Mr. Clair is the Managing Partner of Transportation and Logistics Advisors, LLC (TandLA). For over two decades, Mr. Clair has participated in hundreds of consulting assignments with dozens of clients. He has deep experience assisting clients in the transportation and logistics industries, and energy/mining sector, across a wide range of projects.
Mr. Clair has significant experience assisting transportation service providers to grow and improve their financial performance, and in assisting shippers and 3PL’s to design and manage their supply chains. He also has considerable experience advising suppliers to the transportation industry, including equipment manufacturers, information service providers, and providers of leasing and other financial services. He has assisted clients with rail, trucking, parcel, ocean, inland barge, airfreight, and 3PL services.
Most recently Mr. Clair has been assisting both 3PLs and buyers of 3PL and Transportation Management services. His work has also been significantly in the areas of LTL and TL brokerage, transportation management systems, eCommerce and eFulfillment, but has also covered intermodal, LTL, OEM auto parts, after market auto parts, chemicals, fertilizers, steel and other metals, and agricultural products.
Prior starting TandLA, he was a partner at Zubrod/Clair, and at Norbridge. Prior to being in boutique consulting companies he held senior positions at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman). Before becoming a consultant, Mr. Clair was Director of Business Development for IU International (now Landstar Systems). He has also held several management positions at Union Pacific Railroad.
Mr. Clair is member of the Business Advisory Council (BAC) at the Northwestern University Transportation Center.
Mr. Clair received a B.S. (Cum Laude) from the University of Maryland with a double major in Finance and Transportation/Logistics; and an M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business, University of Minnesota. He has completed the Stanford University Law School Directors College program.