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Sales Supply Chain

Roselle, Illinois, United States
May 31, 2017

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David Salkin

Logistics Professional

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Itasca, IL - 60143


Over twenty years of experience in managing teams in Transportation, Logistics and Procurement. An experienced negotiator, a thorough problem solver, and big picture thinker who still pays attention to detail. Thrives in an environment working with diverse groups while creating and implementing exciting and new ideas.


Profile Foods, Elgin, IL

Transportation and Logistics Manager/ Procurement

May 2015 - Present

●Previous CCI Officers recruited to help manage rapid expansion

●Negotiated new tariffs with vendors, carriers, and clients

●Oversaw the warehouse management team for the company

●Implemented new policies and standards of protocol

●Worked with customers to manage inventory control, facilitated cycle counts, managed in/outbound shipping

●Took over procurement team to create a more effective process and team in addition to managing the warehouse functions

●Restructured warehouse to increase efficiency

●Purchased new warehouse / production equipment, and maintained maintenance agreements

●Liaison between company and government agencies such as OSHA

●Worked on the management committee to develop new policies for SQF to aid in corporate accountability and successfully attain SQF Certification

Tate and Lyle (formerly Continental Custom Ingredients) Sycamore, IL

Transportation and Warehouse Specialist

2010 - May 2015

●Managed team of 12 responsible for shipping & receiving

●Facilitated the transportation of raw and finished goods between Sycamore location and other divisions of Tate and Lyle

●Worked directly with customers to coordinate shipping, address any problems, and ensured full satisfaction

●Chairperson of the events committee

●Acted as the liaison between the Sycamore location and corporate

●Member and key user of the SAP integration team for corporate level.

●Corporation grew from $40m to $140m

Traffic Coordinator

November 2000-2010

●Worked across teams to facilitate a high level of interdepartmental synergy to make the company more efficient and profitable

●Negotiated freight tariffs with carriers and vendors

●Worked in QAD WMS system, Assisted in leading teams to fully develop a comprehensive SAP system to effectively track costs through all phases of business

Coca Cola, Niles, IL

Warehouse Supervisor (St. Charles)


●Promoted to Warehouse Supervisor

●Managed a staff of 17 people to execute and accomplish goals; responsible for corporate accounts, street sales, feeder drivers

●Corporate accounts would order based on sales – managed order pulling, loading of trucks and dispatch drivers

Transportation Coordinator

October 1992 - November 1996

●Coordinated production and shipping schedules for the region

●Worked with external producers of ingredients and shippers to make deadlines and avoid production delays

●Managed inventory for 7 distribution centers

●Coordinated the inbound of raw material for both production facilities


Harper University, Schaumburg, IL

August 1989 - May 1991

Accounting and Business

References furnished upon request

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