Commonwealth is speaking at events across the country and providing expert opinion and commentary to publications. Read about supply chain industry news and events here.

Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors Expands Team with the Hire of Dan McGovern

July 30, 2018

Boston, MA

Dan McGovernCommonwealth Supply Chain Advisors (Commonwealth), a leading supply chain consulting firm, announced today that its wave of recruiting continues. The company is investing in its future by expanding its consulting team to support growth with the hire of Dan McGovern.


Mr. McGovern joins Commonwealth as a Supply Chain Analyst and Design Consultant and will play a role across several of Commonwealth’s practices: DC Design, Operations Improvement, 3PL and Warehousing Software. In his role, he will help Commonwealth clients design their distribution centers to support growth, achieve higher degrees of efficiency, and enable new capabilities required for competitive advantage in today’s consumer environment.  He will bridge operational improvements, software and DC design practices in environments where same day shipping has become the new norm.


Mr. McGovern brings to Commonwealth over 15 years of experience performing advanced data analytics to provide strategic insights on facility requirements and ways to gain efficiencies. He’s taken part in the design of numerous distribution centers for top brands, many of which have been automated multi-channel operations with an emphasis on e-commerce capabilities. In addition to distribution center design, Mr. McGovern’s experience includes the optimization of multiple warehouse management systems (WMS) and implementation of other technologies used to support the operation.  Prior to joining Commonwealth, Mr. McGovern held engineering and operations management roles for UPS Supply Chain Solutions and Radial (formerly GSI Commerce and eBay Enterprise).


“Dan has an extremely well-rounded background when it comes to optimizing the entire distribution center,” says Colman Roche, Commonwealth’s Vice President of Consulting. “Commonwealth is known for its unparalleled ability to provide clients with a holistic approach to distribution center design and Dan’s array of expertise spans all aspects including process design, order processing optimization, material handling system design, warehouse software systems and outsourcing strategy. Because he has also been a facility operator, he can easily see situations from the perspectives of our clients. Dan is an ideal addition to the team and we are delighted that he is joining us.”


Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors is a leading supply chain consulting firm that helps companies of all sizes optimize their supply chain networks, design distribution centers, and select and implement Warehouse Management Software (WMS). Commonwealth has offices in Boston and Cincinnati and has completed in excess of 200 projects for more than 100 clients across the globe. Every year since 2013, Commonwealth has been named a “Top 100” supply chain partner by Supply Chain Brain publication. Commonwealth’s insights are widely respected and regularly published in journals such as Supply Chain Management Review, Supply Chain Quarterly, and The Wall Street Journal. For more information, visit