Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management

Alex Scott

120 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000

617.373.3132
f.scott@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

Ph.D., Business Administration, Penn State University
M.S., Operations Research, Georgia Tech
B.S., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Scott's research focuses on firm behavior in business-to-business auctions and the effectiveness of governance mechanisms in buyer-supplier relationships. He uses detailed industry datasets to derive insights into supplier behavior. He teaches supply chain management and supply chain analytics.

Industry & Academic Experience

Professor Scott worked for 9 years prior to returning to academia. He worked as an engineer for J.B. Hunt Transport and Kenco Logistics, and as a consultant and project manager for IBM, where he led supply chain projects around the world. He has consulted in a variety of industries on five continents.

Services to the Profession

Professor Scott is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), and the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). He has served as a reviewer for Production and Operations Management and the International Journal of Production Research.

Awards & Recognition

Recipient of the Frank and Jean Smeal Scholarship (2012-2016)

Publications

Selected Publications

Scott, A., Parker, C., & Craighead, C.W. (2016). Service Refusals in Supply Chains: Drivers and Deterrents of Freight Rejection. Forthcoming in Transportation Science.

Scott, A. (2015). The Value of Information Sharing for Truckload Shippers. Transportation Research Part E, 81, 203-214.

Scott, A., Harrison, T.P. (2015). Additive Manufacturing in an End-to-End Supply Chain Setting. 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing 2(2) 65-77.

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Scott, A. (2015). The Effect of Commitment and Contract Completeness on Passive and Active Opportunism. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Scott, A. (2015). The Effect of Commitment and Contract Completeness on Passive and Active Opportunism. CSCMP Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Scott, A. (2014). Service Refusals in Supply Chains: Drivers and Deterrents of Freight Rejection. INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Scott, A. (2013). Additive Manufacturing in an End-to-End Supply Chain Setting. Defining the Current and Future State of the Metallic Materials Supply Chain for Additive Manufacturing Conference, State College, PA.

Scott, A., Shaw, J. (2011). Moving Beyond Network Design. Material Handling and Logistics Conference, Park City, UT.