Friday, October 19, 2012

LQ is pleased to announce that Alan Amling has accepted LQ’s invitation to join its Advisory Board

Toronto, October 19, 2012 - Alan P. Amling, Global Logistics and Distribution Marketing, UPS Supply Chain Solutions has accepted LQ’s invitation to join its Advisory Board. Alan oversees marketing efforts for UPS Supply Chain Solutions Logistics and Distribution. He moved into this role after serving as head of the New Product Development Concepts Team, overseeing the development of some of UPS’s largest product and marketing initiatives. In addition to traditional products and services, Amling was focused on supporting UPS’s Decision Green platform.

Prior, Amling managed the development and marketing of UPS Trade Direct, the first wave of bundled supply chain solutions. Previously, Amling was responsible for marketing UPS’s electronic commerce solutions. Amling helped to define the company’s electronic commerce vision, and delivered solutions through the formation of strategic alliances with Internet commerce leaders and the development of new technologies. Throughout his career, Amling has aligned UPS’s business processes and product offerings to put its customers in the driver’s seat.
Amling began his UPS career in 1982 working as a seasonal employee for four years performing a variety of jobs including feeder and package loader. Since rejoining UPS in 1992, Amling has held numerous positions with the company, including serving as a long-range planning manager for UPS Airlines. He also has worked in UPS’s strategic planning and marketing groups.

A native of Grants Pass, Oregon, Amling holds a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana University. He earned his B.A. in Business and Psychology from Lewis & Clark College.

 About UPS:

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at and its corporate blog can be found at To get UPS news direct, visit

LQ's Advisory Board:

As a resource for logisticians, academics and executives in other disciplines in the United States and Canada, LQ offers ideas for leadership in logistics, supply chain management and transportation, and provides a unique bridge between business, academia and practitioners. LQ’s Advisory Board and contributors afford authoritative thinking on the complex and fast-changing work of the logistics and supply chain management business - with a unique focus on best practices in the United States and Canada. LQ's Board plays a pivotal role in providing direction for LQ Magazine and LQ’s bi-annual Symposiums.