Dennis Mottola is a global logistics consultant who has served his entire 45-year career in the supply chain and global logistics discipline. He recently retired from Bechtel Corp. where he performed a variety of roles and responsibilities over his 21 years with the company. These included corporate manager of logistics, expediting, supplier quality, and Bechtel Global Logistics, Oil, Gas & Chemicals manager of logistics. He also established Bechtel’s Export/Import Compliance Program. Mottola’s professional career in global logistics and supply chain management includes managing mega-project logistics, marine shipping operations, export packing services, and manufacturing and trading operations. He holds a business logistics degree from Penn State University, in addition to completing various executive programs and professional certifications. He participates in several supply chain and logistics organizations and activities including ECMC, ITMA, Breakbulk magazine, and The Journal of Commerce, and he is a member of the University of Houston Supply Chain Logistics Technology Advisory Board.