Karen D. Erickson
STATEMENT OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Karen provides expertise to 3PLs, shippers, and other supply chain participants. Her consulting services focus on warehousing and transportation performance improvement and cost management, operations benchmarking, 3PL strategic planning, M&A support, supply chain optimization, and IT systems implementation.
Karen has 26 years of experience in supply chain management. Prior to joining A&A, she held leadership positions with Enlinx and Kenco Logistic Services.
Clients value Karen’s ability to leverage 3PL operations experience and A&A’s leading 3PL market research to drive operational improvements and offer insightful perspective to 3PL business strategy engagements. She has helped dozens of clients improve operations and to grow their businesses more profitably. Karen’s capabilities translate directly to M&A support work, especially for operational due diligence. Karen has performed M&A operational due diligence, supporting investors who really want to know what lies below the financial statements. In addition, she has first-hand experience managing warehousing operations, pricing warehousing accounts, and driving continuous process improvement programs.
Karen’s skill set includes Warehouse P&L Management, Forecasting, Acquisition Operational Due Diligence, KPI Score Carding, 3PL Pricing, 3PL Contract Management; Warehouse Zoning, Layout and Velocity Slotting, WMS (warehouse management system) selection and implementation, and Lean/Six Sigma implementations.
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