Distribution Manager Resume

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John Pierce

1830 Cedar Lane

Somerville, MA 2143



Job Objective Seeking a challenging position as Distribution Manager in an organization that will effectively utilize my experience and offers opportunity for career growth.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Strong accomplished experience in distribution management in the food industry
  • Exceptional knowledge of delivery operations, distribution legalities and employee management
  • In-depth knowledge of DOT regulations, warehousing practices, general accounting practices/budgeting, purchasing techniques
  • Wide knowledge of inventory control practices, principles of inventory management, and elements of the physical distribution system
  • Skilled in selecting, implementing and using warehouse management systems
  • Ability to read and interpret safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite – Excel, Word and MS Access
  • Ability to supervises and delegates tasks to warehouse employees
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills

Professional Experience:

Distribution Manager

Ralcorp, Somerville, MA

August 2005 – Present


  • Prepared budgets and capital justifications for the warehouse to ensure productivity and minimize cost.
  • Followed up on production, QA and customer issues and concerns.
  • Managed supervisory and administrative personnel and overseen supervision of warehouse hourly personnel.
  • Supported training and improvement initiatives.
  • Ensured compliance to health and safety standards maintained by the employees.
  • Conducted performance evaluations and disciplinary follow up.

Distribution Manager

Sara Lee, Somerville, MA

May 2000 – July 2005


  • Managed shipment status to meet on-time and accurate delivery requirements.
  • Prepared budget for distribution and transportation.
  • Scheduled, assigned and directed workforce.
  • Trained, monitored and evaluated workforce.
  • Processed payroll for all distribution employees.
  • Enforced Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan procedures.


Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Administration

Bismarck State College, Bismarck, ND

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