Areas of Expertise
Collaboration in Supply Chains; Global Logistics and Supply Chain Strategy and Innovation; International Logistics; Strategic Sourcing; Collaborative Planning, Forecasting & Replenishment
Director of MBA, MSM & Graduate Certificate Programs, Coggin College of Business
Ph.D., NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Evanston, Illinois
Transportation Engineering, December 2000.
Dissertation: Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment: An Analysis of Barriers to Implementation.
Advisors: The Late Marvin Manheim, Joseph Schofer, Frank Koppelman, Louis Gomez.
Eno Fellow, Eno Transportation Foundation, Inc., 1999.
M.B.A., THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Columbus, Ohio
Concentration in Finance, June 1993.
B.A., MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY East Lansing, Michigan
Concentration in Materials and Logistics Management/Purchasing, March 1990.
Overseas study in Human Resources and Materials Management, Summer 1988.
Dr. Dawn Russell is an Associate Professor of Transportation and Logistics at University of North Florida (UNF), and part of the Transportation & Logistics Flagship Program at UNF. Dr. Russell also serves as the Director of MBA, MSM and Graduate Certificate Programs in the Coggin College of Business. Over the past 27 years Dr. Russell has worked on transportation, logistics, strategic sourcing and supply chain problems across a host of industries including aerospace, pharmaceuticals, construction, rail, and others. She gained operating experience working with GE Aircraft Engines and Lockheed Martin Aero & Naval Systems. Dr. Russellâ€™s teaching portfolio includes courses in transportation, international logistics, strategic sourcing, and supply chain management.
Dr. Russell has published in Journal of Business Logistics, Transportation Journal, International Journal of Logistics Management, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Journal of Supply Chain Management, World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research, Supply Chain Management Review and Supply Chain Quarterly. She completed her Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering at Northwestern University and is an Eno Transportation Fellow. She has also earned an M.B.A. from The Ohio State University and a B.A. in Materials and Logistics Management from Michigan State University.
Dr. Russell has served as a speaker at the annual Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) conference in both the United States and Europe, the Ethanol Logistics Conference, quarterly meetings of the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Association, Retail Industry Logistics Association (RILA), Vendor Compliance Federation (VCF), and several other professional organizations.
Recognized in Coggin - Exemplary Teacher 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Recognized in Coggin - Exemplary Researcher 2013, 2014
Finalist for Coggin Teaching Award 2014
Editorial Advisory Board - International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
Journal Article Reviewer
- Journal of Business Logistics
- Transportation Journal
- International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management
- European Research Seminar
- Council of Supply Chain Professionals Educators Conference
- UNF International Business Conference
- Nordic Logistics Research Network
Grants and Contracts Awarded
“The Role of Collaboration in Achieving Global Data Synchronization,” Smeal Summer Research Grants, 2007, Co-investigator with Jun Shu.
“Impacts of Data Integrity and Data Standards Adoption on Supply Chain Performance,” Smeal Summer Grants Program, 2006, Co-investigator with Jun Shu.
“Toward the Resilient Organization – Using a Structured Simulation Study,” IBM University Research Grants Program, 2006, Co-investigator with George Zsidisin, Alex Rodrigues, and Steve Melnyk.
“Impacts of Data Integrity and Data Standards Adoption on Supply Chain Performance,” Voluntary Inter-industry Commerce Standards (VICS) organization granted through Center for Supply Chain Research, 2005.
“Collaborative Commerce Support for Building Supply Chain Competencies,” Lockheed Martin sponsored research granted through Center for Supply Chain Research, 2004.
“Collaborative Advanced Planning in Supply Chains,” Smeal Summer Grants Program, 2003.
Publications & Presentations
"Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management: A Holistic View Through the Lens of the Wicken Problem," with David Swanson and Mangnus Blinge. World Revie of Intermodal Transportation Research. Forthcoming 2017.
"Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Adoption at Leading Seaports: A Diffusion of Innovation Assessment of Implementation," with Laurent Fedi and Alexandre Lavissiere. Full paper in refereed proceedings, International Association of Maritime Economists, Kyoto, Japan, June 27-30, 2017.
"Maintaining Financial Performance and Brand Image With Sustainability Intact: A Wicked Supply Chain Problem," with David Swanson, Magnus Blinge, Accepted in refereed proceedings as full paper, NOFOMA (Nordic Logistics Research Network), Molde, Norway, June 3-5, 2015.
"Seaport-Inland Port dyad Dynamics: An Investigation of Service Provisions and Intermodal Transportation Linkages," with Violeta Roso, Kusumal Ruamsook, and Gunnar Stefansson for publication in World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research, Vol.5, No. 3, 2015.
"The Real Impact of High Transportation Costs," with John Coyle, Kusumal Ruamsook and Evelyn Thomchick. Supply Chain Quarterly, Quarter 1, 2014, pp 30-36.
"New Perspectives on the Value of Demand Sensing," with David Swanson, Supply Chain Management Review, May/June 2014, pp.11-22.
"Cutting Logistics Costs With Ocean Carrier Selection," with John Saldanha, Peter Swan, and John Tyworth, Journal of Business Logistics, 30(2), 175-196, 2009.
"Sourcing from Low-Cost Countries: Identifying Sourcing Issues and Prioritizing Impacts on Logistics Performance," with Kusumal Ruamsook and Evelyn Thomchick, The International Journal of Logistics Management, 20(1), 79-96, 2009.
"Ethanol and the Petroleum Supply Chain of the Future: Five Strategic Priorities of Integration," with Kusumal Ruamsook and Evelyn Thomchick, Transportation Journal, 48(1), 5-22, 2009.
