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Fast-Growing Supply Chain Consulting Firm Attracts Top Talent

October 3, 2016

Boston, MA

With over 20 years of experience in manufacturing and distribution center design expertise, Ron Haney, PMP, joins Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors’ Distribution Center Consulting Practice as a senior consultant


Boston, MA (October 3, 2016) – Commonwealth, a leading supply chain consulting firm, is pleased to welcome Ron Haney, PMP, to the company’s team of experienced supply chain experts. The holder of five U.S. patents on automated material handling equipment designs, Mr. Haney has completed more than 80 successful supply chain assignments for companies like Club Car, Fort Dodge Animal Health, and J&J. Co-author of the book Simplified Systematic Handling Analysis, he’s a guest lecturer for Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute and expert in Lean Six Sigma, lean manufacturing, and business process reengineering. Mr. Haney has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing and distribution center design, construction, operation, and change management.


“Commonwealth’s expanding base of Fortune 500 and fast-growing mid-sized companies count on us to provide teams of very experienced consultants who can provide unmatched perspective, world-class data analytical capabilities and a sophisticated approach to supply chain strategy and facility design. Ron has been working with our company as a contract consultant for over two years now and I can say from personal experience that Ron fits in with our ethos of innovation and exceptional service. We’re fortunate that we were able to find someone of Ron’s caliber to fulfill this role.”,  stated Ian Hobkirk, President of Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors.


A graduate of Michigan State University, Mr. Haney earned a Master of Science in Engineering and his Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute. In 2012, he founded Lean Consulting, Inc., of Aldie, Va. A premier management consulting firm specializing in lean transformations, the company’s lean consulting approach customizes lean solutions to fit a client’s exact needs. Previously, he was director of sourcing for The Teaching Company in Chantilly, Va. and held roles with Emery Worldwide, and XPO (formerly Menlo Worldwide).


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Commonwealth is a leading supply chain consulting firm that helps companies of all sizes structure their supply chain networks, design distribution centers, and select and implement warehouse management systems (WMS). Commonwealth is based in Boston and works with clients across the globe.

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Commonwealth Supply Chain Advisors

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