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Frank Wurst

Corporate Transportation Manager
Church & Dwight Co, Inc.

Frank is responsible for the procurement and execution of Church & Dwight’s North American transportation spend.

He has over a decade of experience in various supply chain positions.  In his current role he has increased Church & Dwight’s use of both rail and dedicated truckload transportation, in order to control costs and ensure transportation capacity is readily available.  While working for UTi Worldwide he implemented the i2 transportation management system, along with a comprehensive transportation execution program for Ansell Healthcare.  Frank spent six years working for American Standard Companies where he was a Logistics Manager overseeing transportation and distribution functions.  He implemented a national cross dock program for American Standard that reduced lead times for the company’s largest customer.  Frank’s initial exposure to logistics and distribution was during his time as an undergrad at Penn State, where he worked onsite at one of Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical distribution centers.  His career experience centers on leveraging the latest technologies in order to execute complicated operations, with extremely high numbers of transactions.

Frank holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Logistics from the Pennsylvania State University, and a Master’s of Business Administration in the field of Supply Chain Management from Lehigh University.