Mr. Prentiss is an innovative supply chain executive with unique expertise in Rail Transloading, Bulk Storage & Transportation, Managed Services, and Technology Solutions. Over the last twenty plus years he has been an established figure in the bulk supply chain sector, serving in leadership roles with leading companies such as Kinder Morgan, Superior Bulk Logistics, and MeadWestvaco corporation.
During his time at MeadWestvaco, Mr. Prentiss lead the creation of their Distribution Services group which brought twenty-six 3rd party logistics facilities, on three continents, under one management system. During his time as Distribution Services Manager, he improved the inventory accuracy and cycle times by creating a global auto-replenishment process using SAP as the primary planning tool. These 3rd party locations included warehouses, rail transloading, and bulk storage facilities.
Mr. Prentiss has also served in commercial leadership roles with Kinder Morgan and Superior Bulk Logistics where he focused on strategic growth of bulk trucking and transloading. If these roles he led expansion projects working with most all class I railroads, many shortline railroads, and major US shippers such as Akzo Nobel, SNF Polymers, and Ingevity Chemicals. Mr. Prentiss currently serves as the Vice President of the Transload Distribution Association of N. American.
In addition to his work in bulk supply chain, Mr. Prentiss also managed a technology venture providing cloud-based technology solutions for managing freight, inventory, and railcar fleets. This SaaS model business was deployed to shippers for managing freight across all modes, to rail transload companies for order & inventory management, and to railcar fleet owners for fleet management.