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Jim Foggin

Department: Supply Chain Management


1977 Indiana University, Ph.D., Transportation, International Business minor

1971 University of Tennessee, M.S., Transportation, Industrial Management minor

1967 University of Tennessee, B.S., Transportation

Dr. James H. Foggin is an Associate Professor Emeritus of Business Logistics. Before retiring in May of 2013, Dr. Foggin taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Logistics Strategy and Logistics Quantitative Analysis. He was a member of MBA core faculty and helped develop and revise the College’s innovative MBA program. He formerly was the Coordinator for the Logistics and Transportation Ph.D. Program. He designed and taught customized logistics short programs to large corporations, and taught regularly in the College’s Executive Education programs.

His research focused on customer value determination and customer satisfaction in logistics, business and competitive intelligence, and information systems applications in logistics.

Among the companies he worked with in consulting or research projects were the Burger King Corporation, the South Carolina State Ports Authority, the Burlington Industries Transportation Division and Carpet Division, the YMCA of Knoxville, the Proctor & Gamble Company, the Internal Revenue Service, the Frito Lay Company, the Eastman Chemical Company, Federal Express, the Adolph Coors Company, USCO Logistics, and The Brunswick Boat Group.

He was a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, and the American Society of Transportation and Logistics. He served on the Editorial Board of the Transportation Journal, was an occasional reviewer for the Journal of Business Logistics, and was a reviewer for the Annual Logistics Educators Conference for numerous years after 1987. He also served on numerous Ph.D. dissertation committees.