About David Armstrong
Areas of Professional Interest
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
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