Director of Fulfillment Centers
Columbus, Ohio Area
Distribution Center Supervisor
1986 to 1992
Twinsburg Ohio and City of Industry California
Vice President of Distribution
1996 to 2018
DRN Consulting LLC
Greater Columbus Area
What company does Ross Neaffer work for?
Ross Neaffer works for Staples
What is Ross Neaffer's role at Staples?
Ross Neaffer is Director of Fulfillment Centers
What industry does Ross Neaffer work in?
Ross Neaffer works in the Consumer Goods industry.
Director of Fulfillment Centers @ Staples Columbus, Ohio AreaDistribution Center Supervisor @ Essendant Identified as top performer with proven ability to turn around under-performing operations. Managed various areas within the distribution center, selected for D.C. automation project team. Promoted to Shift manager at City of Industry California location, fulfilling over over 25,000 order lines per day. From 1986 to 1992 (6 years) Twinsburg Ohio and City of Industry CaliforniaVice President of Distribution @ InterDesign, Inc. Leader of all E Commerce and wholesale distribution operations for InterDesign and MDesign, a dynamic force in the housewares industry creating products to simplify the home. Responsible for B2B and B2C distribution in the U.S. as well as international fulfillment utilizing third party operations in Europe and Asia. Lead 14 salaried managers and 300 plus hourly employees in the fulfillment of more than 14,000 items. Multi site high volume operation, extensive experience directing, managing and scaling E Commerce fulfillment operations for direct to consumer, direct to store and retail replenishment. Strong business acumen, P&L management. A collaborative, enthusiastic leader who builds high performing teams through constant communication and feedback.• accountabilities include, receiving, fulfillment, inventory control, continuous improvement, budgeting, labor management, transportation management, value added operations, customer service, facilities and safety.• Reduced D.C. labor costs 30% through MHE implementation, technology upgrades and optimized workflows.• Achieved and maintained on time shipping and order accuracy rate of 98.5% for big volume retail for years 2012 -2018. • P&L accountability for a $30MM operating budget.• Responsible for all procurement of equipment and supplies used in the distribution centers.• Hiring, training, coaching, mentoring, performance management and terminations.• As part of a cross functional team researched, selected and successfully implemented RedPraire warehouse management software.• Managed and supported double digit YOY sales growth in the wholesale business unit (8000 sku’s) through D.C. expansions, reconfiguration, and workflow improvements.• Establish and communicate KPI’s for D.C.’s and 3PL providers.• Continuous improvement initiatives driving bottom line growth – packaging reduction, carton selection. From 1996 to 2018 (22 years) Solon OhioPrincipal/Executive Consultant @ DRN Consulting LLC Hands on distribution and logistics professional providing creative, practical, and affordable expertise to assist with your business needs. E-Commerce fulfillment, process improvement, workflow analysis, design, layout, equipment selection, automation and training. Greater Columbus Area
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
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