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Supply Chain Management Expert to Speak

PLATTSBURGH, NY (September 11, 2007) - The School of Business and Economics at SUNY Plattsburgh will welcome Dr. Douglas M. Lambert, a nationally-known expert in supply chain management, as part of its annual Distinguished Lecture Series. Lambert, the Raymond E. Mason Chair in Transportation and Logistics at Ohio State University, will present "Global Issues in Supply Chain Management." The presentation will take place in the campus' Krinovitz Recital Hall, located in Hawkins Hall, on Friday, September 14, at 1:30 p.m.

Lambert has an impressive resume including service as a faculty member for over 500 executive development programs in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. He is the author or co-author of seven books and more than 100 articles. In 1986, Dr. Lambert received the CLM Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to logistics management. He holds an honors BA and MBA from the University of Western Ontario and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.

Lambert's research interests include supply chain management, the role of partnerships in achieving a competitive advantage, and measuring and selling the value of logistics. He is editor of Supply Chain Management: Processes, Partnerships, Performance, and co-author of Fundamentals of Logistics Management, Strategic Logistics Management and Management in Marketing Channels. He has published more than 100 articles in numerous management and logistics journals, including Harvard Business Review, Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Retailing and the Transportation Journal, and is the co-founder and co-editor of the International Journal of Logistics Management.

Lambert has made more than 100 presentations to professional organizations and has served as a faculty member for more than 500 executive development programs in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, for both academic institutions and major international business organizations. He speaks on such topics as supply chain management, assessing the profitability of business segments, integrating customer service and marketing strategy, inventory management, implementing cost trade-offs in logistics, logistics management, measuring and selling the value of logistics.

The event is free and open to the public.


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