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Chris Foraker

Retail Sales @ Progressive Audio

Director of Logistics

Denver Metropolitan Area

Ranked #1,073 out of 21,460 for Retail Sales in United States

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Chris Foraker's Work Experience

Progressive Audio

Retail Sales

March 2008 to July 2010

Rob Portman for U.S. Senate

Policy Mgmt & Event Logistics Intern

September 2009 to June 2010

Merrill Lynch

Financial Analyst Intern

August 2007 to February 2008

Chris Foraker's Education

Indiana University Bloomington

Master of Business Administration - MBA

2019 to 2021

The Ohio State University - The Max M. Fisher College of Business

B.S.B.A., Logistics and Supply Chain Management

2006 to 2010

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Retail Sales @ Progressive Audio From March 2008 to July 2010 (2 years 5 months) Policy Mgmt & Event Logistics Intern @ Rob Portman for U.S. Senate From September 2009 to June 2010 (10 months) Financial Analyst Intern @ Merrill Lynch From August 2007 to February 2008 (7 months) Branch Manager @ J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc Tasked with opening and managing the newest regional office in Pittsburgh, PA. Responsible for overseeing all operations and sales, assembling a tenured team for the initial stages, and continuous hiring of local talent to grow the branch to 15-20 personnel.*Responsible for P&L management, budget, and profit margins to meet and exceed branch and business unit goals for sales and profitability*Prepare annual, monthly, and weekly plans to ensure each employee understands their goals inrelation to the strategic objectives of the branch and division*Hire, train and develop staff to meet branch objectives in regards to customer satisfaction, sales, and operations *Ensure compliance to all local, state and federal (DOT) laws and regulations. See that all compliance issues are planned, updated or resolved daily*Generates leads to develop new business with major accounts to grow branch revenue and maintain margin goals*Properly manage risk and maintain financial integrity in all business matters*Foster a work environment that promotes J.B. Hunt’s values for people, performance, and ethics*Responsible for overall management and success of branch*Initiate growth focused activities to target and capture market potential*Foster positive customer and partner carrier relations to retain and grow current business*Ensure customers receive superior on-time service*Network with internal sales and marketing staff to develop and grow business From July 2013 to September 2016 (3 years 3 months) Pittsburgh, PARegional Logistics Manager @ J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc Tasked with opening and managing the newest regional office in Atlanta, GA. Responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations and accounts, as well as hiring and developing a strong local team.*Directly supervises employees to effectively identify capacity with company owned assets and partner carriers to cover freight needs for customers in a profitable manner. *Guides and manages sales employees to effectively identify freight/logistics needs from customers and sell/provide solutions to those customers, driving optimal revenue and optimal profitability. Maintain daily report with all newly approved carries*Manages customer service and administrative personnel to ensure excellent support, as well as proper customer and partner carrier retention.*Trains and develops subordinates or others on team.*Manages and trains employees on spot quote/price process for their branch.*Markets, services and promotes JBHT's transportation products and services.*Builds freight volume from existing customers.*Maintain and build effective relationships with customers.*Develops and manages a network of outside carriers to ensure adequate capacity for their assigned market.*Negotiates with partner carriers to meet margin requirements and ensure maximum profitability.*Ensures customer satisfaction and adequate service levels where freight is picked up and delivered using safe, reliable carriers.*Manages all freight in transit by obtaining adequate updates from carriers/drivers to monitor movement and ensure on time delivery.*J.B. Hunt A.C.T. Award Recipient for 2013* From April 2012 to July 2013 (1 year 4 months) Atlanta, GASr. Logistics & Operations Coordinator @ J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc *Responsible for overseeing day to day operations of the 15 regional customer accounts for Columbus, Ohio, budgeted for $10+ million yearly revenue. *Manages, hires, and trains a team of five operations coordinators to ensure the lowest cost transportation solutions with the highest level of service. *Assumes control of new accounts from sales executives to promote aggressive growth in freight spend. *Acts as main point of customer contact, fielding all concerns or questions, and consults with their supply chain professionals to improve traffic efficiency and demand planning.Notable Achievements:*Met 2011 branch revenue and operating income goals in July of 2011. *Responsible for restructuring the Columbus, Ohio branch, growing from three to twelve employees in 2011.*Personally netted ~50% of the branch's 2011 total gross margin through brokering and negotiating freight contracts*One of twenty company-wide employees selected for Emerging Leaders 101*J.B. Hunt A.C.T. award recipient for 2011 From January 2011 to April 2012 (1 year 4 months) Columbus, Ohio AreaLogistics Coordinator @ J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc *Ensures customer’s freight is picked up and delivered, using safe, reliable carriers or company drivers*Develop and manage a network of outside carriers to ensure adequate capacity for assigned market*Negotiate with carriers / drivers to meet margin requirements and ensure maximum profitability*Ensure customer satisfaction and adequate service levels where freight is picked up and delivered*Manage all freight in transit by obtaining appropriate updates from carriers/drivers to monitormovement and ensure on time delivery*Meet or exceed margin and revenue goals for assigned branch*May solicit new business by developing leads and cold-calling potential customersNotable Achievements:*Surpassed personal goals every month, and produced 3x the average margin of the standard operations coordinator*Ranked #1 Operations Employee in the company for six months consecutively From August 2010 to January 2011 (6 months) Columbus, Ohio AreaDirector of Logistics @ J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc From September 2016 to July 2020 (3 years 11 months) Denver, CO

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