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Alex Scott

Assistant Professor
Department: Supply Chain Management
North Business Building
632 Bogue St Rm N323
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 432-6199
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    Alex Scott is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University.  His research focuses on supply chain policy, transportation safety, transportation market dynamics, and shipper-carrier governance mechanisms.  His research has appeared in Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Journal of Business Logistics, Transportation Science, and Transportation Research Part E, among others.  Prior to academia, Dr. Scott spent a decade in industry, including work for a large transportation services provider, a large third-party logistics provider, and several years as a consultant, where he consulted in several different countries and industries.
  • Publications
    The Effect of Firm Size, Asset Ownership, and Market Prices on Regulatory Violations, forthcoming at the Journal of Operations Management
    Concurrent Business and Buyer-Supplier Behavior in B2B Auctions: Evidence from Truckload Transportation, forthcoming at Production and Operations Management
    Carrier Bidding Behavior in Truckload Spot Auctions, Journal of Business Logistics 39(4) 267-281, 2018.
    Service Refusals in Supply Chains: Drivers and Deterrents of Freight Rejection, Transportation Science 51(4) 1086-1101, 2017.
    The Value of Information Sharing for Truckload Shippers, Transportation Research Part E 81 203-214, 2015.
    Additive Manufacturing in an End-to-End Supply Chain Setting, 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2(2) 65-77, 2015.
  • Courses
    • SCM 476: Transportation Management

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