Daniel E. Spellman
Vice President of Logistics Development & Supply Chain Services
Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc.
Dan Spellman is Vice President of Logistics Development and Supply Chain Services for Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. Cat Logistics is the third-party logistics division of Caterpillar, and serves the supply chain management and logistics needs of outside clients in a variety of industries, including high tech, automotive, industrial products, aerospace and defense and consumer durables.
Dan, who joined the company in May 1977, is responsible for Cat Logistics’ global transportation management, the 6Sigma and Caterpillar Production System deployment programs, Logistics planning and engineering functions, service and product development, and logistics strategy including alliances and M&A activity. Dan previously led the global automotive unit and the European region for Cat
Logistics, and has served in various international leadership positions in logistics since 1992. Prior to that, Dan was remanufactured products manager for Caterpillar Inc, and progressed through several marketing positions in Europe and Africa.
Dan has been an instructor in marketing at Illinois Central College, and an external examiner and member of the curriculum development committee for the MSc. Logistics program at the University of
Central England. He is a member of the Institute of Directors (UK), the Institute of Logistics (UK) and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (USA).
Dan has a BS Degree in marketing and operations research from the University of Illinois at Urbana, and is a graduate of the Management Program at the Wharton School.