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Jim Eckler joins Tompkins Associates
Jim Eckler has been named an Executive Associate at Tompkins Associates.
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Jim Eckler has been named an Executive Associate at Tompkins Associates.

Jim Eckler, former CEO of SCI Group, has joined the global supply chain and business strategy firm Tompkins Associates as an Executive Associate.

 “We are pleased to welcome Mr. Eckler to assist our growing supply chain consulting and execution engagements,” said Jim Tompkins, President and CEO of Tompkins Associates. “His leadership experience in serving global companies as a logistics services provider (LSP) and former consultant creates a strategic advantage for Tompkins Associates’ clients.”

At Tompkins, Eckler will help companies improve their supply chain and outsourcing services to gain superior results from their LSP relationships. He will focus on key LSP services with clients and partners, including outsourcing design, strategic planning, governance, and performance improvement.

For the past 14 years, Eckler led SCI Group – a leading LSP – substantially growing, expanding, and improving the company’s business through process improvements, organic growth, and acquisitions.

Eckler has worked with companies such as Amazon, Lowe’s, Xerox, Bell Canada, Rogers Communications, and Canada Post. Prior to joining SCI Group as CEO, he was a supply chain consultant with KPMG, Ernst & Young and Booz Allen. 
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