Mark Richards

Vice President
Associated Warehouse Inc


Mark received his BA in Business Administration from Graceland University in Lamoni, IA and his MBA from Miami University in Oxford, OH. His six step process on selecting a third party provider and creating win/win relationships has been featured in Traffic Management, Warehousing Forum, and Outsourced Logistics and presented at numerous Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals meetings as well as annual conferences of the International Warehouse and Logistics Association, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, National Industrial Transportation League, the International Logistics Congress in Toronto, Canada, China International Conference in Shenzhen, China and ELA Logistics Conference in Finland. Mark began his career in logistics over 40 years ago with a multi city public warehouse company, Distribution Centers, Inc. In addition to holding a variety of operations and administrative positions at two public warehouse companies, Mark has had extensive experience with two Fortune 500 manufacturing organizations, Nabisco and Gillette.