September 4, 1997

Philip Evers Elected President of Council of Logistics Management Baltimore Roundtable

College Park, MD - September 4, 1997 - Dr. Philip T. Evers, assistant professor of logistics management at the University of Maryland Business School, has been elected president of the Council of Logistics Management's Baltimore Roundtable for 1997-98.

The Roundtable supports the growth of the logistics profession in Maryland. It provides leadership in understanding logistics processes, professional development for members and non-members, and a forum for the exchange of ideas. It also hosts monthly dinner meetings at which industry leaders and professionals discuss current issues in logistics and supply chain management. Past presenters have included representatives from Alex. Brown, Johns Hopkins University, Ernst & Young LLP, Sterling Software, and Hechinger. Members of the Baltimore Roundtable represent firms throughout Maryland, including Sweetheart Cup, McCormick, Black & Decker, Procter & Gamble, Sea-Land, and Roadway Express.

Evers' previous Baltimore Roundtable positions include vice president for programs and vice president for education. He also works with the Council of Logistics Management's international headquarters, which is in Oak Brook, IL.

In addition, Evers is a judge for the Distributor/Warehouser of the Year Awards presented by the Warehouse Education and Research Council's Baltimore/Washington Chapter and the State of Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.

Evers joined the Maryland Business School faculty in 1993. He has a Ph.D. in logistics management from the University of Minnesota. His research concentrates on exploring methods for achieving statistical economies of scale in logistics systems, particularly through inventory management.

Evers' other research areas include transportation operations management and intermodal transportation.

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