Kim is recognized international consulting logistician and freight researcher. He chairs the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia, as well as being the Chair of the National Truck Accident Research Centre and Director of the Institute of Industrial Logistics Institute in Australia.

Kim began his career as an applied mathematician before going to the Bureau of Transport Economics as a principal transport economist in 1987. He then became national transport economist for Australia Post before being appointed as manager transport operations, and then manager transport strategy at national HQ in Melbourne over a 16 year period to 2005. Australia Post is the largest urban transport network operator in Australia.

He has represented Australia in both OECD and UN urban freight projects and has served on several national regulatory and industry freight committees. He has been a regular contributor to the International City Logistics conference and Asian Logistics research conference series (TLOG) series over the last 20 years.

He has published over 100 papers, reports and consultancies in the fields of Urban Freight Operations, urban e-commerce, Freight and Logistics Productivity, HPVs, Truck Safety, specialist container terminals and freight network innovations and heavy vehicle costings.


  • PhD (Logistics Productivity), Rushmore University (USA)
  • Master of Business (Management) (Transport Efficiency), RMIT
  • Bachelor of Arts Mathematical Sciences, Australian National University
  • Graduate Diploma (Computing Studies), University of Canberra
  • Certificate (Logistics Management), Australian Institute of Management


  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT)