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Supply Chain Manager

Fayetteville, Arkansas, 72704, United States
May 20, 2017

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Whit L. Karnes 479-***-**** ê ê 4358 W. Wedge Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72704

Operations Management

Gain employment with a company who produces a wide range of consumer goods where my skills and decision making abilities will be utilized to improve the company’s bottom line.

Core Competencies

Project / Operations Management

Client Retention and Satisfaction

Driving Revenue and Profitability

Relationship Building / Management

Supply Chain / Logistics

Team Building and Leadership

Cost Reduction Strategies

Sales and Marketing

Process Improvement

Professional Overview

Operations Manager ê BNSF Logistics, Springdale, AR 2013-Present

Insure team goals are assigned and executed to meet monthly office goals

Maintain relationships with top accounts by working with national and local sales team

Develop strategic plans to increase opportunities by presenting new options for advancing each customers supply chain

Provide guidance to each team member to help build a complete operating group by teaching all aspects of supply chain options

Manage and determine groups annual P&L

Operations Manager ê Con-way Multimodal, Bentonville, AR 2011-2013

Directly manage the training and productivity of a staff of 10 sales agents

Building and strengthening current and new customer relations

Developing lean procedures for the local and national office

Increasing profit margin by providing goals and expectations for each employee

Manage pricing for all modes of transportation

Work directly with all North American rail lines to insure the most cost effective routing for customers

Logistics Coordinator ê Crosswood Associates, Fayetteville, AR 2007-2010

Directed all aspects of transportation along the supply chain including truck, ocean, intermodal, and rail

Worked to improve productivity in existing warehouses while also exploring new opportunities

Utilized a vast group of carriers to improve service and maintain competitive rates on truck and intermodal movements

Maintained pricing matrix for use by the sales team to maintain competitive quotes

Managed a group of employees within the logistics team

Intermodal Marketing Manager/Planning Manager ê J.B. Hunt Intermodal, Lowell, AR 2002-2007

Maintained daily intermodal operations between J.B. Hunt and domestic rail partners

Kept open lines of communication to expedite proper handling and delivery of freight

Managed critical automotive accounts from Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler

Booked incoming loads through EDI, planned each load based on the driver location and hours of availability

Supervised a fleet of 350 drivers

Accounting Intern ê Accounts Payable Department, ABF Freight System, Inc., Fort Smith, AR 2000-2002

Pioneered a new imaging system

Maintained records of all petty cash transactions from each terminal

Coded incoming vendor maintenance and utility bills


Bachelor Degree in Business - Transportation and Logistics, 2005, University of Arkansas- Fayetteville, GPA: 3.10/4.00

Associates of Arts Degree, 2003, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, GPA: 3.50/4.00


Proficient in Microsoft Office, Mercury Gate, McLeod Dispatch, Cornerstone Sales Training

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