Thomas M. Corsi Directory Page
Thomas M. Corsi
Academic Director, MS Supply Chain Program
Michelle L. Smith Professor of Logistics
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Research Interests: Supply chain management, strategies and policies of motor carriers, safety management policies and programs.
Professor Corsi joined the Robert H. Smith School of Business in 1976 as a Professor of Logistics and Transportation. He served as Chairperson of the Logistics and Transportation Group from 1986 through 1994. During that time, the Group received recognition from the Transportation Journal as the most prolific faculty group in the nation based on published research in the field. He is an associate editor of the Logistics and Transportation Review and the Journal of Business Logistics and serves on the editorial review board of the Transportation Journal and the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. He has authored more than 100 articles on logistics and transportation. He has consulted for such organizations as the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Maryland State Department of Transportation, the National Science Foundation, the United States Department of Transportation, the National Truck Stop Operators, United Parcel Service, the United States Department of Energy, and the U.S. Army Logistics Agency. He has co-authored four books entitled: The Economic Effects of Surface Freight Deregulation, published in 1990 by the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C; Logistics and the Extended Enterprise (Benchmarks and Best Practices for the Manufacturing Professional), published in 1999 by John Wiley & Sons in New York City; In Real Time: Managing the New Supply Chain, published in 2004 by Praeger in New York City; and X-SCM: The New Science of X-treme Supply Chain Management, published in 2011 by Routledge in New York City and London.
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