Edward H. Frazelle, Ph.D.


Dr. Frazelle is one of the world's foremost authorities on supply chain strategy. He is President and CEO of Logistics Resources International and Executive Director of RightChain™ Institute. He was also founding director of The Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech. Logistics Resources International is a global supply chain consulting firm with teams in Atlanta, Georgia; Tokyo, Japan; San Jose, Costa Rica; Lima, Peru; and Sydney, Australia. 

As an educator, Dr. Frazelle has trained more than 50,000 supply chain professionals in the principles of world-class supply chain logistics; as a consultant he has assisted more than 100 companies and government agencies in the implementation of RightChain™ principles; as an author he has authored, co-authored, and/or contributed to more than seven books on supply chain logistics; and as a professor he has lectured at Cornell, Northwestern, the University of Wisconsin, Waseda University, the National University of Singapore, and the Kyushu Institute of Technology. His books, Supply Chain StrategyWorld-Class Warehousing, and Inventory Strategy are the world's best selling books in their fields and have been translated into six languages including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Russian and Portugese.

Dr. Frazelle is also the inventor of RightChain™, a supply chain strategy development model that is successfully guiding the supply chains of some of the world's largest and most successful organizations. To date, RightChain™ implementations are responsible for more than $3 billion in profit increases for LRI clients. RightChain™ projects typically increase profitability by between 2% and 5% of sales; reduce inventory by 20% to 30%; and dramatically increase the performance order percentage and customer satisfaction.

Dr. Frazelle's achievements have  been recognized by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the Warehousing Education and Research Council, Material Handling Institute, the Institute of Industrial Engineer's Armstrong Award, Kodak's Educational Grant, and the General Motor's Scholar Award. He was recently named Georgia Tech's Outstanding Professional Educator. He is the former president of the International Material Management Society and a member of the board of directors of the Warehousing Education and Research Council. Dr. Frazelle holds his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech and masters and bachelors degrees from North Carolina State University.


EdFrazelle@LRIConsulting.com