Frederick Chase

Frederick Chase

Summary

College degree professional with 14 years of warehouse, shipping, receiving and inventory management experience and a successful project manager specializing in work flow analysis, efficiencies, standardizations, cost control, budgeting and project management.

Restructured layouts and managed two warehouse distribution centers for Coca~Cola.Consistently exceeded corporate standards and divisional goals for inventory management, reconciliation, shrinkage, out-of-stocks, productivity, labor and warehouse operating costs.Helped design and implement a safe, cost effective and high efficiency route truck loading operation at Pepsi Cola resulting in warehouse labor savings of 35%.Lead multi-department team to resolve inventory variances across both finished goods and the raw materials inventories.Managed inventory replenishment and supervised order selection at a frozen foods distribution center. Utilized RF technology within the DC to accurately identify, locate and track inventory movement and improve inventory accountability.Achieved operational cost savings of over $100k as the Operations Manager for a Micro-Brewery.Proven leadership experience for the training and development of employees.Excellent written and verbal communication skills to support internal and external customers.

Education

Education

Zenger-Miller Management Training Program

Graduated in the top 5% of Zenger-Miller Management Training Program

Aug 1986 - Aug 1988

Associate Degree

Columbus State University

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office

Work History

Work History
Jan 2000 - Present

Owner

Creative Video Services, Inc.
  • Converted analog audio and video to multi-format digital outputs such as: DVD, Flash, Windows Media, MPEG and AVI formats.

  • Compiled, edited and rendered 150+ raw videos into a 7 part Computer Based Learning system on fire suppression equipment for a private corporate client.

  • Created a standardized audio-video training program for sales and installation teams for a staff of 200 personnel.

  • Created video archives in both DVD and CD formats of consumers’ digital and analog videos through capture, conversion, editing and rendering.

  • Layered in voice over audio and still images to enhance digital video productions.

  • Provided video duplication services to clients.

May 1998 - Dec 1999

Materials Manager

Northeast Frozen Foods
  • Supervised inventory replenishment for all Stock Keeping Units (SKU’s) within the DC

  • Successfully managed product rotation, cycle counts and inventory variance resolution.

  • Lead supervisory team in management of order selection for outbound product.

  • Utilized RF technology to accurately identify and track inbound and outbound inventory.

  • Provided leadership to a staff of 50 associates across the shipping, receiving, inventory and order selection sub-departments.

Dec 1996 - Oct 1997

Operations Manager

Brooklyn Brewery
  • Managed daily warehousing, inventory and route distribution activity for the Micro-Brewery.

  • Coordinated shipments to a satellite warehouse and other distributors along the Atlantic Seaboard.

  • Archived 35% in warehouse labor and delivery costs through training, improved organization and consolidation of delivery routes. 
Feb 1996 - Nov 1996

Distribution Supervisor

Pepsi Cola
  • Directed bulk and route truck loading operations for the 17 million case production center.

  • Worked with General Manager to design a low cost, high efficiency route truck loading system.

  • Lead multi-department team to resolve inventory variances across both the finished goods and raw materials inventories.

  • Assisted production planners and ordered raw materials as needed.

May 1988 - Dec 1995

Raw Materials Receiving Manager

Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
  • Managed and reconciled the perpetual raw materials inventory in support of targeted production goals.

  • Increased receiving dock efficiencies 20%.

  • Managed one supervisor, two leads and 30 hourly employees.

Jun 1991 - Aug 1992

Warehouse Manager

Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
  • Redesigned warehouse layout to maximize productivity

  • Retrained and cross trained personnel to reduce labor cost 25%

  • Completed Turn-Around of warehouse in 4 months

  • Reduced inventory shrinkage to less than .1% of sales across the finished goods inventory

  • Achieved zero preventable accidents during tenure

  • Managed grounds maintenance and plant security

May 1988 - Jun 1991

Inventory Specialist

Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
  • Counted, balanced and reconciled both the finished goods and raw materials inventories

  • Resolved shipping and receiving variances

  • Assisted in production planning to ensure proper levels of inventory

  • Maximized raw material yields to lower maximize productivity

  • Filled in for Warehouse Manager as needed