The Definitive Guide to Transportation (available through FT Press) is an authoritative guide to planning, implementing, measuring, and optimizing world-class supply chain transportation processes. This video provides an overview of concepts addressed in the book, including principles, strategies, and decisions to cost-efficiently and effectively move goods between sellers and buyers. Other topics covered include transportation modes, execution, and control; outsourcing, modal and carrier selection, and 3PLs; TMS technologies; ocean shipping, international air, customs, and regulation; and much more.
Dr. Gibson teaches logistics and supply chain management courses in Auburn's undergraduate, graduate, and distance learning programs.. He has co-authored 25+ articles and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences. Recent articles have appeared in the International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications, International Journal of Logistics Management, Journal of Business Logistics, and Supply Chain Management Review. Dr. Gibson participates in executive education, corporate training, and consulting projects. He is a curriculum planner and instructor for Accenture's Supply Chain Academy.
Dr. Gibson has also participated in the development and delivery of training programs for multiple organizations, including IKEA, Ryder Integrated Logistics, Saturn, Transfreight, Unilever, and WC Bradley. Dr. Gibson is involved in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals as a project researcher, roundtable advisor, and conference presenter. He is also on the executive committee of the Distribution Business Management Association. He also serves as an editorial review board member or reviewer for five publications.