Bayer Crop Science
Global Bulk Logistics Strategy Lead
Jim Yarbrough is a logistics professional with 15+ years of experience in multimodal logistics and chemical manufacturing. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with an undergraduate degree in Logistics & Transportation in 2005, Jim began his career with CSX Transportation as a Trainmaster in the Evansville, IN. In 2008 Jim began working in the agricultural chemical sector for Bayer CropScience (formerly Monsanto) in New Orleans in rail logistics and earning his MBA from the University of New Orleans. After progressing through roles in Planning, Manufacturing, and Logistics Leadership, Jim began working for Bayer’s corporate team as Rail Fleet Center of Excellence Lead in 2019. In 2022, Jim began his current role as Global Bulk Logistics Strategy Lead, responsible for Bayer’s bulk chemical logistics and based out of New Orleans.