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Ann Drake

Phone: (847) 390-6800

Ann Drake is Chief Executive Officer of DSC Logistics, a leading third-party logistics and supply chain management company, which focuses on supply chain capabilities that are based on changing customer needs. DSC services include logistics center management, transportation management and synchronization, business process integration and related knowledge-based services.


Ann has guided DSC through a transformation from an extended family of 22 separate companies to a global network of integrated logistics and supply chain management operations. Working with dynamic companies – Fortune 500, mid-level and start-up – to find creative solutions to even the most complex challenges DSC continues to transform its business model. In today’s business environment, filled with rapid and unpredictable change, DSC manages change and information in the supply chain to help customers achieve their goals.

Ann has been a long-term member of CSCMP and WERC, and a frequent speaker at those and other supply chain conferences. She is a member of the Board of Directors of A.M. Castle & Co., a global distributor of specialty metal and plastic products, value-added services and supply chain solutions. Ann is Vice Chairman of the Business Advisory Council (BAC) for the Northwestern University Transportation Center.
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