Warehousing Expert Witnesses

Warehousing expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on warehousing. The warehousing expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Arbitration/Mediation, Business Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Procurement/Purchasing, Telecommunications, and Transportation.

Rosemary Coates, MBA Blue Silk Consulting

Los Gatos, California
Manufacturing, Procurement/Purchasing - Chinese Products, Chinese Imports, Counterfeit Imports, Chinese Manufacturing, Electronics, Purchasing, Inventory, Warehousing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Purchasing, ERP systems implementations
China Manufacturing expert specializing in global supply chain sourcing, planning, production, logistics, import/export. Licensed US Customs Broker. Author of five books on global supply chain management including Amazon Best Seller "42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China." Ms. Coates is a seasoned executive and MBA, with over 30 years of experience in industry and consulting. She has worked on legal cases for the past 10 years, writing reports, giving depositions and testifying at trial. Her expertise is in global supply chains operations and software implementation including SAP and Oracle. Her legal work includes a variety of supply chain, import/export, and IT systems cases and issues including contract disputes, product defects, failed systems projects and patent infringement.

Stephen (Steve) T. Hopper, PE Inviscid Consulting

Canton, Georgia
Business Operations, Engineering - supply chain, warehouse, warehousing, distribution, logistics, material handling, productivity, automation, industrial engineering, warehouse management system, ecommerce fulfillment, capacity, WMS, TMS, warehouse accident, layout, material flow, labor, safety, software selection, inventory control
Stephen (Steve) T. Hopper, PE, is Founder and Principal of Inviscid Consulting. Over more than three decades, Steve has helped hundreds of clients plan and streamline their warehousing, fulfillment, distribution, and logistics operations by driving down operating costs, boosting capacity, improving service levels, mitigating risk, implementing effective supply chain solutions, emphasizing safety, and enhancing the performance of their supply chain resources: people, processes, inventory, facilities, equipment, material handling systems, transportation assets, and supply chain information technology (IT). Steve has advised hundreds of clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations. He has also served as an expert witness on dozens of cases involving supply chain operations in the US, Canada, and Australia and has advised private equity and venture capital investors. Steve earned a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (BIE) degree from The Georgia Institute of Techno...

Erik J Chuss, MBA, PMP ChaseTech Consulting, LLC

Easton, Pennsylvania
Telecommunications, Arbitration/Mediation - Toll-Free Numbers, Toll-Free Disputes, Toll-Free Lawsuits, Toll-Free Arbitration, Toll-Free Contracts, Toll-Free Industry, Toll-Free Regulations, SMS/800 Tariff, FCC, SMS/800, Resp Orgs, End Subscribers, Warehousing, Hoarding, Reselling, Toll Free, toll-free, toll free numbers
Erik has approximately 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry with over 25 years of experience in Toll-Free numbering and administration. Initially, he worked for three (3) years as a System Engineer in the SMS/800 Software Development organization at Bell Communications Research (BELLCORE). His next assignment was a one-year position as a Solution Architect in the Intelligent Networks division where he developed Local Number Portability and Number Pooling industry solutions. Erik eventually accepted a position as the Senior Vice-President of Operations at Database Service Management, Inc. (DSMI), an independent subsidiary of Telcordia Technologies. DSMI was designated in 1993 as the North American Toll-Free Administrator (NATFA) and manager of the SMS/800 system. He held this position until 2013. In 2013, the NATFA and SMS/800 system responsibilities were assigned to SOMOS, LLC. During the transition, he personally assumed the position of NATFA for approximatel...

Joseph B. Michels, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.L. Solomon Bruce Consulting LLC

Fort Worth, Texas
Business Operations, Transportation - Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing, Transportation, Sourcing, Logistics, Inventory Control, Aviation Logistics, Aviation, Military Logistics, Trucking, Business Operations, Material Handling, Forklift and Forklift safety
Dr. Michels is a licensed professional industrial engineer. He has provided depositions and testified in state and federal courts all over the USA. He has led organizations in major metal manufacturing operations, responsible for over 1700 vehicles in fleets to include all types of vehicles-- long haul trucks, local delivery trucks and freight line trucks, watercraft. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) and Certified Professional Logistician (CPL). He has managed over 2 Million square feet of industrial and warehouse space in the Arctic, Pacific and the United States. He has testified in state and federal courts on logistics, manufacturing, transportation and supply chain matters. He was the Dean of the College of Business at Montana State University-Billings, as well as the Dean, School of Systems and Logistics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio. He is certified by SOLE, the International Society of Logistics as a Certified Professional Logistician. ...