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  • March 3-6, 2024 | Long Beach Convention Center

Robert (Bob) Fredman

Big Lots Stores

Global Logistics Director

Bob Fredman is the Director of Global Logistics at Big Lots Stores, Inc., with responsibility for international transportation and related intermodal services, import flow-through centers, as well as import compliance. Prior to joining Big Lots in 2013, Bob was involved in transportation consulting and research first with Battelle Memorial Institute and then as Principal of SF Global Insights. He has held various global logistics leadership roles based both overseas and the U.S. with Limited Brands (Limited Logistics Services) from 1990-2007 and, prior to that, Distribution Centers, Inc. Bob has been active in various working groups and advisory committees related to port productivity.

Bob is a graduate of The Ohio State University and the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management.

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) is a unique, non-traditional, discount retailer operating approximately 1400 BIG LOTS stores in 47 states carrying brand-name foods, home furnishings, attractive and affordable furniture, seasonal merchandise, and hundreds of everyday items customers want and need. For more information about the Company, visit www.biglots.com.

Sessions With Robert (Bob) Fredman