C. John Langley, Jr., Ph.D.
Dr. Langley is a former President of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, and a recipient of the Council's Distinguished Service Award. In 2007 he was recognized by the American Society of Transportation and Logistics as an Honorary Distinguished Logistics Professional for his long-term contributions and continuing commitment to the transportation logistics community.
He received his Ph.D. degree in Business Logistics from Penn State University. Dr. Langley has co-authored several books, and is currently working on the 9th edition of a textbook titled Supply Chain Management: A Logistics Perspective. He is lead author of the annual Third Party Logistics Study, and just recently completed the 2010 15th Annual 3PL Study.
Dr. Langley also serves on the Boards of Directors of UTi Worldwide, Inc., Averitt Express, Inc., and Forward Air Corporation, in addition to several involvements on academic advisory boards to logistics organizations. He also is a member of the Program Faculty for the Kuhne Logistics University in Hamburg, Germany, and of the Industrial and Professional Advisory Council (IPAC) at Penn State University, and currently serves as Education Advisor for NASSTRAC.