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Robert Allen

Industry Segments

  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Service

Practice Areas

  • Supply Chain Transformation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Operations Planning
  • Operations Performance Improvement
  • Cost Reduction and Improvement
  • Complexity Management

Robert Allen

Principal, Supply Chain Practice Leader & Central Region Leader

Bob Allen has consulted with numerous consumer packaged goods and general manufacturing clients for over 15 years.

He has worked extensively with clients defining operational and supply chain improvement initiatives, as well as, business strategy initiatives. Mr. Allen has authored and co-authored a number of publications including most recently: Less Is More: Managing Complexity in Financial Closing Operations, Post Acquisition Integration: Getting it Right the First Time.

Prior to joining Archstone Consulting, he was the founder and head of Summit Consulting Group, an operations consulting firm dedicated to quickly maximizing operations-driven results and building leveragable capabilities for growth. Prior to that, Mr. Allen was a Senior Partner at New York Consulting Partners (NYCP), a consulting firm focused on supply chain excellence for a diverse set of Fortune 500 clients, including many consumer packaged goods companies. He began his career at Unisys Corporation in the Global Logistics Services group.


Mr. Allen received a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University of Chicago and holds a Bachelors degree in Finance from Purdue University.