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.
Refining & Petrochemicals World Thailand 2019 , Bangkok, Thailand 23rd -24th January 2019
5th Middle East Leasing summit 2019 , Dubai, UAE 16th -17th January 2019
Breakbulk Middle East 2019 , Dubai, UAE 11th -12th February 2019
Middle East Rail 2019 , Dubai 26th -27th February 2019
Block Chain Summit , The Mira Hong Kong 27th -28th February 2019
World Mobility Show , Dubai, UAE 06th -07th March 2019
Saudi Maritime Congress 2019 , Riyadh, KSA 11th -12th March 2019
Block Chain Summit , Kap Europa, Frankfurt 25th -26th March 2019
IOT Asia 2019 , Hall 1 Singapore EXPO 27th -28th March 2019
8th Supply chain innovation summit 2019 , Shanghai China 16th -17th May 2019
5th Logistics innovation summit 2019 , Shanghai China 16th -17th May 2019