Douglas M. Lambert, PhD is the Raymond E. Mason Chaired Professor Emeritus at Fisher College of Business and Academy Professor, The Ohio State University.
For 28 years, he was also Director of The Global Supply Chain Forum, a team of academics and executives who met regularly since 1992 to pursue the critical issues related to achieving excellence in Supply Chain Management.
Professor Lambert’s professional expertise includes supply chain management, the role of partnerships in achieving a competitive advantage, and measuring and selling the value created in business-to-business relationships. Dr. Lambert is editor of Supply Chain Management: Processes, Partnerships, Performance, 4th edition, 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 journals such as Harvard Business Review, Industrial Marketing Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Supply Chain Management Review, Supply Chain Quarterly, Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Marketing Management, and the Journal of Retailing. He was the co-founder and co-editor of the International Journal of Logistics Management 1989 to 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; building high-performance business relationships; assessing the profitability of customers, suppliers and products/services; using the supply chain as a competitive weapon; collaborating with key customers and suppliers to co-create value; and, measuring and selling value.
He has worked with major corporations in the USA and overseas to implement supply chain management processes, develop supply chain metrics, structure collaborative relationships with key customers and suppliers, and measure the value co-created.