Rick Bowman

Medical Logistics & supply chain SME

  • Logistics professional with over 35 years of healthcare industry experience in transportation, distribution operations, US import/export, systems integration, customer service, relationship management, lean methodologies, cold chain and 3PL management (Baxter healthcare, Cardinal health.
  • Supply chain expert with success in managing a complex network of manufacturing facility, replenishment and distribution centers, adept at turning data into information to identify and capture opportunities to improve inventory turns, increase revenues and increase budget.
  • Innovative and partner/customer focused leader, chain projects with a track record of exceeding KPI’s and removing waste from processes. Problem solver with the ability to anticipate and prevent issues in addition to solving crises.
Areas of Expertise
  • Areas of expertise include 3th party logistics  provider management, transportation, distribution, ERP design and integration, international compliance, acquisition integration, contract negotiations, inventory management, budget creation and management, network strategies to support customer requirements, all modes of transportation incl. LTL, TL, rail, ocean, air, parcel and couriers. Packaging design and testing for initial product introductions including evaluation.