- Managing Director
- Corporate Finance
- T: + 1 305 965 5418
- 650 Fifth Avenue
- 20th Floor
- New York, NY, 10019
- United States
- T: +1 212 813 1300
- B.S., Supply Chain, Syracuse University
- M.S., International Logistics, Georgia Tech
- Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
- Association for Supply Chain Management
- American Trucking Association
- International Warehouse Logistics Association
- Supply Chain Optimization
- Performance Improvement
- Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT)
- Retail & Consumer Products
Rick Jordon is a Managing Director in the Business Transformation practice and specializes in operations and revenue growth. Mr. Jordon’s expertise overlays numerous industries, including telecommunications, consumer goods, grocery and retail, industrial, oil and gas and transportation and logistics. He has more than 25 years of global supply chain and logistics experience, providing clients with a worldwide viewpoint and insights to drive continuous improvement and value enhancement.
Mr. Jordon brings a unique perspective of combining a full understanding of shippers’ operations and requirements blended with logistics providers’ viewpoints to offer clients powerful insights into business improvements and value. Mr. Jordon’s additional experiences have been in leading strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives, selecting and rolling out new technology, leading major CAPEX projects and post merger integrations, as well as assisting clients to create strategic supply chain plans to ensure cost alignment with forecasts.
Logistics and strategic sourcing assignments Mr. Jordon has advised include generating over 18% in savings on a leading global sourcing project for a global leader in fashion and cosmetics, building out a new regional logistics and supply chain team to run operations and product and logistics across 15 countries and leading a strategic sourcing project of a combined post-merger entity to fully align the supplier base while maximizing spend categories.
Over his storied career, Mr. Jordon has held multiple interim management roles, such an interim Chief Commercial Officer for a U.S.-based expedited and transporting provider, Chief Restructuring Officer for a 120-tractor refrigerated trucking company and interim Head of Logistics and Supply Chain for a large international bakery.
As a result of his deep expertise and vast industry experience, Mr. Jordon is frequently asked to speak and contribute to leading professional organizations, industry trade periodicals and business publications, including The Wall Street Journal.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Jordon was Chief Operations Officer of Americas Logistics for Panalpina. Before that, he held leadership roles at AlixPartners, ICG Commerce/Accenture, Manugistics, BDP International and FedEx.
Mr. Jordon holds a B.S. in Supply Chain from Syracuse University and an M.S. in International Logistics from Georgia Tech. He is a member of the Association for Supply Chain Management, the American Trucking Association, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the International Air Transport Association and the International Warehouse Logistics Association.