Gartner Expert

Nathan Lease

Sr Director Analyst

Nathan Lease is a Research Senior Director in the Logistics and Customer Fulfillment team. He conducts research in the supply chain area focused on logistics strategy and operations with specific focus on: real-time transportation visibility (RTTVP), digital freight models, transportation procurement, last mile technology and process, and digitalization of logistics.

Mr. Lease has 15 years experience in Logistics. He's worked for companies in manufacturing, CPG, and e-commerce. As the head of logistics in previous roles, he's managed both strategy and operations needed to run successful logistics teams.

Previous experience

As the senior most leader of logistics at multiple companies, provided strategic vision and leadership for all logistics functions. Oversaw transportation, warehousing, import/export, trade compliance, packaging, and distribution planning with annual budgets in excess of $1.6 billion.

Professional background

8th Avenue Food & Provisions (Post Holdings)

Senior Director, Logistics

Ball Corporation

Director, Logistics


Senior Program Manager, Transportation

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Technology Strategy and Selection

Supply Chain Transformation

Logistics and Fulfillment


B.B.A., International Business and French, St. Norbert College

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Real-time transportation visibility

2Digital Freight Models

3Transportation Procurement

4Last Mile Technology & Process

5Digitalization of Logistics