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Distribution Center Managers work in a company's logistics department and are responsible for organizing the distribution and storage of merchandise. Common work activities listed on a Distribution Center Manager resume are making sure goods are delivered in time, controlling stocks, optimizing the flow of goods, coordinating warehouse employees, implementing safety policies, and training staff. The ideal candidate demonstrates leadership, fast thinking, organization, communication abilities, time management, and computer competencies. Eligible resume examples make display of a college degree in an area such as logistics or supply chain management.

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Distribution Center Manager

Manage up to 60,000 sq ft facility with 25 employees to ensure timely and accurate delivery of goods and backhaul activities of the Distribution Center including driver management, equipment utilization, fleet maintenance, and inventory control and product loss during transportation. Responsible for the overall safety program, oversee record keeping and compliance in accordance with company policy and DOT regulations. Directs all transportation activities including reviewing of routes, investigates accidents and notifies regional manager of loss of product, equipment, and cost of damages to the Company.

  • Within one year improved distribution center ranking from 43rd to 7th nationally.
  • Out of 48 distribution centers ranked among the top ten in all key operating indices - inventory control, volume, fill rate, warehouse and driver performance, budget maintenance, and overall safety program.
  • Initiated single line order picking reduce workforce 20% and eliminated use of temp labor.
  • Improve inventory control reducing variance, donated and destroyed product, and product short rate.
  • Implemented "Best Practices" to achieve route rationalization increasing units/stop and reducing routes 8%.
  • Increased warehouse units-per-hour (UPH) rate by 22% surpassing company standard of 125 UPH.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
2

Distribution Center Manager

Responsible for the management, inventory control, hiring, facility optimization and product distribution to over 500 U.S. franchise stores with 110 FTE's in a fast paced & high volume 24/7 paperless distribution center.

  • Reduced headcount by 15% while sales increased by over 18% through KPI development and continuous improvement.
  • Increased order picking productivity by 19% through velocity planning and inventory management.
  • Achieved 100% on-time order shipping through cross-training and SOP documentation.
  • Executed system directed receipt put-away process using cubic capacity planning within the WMS.
  • Implemented building wide safety and evacuation program, achieved zero OSHA recordable injuries
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
3

Distribution Center Manager

Led multiple operations teams and volunteer service coordinators to increase productivity, accuracy and safety.

  • Designed and implemented a new WMS (Navision2013) to create efficiencies, increase productivity and accountability, resulting in a streamlined operation and a reduction of overtime.
  • Implemented production standards and processes that helped reduce overtime by 23%.
  • Designed, planned and implementing 2nd shift schedule. Increasing safety and productivity.
  • Conducted time studies to measure workforce productivity and establish a baseline for upcoming projects productivity increases.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AAS
Music And Video Production
BA
Music And Video Production
4

Distribution Center Manager

Manage the inbound/outbound distribution and production business functions in the manufacture, assembly and production of finished goods in a 35,000 sq. ft. DC. Responsible for P&L, headcount, personnel, safety, and production goals. Accountable for overall performance, cost, quality, reporting of internal metrics and efficient/profitable operations. Benchmark and share best practices with other DC's.

  • Streamlined efficiency in packaging reducing carrier claims by 36%.
  • Negotiated vendor contracts saving 46% on pallet and corrugate usage.
  • Increased storage capacity by 22% by reconfiguring pallet rack locations.
  • Implemented cross-functional training to diversify the workforce.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Quality Management
5

Distribution Center Manager

Responsible for the total distribution and warehouse management of this distributor in the Atlanta Metro area.

  • Successfully created and managed budgets for assigned responsibilities.
  • Increased inventory accuracy from 36% on arrival to 98.9%.
  • Was selected to consult on a new warehouse start-up in the Indianapolis market.
  • Reduced overtime by 80%.
  • Through increased productivity and fiscal management, decreased spending by 30% while increasing shipping accuracy from 75% to 99.98%.
  • Directly impacted on-time delivery rates to achieve a 99.97% average.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology
6

Distribution Center Manager

Responsible for all aspects for 156K sq. ft. Distribution facility serving Retail, Wholesale and Residential consumer customers mainly in the U.S. and Canada.

  • Lowered our "Distribution Cost as a Percent of Sales" by 15% by streamlining processes and cross training our staff.
  • Developed processes for increasing our "On-Time Shipments" measurement from 94% to +99% for 2K+ Same Day Drop orders.
  • Effectively managed the increased shift to consumer orders.
  • Reduced "Dock to Stock" measurement from 1.0 days to 0.5 days.
  • Planned new layout and slotting of our facility absorbing over 3,000 Skus and over 1,500 same day drop orders from closing operation.
  • Project owner in the Configuration, Training and Installation of our new WMS system known as Pkms. Followed shortly in changing our host from BPCS to ERP (SAP).
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
7

Distribution Center Manager

Directed all operations of 110,000 square foot distribution center for women's apparel retailer through subordinate staff of 6 management and 130 union associates; established all related policies and procedures; maintained all production records, budgets and forecasts; recommended, designed and implemented system renovations; interfaced with all buying and planning personnel and external contractors and vendors.

  • Implemented Epicor warehouse management system (2011).
  • Re-negotiated freight agreements, resulting in $1.1 million annual expense reduction (2008).
  • Developed and implemented vendor compliance and chargeback program, resulting in annual revenue of $1.2 million (2009).
  • Established third-party merchandise processing with store freight carrier.
  • Active member of Corporate Steering Committee involved in establishing corporate goals and policies.
  • Recipient of corporate Quality Achievement Award (1997, 2002, 2008) and Creative Genius Award (1996, 2004).
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
Spanish Language Training
Psychology And Sociology
Business Administration
8

Distribution Center Manager

Managed a staff of 30-75 consisting of warehouse personnel, stock, preparation, packers and shipping personnel.

  • Coordinated receiving, shipping, reserve inventory, inter-store transfers, mail-order and shipping 300k packages per year.
  • Developed janitorial and maintenance staff.
  • Increased wrap and pack productivity by 50%.
  • Implemented a "key-rec" receiving program, improved new goods processing time by 50%.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
9

Distribution Center Manager

Directed all aspects of operations for over 500,000 square feet of distribution space spread over 3 separate warehouses.

  • Managed a 35-person staff and a $4.2 million annual budget.
  • Oversaw the distribution center cycle counting program and full physical inventory activities.
  • Ensured all customer shipping requirements were met, with an emphasis on product labeling and ASN creation.
  • Developed employees through hands-on-training to increase productivity while improving morale and team unity.
  • Resolved all issues utilizing root-cause analysis to determine corrective action and retraining of employees.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Distribution Center Manager

Responsible for strategic initiatives relative to startup of the Global Service Parts Distribution Center which includes Operational and Capital Expense budgeting, Import/Export, DOT/IATA and FAA Regulatory Compliance, Inventory Control, establishment of Key Performance Indicators, development of Procedural Work Instructions and oversight of day-to-day operations

  • Organized logistics network capable of providing 24/7/365 global support of Service Parts shipments
  • Established distribution center infrastructure and assembled team capable of supporting $26.5 million in on-hand Service Parts inventory
  • Developed FAA approved Procedural Work Instructions related to Service Parts Distribution Operations
  • Identified requirements and conducted User Acceptance Testing for implementation of SAP WMS and Global Trade Services for Service Parts Distribution Operations
  • Certified in Transportation of Dangerous Goods with IATA and IMO Regulations; DOT Hazardous Material Training
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Production Operations Management

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