Vince Castillo is an Assistant Professor of Logistics at The Ohio State University. His research interests include last mile delivery, sustainable supply chains, and hybrid simulation modeling. Dr. Castillo’s work has been published in the Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Operations Management, and Journal of Business Ethics and presented at numerous conferences including the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) annual conferences. He has also appeared in the media on podcasts such as NPR's MarketplaceThe Indicator from Planet Money, and The World from PRX.

Professor Castillo holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management from the University of Tennessee (2018), an MBA in Supply Chain Management and Finance (2014, University of San Diego), and a BS in Civil Engineering (2006, Colorado School of Mines). Dr. Castillo is also a GWOT veteran, having served as an Infantry Officer in the Army National Guard from 2006-2014.

Socials: Twitter (@DoctorCastillo) and LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise

Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Facility Location
  • Supply Chain Risk and Resilience
  • Inventory Management
  • Lean and Agile Supply Chain Strategies
  • Transportation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics
  • Logistics Customer Service
  • Logistics Operations Management
  • Supply Chain Integration
Production/Operations Management
  • Data Visualization
  • E-commerce Operations
  • Operations Marketing Interface
  • Operations Strategy
  • Distribution Channels
  • Technology Management
Sustainability/Corporate Responsibility
  • Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility


  • PhD, University of Tennessee (2018)
  • MBA, University of San Diego (2014)
  • BS, Colorado School of Mines (2006)


Professor Castillo's Google Scholar Profile


  • BUSML 4382 - Logistics Analytics

    Will equip student with the tools and skills necessary to recognize, analyze and solve significant problems in the operation of supply chains and logistics systems through the application of techniques using spreadsheet analysis, optimization and simulation. Prereq: 3380, and AcctMIS 2200 and 2300, and BusOBA 2320 and 2321, and BusMHR 2292.

  • BUSML 4385 - Building a Sustainable Supply Chain

    Focuses on understanding how to measure and impact the long-term sustainability of a company's supply chain operations; learn practices for reducing carbon footprints and creating a more resilient supply chain, while meeting financial goals. Prereq: 3380 or 3381; and AcctMIS 2200, 2300, and BusMGT 2320, 2321; and BusMHR 2291 or 2292.