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Brooks A. Bentz

Brooks Bentz

Transplace Supply Chain Consulting

DTI Faculty, DTI Board Member


Mr. Bentz is President of Transplace Supply Chain Consulting. His expertise is in transportation strategy and operations, out-sourcing, 3rd-party logistics and private fleet management as well as strategic transportation procurement and network optimization. Mr. Bentz has extensive expertise in the transportation industry during a career spanning 40 years.

Prior to joining Transplace he spent 21 years with Andersen Consulting/Accenture, where he was a managing director in supply chain management, responsible for supply chain transportation globally. He also served as a vice president of intermodal for Burlington Northern Railroad, where he developed BN America, the company’s domestic container operation. He was president and CEO of Ameritrans Corporation, the 3PL subsidiary of IU International. He was also CEO of Trans-Star Trucking, a regional LTL/TL motor carrier. Prior to that he was general manager, intermodal, for Boston & Maine Railroad, and founder, as well as COO of BMX, B&M’s motor carrier subsidiary. He is an Adjunct Professor of Supply Chain in the graduate transportation program at the University of Denver and a member of the board of directors.