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FOSTERING THE CENTER’S DEVELOPMENT

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

HELPING REVITALIZE U.S. MANUFACTURING

A TRIP TO INDIA & OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

A TRIP TO INDIA & OTHER LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENT FOCUSED. FACULTY DIRECTED

STUDENT FOCUSED. FACULTY DIRECTED

A CENTER THAT CELEBRATES MANUFACTURING

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Doug Sunkel

Doug Sunkel

Director of Americas Parts Distribution

Cummins Inc.

Doug Sunkel is Director of Americas Parts Distribution for Cummins Inc. headquartered in Columbus, IN. His responsibilities include providing outstanding service parts support for Cummins aftermarket customers in the Americas region. Cummins Parts Distribution Centers (PDC) in Memphis, TN; San Luis Potosi, MX; and Sao Paul, BZ, ship $1.6B in parts annually, processing 20,000 order lines daily. Each PDC operates a customer call center, materials planning & inventory management team, and warehouse & transportation support for their customers.

Prior to this role, Sunkel held a number of other logistics & supply chain management roles for Cummins.

He was the Operations Leader during the Greenfield start-up of the 658,000 sq-ft PDC in Memphis. He also provided user leadership to the implementation of a comprehensive logistics planning and execution system. Doug graduated from Purdue University in 1986 with a degree in Industrial Engineering, and worked for ALCOA for 7 years before joining Cummins in 1993.