Mr. Thomas L. Freese is Principal of Freese & Associates, Inc., and former member of both the CSCMP & WERC Governing Boards. Mr. Freese has over 25 years of experience with a wide variety of practical knowledge in logist ics and Supply Chain Management.
Before establishing F&A, Inc., Tom was a Senior Management Consultant, specializing in logistics with a major international consulting firm. Prior to that he served as Director of Distribution for Brush Wellman, Inc. and Manager of Physical Distribution for Parker Hannifin Co., and at UNOCAL (Union Oil Company of California) he held numerous line and staff distribution positions.
His experience spans the product line spectrum from hydraulic components and bulk chemicals, fresh poultry and frozen foods to consumer goods. His projects encompass work with manufacturers, wholesalers, government, retailers and e - tailers and have been conducted throughout North America, Europe (both Western and Eastern) and Asia.
Tom serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Business Logistic and the CSCMP Technology Review Committee, is the President of the Ohio WERCouncil and a member of the WERC Knowledge Committee. A well - recognized expert in supply chain management and logist ics he has written numerous articles and delivered more tha n 100 professional presentations in Brazil, China, Dubai, Europe, Korea, Malaysia, Russia and the United States.
Tom is an active member of the Association of Transportation Law, Logistics and Pol icy (ATLLP), Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), International Customer Service Association (ICSA), and Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC).
Founded in Dubai/UAE, SCLG is a membership driven industry business group with 200+ corporate members. SCLG is expanding internationally to continuously enhance its global foot-print.
Managing supply chain and logistics more effectively shall contribute to positive growth of economy in range of 3% to 5% (GDP terms).
Impact of climate change on managing supply chain should be on agenda of all supply chain professionals.
Oil and Gas industry should enlarge its theme to manage supply chains of larger energy domain.
Reduction in current level of wastage in food supply chain shall help mitigate poverty.
Managing Fresh water supply chain needs attention of all.
Sophisticated demand forecast and planning for sure helps improve efficiency of supply chain.
Mauritius Maritime Week 2022 , The Ravenala Attitude, Mauritius 13th -15th December 2022
Intermodal Africa , Hotel Sarakawa, Lomé, Togo 22nd -24th November 2022
Seamless Saudi Arabia , Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Centre 02nd -03rd November 2022
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CONFERENCE , Virtual Event 01st -02nd November 2022
Asean Ports & Shipping , InterContinental Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 25th -27th October 2022
World Breakbulk Expo , Shanghai, China 25th -26th October 2022
Indonesia International Transport, Logistic, Equipment & Service Exhibition , Jakarta, Indonesia 05th -07th October 2022
IATA World Cargo Symposium , London, England 27th -29th September 2022
Baltic & Black Sea Ports & Shipping , Vanagupe Hotel Conference and Spa Center, Palanga, Lithuania 27th -29th May 2022
Seamless North Africa , Cairo, Egypt 20th -21st September 2022
China (Shenzhen) International Logistics and Supply Chain Fair (CILF) , Shenzhen, China 22nd -24th September 2022
Transport Logistic and Air Cargo Southeast Asia , Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Sungapore 13th -15th September 2022
BIMP-EAGA 2022 , Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia 02nd -04th August 2022
Intermodal Africa , King Fahd Palace Hotel Dakar, Senegal 28th -30th June 2022
Philippine Ports and Shipping , Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, The Philippines 21st -23rd June 2022
44th Annual SAPICS 2022 In-Person Conference & Exhibition , Capetown, South Africa 12th -15th June 2022
Trans Middle East , Radisson Blu Hotel, Manama, Bahrain 31st -02nd June 2022
Seamless Middle East , Dubai World Trade Centre 31st -01st June 2022
Digital Sypply Chain Show , Address Hotel, Dubai Marina, Dubai 25th May 2022
Mediterranean Ports and Shipping , Hoteli Bernardin Portorož, Slovenia 24th -26th May 2022
Airport Show , DWTC, Dubai 17th -19th May 2022
13th GPCA Supply-Chain Conference , Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City Dubai UAE 17th -19th May 2022