Andy Schmahl is Partner and Managing Director for The Boston Consulting Group, based in Chicago. His primary industry focus is on the transportation, industrial, and private-equity sectors, where he helps clients evaluate new growth strategies and design operating model improvements.
Andy is known for his expertise in helping clients identify opportunities inherent within market disruptions, speaking recently at the Material Handling & Logistics conference in Salt Lake City on blockchain, the TIACA annual conference in Paris on Industry 4.0, the WESTAC conference in Edmonton on digital disruptions in trucking, and the ATX Conference in Chicago on the impact of 3D printing on transportation. He is frequently cited as an industry expert in major publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Forbes. Andy is also the author of several articles including “2017 Commercial Transportation Trends,” “Same Day Delivery? Not So Fast,” “Future Disruptions in Transportation,” and “The Impact of Reduced Oil Prices on the Transportation Sector” in strategy+business magazine. Before joining BCG, Andy was a partner at Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company).
Andy holds an MBA with distinction in Finance, Strategy, and Marketing from the Kellogg School Management at Northwestern University and a BA in Economics from the College of William & Mary.