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Chris Barnes

Chris Barnes

Professional Education Instructor


MBA Industrial Psychology / Organizational Development, University of West Florida
B.S. Industrial Engineering & Economics, Bradley University

Chris Barnes

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Chris Barnes is a professional education instructor for the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute's Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certificate courses.

Barnes holds a B.S., Industrial Engineering and Economics Minor, from Bradley University and an MBA in Industrial Psychology with Honors from the University of West Florida. He is a certified APICS instructor and holds CPIM-F, CLTD-F and CSCP designations. He served on the international Board of Trustees for the Institute of Industrial Engineers, is Past President of WERC Atlanta, and is currently involved with APICS Atlanta. He is a certified adult education trainer and has presented to/trained over 1800 people. He served on the editorial advisory board for Warehouse Management & Control Systems Deck Reference and authored the book “WMS: Phase 1: Assessment & Selection” a WERC Publication. He is also the author and lead facilitator of “Quarters in the Couch: Low Hanging Fruit ideas to Improve Warehouse Performance.”

When not teaching, Barnes is a supply chain advocate and visionary with HighJump.  He has over 20 years experience developing and managing multiple client, engineering consulting, strategic planning and operational improvement projects in warehousing, distribution and manufacturing environments. In 2016, Barnes co-founded Supply Chain Now Radio (SCNR), an organization organizing and sharing supply chain thought leadership through seminars, webinars, blogs and a web radio show.

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Georgia Tech Supply Chain and
Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343