Charles qualified as a diesel mechanic and then moved his career in the Motor Industry to Service Manager level, a position he held for 14 years.
Charles then joined The SPAR Group where he spent 10 years in the KZN Distribution Centre managing the fleet & distribution to KZN stores, and was promoted to Group Transport Manager leading the SPAR group which consisted of 7 separate fleets (372 Trucks and 420 trailers) into the future - a position he held for 10 years.
Whilst at SPAR Central Office Charles was appointed in 2015 by SPAR International to become chairman of the SPAR International Transport Action Group which is made up of partners from all over the world. In this role Charles has written a Transport Guidelines Manual which is available to all countries (SPAR is in 48 countries). Although retired from Spar SA, Charles continues as consultant for SPAR International travelling to different countries to assist and guide them with regards to Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain. In addition to this Charles also consults to Truckworx SA, whose main function is to manage the Transport workshops for different companies. Charles also has 4 years’ experience in Industrial Engineering.