Supply Simulation, Process Optimization, Lean Design
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World Class Global Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, ERP

Our associates are functional experts in their respective supply chain and operations specialties.

Jim Curry is CEO of the OpStat Group.  He has been a management consultant for large multi-national companies in operations and supply chain improvement since 1987.  His clients include companies in the high tech, pharmaceutical, chemical, consumer and transportation industries.

He is an Associate Professor at Fairfield University, teaching graduate courses in supply chain design and lean manufacturing. He has written material for the Journal of Business Logistics, APICS, Society for Manufacturing Engineering, American Warehousemen’s Association, the Gartner Group, Pharmaceutical Engineering and BioPharm International.  He has been a speaker at national and regional conferences for the Council of Logistics Management, Society for Manufacturing Engineering (SME) and APICS.  He also chairs the SME Simulation Tech Group SME.ORG/Sim, and is a member of the Steering Committee for the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Operations Management Community of Practice.


Joe Gilbert has extensive experience in optimizing supply chain processes, leading large-scale ERP implementations, and managing delivery of benefits.  He has led ERP implementations with accountability for infrastructure, and developed a unique proven approach for program portfolio management and process execution discipline.

He has provided consulting support for, and is expert in, MRP II Class A processes throughout the supply chain.

He earned his B.S. from LaSalle University, and his M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in Chemistry from Drexel University.


Rob Maidman specializes in global trade management and trade preference, supply chain optimization, logistics regulatory compliance,  documentation, organizational effectiveness, and marketing.

He has held senior positions in the United States and abroad in the transportation and high technology sectors.  As a consultant, he has completed numerous engagements in the electronics, consumer products, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries.

He is a graduate of Tufts University and completed graduate courses at M.I.T.
















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