Project Description

Steve Holic

Profile

Influential, battle-tested global supply chain leader with over 35 years of accomplishments in Global Warehouse and Distribution Strategy for Healthcare, Consumer Electronics and Lighting.

Driven with passion and speed to develop, and deploy concepts that enable an agile, resilient supply chain while reducing cost and improving quality.

Translates business strategy into supply chain infrastructure, policies, and processes while considering market dynamics, risks, and global developments.

Skilled in development of employees to use value-based goal system. Instructs others on functional and technical supply chain competencies.  Delivers strategy and tactics to enable physical distribution excellence through the deployment of tools, processes, technology, and lean methodologies for office, execution systems (TMS, WMS) and physical operations.  Leads teams to overcome obstacles and drive change with speed.

Developed logistics supplier procurement strategy and rationalization taking out cost and improving on time to promise.

Enables and drive logistics synergy and cost savings for mergers and acquisitions.

Value driven transparent leader that executes solutions that provide value to an organization.

PERSONAL SKILLS
Passionate
Dedicated
Dependable
Determined
Problem solving
Logical
Influential
Coolheaded
Realistic
LANGUAGES

English (native)

Steve Holic
CONNECT
To experts overview

Employment History

2021 – current
Holic Supply Chain Solutions
Chief Executive Officer, Founder
2017 – 2021
Royal Dutch Philips
Global Warehouse and Distribution Strategy
2016 – 2017
Royal Dutch Philips
Senior Director, Physical Distribution Excellence
2013 – 2015
Royal Dutch Philips
Senior Director, Forwarding and Distribution – Americas Procurement
2010 – 2013
Royal Dutch Philips
Senior Director, Forwarding and Distribution North America
2005 – 2010
Royal Dutch Philips
Director of Forwarding and Distribution
1996 – 2005
Royal Dutch Philips
Philips North American Logistics & Supply Chain Manager
1985 – 1995
Royal Dutch Philips
Graner Company Manager Philips North American Forwarding

External Leadership

2013 – current
Major Global 3PL Healthcare Advisory Board Member
2011 – current
Supply Chain Leaders in Action Executive & Education Board Member
2007 – 2012
Northwestern University Transportation Center Business Advisory Board

Education

2018
Central Michigan University
Supply Chain Leaders in Action, Advance Education Executive Forum
2017
Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
Supply Chain Leaders in Action, Advance Education Executive Forum
2016
Michigan State University
Supply Chain Leaders in Action, Advance Education Executive Forum
2015
The Pennsylvania State University
Supply Chain Leaders in Action, Advance Education Executive Forum
2014
W.P. Cary School of Business at Arizona State University
Supply Chain Leaders in Action, Advance Education Executive Forum
2012
University of North Texas
Supply Chain Leaders in Action, Advance Education Executive Forum
2011
Rutgers University
Supply Chain Leaders in Action, Advance Education Executive Forum
2010
Lehigh University
Supply Chain Leaders in Action, Advance Education Executive Forum
2009
The University of Alabama
Supply Chain Leaders in Action, Advance Education Executive Forum
1991
MBA
Long Island University
1984
BS
Marist College

Certificates

2002
Massachusetts Institute of technology
Supply Chain Strategy and Management
1999
Georgia Institute of Technology
Logistics Short Course