Mr John Badger
Mr John Badger
508 Cushing Road
Newmarket NH, 03857
HazMat Transportation & Regulatory Compliance. 30 yrs chemical industry transportation-9 years consulting in HazMat transportation. Depositions/testimony, chemical industry standards of practice.
BIO / Resume / CV:
Education BS-Business Administration, Jacksonville State University (Alabama), 1966 MA-Transportation, University of Alabama, 1967 Post-Graduate Study in Transportation Law, Golden Gate College, San Francisco, 1967-68 Registered Transportation Practitioner Before the Interstate Commerce Commission / Surface Transportation Board Certified Transportation Logistician (CTL); American Society Of Transportation and Logistics Surface Transportation Board-Approved Rail Rate Arbitrator Experience Private Logistics Consultant: 1997 - Present Olin Corporation Vice President-Logistics: Microelectronic Materials Division: 1995-97 Director-Transportation & Distribution Services/Chemicals: 1991-95 Director-Materials & Transportation Purchasing/Chemicals: 1989-91 Director-Transportation/Chemicals: 1985-89 Boliden Intertrade, Inc. Executive Vice President & Managing Director: North American Chemicals Trading Division: 1982-1985 The Dow Chemical Company General Traffic Manager: Dow-US: 1981-82 Chartering Manager/President Coral Navigation; Dow-Europe: 1977-81 Traffic Manager; Dow-Latin America: 1974-77 Manager-Distribution/Olefin Plastics, Dow-US: 1973-74 Manager-Field Distribution Services; Dow-US: 1971-73 Various management positions of increasing responsibility: 1967-71 Affiliations CLM/ASTL NYCONN Roundtable, Member Board of Directors National Freight Transportation Association: 1985-1997 General Chairman: 1996-97 National Industrial Transportation League Rail Committee: 1985-92 Chemical Manufacturers Association: 1985-97 Distribution Committee: 1994-97 Vice Chairman: 1995-96 Chairman: 1996-97 Inter-Industry Rail Safety Task Force, Co-Chairman Environmentally-Sensitive Chemicals Task Force, Chairman Rail Task Group, 1989-94 Tank Car 2000 Task Group, Co-Chairman The Chlorine Institute, Transportation Committee: 1985-94 Association for Transportation Law, Logistics & Policy; 1968-present American Society of Transportation & Logistics: 1968-present Publications Contributor: Ensuring Railroad Tank Car Safety Special Report 243 Transportation Research Board, 1994 Sarbanes-Oxley, Risk Assessment and Your Freight Bill The Ethics Officers Newsletter, August, 2005 DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE As a consultant and logistics solution provider, he has successfully assisted a broad range of clients, bringing leading-edge solutions to a variety of industries, including: Completing a market analysis and drafted site and design recommendations for a new, Internet-based chemical Web site. Renegotiating ocean freight rates for a major retail importer, reducing freight costs by over 10% and delivering cost avoidance in excess of $5MM. Expert Witness experience includes: Assistance and testimony in the successful class action defense of an accidental release of hazardous chemicals. Support included deposition analysis, witness preparation, railroad and chemical industry standard operating practices, 49CFR (HazMat) regulatory analysis, interpretation and application, and testimony. Accepted by the Mississippi State Courts as an Expert in Chemical Distribution and Logistics. Provided expert assistance to client opposing expropriation of property by a railroad for construction of rail spur from mainline track to bulk chemical terminal. Expert assistance to Personal Injury litigation resulting from Hazardous Materials released from a tank car due to lining failure. Provided opinion regarding 49CFR compliance, lining inspection and testing procedures, pre- and post-load testing, inter-change inspection and record keeping. Expert assistance was provided in litigation resulting from the death of an employee who entered an ISO bulk container under nitrogen atmosphere. Opined industry standards of care, 49CFR compliance, safety training issues, industry standards of practice, etc. Assisted in the defense of a client who has been sued by a 3rd party for an injury suffered on clients property. Reviewed Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, analyzed and opined regarding plaintiffs expert and provided insight regarding motor carrier operations. Class action litigation resulting from release of a Hazardous Material from a rail tank car in a rail classification yard. Developed list of discovery items to help ascertain pre- and post-load testing and inspection, railroad handling, shipping / receiving / unloading procedures and other essential data. Other cases and details available upon request Completed an Opportunities Assessment for a retail/mail order client, identifying over $14MM of transportation cost and related logistics savings opportunities. Client has subsequently asked for assistance in implementing the recommendations. Completed an Opportunities Assessment for a leading manufacturer of hand tools, resulting in cost reduction opportunities exceeding $22MM. Team recommended outsourcing as an alternative. Developed RFP, provider analysis, assisted in final selection and participated in the implementation of the 3rd party outsource. Completed cost and operational analysis of private truck fleet transporting Hazardous Materials Completed a Transportation Needs Assessment for the leading manufacturer of semi-conductor photo-masks. Analysis revealed process failures, freight fraud opportunities, organization issues and the opportunity to reduce freight costs by 5-12%. Presently assisting in the implementation of our recommendations. Provided transportation expertise to the premier reverse-logistics service provider, presently handling ~10,000 return units per day. Developed road map for future transportation needs as business grows dramatically. DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE (Continued) Olin Corporation Implemented Olins Distribution safety program, bringing safety incidents to one of the lowest levels in the chemical industry. Developed the Olin Care Car, a unique tank car developed to enhance in-transit safety. Managed $135MM of domestic and international transportation and distribution expenditures supported by an administrative budget of ~$2.5MM. Annual cost reductions ~$5MM. Equipment & facilities included 3,800 rail cars, 19 barges, 24 warehouses and 13 terminals Successful start-up of 2 major distribution centers for Microelectronic materials Developed and implemented Olins Responsible Care process. Developed and implemented new strategies for purchase/delivery of critical raw materials. Purchased and implemented 2 major software packages in support of freight payment and rail fleet management. Represented transportation on the SAP Implementation Team. Dow Chemical Responsible for $400MM in rail freight expenditures (1981) Chartering and operating 19 LPG/Chemical Gas ships Marine transportation for Dow-Europe (Holland) and Dow-Latin America (Coral Gables). Rail safety Additional Work / Experience detail available upon request jb 081805
Hazardous Materials Transportation Dot Regulatory Compliance Transportation Chemical Industry Transportation Railroads Trucking Hazmat Logistics Supply Chain Chemical Spills And Releases Tank Cars Tank Trucks