Managing Director & Senior Partner
Dustin Burke is a core member of Boston Consulting Group's Operations practice and global co-leader of BCG’s manufacturing and supply chain topic. He leads the infrastructure, transportation, and cities work for North America and the GAMMA data science team in the Great Lakes system.
Dustin’s client work focuses on end-to-end supply chain transformations, digital supply chain, post-merger integration, and distribution and logistics strategies for consumer and industrial goods companies. He also advises carriers, infrastructure providers, and principal investors active in supply chain and logistics across transportation modes, on operational and strategy topics.
Dustin has written on advanced analytics and big data in supply chain and logistics, the impact of changing trade regimes on manufacturers in a range of industries, global trade flows, shifts in relevance for US ports, and the growth agenda for freight railroads, among other topics.
Dustin is a former member of BCG’s Mumbai office. Before joining the firm, Dustin was manager of corporate finance at MGM Resorts, and an investment banking analyst at Citigroup, covering consumer, retail, and homebuilding companies.
BCG surveyed 125 companies that ship cargo to gauge their willingness to pay a premium for carbon-neutral shipping. Their responses present both challenges and opportunities for the shipping industry.
Today’s conditions bring more complexity to the supply chain officer role—perhaps even redefining it—as businesses face the threat of economic slowdown while trying to find new opportunities.
Rail is the most sustainable mode of transport. Increasing its share of passengers and freight is critical to achieving net-zero goals.
In the face of disruptions, from natural disasters to pandemics, how do we make sure supply chains can keep up? Dustin Burke, BCG managing director and partner, offers a combination of solutions to help create a more resilient, efficient tomorrow.
As you craft a decarbonization strategy—for today and tomorrow—here are seven crucial areas to consider.
Transportation and logistics companies, including the Class 1 freight railroads, play a critical role in helping their customers’ supply chains recover, introducing a new challenge for rail operators.
To build upon their recent efficiency gains, railroads need an expanded set of management principles.
Finally, the US, Mexico, and Canada have a trade pact to replace NAFTA. Its impact on global automakers will be profound.
Two major initiatives by the US to overhaul trade rules could have a massive impact on North America’s automotive manufacturing industry. Here’s how companies should prepare.
Companies shouldn’t assume that WTO trade rules will blunt the impact of US withdrawal from NAFTA. Some sectors are sitting ducks that will likely be hard hit by added protectionism, while many others will be subject to higher tariffs.
We don’t know to what extent the trade agreement will change, but when the new rules come, their impact will be felt quickly. Here’s what to do now.