After a 9-year hiatus in manufacturing Logistics, Jim Durfee has re-joined Riverside Logistics as Vice President Business Transformation. In his new role, Jim will be instrumental in providing strategic planning guidance and infrastructure improvements that will allow Riverside to meet its long term growth projections.
Mr. Durfee has over 33 years of direct logistics experience in Retail, Manufacturing, 3PL and Carrier environments. He has held numerous positions responsible for managing the logistics operations and spend for these organizations. Most recently he was Director of Global Supply Chain Operations for MeadWestvaco Corporation, in Richmond, VA. Here he managed a centralized operation that controlled over $400 Million in transportation spend spanning 5 continents.
Jim has worked with numerous Transportation Management Software and has managed both in-sourced and out-sourced logistics groups. He is a licensed US Customs Broker, a TIA Certified Transportation Broker, a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, a Licensed ICC Practitioner and a AST&L Certified Member (now APICS). He holds a BS in Business Logistics from Penn State and an MBA from Loyola University.