About David Armstrong

Contact: David.Armstrong@inventorycurve.com

Areas of Professional Interest

Inventory Strategy

Inventory Performance Improvement

Supply Chain Operations and Management

Logistics and Materials

LEAN tools /techniques in manufacturing, distribution and retail industries


David Armstrong has managed and consulted on end-to-end supply chain operations and related functional areas throughout his career achieving meaningful improvements in service, operations effectiveness, inventory performance and operating costs. 

He has broad experience in inventory management, supply chain, ERP and MRP systems implementation as well as operations, logistics and materials.

In his most recent position, David was the Sr. Manager Worldwide Inventory for a $30B multinational corporation with over 100 facilities globally.  In this staff position, he was responsible for oversight of the global inventory repositioning process, inventory reporting based on the global data warehousing process along with inventory and materials related systems initiatives.

David has held leadership positions and consulted in a diverse range of industries including consumer products, high tech, retail, contract manufacturing and wholesale/distribution and has managed third party (3PL) logistics providers along with in-house operations.


Sharpening Inventory Management”, Harvard Business Review, November – December, 1985.

“A Computerized U.P.S. Program That Streamlines Small Order Handling”, Handling and Shipping Management, April 1980

Education and Teaching

University of Colorado, B.A. Economics

Adjunct Instructor, University of Colorado, Denver, Distribution Management

Adjunct Instructor, Front Range Community College, Operations Management

Additional Information

If you have questions about the content presented on this site or would like to discuss these, or other related topics, please contact me at: David.Armstrong@inventorycurve.com

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