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Macy's Executive to Discuss Supply Chain Management at Smeal

Jeff Pilof, group vice president of transportation for Macy's, is scheduled to deliver this year's Spisak Lecture in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Penn State Smeal College of Business.
March 28, 2012

Jeff Pilof, group vice president of transportation for Macy's, is scheduled to deliver this year's Spisak Lecture in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

His talk, entitled "Making Magic at Macy's: A Supply Chain View," is set for 4 p.m. on April 3 in room 126 of Smeal's Business Building. The event is free and open to the public.

Pilof, a graduate of Smeal with bachelor's and master's degrees in business logistics, has more than 20 years of experience in logistics planning, development, and execution capacities. At Macy's, he is responsible for supply chain collaboration, transportation, and advanced receiving operations. The company's transportation group manages the flow of merchandise and related information from vendors to stores and the ultimate customer in support of traditional store and direct to consumer sales channels.

Prior to joining Macy’s in 2009, Pilof was the co-founder and president of Logicity SCS Corp., a supply chain solutions company for corporations and freight forwarding entities. He also held held various positions in supply chain management at Abercrombie & Fitch, PPG Industries, Nabisco, and Merck & Co.

The Spisak Lectureship was founded in 1990 through a gift from the Alex and Ann Spisak family of State College. The fund supports lectures by outstanding professionals working in logistics and supply chain management.

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