Vice President, Transportation and Logistics @ United Natural Foods
National Director of Operations, Inbound Logistics @ United Natural Foods
General Manager @ United Natural Foods
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Results oriented General Manager with extensive Transportation Management experience. Highly effective with strong leadership, team building and problem solving skills in fast paced environments; experienced in customer and vendor development, productivity reporting, and culture implementation. Proven track record of successfully managing P&L and Key Performance Indicators while focusing on continuous improvement processes. Current CSCA Certification (Certified Supply
Results oriented General Manager with extensive Transportation Management experience. Highly effective with strong leadership, team building and problem solving skills in fast paced environments; experienced in customer and vendor development, productivity reporting, and culture implementation. Proven track record of successfully managing P&L and Key Performance Indicators while focusing on continuous improvement processes. Current CSCA Certification (Certified Supply Chain Analyst), HACCP Certification, and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
National Director of Operations, Inbound Logistcs @ Directing day to day operations in Freight Coordination, Master Scheduling and Carrier Management. From May 2015 to Present (7 months) Providence, Rhode Island AreaGeneral Manager @ Directing all Operations in Dayville Distribution Center, and Leicester Distribution Center, to include Warehouse, Transportation, Facility Maintenance, Inventory Control, Safety Loss and Prevention and Human Resources. From June 2014 to May 2015 (1 year) Operations Manager @ Responsible for Operation activities within the Dayville, CT distribution center to include shipping, receiving, replenishment, and transportation. From October 2013 to June 2014 (9 months) Inbound Logistics Operations Manager @ Responsible for managing inbound supply chain operations for National Grocery distribution organization. Spearhead training and deployment of in-house designed TMS system. From June 2012 to October 2013 (1 year 5 months) Providence, Rhode Island AreaTransportation Business Analyst @ Guiding TP&E implementation at all UNFI facilities; developing and implementing other Transportation Solutions, providing SME perspective to drive waste reduction and cost savings. From December 2010 to August 2012 (1 year 9 months) General Manager @ Responsible for 3PL network hub; warehousing and delivery of furnishings for various high end clients. Manage allocated warehouse inventory with WMS Manhattan; provide inspection, assembly and white glove delivery to customers in 5 states through the use of company associates and Independent Contractors. Top line revenue of $4.2M.
• Assessed and reorganized failing operation; implemented procedural programs, reduced IC fees, developed new routing model and recruited key personnel to bring hub to profitability.
• Built client relationships through daily interface and KPI attainment. Partnered with client to provide top level service to their customers. From August 2009 to October 2010 (1 year 3 months) General Manager @ Responsible for 3PL temperature controlled food-grade distribution hub with a $13M annualized budget. Designed daily routing structure for time sensitive food products to 278 point of sale locations. Partnered with Project Manager, IT, and HR to prepare for start-up operation. Individual accomplishments include:
Scheduled and participated in extensive internal training including Site Leadership, Advanced Implementation Methodology, OSHA and General Site Safety, Culture Processes and Design, and HACCP process design.
Recruited/trained management team and implemented development plans to assist in individual developmental needs.
Designed Standard Operating Procedures, developed Culture Implementation Program, created Employee Recognition Programs and designed Training Matrix/Schedule for hourly associates in preparation of onboarding new hires. From July 2008 to February 2009 (8 months) Branch Manager @ Complete site responsibility for a regional Refrigerated Trailer Depot, including P&L, sales, asset management (400+ units), customer and vendor development, and general maintenance for assets and facility. Negotiate standardized vendor rates to control M&R costs. Train customers in DOT compliance procedures.
Established quick response Vendor Network (150+) for maintenance and breakdowns covering the complete New England area resulting in the reduction of breakdown calls by 52% and decreased driver wait time by 65% for breakdown service.
Conducted daily focus meetings, improved on-site vendor service, and orchestrated an asset renewal program for the sites largest customer resulting in a 50% increase in annual revenue from $1M+ to $1.5M+.
Recruited/trained Sales and Operations Team with focus on customer service and continuous operational improvement resulting in increasing customer retention by 11% and revenue growth through rebillables by 46%.
Award: Received 2006 Manager of the Year - Improvement of Brand Integrity and Operational Efficiency.
Award: Honored with 2007 Presidents Award for the Attainment of Top-Line Revenue ($7.5M), control of M&R expenses (under $1.5M spend), and surpassing EBITDAR expectations by 22%. From April 2006 to July 2008 (2 years 4 months) Operations Supervisor @ Directed on time, damage free deliveries consistently above the company standards of 98.5% using AS400 Routing software and manual manipulation.
Designed dock layout in new facility to increase productivity resulting in regularly surpassing daily productivity goals relating to bills per man hour (8 BPMH), tonnage per man hour (7200 Lbs PMH), and delivery stops per hour (3.5 SPH). From January 1999 to December 2005 (7 years) Operations Supervisor @ Directed 65+ union drivers and dockworkers in an Outbound LTL cross-dock operation. Coordinated local dispatch activities, managed back office operations and planned outbound line haul runs. Applied Freight Forecasting tools to plan multi-day load lanes to decrease handle rate of shipments, and Lane Matching techniques to decrease miles of transit per shipment/load. Generated Load Optimization standards of 20K lbs. per unit to maximize revenue per load and reducing number of necessary loads. Served on regional Safety Committee.
Utilized 'Best Practices' to routinely provide damage free loading and transport of Outbound freight shipments (450+ per shift); developed and implemented team goals and restructured operation layout resulting in a 25% increase in bills per man-hour over previous year's results.
Implemented an aggressive Weight and Research campaign to capture lost revenue resulting in $260K of additional annualized revenue through weight and density corrections. From January 1997 to January 1999 (2 years 1 month) Regional Sort Hub Supervisor @ Recruited, developed and led all Sort and Ramp personnel in express package distribution hub; a start-up operation. Directed sort operation of approximately 80K pieces per shift into 90+ airport codes, and on-time departures of 15 regional routes under an aggressive timetable. Managed the daily inbound and outbound aircraft operation; trained ramp personnel in aircraft safety and loading/unloading techniques. Completed all annual and semi-annual performance evaluations for associates. Controlled Operational P&L with a successful track record of budget adherence.
Developed relationship with 3PL provider; monitored daily using KPI's such as On Time Percentage, BOL accuracy, and Accident/Incident frequency (BLS Rate). Enhanced performance of 3PL by leveraging KPI attainment against incentive payments resulting in a 23% increase in on time performance and an average BLS rate under 2.0.
Designed and fabricated letter sort tables for use in new facility resulting in an increase of sort accuracy by 12% and a decrease in the number of scheduled man hours in letter sort by 20%.
Generated two 'sort structure' process improvements that were implemented throughout the company as cost reduction tools through labor savings resulting in a 22.5% reduction in scheduled labor costs locally. From January 1991 to January 1997 (6 years 1 month)
Gregory Butler is skilled in: Transportation, Warehousing, P&L, Warehouse Management, 3PL, Income Statement, Freight, Process Improvement, Budgets, Supply Chain Management, CRM, LTL, Customer Service, Supply Chain, Logistics
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