DC Velocity is pleased to announce that logistics industry veteran Gary Allen will join the magazine's ranks of bloggers. Allen is vice president of supply chain excellence for Ryder System Inc., the Miami-based commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company, and oversees the company's supply chain solutions engineering team.
With a focus on supply chain innovation, Allen will contribute essays based on his 24 years of experience in the business. Prior to joining Ryder, he led Ernst & Young LLP's logistics consulting practice. He also spent seven years with Exel (now called DHL Supply Chain) and 10 years with FedEx Corp. in a variety of leadership roles.
Allen also helped launch and co-author the "Annual Third Party Logistics Study" with Dr. John Langley of Penn State University. He holds a B.A. in materials and logistics management from Michigan State University.