• Inland Distribution
  • September 25- 27, 2023 | The Westin Chicago River North

John Janson


Vice President of Global Logistics

SanMar is an award-winning supplier of apparel & accessories. Founded in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, SanMar has passionately & successfully served the imprinted sportswear market for 45+ years.

John has 30+ years of experience piloting global logistics for industry leading companies including, MWI Animal Health/AmerisourceBergen, Bodybuilding.com, Micron and Micron PC.

He is known to be a results driven executive, who invests in his team with strong relationship and team building skills. In 2022 John was honored by DC Velocity with their Rain Maker award. John has served on advisory boards for NASTRAC, University of Auburn Logistics and the Parcel Forum. He has participated on numerous panels and been a featured speaker at several CSCMP and JOC events.

John’s ability to operate both strategically & tactically across multiple facets of company operations has made a difference with customers domestically & internationally. His career has given him quality, experienced knowledge of all aspects of global transportation, distribution & logistics.

He is a graduate from Boise State University and has been married to his wife, Susan, for 40 years with 2 daughters & 5 grandchildren.

Sessions With John Janson

Monday, 25 September

  • 12:10pm - 12:55pm (CST) / 25/sep/2023 05:10 pm - 25/sep/2023 05:55 pm

    Inland Academy: Logistics Career Paths — Charting Your Course

    Logistics careers seldom follow a straight line. They often lead us into the supply chain at unexpected points, sometimes early in our careers, sometimes later. That means gaining knowledge, skills, and mentors along the way. This panel of logistics executives from a variety of industries will discuss how they built successful careers and provide actionable advice about how to achieve your goals.