Barry W. Robinson
Experienced business professional specializing in warehousing and transportation distribution logistics. Track record of strong leadership abilities and focus on continuous improvement.
Operations Manager (Pine Brook, NJ) Dec. 2018 – March 2019
Managed shipping, receiving, inventory, warehouse operations
Train, developed and mentored direct reports and warehouse team
Performed time study to determine appropriate staffing capacity to manage workflow.
Oversaw building and facility maintenance and equipment
Recommended improvement in warehouse layout, storage protocol and location enhancement
Implemented close campus structure and NJ Sick Leave Act
Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits
Manager Warehouse Operations (Oklahoma City, OK) Jul. 2016 – June 2018
Refined inbound freight delivery and restructured an agile outbound delivery program
Responsible for inventory management, including physical inventories and cycle counts
Oversaw acquisition of fleet vehicles
Implemented innovative technologies that improved accuracy and reduced labor $30,000 annually
Enhanced processes to the SAP inventory model to increase utilization of reporting
Oversaw building and facility maintenance
Responsible for safety and security within the state including local compliance (OSHA, FDA, etc.)
Set and manage budgets and capital expenditures
Collaborate with corporate buyers, accounting, HR and regional teams to enhance communications and improve planning.
Mardel Christian and Education Stores
Warehouse Manager (Oklahoma City, OK) Sept. 1994 – Apr. 2016
Authored freight routing guide distributed in the United States, Canada, and Mexico
Drove savings of $70,000+ annually by eliminating invoice handling charges
Wrote SOPs including in the company’s Procedure & Policy Manual (PPM)
Oversaw security rules for C-TPAT (Customs- Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)
Pioneered and built consensus across multiple organizational levels to improve product rollout and customer experience
Developed and implemented an innovative storage concept of linear design on angle iron for SKU growth and space allocation
Interviewed, hired and trained warehouse staff and supervisors, including 68 FTE and 17 PTE labor force
Implemented a train the trainer program for new employees
Supervised the activities of employees engaged in the inventory system (A.S. 400) including receiving, storing, cycle counts, and shipping
Drove critical decisions through regular reporting, benchmarking, and standards metrics
Scheduled weekly store order transmissions, pulling and delivery times for 36 stores in 8 states.
Streamlined receiving and storage of over 48,000 SKUs.
Led office manager and eight warehouse office accounting associates ensuring invoicing accuracy over $54M, credits, and collections
Planned, developed, implemented warehouse safety and security programs
Professional Experience (cont.)
Negotiated with carriers, warehouse operators, and insurance company for service and preferential rates
Directed a team that reviewed overseas invoices and shipping manifests to ensure conformity to tariff and customs regulations
Designed and implemented model for e-commerce efficiency and effectiveness
Developed and implemented plans for facility modification, expansions and renovations that emphasize technology solutions for sustainability
Monitor continuous processes of materials, material handling, and equipment. Established and optimized resources to maintain warehouse budgets and P&L statements
Warehouse Manager (Oklahoma City, OK) Sept. 1992 – Sept. 1994
Hired, trained, and oversaw all warehouse operations of Hobby Lobby buildings II, III, and IV
Responsible for managing over 200 supervisors and associates.
Southern Nazarene University (Bethany, OK) May 1999
B.S., Organizational Leadership
C-TPAT A.S. 400 SAP WMS Microsoft Office