RAUL A. ALARCON
Senior Distribution/Logistic Management Specialist
Productivity Improvement Lean Operations Implementation Big Box Operations
Innovative and proactive logistics and distribution management specialist with proven ability to drive
business growth, increase lean operational functionality, and improve productivity to realize impressive
revenue gains and cost savings for global logistics operations. Strategic problem solver with in-depth
experience in facility startups and all aspects of logistics/distribution operations spanning budget creation,
employee safety and security, leadership development, and customer service. Talents includes transformation
of underperforming units and achieving financial and productivity goals. Experienced in WMS and LMS
Change Management Inventory Management
Financial planning Safety/Security management
Developing key performance indicators Expense control
Strategic Planning Cost reduction planning
Facility product flow layout Workforce planning
Policy development Leadership development
SEPTEMBER 2015 DECEMBER 2018
GENERAL MANAGER, SEARS HOMESERVICES
Managed west coast parts distribution center servicing 1800 home service technicians, along with
sears ecommerce customers. Controlled 9800 SKU parts from various OEM vendors. Created
environment which fosters continuous improvement and leadership development, improved
established KPIs which resulted facility growth and customer satisfaction rating. Improved
financial position of facility in cost expense and labor reduction.
Improved productivity by 25% by piloting several operating programs
Cost Saving of 9% year over year by managing overall spend and facility maintenance
Improved inventory shrinkage by 75% creating/implementing comprehensive cycle count
Improved fill rate by 27% by reorganizing facility layout which reduced waste in process
MARCH 2011 SEPTEMBER 2015
DISTRIBUTION MANAGER, EL SUPER DISTRIBUTION
Manage produce, meats, frozen, and dry goods distribution center which serviced 48 grocery
markets in California, Arizona, and Nevada. Fulfilled 100 outbound truckload and received
upwards to 40 truckloads per day. Improved fill rate and inventory shrinkage to ensure grocery
outlets demands were met.
Improved inventory shrinkage by 12% implementing cycle count program
Improved load time by 30 minutes per truck by implementing pick to truck process
JULY 2006 JANUARY 2011
REGIONAL LOGISTICS MANAGER, PACTIV CORPORATION
STARTUP OF WEST COAST LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION CENTER, ALONG
WITH MANAGING 4 EXISTING WAREHOUSES. DEVELOPING OPERATING
BUDGETS FOR ALL WEST COAST WAREHOUSE FACILITIES AND
IMPLEMENTING MANHATTAN BASED WAREHOUSE/LABOR
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM. CREATING A LEAN ENVIRONMENT WHICH
FOSTERED CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT PRACTICES. IMPROVED
CUSTOMER ON TIME DELIVERY AND CUSTOMER SATISFACTION RATING.
ACHIEVED 11% COST SAVING INITIATIVES YEAR OVER YEAR FOR THE
WEST COAST OPERATIONS
EXCEEDED ROI PREDICTION BY ONE YEAR, EXCEEDING FINANCIAL
GOALS BY 16% AFTER 1ST YEAR OF OPERATIONS.
PILOTED SEVERAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WHICH WERE
IMPLEMENTED THROUGHOUT ALL REGIONS.
FOSTERED LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUOUS
APRIL 2002 JULY 2006
DIRECTOR OF DISTRIBUTION, EVENFLO CORPORATION
STARTUP OPERATION OF THE LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION CENTER TO
DIRECT THE SERVICING OF THE WEST COAST AND MID-WEST RETAIL
VENDORS. LIAISED WITH KEY INTERNATIONAL IMPORTERS.
DEVELOPED BUDGETS AND STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR
ALL DISTRIBUTION, LOGISTICS, AND INVENTORY FUNCTIONS.
LAUNCHED WEST COAST DISTRIBUTION CENTER WHILE CLOSING
DOWN TWO THIRD PARTY LOGISTICS WAREHOUSES.
CREATED PRODUCTIVITY STANDARD WORK GOALS TO ACHIEVE
IMPLEMENTED MANHATTAN BASED WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT
SEPTEMBER 1998 APRIL 2002
OPERATION MANAGER, KMART CORPORATION
UTILIZED ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE OF WAREHOUSE TECHNIQUES IN
MANAGEMENT OF DAILY FUNCTIONALITIES FOR 78 LEADERSHIP STAFF
AND 700 HOURLY EMPLOYEES. MAINTAINED FORECASTED VOLUME FOR
168 RETAIL OUTLETS TO ENSURE BEST IN CLASS IN SERVICE LEVELS.
IMPLEMENTED MANHATTANS WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM,
IMPROVING INVENTORY ACCURACY AND PRODUCTIVITY GOALS
ACHIEVED FINANCIAL AND PRODUCTIVITY EXPECTATION OF THE 1.2M
FOSTERED POSITIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT THAT EARNED SUPERIOR
RATING IN PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT AND THROUGHPUT VOLUME
FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS OUT OF 28 DISTRIBUTION CENTERS.
OPERATION MANAGEMENT, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
Achieved Bachelor of Science degree with a 3.29 GPA - 1988