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Mr. Tom Keane

Principal

Norbridge , Inc.

Direct Phone: (978) ***-**** ext. ***       

Email: t***@***.com

Norbridge , Inc.

30 Monument Square

Concord, Massachusetts 01742

United States

Company Description

Norbridge was founded in 1993 by four partners whose goal was to build a leading management consultancy for the transportation and logistics industries. The name derives from the Old North Bridge near company headquarters, site of the first battle of the ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Associate, Principal

CFGW

Senior Associate

Mercer Management Consulting

Management Consultant

Cleveland Consulting Associates

Affiliations

Member
Council of Logistics Management

Education

BS with Distinction

Cornell University

Master of Engineering in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

Cornell University

Web References (9 Total References)


1999 WSC Program

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Jack B. Homer (Homer Consulting), Thomas E. Keane (Norbridge, Inc.), Natasha O. Lukiantseva, and Dave W. Bell (CSX Transportation)


Tableau Software

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Guest speaker: Tom Keane, Principal, Norbridge Consulting.


1999 WSC Program

www.informs-sim.org [cached]

Jack B. Homer (Homer Consulting), Thomas E. Keane (Norbridge, Inc.), Natasha O. Lukiantseva, and Dave W. Bell (CSX Transportation)


1999 WSC Program

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Jack B. Homer (Homer Consulting), Thomas E. Keane (Norbridge, Inc.), Natasha O. Lukiantseva, and Dave W. Bell (CSX Transportation)


Norbridge: About Us: Tom Keane Resume

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Tom Keane

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Tom Keane
Mr. Keane is a Principal at Norbridge, with more than 10 years of broadly-based consulting experience.Mr. Keane's assignments have focused on uncovering operational improvement opportunities through business modeling.He has led or been the lead analyst on projects in the US, UK, Germany, and Scandinavia.Recently he has also managed the development of several web initiatives -- including the Norbridge site.
Samples of his project work include the following:
For a railroad seeking to better understand the potential impact of large volume shifts, Mr. Keane managed the development of a system dynamics simulation model.The model has helped operations and marketing management communicate plans using a consistent body of understanding and terminology, and has rapidly become part of the installed base of planning tools at the client. (See publications, below.) Working with Jay Coskie (left) and Jack Homer (right) on the rail model April 1999.
For a large inland barge company, Mr. Keane built a discrete event simulation model to evaluate alternative shore facility (a.k.a. "fleet") configurations.A second phase of work entailed estimating barge movement patterns of an acquired company, and adding their fleets into the mix to be considered for closure or expansion.This enabled the client to rapidly arrive at a operating plan with the new mix of fleets and volume prior to the onset of the next peak season.
For a building products manufacturer that is structured as a holding company with independent operating companies, Mr. Keane coordinated a purchasing council approach to renewing steel contracts.By leveraging the combined volume of the companies, developing a uniformly specified database, and focusing the analysis on total costs of ownership, annual savings of more than $3 million were realized.
For a prominent regional chain of discount stores, Mr. Keane analyzed in-house alternatives to third-party jobber and consolidator processing of goods inbound to stores.The study identified multi-million dollar savings from the establishment of a centrally-located owned distribution center, which the company subsequently opened.
Mr. Keane attended Cornell University, where he received a BS with Distinction, a Master of Engineering in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, and an MBA.He is a member of the Council of Logistics Management.Prior to joining the company in 1994, he worked with Mercer Management Consulting and Cleveland Consulting Associates.When not working, Tom can often be found skating with friends from The InLine Club of Boston.
Testing out "new economy" skates Jan. 1, 2000.
Among other publications, he is a co-author of a paper presented at the 1999 Winter Simulation Conference: "Evaluating Strategies to Improve Railroad Performance -- A System Dynamics Approach."To request a copy, please email Tom.
He also serves as Norbridge's CIO, and assists in staff recruiting efforts.
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