February 19th
Managing Logistics Spending

Randy Dettmer, CSCP

Growing up liking trains evolved into a career in transportation and logistics within the supply chain.  Randy's first experience was with ABF Trucking as a clerk at the Youngstown, OH terminal during his undergrad years.  After a brief stint as a graduate assistant, he officially entered the world of industrial transportation management at National Refractories and Minerals.  At National, the real education about barges, containers, rail cars and trucks began. After a brief stint as a fleet manager for a chemical distributor, a prior boss recruited him to Premier Magnesia for a twenty-year run managing truck and rail freight for a chemical manufacturer and distributor including customer-facing interactions with suppliers and customers.

Currently, Randy is running the shipping department at the Walton Hills location of Valtris Specialty Chemicals. He holds a BSBA in Transportation Management and an MBA from Youngstown State University.  Randy attended the Akron APICS Chapter CSCP classes and obtained his CSCP in 2008.  Randy spends free time enjoying family, hiking and listing to German heavy metal music.  He is a native NE Ohioan, avid Cleveland Indians fan, and a member of APCIS, CSCMP, and NMRA.

Location:
​Cleveland Clinic, Akron General Health & Wellness Center 
4125 Medina Road
Akron, OH 44333

Agenda:
Networking: 5:00pm
Speaker: 5:30pm

Cost: 
$25 per for members and non-members 

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