David Vieira Selected for the 2022-2023 Board of Advisors for the Center for Supply Chain Research® (CSCR®)

Philadelphia, PA, February 8, 2022 – The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business announced their selection of David Vieira, CLX Logistics’ President and CEO to the 2022-2023 Center for Supply Chain Research Advisory Board. Additional representation includes returning members from Hershey, LMI, Walmart, SDI, and Merck. Mr. Vieira is one of three newly elected members, with others from NTT Data Services and IBM.

Penn State’s CSCR® is a dedicated leader in supply chain management research and education. The CSCR® Advisory Board enables the Center to remain at the forefront of the supply chain discipline by aligning Penn State Smeal supply chain research, programs, and offerings with current and future industry challenges and trends. Board members commit to a two-year appointment, act in a brand and sponsor development role for the University, Smeal College of Business, and CSCR®, remaining active in Center-sponsored programs and events. They provide input and guidance for the CSCR® strategic plan and forward-thinking initiatives, as well as approve our faculty research affiliates and fellowships.

David Vieira brings more than 25 years of executive logistics industry experience to his role as Chief Executive Officer of CLX Logistics. Prior to this role, Mr. Vieira served the Company as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2015 to the spring of 2018.

“I’m honored to be selected as a member of the Advisory Board,” said Mr. Vieira, “and look forward to working with Penn State CSCR® and my fellow board members to research and understand supply chain management at a more profound level and develop stronger coalitions within the industry.”

Before joining CLX Logistics, Mr. Vieira was President and Chief Executive Officer of MXD Group, Inc., where he was responsible for defining and shaping a $300 million home delivery logistics business following a divestiture of Exel Direct from Deutsche Post World Net. In this position, he also led the acquisition and integration of the company’s biggest competitor, Home Direct, Inc.

For more information about CLX Logistics, visit clxlogistics.com.

To learn more about the Penn State Smeal College of Business CSCR® program, visit https://www.smeal.psu.edu/cscr.

About CLX Logistics, LLC

CLX Logistics, LLC is a world-leading 4PL provider of comprehensive chemical logistics management, technology, and supply chain consulting services. With offices in North America and Europe, CLX Logistics solves its customers’ most vital logistics challenges by leveraging a broad range of industry expertise, best-of-breed technology, and a personalized, high-touch approach to deliver measurable sustainable value. For more information, visit clxlogistics.com.

About the Center for Supply Chain Research®

For over three decades, the Center for Supply Chain Research® (CSCR®) has built a community of researchers and leading organizations in both the private and public sectors. Our mission is to serve as a leader in supply chain education and research, making meaningful impacts through our distinguished center of excellence, bridging higher learning with industry, building the pillars of supply chain research, innovation, and world-class knowledge, and fostering a mutually beneficial relationship between students, alumni, partners and faculty.

Ranked No. 1 for the third time as a leader in supply chain education, the Penn State Smeal College of Business Supply Chain and Information Systems Department covers this boundary-spanning field of study through top-ranked degree programs, world-renowned faculty expertise and research, and corporate connections with top companies and supply chain practitioners.


Joliene Ford
Sagefrog Marketing Group on behalf of CLX Logistics