He specializes in helping clients solve cross-functional, cross-business problems across the supply chain from suppliers to client operations to customers and has partnered with many clients to select and deploy technology solutions that optimize their supply chain strategies and operational execution capabilities.
He brings more than 12 years of hands-on experience solving client problems across the food, retail, manufacturing, logistics and healthcare industries.
Mr. Causey’s notable assignments include leading supply chain engagements for a $1 billion pet food/supplies retailer, responsible for improving system inventory accuracy in 2 DCs and +225 stores, optimizing inventory and replenishment planning across 10 DCs and 900 stores. This yielded +15% improvement in fill rates and +$40 million reduction in working capital.
Additionally, Mr. Causey led 25 cross-functional workshops to define and prioritize “Order to Delivery” (O2D) people, process, technology and metrics improvement opportunities within a Fortune 500 Wire and Cable manufacturer. He successfully executed a pilot program to deploy performance improvements which improved on-time, in-full delivery from ~70% to 90%+ in four pilot sites while increasing inventory turns, yielding a $20 million working capital improvement. Mr. Causey also implemented a strategic Logistics Transformation Roadmap for a Fortune 500 Aluminum manufacturer. This yielded $12.6 million in savings, including network/route optimization modeling (Llamasoft), shipment planning and execution improvements, KPI development and execution, and strategic sourcing of $100 million in freight spend.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Causey served as Transportation Analyst with UPS Supply Chain Solutions in Alpharetta, GA. He worked collaboratively with customers, sales and operations managers to design large scale transportation solutions for customers. These solutions included mode optimization, network facility planning/rationalization, optimizing utilization for private fleets and delivering customer pricing on behalf of carriers.
Mr. Causey earned a bachelor's degree in industrial and systems engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Executive Round Table at Georgia Tech, a professional organization comprised of top Georgia Tech students, faculty and Atlanta industry members.