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Operations Manager Us Army

Orinda, CA
July 23, 2021

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Peter Ericson


Senior level operations professional with extensive experience in intermodal transportation and logistics. Deep knowledge of maintenance and repair procedures for a wide variety on intermodal transportation equipment. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple service vendors in an international environment. Proven leader and trainer of operational teams. Excellent at managing multiple projects, operations at one time in complex, stressful situations.


Experience in establishing vendor networks. Locating and assessing facilities. Negotiating rates and standards. Auditing performance.

Proven leadership in managing personnel. Provide clear guidance and regular coaching. Communicate the intent in all operations and establish open communication.

Constant focus on customer service. Manage multiple operations to meet customer needs and establish a partnership.

Extensive technical knowledge in intermodal transportation equipment. Wide experience in technical training, and in developing standards and procedures. SKILLS

Intermodal Equipment Maintenance & Repair Logistics Leadership Microsoft Office Process Improvement Problem Solving Skills


SeaCube CONTAINER LEASING, Walnut Creek, CA March 2003 - May 2021 Intermodal Equipment Leasing Company

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS – Americas Region, August 2018 – May 2021 Directed movement, maintenance & repair, leasing of all types of intermodal transportation equipment for one of the largest leasing companies in the world.

Managed a vendor chain of over 100 storage and repair depots in 7 countries in North, Central and South America. Negotiated rates and audited performance.

Coordinated the off hire, repair, leasing or sale of over 10,000 pieces of equipment annually.

Personally led a team of five personnel in two separate offices.

Co-author of the International Institute of Container Lessors (IICL) General Guide for GENSETS Inspection and Repair Standards. IICL is the leading trade association of the marine leasing industry. MANAGER, TECHNICAL SERVICES, March 2003 – August 2018 In charge of implementing the company maintenance and repair program for the leading refrigerated container leasing company in the world.

Personally proficient in the industry standards for the inspection and repair of intermodal transportation equipment.

Traveled extensively to visit vendors in North and Central America. Audited the condition of company equipment and vendor performance. Provided on the spot training for vendor personnel.

Coordinated the recovery of over 20,000 pieces of equipment after the unexpected bankruptcy of one of the world’s largest shipping companies. Negotiated the release of equipment in third party facilities. Managed the movement of equipment by road, rail and sea. Expanded depot network at short notice as needed to secure all company owned equipment.

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Triton Container Leasing, San Francisco, CA 1995-2003 Manager, Maintenance and Repair, US West Coast and Latin America Business Development – Reefer Domestic Leasing. M&R. Textainer Storage Systems, San Leandro, CA 1993-1995 Operations Manager – Container sales and domestic leasing. EDUCATION TRAINING

Master of Arts (M.A.), History

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) History

University of California, Berkeley


Member, Technical Working Group for Intermodal Generator Sets, Institute of International Container Lessors (IICL).


COLONEL, US Army Reserve – Logistics Corps. Retired after 30s of service. Held multiple positions, to include Branch Chief for integrated tactical training. Battalion Commander. Company Commander. Multiple staff positions

Graduate of US Army Combined and General Staff College, Combined Arms Services Staff School and US Army Transportation Advanced Course.

Deployed to the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Strom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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