Jim Ritchie

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Supply Chain Management


Jim Ritchie is Current President of CHEP USA, the global leader in pallet and container equipment pooling. In his current role he leads an organization with revenues in excess of $1.1 billion and over 75 million assets under management with some of the largest corporations in America.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Ritchie was President and Chief Executive Officer of YRC Logistics, a global logistics management subsidiary of YRC Worldwide. As one of the founders of YRC Logistics Jim lead the development and expansion of the organization to ultimately gross revenues of approximately $1 billion and over 5,700 employees worldwide with operations in Latin America, Europe, Asia and North America.


  • B.A. Architecture and Industrial Design, California State University-Long Beach

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