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Warehouse Supervisor

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
January 24, 2018

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Larry Blagdon

** ****** ******, ***********, ******* M1K 3J9

Cell: 416-***-**** Email:

Warehouse Supervisor with over 25 years of transportation and

Distribution Center experience.


QSP Canada

Warehouse Supervisor

Scarborough, Ontario

September 2014 - Present

Ability to work effectively in a team environment and work independently with minimal supervision

Excellent organizational skills

Create and maintain a safe environment for all warehouse staff

Identify areas of improvement and establish innovative or adjust existing work procedures and practices

Determine staffing levels and assigns workload

Stage set up picking areas for multiple product picking

Maintain/monitor and report inventory levels

Ensure warehouse inventory is received accurately, stored safely and efficiently

Organize monthly inventory cycle counts

Coordinate all daily shipping and receiving within the warehouse

Receive inventory – transfers in SAP system

Ensure all shipment requests are completed in a timely manner

Oversee the efficiency of picking and movement of orders and perform random audits on picked orders

Keep all warehouse equipment is in safe operating condition

Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies

Provide weekly report on order turn-around time.

A leader who uses a hands on approach to identify efficiencies, resolve conflict and ensure high level of customer satisfaction.

Larry Blagdon

CAREER SUMMARY (continued)

Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee

Warehouse Supervisor

Mississauga, Ontario

1997 - September 2014

Supervise day to day operation of a 180,000 sq. ft. warehouse/distribution center shipping 35,000 cases of product on a daily bases to 100 plus venders across North America.

With a staff of 26 reports, 16 certified Raymond Reach, Counter Balance and Order Picker Operators, 2 Maintenance Employees, 2 Inventory Clerks, 2 Transportation Clerks and 4 co-pack Support Staff. Also responsible for shunting operations which consisted of 4 drivers covering 3 shifts and a fleet of 40 shunt trailers shunting between 3 buildings

Training staff


Maintenance of equipment and warehouse

Monitor and maintain a safe working environment

Coaching and discipline

Processing of payroll on Kronos system

AS/400 and BPCS

FIFO Inventory Control

Accuracy of all shipping, receiving and operations

Time management, prioritization and organization skills

Support the development of short and long term strategic plans as defined by corporate initiatives

Canadian Pacific Railway

Toronto, Ontario

1975 - 1997

3 years as Trainman/Conductor

18 years freight shed operations as Stower, Checker and Forklift Operator. Freight shed was state of the art when opened in 1976 with the capacity of spotting 12 rail cars on 10 tracks for a total of 120 rail cars under one roof.

1 year Train Crew Bus Driver

Larry Blagdon

CAREER SUMMARY (continued)

Mexicana Originals

Weston, Ontario

1972 - 1975

Warehouseman for Mexican house hold gift importer.


Lakeview Secondary High School Toronto, Ontario - Graduated 1972

Health and Safety Ontario, Certificate of Attendance. Safety, Health and the Law - April 2012

St. John Ambulance, Standard First Aid, CPR Level A - April 2011

Occupational Safety Group, Safe Operation of a Lift truck Train-the-Trainer - February 2011

Pollice Management Consulting Group, Certificate of Accomplishment, Interpersonal Skills “A Guide to Diplomacy and Credibility” - June 2007

Pollice Management Consulting Group, Certificate of Accomplishment, Intervention Skills for Supervisors - May 2006

Pollice Management Consulting Group, Certificate of Accomplishment, Management Skills and Techniques for Supervisors - September 2005

Larry Blagdon (continued)


Blue Jays Baseball Club

Home landscaping




David Wood former Manager of Operations, Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee


Phone: 905-***-****

Maureen Micklewright, Inventory Control Supervisor, Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee


Phone: 905-***-**** ext. 2250

Sydney Liburd former co-worker at Canadian Pacific Railway, Toronto Freight Shed


Phone: 416-***-****

Yvonne Figueroa, File Clerk, QSP Canada


Phone: 416-***-****

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