Rob Handfield is the Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at the North Carolina State University Poole College of Management, and Executive Director and founder of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (http://scm.ncsu.edu) based in Poole College.
Handfield is Consulting Editor of the Journal of Operations Management, has published more than 120 peer reviewed publications, and is the author of several books on supply chain management, the most recent being The Living Supply Chain, Supply Chain Re-Design and Introduction to Supply Chain Management (Prentice Hall, 1999, 25,000 copies sold, and translated into Chinese, Japanese, and Korean). He has co-authored textbooks for MBA and undergraduate classes including Purchasing and Supply Chain Management (with Robert Monczka) and Operations and Supply Chain Management (with Cecil Bozarth). Handfield was recently recognized as an IACCM Fellow.
He has served an Advisor to the General Services Administration, the Department of Defense, the Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies.