Educator acknowledged for excellence in supply chain and logistics

In recognition of his significant contributions to the art and science of supply chain and logistics management, Dr. James R. Stock will receive Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) 2011 Distinguished Service Award.

Stock serves as the Frank Harvey Endowed Professor of Marketing at the University of South Florida and becomes the 46th person to receive the annual award since it was created in 1965. He will be honored during the opening general session on Monday, Oct. 3, at CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference in Philadelphia.

“Jim Stock has gone above and beyond in the creation and development of materials written for the profession,” said Rick Blasgen, CSCMP president and CEO. “He has been a mentor who has had a profound impact on students all over the world. The accomplishments he has achieved through teaching, authoring textbooks, conducting research, editing journals, and educating supply chain professionals have left and will continue to leave an indelible mark on the supply chain profession.” 

He has published six books and over 150 articles, monographs, and proceedings papers. His publications have an extensive global readership, and he has been a featured program speaker in 45 countries. Dr. Stock has served as editor of the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Logistics Spectrum, and most recently, CSCMP’s Journal of Business Logistics. He is also a member of several editorial review boards.