reflective and open manner, and has contributed significantly in process improvement programs, including inventory (SKU) rationalization, supplier development, and least total cost approach.

Yves Braun

Yves Braun has broad knowledge in the area of supply chain with a focus on procurement, production and warehouse management.

After completing his studies as an industrial engineer with a specialization in supply chain management, he rose from employee level to management positions in various industries.
His pragmatic nature, coupled with a quick and analytical comprehension, enable him to develop and implement effective solutions.
Yves Braun joined CRAB Analytics as a Senior Associate in March 2024.

Nadine Hernandez

Nadine has profound purchasing experience and is an analytical, highly competent negotiator who is always focused on win-win situations.

She started her professional career in 2007 and deepened her knowledge and expertise in various functions and companies, including RUAG, Jet Aviation and Boeing. Her degrees in Business Administration (2012) and Master of Business Administration (2019), combined with her highly competent manner enable her to identify complex issues and define the most efficient solution path. These skills, coupled with clear communication allow Nadine to implement and execute projects in a goal-oriented manner.

Nadine joined CRAB Analytics in October 2023 as a Senior Associate.

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