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Prof. Dr. Herbert Walter Kotzab

Herbert Kotzab (1965) is the professor and chair of Logistics Management at the University of Bremen. He received a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Management, a PhD (1996) and a postdoctoral degree (Habilitation; 2002) from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. Prior to his assignment at Bremen, Herbert held a professor position at the Copenhagen Business School at the Department of Operations Management.

Herbert’s research focuses on supply chain management, service operations and consumer driven value networks. The research is documented in over 300 publications in leading journals such as Journal of Business Logistics, The International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Industrial Marketing Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Production & Operations Management (POM), Supply Chain Management: An International Journal,  Electronic Markets, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Industrial Management and Data systems, chapters in books, conference proceedings and non-refereed journals. Since 2013, he is the editor-in-chief of “Logistics Research”.

Herbert received several awards for his teaching and research (e.g. NOFOMA Best Paper Award)

Associate Professor Andreas Wieland

Andreas Wieland is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Risk Management at the Department of Operations Management, Copenhagen Business School. In the past, he was the Head of the Kühne Foundation Center for International Logistics Networks at the Department of Logistics, Technical University of Berlin.

His current research interests include resilient and socially responsible supply chains. His articles have appeared in journals such as International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, and Supply Chain Management Review.

He is the European Co-Editor of the Journal of Business Logistics and Co-Chair of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ (CSCMP) European Research Seminar. He is a Senior Associate Editor of other leadings journals. He is the recipient of several research, teaching and service awards. He currently teaches classes in supply chain management and he is a faculty member of CBS’s Full-time MBA. He is a member of several organizations, including Nordic Logistics Research Network (NOFOMA). He is also the editor of the blog

Professor Walter Zinn

Walter Zinn is Professor of Logistics.  He currently serves Ohio State’s  Fisher College of Business as Associate Dean for Graduate Students and Programs. He previously served as Chairman of the Department of Marketing and Logistics (2010-2016) and as Director of the Master in Business Logistics Engineering (MBLE), an innovative joint program between the Schools of Business and Engineering (2005-2010).

Dr. Zinn is Co-Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Business Logistics, He formerly served the journal as the Systems Section Editor (1997-2001) and as Editor for a Special Section on Logistics, Marketing and Supply Chain Strategies in 2000. Dr. Zinn’s research interests focus primarily on the relationship between customer service policy and inventory investment; particularly consumer response to stockouts, supply chain risk management, and the effects of inventory centralization and sales forecasting on safety stocks. He is also interested in logistics issues in Latin America.

Dr. Zinn is an active member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. He chaired several committees and served as a member of the Board of Directors (2011-2014). He is a Michigan State University graduate, with MBA (1979) and Ph.D. (1986) degrees.

Professor Britta Gammelgaard

Britta Gammelgaard is a professor at the department of operations management, Copenhagen Business School. Her main research interest is Supply Chain Management & Logistics. More specifically topics such supply chain innovation processes, knowledge creation in the SCM discipline as well as city logistics are prioritized research areas.

Her work has been published in Danish as well as international journals, such as Journal of Business Logistics (JBL), International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (IJPD&LM) and International Journal of Operations and Production Management.

Furthermore, she is Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Logistics Management and has served for several years as European Editor of Journal of Business Logistics, Associate Editor of Journal of Supply Chain Management (JSCM) and member of the Editorial Advisory Board of International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management (IJPDLM). She has guest edited numerous special issues in logistics and supply chain scientific journals.

Vice President in supply chain, Ebbe Gubi

Ebbe Gubi is the Vice President in supply chain at Dinex A/S responsible for sourcing, planning, inventory management and distribution.

He holds an industrial Ph.D. in supply chain management from Aalborg University with a further background as a civil engineer and industrial management. All in all he has more than 15 years of experience within sourcing and supply chain management and has worked within more or less every supply chain discipline.

Prior to his current position at Dinex A/S he has experience from other large Danish companies including Bang & Olufsen A/S working on its supply chain development and its interface with new products developments and Grundfos A/S working on planning processes, sourcing transformations, supply chain development and the global implementation of sales and operations planning (S&OP) and SAP-APO.

While doing research he published in International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management and International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management.