David Closs, MBA, PhD

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David Closs, MBA, PhD


MSU Marketing and Supply Chain Management

Dr. David J. Closs is the John H. McConnell Chaired Professor of Business Administration in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University. Dr. Closs completed his MBA and PhD. at Michigan State in 1978 focusing on the topics of marketing, logistics and management science.  Dr. Closs has been extensively involved in the development and application of computer models and information systems for logistics operations and planning. The computer models have included applications for location analysis, inventory management, forecasting and routing. The information systems development focuses on inventory management, forecasting and transportation applications. His experience has focused on the logistics related issues in the consumer products, medical and pharmaceutical products and parts industries.


VM/CJ 821 Food Protection and Defense