Global Supply Chain Forum
About The Forum

The Global Supply Chain Forum (GSCF), directed by Dr. Douglas M. Lambert, provides the opportunity for leading practitioners and academics to pursue the critical issues related to customer satisfaction and operational excellence independent of specific functional expertise.

The Forum supports research and publications focused on business applications and experience of particular relevance to its corporate members, who are senior executives of firms recognized as being on the leading edge of their respective industries.

Supply Chain Management Book Douglas M. Lambert

"If you want to deliver extraordinary business results in a challenging economic environment, study and apply the principles in this book.

Mark LeposkySenior Vice President, Global Operations, Callaway Golf Company

The Global Supply Chain Forum

  • Mission

    The mission of the Forum is to provide the opportunity for leading practitioners and academics to pursue the critical issues related to achieving excellence in Supply Chain Management.

  • Approach

    The Forum supports research focused on business applications, the sharing of information across industries, and makes research available through publications and seminars. As a key part of this effort, Forum faculty work with member firms to develop, install, and implement leading edge practices in member companies as well as publish results.

  • Membership

    Membership in the Forum consists of representatives of firms recognized as industry leaders. Balance is maintained both as to the nature of the firms and the specific expertise of their representatives. The membership is targeted to include fifteen firms. It is expected that members actively participate in Forum activities.

  • Funding

    Primary funding of the Forum is through annual contributions of $20,000 per year from each member firm. Additional support for research may be available through grants and other sources.

  • April 18-20, 2018, Ponde Verda Beach, Florida

    October 2018, TBA