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Chris Kina

Director Analyst

Chris Kina is Director Analyst, Logistics and Customer Fulfillment. Based in the US (Atlanta, GA), he brings more than 25 years supply chain and logistics experience across multiple verticals.

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Kina held various senior international logistics and distribution operations roles within wholesale, retail and manufacturing environments.

Mr. Kina has lead multi-national logistics operations with senior-level accountability for commercial operations teams responsible for transportation, order fulfilment, distribution, customer service and 3PL execution with P&L and budget ownership.

Previous experience

Expertise in leadership of global logistics functions, driving logistics metric optimization, best practices and design across international distribution centers and vendors to deliver best-in-class customer experience and logistics performance. Plan, direct, optimize and lead all 3PL, transportation and logistics strategy, initiatives and operations.

Professional background

DiversiTech Corporation

Senior Director, Logistics & Distribution

KB Toys, Inc

Assistant Director, Corporate Transportation

P&G/ Gillette/ Braun Inc

Senior Manager Logistics, North America

Areas of coverage

Logistics and Customer Fulfillment

Education

Quantic School of Business and Technology- EMBA Candidate, Supply Chain and Operations

Merrimack College- Business Administration/ Finance

The Wharton School- Communications

Management and Strategy Institute- Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Transportation metrics, mode optimization & strategy

2TMS/ WMS optimization for ecommerce, B2B and B2C

3Carrier and 3PL contract structure and negotiation (all modes)

4Warehouse metrics, design, operations, labor management, order fulfillment

5Sustainability in Logistics and Transportation

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