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Dr. Edward H Frazelle    

World's Foremost Authorities on Supply Chain Strategy; President and CEO of Logistics Resources International

Dr. Frazelle is President and CEO of Logistics Resources International and Executive Director of The RightChain™ Institute. He is also the founding director of The Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech, the world's largest center for supply chain research and professional education. Logistics Resources International is a global supply chain consulting firm with offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Tokyo, Japan; and San Jose, Costa Rica.

As an educator, Dr. Frazelle has trained more than 50,000 supply chain professionals in the principles of world-class supply chain logistics; as a consultant he has assisted more than 100 companies and government agencies in the implementation of RightChain™ principles; as an author he has authored, co-authored, and/or contributed to more than seven books on supply chain logistics; and as a professor he has lectured at Cornell, Northwestern, the University of Wisconsin, Waseda University, the National University of Singapore, and the Kyushu Institute of Technology. His books, Supply Chain Strategy and World-Class Warehousing are the world's best selling books in their fields and have been translated into five languages including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Portugese.

Dr. Frazelle is also the inventor of RightChain™, a supply chain strategy development model that is successfully guiding the supply chains of some of the world's largest and most successful organizations. To date, RightChain™ implementations are responsible for more than $2 billion in profit increases for LRI clients. The RightChain™ typically increases profitability by between 2% and 5% of sales; reduces inventory by 20% to 30%; and dramatically increases the performance order percentage and customer satisfaction.

Dr. Frazelle's achievements have been recognized by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professional's Doctoral Research Grant, the Warehousing Education and Research Council's Burr Hupp Fellowship, the Material Handling Institute's MHEF Fellowship, the Institute of Industrial Engineer's Armstrong Award, Kodak's Educational Grant, and the General Motor's Scholar Award. He was recently named Georgia Tech's Outstanding Professional Educator. He is the former president of the International Material Management Society and a member of the board of directors of the Warehousing Education and Research Council. Dr. Frazelle holds his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech and masters and bachelors degrees from North Carolina State University.

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