Charlie Covert Bio

Charlie Covert

Vice President, Customer Solutions

UPS

Bio

 

Charlie Covert is responsible for supply chain design, sustainability, and consulting for the automotive, industrial manufacturing, high tech, aerospace, government, and professional services sectors. Covert works with UPS customers to understand their supply chain strategy and how it supports their business strategy. He then leads the development of strategic and tactical alternatives, evaluation of business cases that drive customer value, and execution of the selected strategy. 

 

Covert serves on the board of directors for Fast Radius, a manufacturing services company specializing in on-demand manufacturing, particularly 3-D printing. He also serves on the board of trustees for the Georgia Conservancy, which strives to protect Georgia's natural resources by advocating sound environmental policies, advancing sustainable growth practices and facilitating common-ground solutions to environmental challenges. Additionally, he is on the Integrated Systems Engineering Advisory Board for Ohio State University and is active with American Corporate Partners, mentoring veterans returning to the civilian job market.

Covert has been with UPS for 18 years. Prior to UPS, he performed logistics engineering functions for Sedlak Management Consultants and McDonnell Douglas. He also served in the Ohio and California Air National Guard. 

 

Covert holds a Bachelor of Science in industrial and systems engineering from Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.