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Sean Hurley

Sr Director Analyst

Sean Hurley is a Senior Director Analyst in the Supply Chain Group covering logistics, transportation and warehousing.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hurley created a new global organization with an annual budget of $150 million and four direct reports. He also provided strategic leadership of global transportation functions including warehousing, transportation, distribution, freight forwarding, customs, trade compliance and international customer service. He worked closely with third-party warehousing and distribution partners.

Professional background

Edgewell Personal Care

Senior Director Global Logistics

Schick Wilkinson Sword

Director of Milford Operations

Textron

Engineering Manager

Areas of coverage

Logistics Strategy and Operations (retired)

Supply Chain Strategy, Leadership and Governance (retired)

Manufacturing Operations

Quality Management

Education

M.S., Metallurgy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

B.S., Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Logistics metrics - using the hierarchy of metrics (HOM)

2Best practices in warehouse operations

3Selecting and managing external logistics partners for NA (3PL's)

4Trade and tariffs for U.S. - currently as a PTO backup for Kamala Raman: U.S. focused

5Maturity assessments and Logistics strategy

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