Douglas VanDerveer

Douglas VanDerveer

Director of Specialized Logistics at Choptank Transport

Location
Dover, Delaware Area
Industry
Logistics and Supply Chain

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Douglas VanDerveer's Overview

Current
  • Director of Specialized Logistics at Choptank Transport
  • Preston Town Commissioner at Town of Preston
Past
  • Facilities Operations Manager at Albert W. Sisk & Son, Inc
  • Distribution Manager at Boater's World Marine Centers
  • District Sales Manager at Boater's World Marine Centers
Education
Connections

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Douglas VanDerveer's Summary

Results-focused director-level professional with extensive experience leading supply chain and distribution operations, concentrating on reducing costs, maximizing productivity and streamlining procedures. Strategy-minded individual able to successfully coordinate and direct large-scale projects involving numerous personnel and multiple locations. Capable of performing a variety of professional, technical, and administrative work required in planning and scheduling the receipt, storage, handling and distribution of a vast variety of commodities and supplies. Conducts and participates in special studies to improve installation storage methods, procedures, facilities, and equipment. Offer outstanding decision-making, problem-solving and communication skills.

Specialties: Oversee shipping, receiving, inventory control.
Maintain receiving, warehousing and distribution operations.
Safeguard warehouse operations and contents.
Operate and manage physical facilities, human resources, equipment and products in a profitable manner.
Plan, direct and implement warehouse operations.
Meet prescribed productivity and service goals.
Develop kitting and specialty packaging operations.

Douglas VanDerveer's Experience

Director of Specialized Logistics

Choptank Transport

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Logistics and Supply Chain industry

November 2013Present (11 months) Preston, Maryland

Generate and grow our new refrigerated LTL division, acquire and build a strong customer base, improve customer service, manage operations as well as oversee all 3PL logistics for our warehouses.

Preston Town Commissioner

Town of Preston

April 2010Present (4 years 6 months)

Elected official to manage and oversee town government, operations, budget and personnel.

Facilities Operations Manager

Albert W. Sisk & Son, Inc

May 2009November 2013 (4 years 7 months)

Oversee corporate facilities, direct operations within warehouses and control maintenance of company properties.

Distribution Manager

Boater's World Marine Centers

August 1990May 2009 (18 years 10 months)

Oversee distribution network for retail chain of 135 stores and facility maintenance.

District Sales Manager

Boater's World Marine Centers

March 1989August 1990 (1 year 6 months)

Retail Store Manager

Boater's World Marine Centers

July 1988March 1989 (9 months)

Retail Store Manager

Ritz Camera Centers

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Retail industry

April 1984July 1988 (4 years 4 months)

Retail Sales

Ritz Camera Centers

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Retail industry

February 1979April 1984 (5 years 3 months)

Douglas VanDerveer's Skills & Expertise

  1. Supply Chain
  2. Warehousing
  3. Logistics
  4. Inventory Control
  5. Inventory Management
  6. Management
  7. Shipping
  8. Transportation
  9. Warehouse Management
  10. Sales
  11. Budgets
  12. Leadership
  13. Transportation Management
  14. Retail
  15. Procurement
  16. Customer Service
  17. Forecasting
  18. Sales Operations
  19. Supply Chain Management
  20. Negotiation
  21. Strategic Planning
  22. Project Planning
  23. Freight
  24. Contract Negotiation
  25. Human Resources
  26. Trucking
  27. P&L Management
  28. Fleet Management
  29. Process Improvement
  30. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  31. Purchasing
  32. Team Building
  33. Distribution Center Operations
  34. Logistics Management
  35. P&L
  36. Operations Management
  37. Supply Chain Optimization
  38. Continuous Improvement
  39. Customer Satisfaction
  40. Hazmat Operations
  41. Hazmat Trained
  42. Import Export
  43. Receiving
  44. Budgeting
  45. Planning
  46. Customer Relations
  47. Distribution Management
  48. LTL
  49. DOT regulations
  50. Distributed Team Management

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Douglas VanDerveer's Education

George Mason University

Business & Photography

19781980

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