Steven H. Baucom

Logistics and Supply Chain Professional

Greater Atlanta Area
Logistics and Supply Chain

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Steven H. Baucom's Overview

  • Warehouse Manager at Baer's Furniture
  • President/Owner/Operator at S&S Purveyors, Inc.
  • Director of Fulfillment at Folded Edge, Inc.

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Steven H. Baucom's Summary

A diversified Operations Management professional with extensive experience in all phases of warehouse management and high volume distribution operations. Strong bottom-line oriented leader experienced in quality improvement processes, customer satisfaction and the ability to initiate change while maintaining a positive work environment. Proven track record of achieving objectives in progressively responsible, challenging positions.


Core Competencies:
Warehouse Management & Facility Planning; Distribution Strategy / Fulfillment Strategy; Logistics /Supply Chain Optimization; Equipment Procurement; Strategic Resource Planning; Budget Management; Cost Savings; Payroll / Overtime Reduction; Process Reengineering
Mentoring & Coaching; Relationship Building; Inventory Control; Performance Management

Steven H. Baucom's Experience

Warehouse Manager

Baer's Furniture

November 2002December 2008 (6 years 2 months)

Directed warehouse planning and operations in support of all 15 retail locations. Orchestrated logistical details between store-level sales, order intake and documentation, inventory management, and order fulfillment. Oversaw daily and weekly resource planning, ensuring optimal staffing in relation to business levels. Implemented quality and safety controls, monitored relationships with third party delivery providers, and monitored utilization rates on in-house truck assets. Conducted employee performance reviews, recruiting and hiring, and training.


S&S Purveyors, Inc.

January 2001September 2002 (1 year 9 months)

Managed a 74-seat food service business, supervising day-to-day lunch and dinner, purchasing, food delivery, inventory management, food preparation, health standard compliance, and quality control. Launched marketing and advertising to drive traffic. Maintained profitability through labor and food cost management. Motivated staff with hands-on training and performance feedback.

Director of Fulfillment

Folded Edge, Inc.

February 2000August 2000 (7 months)

Start-up online clothing boutique featuring a catalogue and fashion content.
Spearheaded strategic planning and development for the Fulfillment Center ahead of launch. Set polices and procedures, selected and purchased equipment, and hired staff. Maintained the department operating budget in line with financial objectives. Employed supply chain optimization to boost productivity, competitive position, and profits.

Director of Processing

Federated Department Stores

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FD; Retail industry

February 1997May 1999 (2 years 4 months)

Steered supply chain management decisions for Big Ticket items in the Atlanta market, covering Macy’s, Rich’s, and Goldsmith’s. Led an organization comprising 100 personnel, including 7 direct reports, which handled warehousing, inventory management, and distribution. Placed management and staff resources throughout the facility as needed, optimized multimillion-dollar operating and capital budgets, and continually evaluated performance.

Divisional Sales Support Manager

Federated Department Stores

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FD; Retail industry

March 1989February 1997 (8 years)

Coordinate/lead all merchandise processing; facility maintenance and housekeeping; carpet service operations; planning, development and execution of capital projects for 475,000 sq. ft. facility for the Burdines Division of Federated Department Stores.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FD; Retail industry

May 1977March 1989 (11 years 11 months)

Progressively responsible Area Manager positions with Burdines Division of Federated Department Stores.

Steven H. Baucom's Education

Georgia Institute of Technology

Certificate, Reengineering a Warehouse


The Quality College - Orlando, Fl

Certificate, Quality Process Improvement Mgmt


Miami Dade College

Data Processing


Steven H. Baucom's Additional Information


Process Improvement, Problem Solving, Strategic Planning, Mentoring & Coaching, day trips, cooking, yardwork, golf, crossword puzzles, zudoku

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