Successful energetic, candidate with solid experience in Distribution, Transportation and Logistics Management. Accomplished in supply and demand planning, Distribution requirements planning and Inventory control. Qualified in data management and anomaly-based analytics. Ability to cut costs and improve efficiency through effective management, strategic scheduling and streamlined operations.
Operations Manager to a third party logistics provider. As a consultant, was commissioned to improve existing warehouse operation system. Exhibited strategic leadership and foresight in support of long-range sales growth. Directly responsible for running floor operations of a 450K square ft. warehouse, Managing 4 million dollars in annual revenue with various accounts that I was responsible for. Managed two warehouse managers, responsible for 100 warehouse employees. Acted as a liaison between logistics, carriers and customers. Conducted qualitative and quantitative analysis of logistics operations using simulation models and other tools.
ADS Logistics, North America's leader in transportation and warehousing, is a premier provider of fully-integrated supply chain management. Responsible for implementing a systematic approach to assessing a customer's logistical requirements, resulting in seamless, supply chain management solutions at reduced operating costs, increased logistics service quality and improved overall operational efficiencies. Utilized supply chain management solutions for trucking, warehousing, and inter-modal transportation, delivered through three fully-integrated divisions. Reported to the Director of Operations, responsible for running the West Coast Operations 300K square foot facility. Responsible for up to 75 associates, 3 full time managers. Implemented Daily Core Objectives and maintained records of Key Performance Indicators. Monitored systems for proper flow from Receiving to Storage, Picking, Packing, to Shipping utilizing Red Prairie WMS RF system for process control. Improved Quality Control efficiency including proper inspection of consumer returns and increased the percentage of consumer returned goods entered back into inventory.
3PL Worldwide is a world class provider of third party, direct response, e-commerce and catalog marketers. Responsible for managing the 200K square ft. West Coast Operations facility. Employed up to 75 associates, overseeing scheduling for the day-to-day employee headcount necessary to fulfill the customer requirements. Responsible for implementing and modifying a new Warehouse Management System in the facility. Improved overall productivity by implementing the WMS program and providing training to all associates to ensure the team was fluidly following all processes, understood service level commitments and key performance indicators. Insured that Internet based "all at once" orders were processed same day. Major clients included Bed Bath and Beyond, Costco, Walmart and Sam's Club.Utilized an array of order processing processes, including fulfillment centers, inventory management, 3pl logistics, call center operations and warehouse logistics management to move goods from bi-coastal warehouses to the customer's hands quickly, correctly.
Port Logistics Group is a 3PL provider servicing large retail chains as well as smaller businesses. Directly responsible for overall operation of 3 facilities totaling 500 thousand square ft. with up to 65 permanent employees and up to 100 temporary associates depending on the current volume on any given day. Managed all service issues directly with customers. Instrumental in implementing Daily Core Objectives and maintaining Key Performance Indicator's. Monitored systems for proper flow of merchandise from receiving to storage, picking, packing to shipping through the proper use of RF systems. Oversaw daily production numbers through the use of SAP and customer based WMS systems. Identified and fixed quality control issues in areas of the warehouse, including upgrading lighting to mitigate errors in inspections of GOH materials, outlining a designated space for proper implementation of receiving, staging and repair of merchandise before shipping.
Summit Global Logistics is a 3PL provider servicing Large retail chains and smaller business. Responsible for the overall operation of 650 thousand square ft. distribution facility, with up to 75 permanent employees and up to 200 temporary associates depending upon current work load per customer's request. Managed customer department for all accounts. * Instrumental for implementing and reviewing RF systems from door to door operation from Receiving to put away, Picking, Packing elements to Shipping through the proper usage of RF systems. * Suggested and implemented new approaches through time studies that increased productivity by 23%. * Held Inventories for over 20 accounts done on annual basics with an accuracy level at 99.9% to 100%.
Responsible for overall operation of 325 thousand square ft. distribution facility with an annual sales volume of $250 million. Oversaw 65 permanent employees and up to 120 temporary associates. Accounts included Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, Costco, JC Penny, Kohl's and Sears. Assisted in the companie's consolidation and relocation from Sparks Nevada to Irwindale CA. Coordinated with IT department programmers to create a new custom warehouse management system. Setup and performed annual physical inventories. Constantly sought new methods of streamline processes.
1978 - 1985
1st 8" Howitzer Battery (Artillery) Radio Communications Operator
Senior Drill Instructor Paris Island SC. 3RD Bn "I" Co.
3rd Tank Battalion Communications Chief.
Office Candidate course ( non resident )
Staff NCO Academy Graduate
Operations General Manager, Operations Manager, Shipping,Receiving
Logistics, Picking Packing, Warehouse Management, Retail Marketing, Rf Systems,Various WMS systems, Time Studies, Inventory, Quality Control, Customer Service, Retail Sales, Business Intelligence, Fulfillment, Logistics Management, Order Processing, Service Level Agreements, Inspections, Intermodal management, Inventory Control Solutions, Supply Chain Management, Budgeting,Excellent Written And Verbal Communication Skills, Loss Prevention, Mentoring, Ms Word, Outlook, Pkms, SAP, AS400, Synapse, Problem Solving,Time Management, Forecasting, Maintenance, Business Management.
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