Principal Investigator and Executive Director of the CARISCA Project
Dale S. Rogers is the ON Semiconductor Professor of Business at the Supply Chain Management department at Arizona State University. He is also the director of the Frontier Economies Logistics Lab and the co-director of the Internet Edge Supply Chain Lab at ASU. He is the principal investigator of the USAID-funded $15 million CARISCA Project at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. Dale is the Director of Global Projects for ILOS – Instituto de Logística e Supply Chain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2012 he became the first academic to receive the International Warehouse and Logistics Association Distinguished Service Award in its 130-year history. He is a board advisor to Flexe, Enterra Solutions, and Droneventory. He is a founding board member of the Global Supply Chain Resiliency Council, Reverse Logistics, and Sustainability Council and serves on the board of directors for the Organización Mundial de Ciudades y Plataformas Logísticas.
Dr. Rogers is a leading researcher in reverse logistics, sustainable supply chain management, supply chain finance and secondary markets has published in the leading journals of the supply chain and logistics fields. He has been principal investigator on research grants from numerous organizations. He is a senior editor at the Rutgers Business Journal, area editor at Annals of Management Science, and associate editor of the Journal of Business Logistics and the Journal of Supply Chain Management.
He has made more than 300 presentations to professional organizations and has been a faculty member in numerous executive education programs at universities in the United States, Africa, China, Europe, and South America and major corporations and professional organizations. Dr. Rogers has been a consultant to several companies and a principal investigator on research grants from numerous organizations and has been an author of several books, including lead author of a new book on the subject of Supply Chain Financing with Rudi Leuschner and Tom Choi.