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Rudolf Leuschner

Rudolf Leuschner

Rutgers Business School

Professor Leuschner is an Associate Professor in the department of Supply Chain Management and the Program Director for the online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management program at Rutgers Business School. He is at the forefront of online education as the Faculty Coordinator for Distance and Online Learning and the creator of the Supply Chain Management MOOC specialization.

His research focuses on the end-to-end supply chain and the integration of its three primary flows: products, information and finances. Specifically, in the new field of Supply Chain Finance, he has been active in developing relevant insights for academic and practitioner audiences. He co-developed the Rutgers Business School Payment Practices Index which ranks retailers’ performance. He received his Ph.D. in Logistics and a minor in Marketing from The Ohio State University. His work has appeared among others in the  the Journal of Supply Chain Management, Journal of Business Logistics, Decision Sciences, the Journal of Business Ethics, Harvard Business Review, and Rutgers Business Review

He has been a frequent speaker at academic as well as practitioner conferences. His teaching interests at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive education level on the topics of Supply Chain Strategy, Innovation, Supply Chain Finance, and Demand Management.


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Supply Chain Management


The Predictive Value of the Logistics Managers’ Index

by Zachary Rogers, Dale Rogers, Steven Carnovale, Jr., Ron Lembke, Rudolf Leuschner, Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt

The Logistics Managers Index (LMI) is a monthly metric of logistics activity in the United States, as measured by a survey of supply chain professionals.

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Supply Chain Management

The Logistics Managers’ Index

by Zachary Rogers, Dale Rogers, Rudolf Leuschner

Over the past 18 months, a group of supply chain researchers, in conjunction with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Supply Chain...

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Impact Index


The Rutgers Business School Payment Practices Index for the U.S. Retail Industry

by Rudolf Leuschner, Sengun (Shen) Yeniyurt

The Center for Market Advantage presents the Rutgers Business School Payment Practices Index for the U.S. retail industry. The Payment Practices Index surveys...

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