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Jim McLafferty

Director, Professional Services Group

With 25+ years of experience in the material handling and supply chain industries, Jim brings to the DMW&H team industry knowledge of the warehousing and distribution sectors, along with the ability to build lasting partnerships with clients by delivering cost effective, high quality, systems integration services. Jim is a thought leader in postal deliveries and parcel shipments, and the equipment and systems needed within a warehouse or distribution center to facilitate package deliveries.

His thought leadership on parcel includes:

  • Regional Parcel Carriers vs. Global Carriers
  • Goods to Consumer Trends & Issues
  • Free Shipping & the Retail Industry
  • Insights on LTL Carrier Pickup and Delivery Operations
  • Parcel Industry Trends & Issues & The Market
  • Lowering Parcel Delivery Costs
  • How E-Commerce Has Affected the Parcel Industry
  • Evolution & Future of the Parcel Industry
  • Keys to Success in Parcel
  • KPIs for Parcel Carriers
  • And much more

Previously, Jim worked as a business development manager at Thinkpath Engineering Services, a leader in customized engineering solutions for the material handling, energy and defense industries. At BEUMER Corporation, a top provider of intralogistics solutions, Jim worked as sales manager for sortation and distribution systems.

Prior to that, Jim was a principal for 12 years at The Multitech Group, a leading provider of consulting and engineering services for suppliers of parcel, baggage handling, and warehouse and distribution systems. He also worked at Sandvik Sorting Systems as a project manager.

Jim graduated with a BS in Industrial Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo. He received an MBA in Strategic Management from Rutgers. Jim is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and the Material Handling Society of New Jersey.