In her current role as Vice President of Analytical Solutions, Melissa Runge serves as a strategy consultant, bringing transparency and understanding to clients’ supply chain spend across primary logistics disciplines including transportation, fulfillment and distribution. She focuses on increasing bottom-line profitability through managing strategic initiatives, customer agreements and go-to market strategies for clients.
Previously, Melissa held positions at such Fortune 500 companies as UPS, Georgia Pacific, Kimberly Clark and AGCO which has given her a unique 360 degree understanding of client contract management and transportation needs. Melissa has spoken at the JOC Inland Distribution Conference and is a frequent contributor to publications such as Inbound Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive, as well as being CSCMP mentor and Track Chair. In 2017, Runge was honored as a top 100 “Pro to Know,” in the Provider category, by Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
Prior to joining MCS’ Board of Directors, Melissa has been an active community volunteer for many years at Junior Achievement of Georgia, Project Gift, and Atlanta Public Schools.
Runge holds a BA from University of Kentucky and an MBA from Oglethorpe University.