Expert in Warehouse and Distribution Center Design and Operations Management
Expert ID: 727689 Oregon, USA
He is Adjunct Professor in Pamplin School of Business Administration at the University of (Undisclosed) and previously at Graduate School Programs at the University of (Undisclosed), John F Kennedy University, and has presented at many national conferences.
He has two patents for material handling systems.
He was hired to assist a company achieve the functional performance of an installed Warehouse Management System. Expert developed size and performance requirements for a new, consolidated distribution and returns processing center for five lines of entertainment media merchandise supporting a world wide chain of retail stores, wholesale, and internet customers. He also designed the new center including a Warehouse Management System, methods and procedures, and a state-of-the-art, very high-speed, returns item sortation system. Developed RFP specifications and managed equipment vendor selection process.
Expert assisted a company management team to re-engineer their finished goods storage and handling systems to significantly increase storage capacity utilization and reduce handling costs without additional capital investment. Expert designed the layout and assisted in the development of new methods and procedures for a new storage warehouse and equipment test and service facility to support a 100+ person in-home installation service staff to reduce inventory, increase materials control, improve productivity, and achieve significantly improved customer service. Expert designed new 250,000 sq. ft. distribution center, re-engineered distribution center operations for two distribution centers, and develop requirements to select software to more efficiently implement and use the SAP-Warehouse Management module.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Portland, Oregon - Eugene, Oregon - Salem, Oregon - Gresham, Oregon - Beaverton, Oregon - Hillsboro, Oregon - Vancouver, Washington
|Year: 1990||Degree: Certificate||Subject: Organization and Systems Development||Institution: Gestalt Institute Of Cleveland|
|Year: 1969||Degree: BSE||Subject: Engineering Science||Institution: Arizona State University|
|Year: 1971||Degree: MBA||Subject: Operations||Institution: Arizona State University|
|Years: 1990 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Managing Partner||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert is responsible for all aspects of business operations in the consulting and coaching to management in support of warehousing and distribution center design, and operations.|
|Years: 2014 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Professor||Department: Business||Responsibilities: Teaching MBA, and Master of Science in Operation and Technology Management students the to understand Physical Distribution Centers (DCs) as service operations, their contexts, demand requirements (cost and service), and the elements of management to effectively utilize available resources and satisfy business requirements.
|Years: 1983 to 1985||Employer: Clorox||Title: Internal Consultand||Department: Corporate Productivity||Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for initiating and directing a company wide initiative to improve productivity in company departments and production facilities|
|Associations / Societies|
|Association of Professional Material Handling Consultants (APMHC), Warehousing Education and Research Council|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Professional Engineer (PE)|
|Past President, APMHC
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has 2 patents|
|Expert Witness Experience|
| Expert witness for defendant (material handling systems company). Work included equipment evaluation and deposition.
Expert witness for defendant (client of 3PL). Work included evaluation of operations management practices.
|Training / Seminars|
|- Industrial Facility Design, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Southern California
- Self as Instrument, Graduate School of Organizational Psychology, John F Kennedy University
- Warehousing in the Supply Chain, Pamplin School of Business, University of Portland
- Distribution Center Design, Extension Divisions for University of California at Los Angeles and Davis
|Participated in or led the projects to develop requirements, select and guide effective utilization of Warehouse Management Systems for many client companies including Frito Lay, 3M, Tower Records, Nike, LA Gear, Belwith International, Ingram Micro, K-Swiss, Orchard Supply, Nature's Best, Payless Drug Stores, Warehouse Entertainment, Young's Market.|
|He has extensive experience in the development of distribution operations in support of manufacturing, wholesale, and retail companies.
He has held management positions in all levels of business.
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Licensed Professional Engineer, California Certificate|
Fields of Expertise
order picking system, shipping, space utilization, warehouse management, warehouse optimization, warehouse management system, systems integration, distribution requirements planning, business management, conveying system, automatic handling, automated storage and retrieval system, warehouse site selection, warehouse, logistics, material storage, radio frequency, inventory management, bin, bar code