Dr Frank Ojadi obtained a bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics from University of Ife in
1981(now Obafemi Awolowo University), MBA from the Maarstricht School of Management,
Netherlands and PhD in Transport Economics from the department of Transport and Supply
Chain Management of the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He has been a faculty
member at Lagos Business School, Nigeria for 21 years. Prior to entering academia, he worked,
at various times as an Operations planning, Logistics and Supply Chain Manager in the steel,
aluminum, paper, pharmaceutical, tobacco and hospitality sub-sectors of the Nigerian economy.
Dr Ojadi’s teaching and research interests are in operations management, design and
implementation of logistics and supply chain management improvement methodologies. His
research works have been published in Supply Chain Management: An International Journal;
International Journal of Production Research; Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management;
International Journal of Logistics: Research and Applications.
His case studies and technical notes include Sensational Foods Ltd, Talent Drycleaners (among
the 15 top-selling cases for 2009, 2010 and 2011 in the category of production and operations
management by the European Case Clearing House), Clearing of Imports at the Lagos Seaport,
Economic Regulation of Industries and Industrial Sectors, Reforming the Nigeria Police Force,
Nigerian Maritime Security, maritime Administration in Nigeria.
Dr Ojadi has consulted widely for many companies (including banks, food and beverage and
distribution and retail companies, urban transport development) in the areas of procurement
improvement and logistics and supply chain optimisation. He is a member of the Editorial Board
of the South African-based Journal of Transport and Supply Chain Management.