Infrastructure Planning Practice Leader
SC Planning Practice Leader
Transportation Optimization Practice Leader
Ted Schaefer is the Director of Logistics and Supply Chain Services at Profit Point. He is a practice leader for Infrastructure Planning, Supply Chain Planning, and Green Optimization. He joins Profit Point with 27 years of experience in the chemical industry, most of it with the Rohm and Haas Company. Ted jointly led the transition from a loosely connected group of tactical freight groups to a single global professional logistics organization, managing a logistics spend of over $300 million/yr. Areas of expertise include logistics organizational design & implementation, strategic infrastructure design and supply chain process redesign.
Ted has helped many businesses determine the trade-offs between local and “low cost country” sourcing. He is a leader in the use of optimization models in the freight procurement arena, using them to support core carrier strategies in North America and Europe. He has freight contract negotiation expertise in the maritime, rail and truck categories. Ted also has leadership experience in distribution operations, Customer Service, manufacturing and capital project implementation.
Ted earned his MBA from the University of Houston and his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Chemical Engineering at the University of Louisville.