Areas of Focus
In his role as the Vice President of North American & EU Transportation, Adam Baker is responsible for the network design and tactical execution as well as cost and performance management of the full network, including long-term strategic planning and transportation contracts on a global platform.
Since joining Amazon.com in 2004, Adam has worked in numerous roles throughout North America starting in Customer Returns as an intern before taking on a full time position as the Process Engineer for picking. After becoming Operations Manager opening the first Dallas fulfillment center, he took on a role as ACES Senior Manager implementing Lean/Six-Sigma prior to running NA Transportation in 2010. As Director of Postal Injection he and his team opened 16 sort centers for Amazon in 2014. Since then, he expanded into NA Supply Chain where he was promoted to Vice President of NA Transportation and Supply Chain in 2018. In 2019, NA Transportation combined EU transportation to create a more streamlined global trans solution.
Prior to Amazon.com, Adam worked at Deloitte Consulting, where he specialized in business process re-engineering for several major supply chain and manufacturing clients.
Adam has a Bachelor's of Industrial Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. He is married with twin boys, enjoys leading their Cub Scout den and coaching football.