Distribution Manager Resume Sample

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Transportation professional with extensive experience managing high-volume domestic and international transportation and distribution of goods, purchasing and inventory control. Excellent problem-solving skills and proficient in customer service, satisfaction, and retention. Experienced in analyzing and streamlining product delivery systems to increase productivity, quality and efficiency. Proven ability to manage projects from planning through execution and completion.

• Customer Relations • Freight and Transportation Operations
• Policy / Procedure Development • Productivity Improvement
• Distribution / Warehousing Management • Staff Training / Development
• Order Management • Business Systems Implementation
Zane Foods, Inc., Stockton, CA
1996 - Present
Sales Coordinator

Directed a 4-person team responsible for supporting 220+ customers. Assisted customers with shipment schedules, and tracking and locating shipments. Utilized full knowledge of all major chain stores and the major produce distributors. Dealt directly with top produce buyers on a daily basis and provided scheduling of shipments, transportation and distribution needs.

Selected Accomplishments:
• Instrumental in increasing sales from $23.9 million to $31.9 million.
• Revitalized and strengthened key account relationships, which accelerated revenue growth and improved market position.

Zane Foods, Inc., Stockton, CA
1995 - 1996
Transportation Manager

Scheduled and tracked product shipments.

Selected Accomplishments:
• Developed and implemented a product label and packaging concept which was successful within the first year.

Manning and Associates, Modesto, CA
1991 - 1995
District Account Manager
Manning and Associates, Stockton, CA
1989 - 1991
Sr. Account Representative
Manning and Associates, Stockton, CA
1988 - 1989
Sales Representative

Significant Accomplishments while with Manning:Rapidly promoted through several increasingly responsible assignments to final position of District Account Manager. Effectively managed a four-state area and promoted products to executives of fortune 500 companies throughout territory. Represented and promoted Manning services at trade shows throughout sales territories.

• Rookie of the Year Award
• Top Performer Awards
• Best Customer Retention Awards
• Most Accurate in Forecasting Awards

Industrial Electronics, Inc., Reno, NV
1987 - 1988
Purchasing Agent / Materials Coordinator
Purchased all materials and coordinated receipt and shipment of supplies to customers.
Geo Laboratories, Inc., Sacramento, CA
1978 - 1987
Sales Coordinator / Personnel Manager (LA)

Coordinated sales efforts of account executives and house accounts. Forecasted budgets, personnel management and inventory control.

Selected Accomplishments:
• Turned new clients into key accounts, which provided best results in company history.

Helix International, San Francisco, CA
1963 - 1978
Assistant Manager

Managed all domestic and international shipments.

Selected Accomplishments:
• Increased net profit by 20% and overall volume by 35%, which provided best results in company history.

Bachelor of Science, Business and Accounting

Sales Training
Professional Selling Skills III
Customer Oriented Selling
Strategic Selling I & II

Food Industry Shows
Schnucks Produce Food Show, Kansas City, KS, 2001
Fleming National Food Show, Kansas City, KS, 2001
U.S. Food Export Show, Chicago, IL, 2001
Associated Wholesalers Food Show, York, PA, 2001, 1999
Fancy Food Show, New York, NY, 1999
Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Chicago, IL, 1999
National Grocers, Houston, TX, 1998, 1997

Computer / Data Processing and Petroleum Industry Trade Shows
Data Processing Management Association, 1992, 1991
Dexpo, New Orleans, LA, 1991, 1990
Comdex, Las Vegas, NV, 1990, 1989
American Bankers Association, New Orleans, LA, 1989

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