UMass Boston

Edward Cook

Management Science & Info Sys
Senior Lecturer
McCormack Hall Floor 05


Supply Chain innovator for 30 years in corporte Supply Chain Management positions. Started Supply Chain departments at three companies. Did extensive work in International Supply chains, working with suppliers on four continents. 

Developed innovative Alliance Agreement contracts that enhanced Supplier Relations.

Worked with suppliers to create models for increasing turnover, minimizing inventory and better ordering that generated significant savings.

Area of Expertise

Supply Chain Management, Negotiation, Materials Management

Massachusetts Economy

Public Utilities


MBA/Accounting, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

BSc. Finance and International Business, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Courses Taught

Real Estate Finance, Supply Chain Strategy, Management of the Supply Chain, Massachusetts in the Global Economy

Professional Certifications and Memberships

- Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.)  – Institute of Supply Management, Arizona State Univ.
- Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM)-- Institute of Supply Management, Arizona State Univ.
- Member: Institute of Supply Management.
- Member: ISM Greater Boston - Board Member.

Additional Information

Over 20 years of practice in Corporate Supply Chain Management.