Alexandre M. Rodrigues (PhD Michigan State University) is a Senior Lecturer of Supply Chain Management in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dr. Rodrigues has published in supply chain management and logistics journals. He is co-author of the book Business Logistics: The Brazilian Perspective. He has also acted as the chief editor of the journal Latin American Business Review between 2012 and 2014. His teaching and research interests involve: Global logistics strategy and operations; Global/National logistics expenditures and performance indexes; Humanitarian/disaster relief logistics; Supply chain disruptions; Inventory strategy and deployment; and Empirical/theoretical modeling of supply chains.