Gartner Expert

Farrah Salim

Sr Principal Analyst

Farrah Salim's primary research focus is on Best Practices in Logistics Strategy and Operations. Ms. Salim advises clients on 3PL Contract Best Practices for Distribution Center Master Service Agreements (MSA) and Service Level Agreements (SLA) through contract reviews. She also covers Best Practices in Logistics Cost Optimization.

Previous experience

In her previous roles, Ms. Salim managed 3PL, transportation and freight forwarding operations for a global 3D printer manufacturing company. She also spent several years working in both Freight Forwarding and a Customs Brokerage Companies. Her experience working directly in Freight Forwarding helps bring clients a unique insight when working with these types of logistics service providers.

Professional background

MakerBot Industries

Logistics Specialist

Rose Containerline

Import Manager

Prime Transport

Import Customs Entry Writer

Areas of coverage

Logistics Strategy and Operations (retired)


B.A., Political Science, Hofstra University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

13PL (Third Party Logistics) contract reviews

2Contract Logistics: Warehousing and Fulfillment

3Managed Transportation Services

4Best Practices for Air and Ocean Freight (Freight Forwarding)

5Cost Optimization in Logistics