Lochmueller Group, a consulting firm with offices throughout the Midwest, specializing in planning and designing state and local infrastructure improvements, has announced the launch of Velis, LLC.
Velis is a newly independent entity growing out of Lochmueller’s thriving logistics consulting practice. The firm will focus on supply chain consulting and engineering, and will leverage Lochmueller’s 30-year standard of excellence reflected in its sterling reputation, powerful culture, and impressive experience.
Velis will be lead by Chris Foraker, Director of Supply Chain Consulting and Chris Beard, Director of Supply Chain Engineering. These leaders bring significant expertise in supply chain consulting, optimization, simulation and data analytics. Their experience covers a range of key industries and includes network design, warehousing efficiency, inventory management and transportation optimization.
According to Chris Foraker, “We launched Velis based on the idea that there is a better way to provide supply chain logistics consulting. We utilize skilled engineers who work to creatively solve problems using advanced analytics, we work with clients as objective, transparent advisors, and we bring a high-performance culture of excellence, service, creativity and planning. All with the goal of designing supply chain improvements for our clients that will lower costs, increase revenue, save time, and elevate customer & employee satisfaction.”
Merging the best practices of both consulting and engineering, Velis delivers a calculated blueprint towards improvement. If you’re interested in learning more about Velis and their unique supply chain engineering approach, contact Chris Foraker at 330.606.7379 or CForaker@govelis.com.