Douglas M. Lambert

Academy Professor
Raymond E. Mason Chaired Professor Emeritus

Marketing & Logistics


Professor Lambert's research interests include supply chain management, the role of partnerships in achieving a competitive advantage, and measuring and selling the value of logistics. Dr. Lambert is editor of Supply Chain Management: Processes, Partnerships, Performance, and co-author of, Building High-Performance Business Relationships, Fundamentals of Logistics Management, Strategic Logistics Management and Management in Marketing Channels.

He has published more than 100 articles in numerous management and logistics journals, including Harvard Business Review, Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Retailing and the Transportation Journal, and was the co-founder and co-editor of the International Journal of Logistics Management 1989-2007.

Dr. Lambert has made more than 200 presentations to professional organizations and has served as a faculty member for more than 500 executive development programs in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, for both academic institutions and major international business organizations. He speaks on such topics as supply chain management, customer relationship management, supplier relationship management, assessing the profitability of business segments, building high-performance business relationships with key customers and suppliers, measuring and selling value, integrating customer service and marketing strategy, implementing cost tradeoffs in logistics, and logistics management.

Areas of Expertise

Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Vendor Relations
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain Integration


  • PhD, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
  • MBA, Ivey Business School, Western University
  • BA, Ivey Business School, Western University