TEDxNOLA - Lynn Fritz - Humanitarian Logistics

17/11/2010 07:28:00

Lynn C. Fritz shares his logistics industry leadership and experience through the Fritz Institute, a public charity, which provides operational and logistics expertise to the global humanitarian sector.

During his 30 years of leading Fritz Companies, Inc., as Chairman and CEO, he was able to develop his company from a small customs brokerage firm to a publicly traded international logistics services company of over 11,000 employees in 120 countries around the world, achieving Fortune 1000 status in 1997. He started the Fritz Institute in 2001 after he sold the company to UPS. The Institute has become recognized as the leader in developing programs to support operational effectiveness and logistics capabilities for the humanitarian and disaster relief sector.

A native of San Francisco, Mr. Fritz received his BA Degree from Georgetown University, and his JD from Lincoln University School of Law. In recognition of his outstanding leadership and community service, he was granted honorary degrees from Pepperdine University in 1995, and from Drexel University in 2004.

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