Director of IT
Michael Franklin holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. in Medical Physiology and Biochemistry, both from Wayne State University. He has tremendous experience in improving technology processes and finding innovative solutions to operational challenges. Franklin brings to the table a vast knowledge of technical topics spanning engineering, IT and healthcare. This is especially important in the realm of logistics today, as technological advances have changed the landscape of the supply chain, and become more and more necessary.
In his work, Franklin has automated a great deal of processes, such as; automating employee signup to onboard over 35K contract workers, automating the manual process for creating and managing VMS invoices, developing an application that produced customers’ custom invoices, and more. He has also spent time as a Technical Lead, designing various electronic solutions for companies such as Ford, Chrysler, and GM. Franklin’s contributions have saved millions of dollars by improving the infrastructure of Fortune 500 companies and other companies.