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Dr. Garland Chow
Associate Professor, Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Director, Bureau of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Freight Security Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia


Garland Chow is Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Director of the Bureau of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Freight Security at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia.

Dr. Chow writes and teaches in the fields of supply chain, business logistics and freight transport management, is a frequent speaker before professional associations and executive programs and provided consulting advice to both government and the private sector. He is an active participant in SCL and was awarded the Canadian Association of Supply Chain & Logistics Management’s Mentorship Award in 2003.

The author of over 200 articles and reports in the transportation, logistics and supply chain field, he is an internationally known authority on motor carrier transportation and recently completing a study on truck drivers and the effectiveness of Federal (Canadian) labour standards on drivers and their productivity. Dr. Chow's logistics research interests include transportation collaboration, modelling the outsourcing decision for TPLs and logistics strategy for multinationals entering China. He is currently conducting research on the design of global supply chain networks and developing a model of marine container security.

Since June 2005, Garland has been director of the Bureau of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Freight Security, supervising and conducting research on the use of information technologies such as ITS to facilitate secure and efficient movement across borders.

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