Greg A. Boggs Director Supply
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Newton Falls, Ohio 44444 Purchasing
Experience in a state-of-the-art distribution centers, with an emphasis on
logistics supply chain management, forecasting, and planning. Driven
operations leader offers extensive hands-on experience and consistent track
record in exceeding results for large scale operations, forecasting growth
and delivering strong and sustainable gains. A self-starter with a proven
ability to conceptualize and implement innovative solutions.
Technologically competent, past achievements demonstrate a clear ability to
utilize new, cutting edge technologies as a means of updating processes and
systems. Highly effective leadership and motivating skills support the
development of cohesive teams in the collaborative achievement of strategic
Leadership Inventory Control Labor Performance
Business Metrics Engineered Standards Standard Operating
Best Practices Economic Order Quantity Material Resource Planning
ERP Budgeting Forecasting
Warehouse Management Negotiation Skills Project Management
Financial Analysis Process Improvement Business Planning
. Built custom supply chain through redesign operations across a wide
spectrum of businesses. Implemented technology solutions and
streamlined processes to reduce redundancies and staffing hours,
improving both efficiency and productivity. Industries included
wholesale, distribution, transportation and retail.
. Implemented complete warehouse redesign for large distributor of
safety supplies. Optimized warehouse operations through engineering a
new warehouse design, integrating and automating technology and
synchronization of product movement. Reduced transportation expense
by 15%, increased production levels by 25%, improved inventory
accuracy by 18%.
. Negotiated new contracts with suppliers and transportation companies
improving gross margins by 5% points by reduction in cost of goods and
transportation costs. Improved customer service levels by reduction
in lead time on out bound shipments.
. Extensive knowledge base developed from hands-on industry experience.
Began career in receiving operations, with experience in inventory
control, large scale distribution operations, transportation,
purchasing, multi-site retail operations to custom supply chain
. Facilitated People Skills course for entire national distribution
center network. Course focuses on effective communication between
management and team members. Demonstrating a high level of
interpersonal skills along with excellent oral and written
communication and presentation skills.
US SAFETY GEAR, Warren, Ohio
2007 - 2014
Regional distributor specializing in distribution of safety supplies and
industrial product lines, operating multiple block and mortar retail
locations, e-commerce store and distribution center. Provides service to
over 500 industrial use customers, multiple resale accounts and retail
Director Supply Chain Operations - 2007-2014
Charged with turning around this underperforming business unit. Managed
development and implementation of new purchasing strategy across entire
company. Redesigned warehouse operation, introducing new warehouse
management system. Performed vendor analysis and negotiations, eliminating
under performing and/or redundant suppliers.
. Direct planning of customer deliveries and order scheduling.
. Coordinating activities of all functional areas to ensure meeting
customer demands while maintaining operational efficiency.
. Direct procurement activities across the business, including supplier
selection and rationalization.
. Optimization of production planning to reduce active inventory levels
while maintaining efficient production procurement.
. Implement supply chain planning process to enable accurate supply
planning, forecasting, tracking and reporting
. Identify efficiencies that will reduce costs and increase profits
. Establish process to monitor sales forecast to rapidly identify and
respond to any effect on supply chain.
. Review and analyze inventory levels to ensure compliance with customer
obligations for safety stock in balance with efficient use of
warehouse space via control of slow and obsolete items.
. Re-engineered design of warehouse improving productivity 25%.
Evaluated product hit ranks and moved the faster moving items into a
bulk picking area.
. Improved Gross Inventory accuracy by 18%. Established warehouse
management procedures, facilitating highly effective inventory
planning and control practices, trained and coached warehouse staff.
. Reduced inventory investment 25%. Established clear processes and
procedures for purchasing and inventory management..
. Improved Gross Margin by 5%. Worked with sales team identifying which
product lines are more profitable directing team so sell these product
. Reduced Outbound Transportation Expense by 15% through redesign of
. Demonstrated creative problem solving skills which enhanced operations
ability to provide ongoing service, while significantly reducing
. Gained deep knowledge in purchasing to compliment operations planning
KMART DISTRIBUTION CENTER, Warren Ohio 1985 -
Fast paced state of the art distribution center providing service for up to
250 Kmart stores. A 1.5 million square foot facility employing up to 1000
employees capable of processing in excess of 120 inbound trailers and over
100,000 outbound cartons daily.
Administrative Operations Manager - 1997-2007
Direct daily interface with corporate operations and regional vice
president to influence priorities and outcomes as well as ensure that plans
and initiatives are aligned in tandem with broader goals. Determine daily
production plan by analysis of daily staffing and business priorities.
. Achieved 99.8% Fill Rate vs. 99.7% Goal.
. Develop and react to $50,000,000.00 operational budget. Year-end
results up to 5% under budget.
. Reduced inventory shrink to less than 0.01% of dollars shipped.
Eliminated vendor claim reversals.
. Part of implementation team for DC Labor Performance Tracking system,
increasing productivity 10%
. Led development of talent within supply chain through functional
expertise, coaching and participation in formal development reviews
and performance management.
. Directs individual staffs responsible for monitoring corporate goals
in, inventory control and quality assurance, budgeting and
forecasting, maintaining labor and performance standards, and data
processing. Experienced in WMS and RF inventory tracking systems.
. Direct contact with e-commerce. Secured carrier for home delivery
service, coordinated distribution operations, monitored accounting
transactions. Start up team member of Martha Stewert Patio on
BlueLight.Com web site. Recognized for outstanding service and
Transportation Manger - 1994-1997
Directing functions of logistics in planning of store deliveries including
selection of outbound carriers optimizing available resources to control
. Established working relations with vendors to increase reverse
logistic revenue by 100%.
. Led and developed transportation supervisors, based on previous
knowledge of position requirements, while recognizing internal
talents, skills and abilities of co-workers.
. Developed Customer Care Line, which enabled identification and
resolution of store delivery concerns. customers reporting 100%
satisfied or better.
Quality Assurance Manager - 1991-1994
Manage key segments of business initiatives and compliance measures.
Reported on status to corporate management
. Developed cycle count program, later adapted and integrated into
corporate standards, used throughout the distribution center network,
to improve perpetual inventory accuracy. Improved perpetual inventory
accuracy by 3 percentage points.
. Implemented internal audit system, in response to need for increased
level of service to stores.
. Ensured timely and accurate reporting of statistical data to
corporate, measuring and complying to productivity and capacity
. Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret corporate financial
statistical data, creating a structured distribution center operating
budget, based on historical data and future projections
Ohio High School Athletic Association
. High School football official, state playoff qualified
Bachelor of Business Administration Youngstown State
Major: Accounting, Degree Conferred-1995 Youngstown, Ohio