"Supply Chain Interfaces: Defining Attributes and Attribute Values for Collaborative Logistics Management," with Gunnar Stefansson, Journal of Business Logistics, 29(1), 347-359, 2008.
"U.S. Sourcing from Low-Cost Countries: A Comparative Analysis of Supplier Performance," with Kusumal Ruamsook and Evelyn Thomchick, Journal of Supply Chain Management, 43(4), 16-30, 2007.
"Building Supply Chain Collaboration: A Typology of Collaborative Approaches," with Judith Whipple, The International Journal of Logistics Management, 18(2), 174-196, 2007.
"A Disaggregate Analysis of Ocean Carriers' Transit Time Performance," with John Saldanha and John Tyworth, Transportation Journal, 45(2), 39-60, 2006.
"People and Information Technology in the Supply Chain: Social and Organizational Influences on Adoption," with Anne Hoag, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 24(1/2), 102-122, 2004.
"Five Tenets of Security-Aware Logistics and Supply Chain Operation," with John Saldanha, Transportation Journal, 42(4), 44-54, 2003.
"Customer Driven Marketing in the Transportation/Logistics Industry," with Robert Neuschel, The International Journal of Logistics Management, 9(2), 99-105, 1998.
â€œIntegrating CTM & CPFR: A Proposed Process and Tactics for Managing the Broader Supply Chain Collaboration,â€ in Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment: How to Create a Supply Chain Advantage (D.Seifert ed.), New York: AMACOM, 297-301, 2003.
â€œPrivate vs. Public Internet Exchanges: What is the Right Fit for Your Business,â€ with Anne Hoag and Donald Warsing, in eBusiness and Supply Chain Processes (D. Thomas, ed.). Prepared by The Pennsylvania State University Center for Supply Chain Research and Manugistics, Inc., for Supply Chain Council. Supply-Chain Council, Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2002.
SELECTED PRESENTATIONS SUPPORTING THE RESEARCH PORTFOLIO
"Sustainable Seaport Inland Access" working paper presented by coauthor at METRANS International Urban Freight conference, Long Beach, California, October 17-20, 2017.
â€œVerified Gross Mass (VGM) Adoption at Leading Seaports: A Diffusion of Innovation Assessment of Implementation,â€ with Laurent Fedi and Alexandre Lavissiere. Full paper presented by coauthor at International Association of Maritime Economists, Kyoto, Japan, June 27-30, 2017.
â€œAn Assessment of 2010 IncotermsÂ©: Impact of the International Chamber of Commerce Codification on American and European Shippers, Carriers and International Freight Forwarders,â€ with Laurent Fedi. Working paper presented at NOFOMA (Nordic Logistics Conference) in Copenhagen, Denmark, June 12-13, 2014.
â€œPort Logistics: Sea Ports, Inland Ports, and the Importance of Intermodalâ€ panel discussion with Violeta Roso, Chalmers University of Technology; Mark Szakonyi, Journal of Commerce; and Jim Hertwig, Florida East Coast Railways at University of North Florida Eleventh Annual International Business Research Conference, February 2012.
â€œImpact JAXâ€ panel discussion with Mario Rubio of Mayor Brownâ€™s office, Chris Kauffman, of Jacksonville Port Authority, and Steven Ross of Army Corps of Engineers, October 2011.
â€œPort Logistics Assessment: Identifying Sustainable Opportunities and Challenges for Growth?â€ panel discussion with Yemisi Bolumole, Gunnar Stefansson, and Tami Porter, at University of North Florida Eleventh Annual International Business Research Conference, February 2011.
â€œEffective Collaboration: What Are You Waiting For?â€ with Inez Blackburn, presented at Vendor Compliance Federation Conference, June 2010
â€œTransport-Driven Shifts in Supply Chain Strategy,â€ with John Coyle and Kusumal Ruamsook, presented at 19th Annual R. Hadly Waters Supply Chain Symposium, The Pennsylvania State University, April, 2009.
â€œEthanol and the Petroleum Supply Chain of the Future: Five Strategic Priorities of Integration,â€ with Kusumal Ruamsook and Evelyn Thomchick, presented at Ethanol Logistics Conference, September 2008.
â€œBuilding Supply Chain Collaboration: A Typology of Collaborative Approaches,â€ with Judith Whipple, presented at Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark and Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, August 2008.
â€œSupply Chain Interfaces: Defining Attributes and Attribute Values for Collaborative Logistics Management,â€ with Gunnar Stefansson, presented at the European Research Seminar, Paris, France, May 2007.
â€œU.S. Transportation Industry Issues: Collaboration, Infrastructure, and Technology Solutions,â€ invited session at Retail Industry Logistics Association annual conference, February 2007.
â€œThe Role of Collaboration in Data Synchronization,â€ presented at U-Connect Conference, June 2007 and Council of Supply Chain Management Professional Conference, October 2006.
â€œSourcing from Less Developed Countries: Identifying and Prioritizing Issues,â€ with Kusumal Ruamsook and Evelyn Thomchick, presented (via recorded comments and powerpoint presentation) at the International Conference on Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Hong Kong, December 2006.
â€œInterdisciplinary Research In Supply Chain Management,â€ invited panel discussant, Council of Supply Chain Management Educatorâ€™s Conference, October 2005.
â€œInformation Management and Supply Chains: Teaching the Basics,â€ presented at Production & Operations Management Society Conference, April 2004.
â€œCollaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment,â€ presented at quarterly meeting of Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions organization, February 2002.
â€œCollaborative Planning and Forecasting: An Analysis of Barriers to Implementation,â€ NOFOMA (The Nordic Logistics Research Network) 2001 Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2001.