Supply Chain & Logistics
Gary Hendrickson is Senior Solutions Manager for Caterpillar's Global Supply Network Division. He is based in San Antonio, Texas, and leads global teams in supply chain transformation, new business development, new logistic center design and implementation, and IT development/enhancements, all driving positive OPACC (Operational Profit After Capital Charges) for Caterpillar.
Gary has managed projects in Brazil, USA, UK, Western Europe, Indonesia, India, Singapore and Tasmania, among others. Gary spent several years living in China and Thailand with responsibility for new business development, supporting the design and startup of new factories, startup and implementation of logistic centers, development of local supply chains and developing a work force that was new to Caterpillar. He mentored the new teams on Caterpillar's Code of Conduct and worked diligently to change the mindset of employees in Asian countries to embrace the belief that business can be successful without bribes. He also managed a major project supported by the China Minister of Transportation focused on their China Rail Express (similar to UPS or FedEx).
Gary graduated from Millikin 1974 with a B.M. in Music Education, and earned his MBA at Millikin in 2001.
Before his career with Caterpillar, Gary managed his family's farm, H&H Trucking, and was a professional tractor puller.