Alan Amling oversees marketing efforts for UPS’s global logistics and distribution services. He moved into this role after serving as head of the New Product Development Concepts Team, overseeing the development of some of UPS’s largest product and marketing initiatives. In addition to traditional products and services, Amling was focused on supporting UPS’s Decision Green platform.
Prior, Amling managed the development and marketing of UPS Trade Direct, the first wave of bundled supply chain solutions. Previously, Amling was responsible for marketing UPS’s electronic commerce solutions. Amling helped to define the company’s electronic commerce vision, and delivered solutions through the formation of strategic alliances with Internet commerce leaders and the development of new technologies. Throughout his career, Amling has aligned UPS’s business processes and product offerings to put its customers in the driver’s seat.
Amling began his UPS career in 1982 working as a seasonal employee for four years performing a variety of jobs including feeder and package loader. Since rejoining UPS in 1992, Amling has held numerous positions with the company, including serving as a long-range planning manager for UPS Airlines. He also has worked in UPS’s strategic planning and marketing groups.
Amling is TED speaker and on the advisory boards for Logistics Quarterly and the Reverse Logistics Association. A native of Grants Pass, Oregon, Amling holds a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana University. He earned his B.A. in Business and Psychology from Lewis & Clark College.