No book is complete without recognizing the help and support of others. We dedicate this book to them.
To my wife Cecivón and my children Cecivonita, Tony, Maui, and Alex. You were my source of inspiration. To my esteemed colleague Dr. Bill Stein for your insightful input and invaluable critical thinking. And to my now friend Barry Keys for inviting me to work with him on the supply-chain design project.
To my wife, Karla, and daughters Alyx and Andi, thank you so much for being there for me. To my teammates, of which there were many, and I can only name a few; Greg, Susan, Jeremy, Adam, Alan, Michael, Dave, Sonja, Jorge, Jaime, Bob, Don, Dr. John, Wade, Joe, Guy, Jack, Joel, you guys were the best and I would ...