As Vice President for Armstrong & Associates, Inc., Kurt serves 3PLs with strategic consulting services, including 3PL strategic planning and M&A operational due diligence. He has helped over twenty 3PLs to grow their businesses more profitably, by crafting effective Business Plans that define strategic growth initiatives, develop service portfolios, restructure, identify investment requirements and establish financial goals.
As Managing Director of 3PLR LLC, an A&A affiliate for operations consulting and recruiting, Kurt leads the effort to assist manufacturers and distributors with a range of logistics operations challenges, including supply chain network optimization, logistics outsourcing, warehousing productivity, transportation cost efficiency, performance metrics & benchmarking, technology implementation and staffing. 3PLR leverages experienced consultants to recruit for key roles in Logistics leadership and operations, 3PL business development, and continuous improvement.
Prior to joining A&A, Kurt held leadership positions in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Supply Chain Consulting Practice (now, IBM) and GE Healthcare’s Global Supply Chain Operations Group. Over 25 years, Kurt has served 70 companies across 11 industries via employment and professional consulting. Kurt earned a MBA in Supply Chain Management from UW-Madison and a Six Sigma Black Belt from General Electric.
Kurt participates in A&A research and publication. He serves on the board of directors for The Logistics Council (TLC) and the German-American Chamber of Commerce (GACC). He is past-president of TLC and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Milwaukee. Kurt speaks at seminars and trade events for TLC, CSCMP, GACC, Transportation Intermediaries Association, Wisconsin Warehousing Association, World Trade Association, and EyeForTransport.