Doug has over 30 years of professional experience in global supply chain consulting, specializing in physical distribution and control, material handling systems and facilities planning. His areas of expertise include logistics strategies, development and implementation of state-of-the-art process automation, and automated handling and storage systems. Doug has extensive experience with clients in the food processing, retail and grocery distribution and consumer products markets. Doug holds a bachelor of science degree in engineering mechanics from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a masters of arts in management and supervision from Central Michigan University. Doug possesses the experience and vision required to utilize new technologies in achieving practical, cost-effective system solutions in both manufacturing and distribution environments. His experience integrating the facility design with complex automated systems is of significant importance to his clients. He has extensive project-related experience in Europe and with Fortune 500 companies.