Dr. Rolf Niese

Dr Rolf Neise is currently working as an Associated Professor / lecturer at the International School of Management (ISM) in Hamburg, a private university with a focus on international business.

In addition, he is a freelance consultant supporting multinational companies to optimize their supply chain management and logistics structures. Rolf is a highly acclaimed presenter and regularly speaks at supply chain related conferences around the world, specializing in topics involving collaboration, integrated business planning and container logistics. He has written a book for a well-known international publisher on integrating container logistics into the shippers’ supply chain. It is the first book on the market looking at container logistics from a shipper’s perspective. Prior to that Rolf was working as the Global Head of Logistics Operations at BAT (British American Tobacco plc), in charge of defining BAT’s logistics strategy in the end-to-end supply chain. He held a number of operational and strategic roles across the BAT group in different countries in Supply Chain Management. Rolf collected further Supply Chain knowledge in various consultancies in Germany, Austria and Guatemala. He majored in economic engineering at the Technical University Berlin and wrote his doctoral thesis on transport logistics at the University of Stuttgart.