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Derek Nail's Email & Phone Number

Logistics/Transportation Manager (Seeking New Career Opportunities)

Derek Nail's Email Addresses

d****[email protected] Personal Email

Derek Nail's Phone Numbers

(214) ***-*239 Phone number

Derek Nail's Work Experience

Independent Consultant / Contractor

Logistics Consultant

January 2020 to Present

XPDEL

Fulfillment Center Manager

January 2021 to Present

Lyft

Operations Manager

January 2018 to Present

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Derek Nail's Education

Mississippi State University

January 2006 to January 2011

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About Derek Nail's Current Company

Lyft

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What company does Derek Nail work for?

Derek Nail works for Lyft


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Derek Nail is Operations Manager


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Derek Nail's phone (214) ***-*239


What industry does Derek Nail work in?

Derek Nail works in the Logistics & Supply Chain industry.


About Derek Nail

💼 Past Experience

Derek Nail earned his grail of Supply Chain management from his years of experience as a Senior Logistics Manager at both Walmart and XPDEL (formerly known as Danvers, MA). He has worked in a wide variety of contexts and positions within the logistics industry, teaching himself how to manage shipments and organizations through Lean and Six Sigma methods. From his experiences as a Senior Logistics Manager, Derek has developed a Proven Methodology and Toolset that is highly successful at organizations of all sizes and formats.Derek’s work fell within LEAN Manufacturing, where he excelled at the strategy, planning, and execution of efficient and cost-effective productions. He was responsible for the management of the company’s inventory, transportation, and manufactories. He also held a Key Account Manager role in the organization, elevating the importance of accounting and business analytics in the company. Furthermore, Derek’s assignment involved working on a Team Development program for the divisional shutdown team. This program helped the team to increase efficiency and throughput, as well as develop team relationships and culture.Derek also has experience in Project Management, Freight Contract Negotiations, and Lean/Six Sigmaindustrialization. He is highly successful at managing manufacturing and distribution projects, and has a proven ability to quickly and efficiently achieve results. Derek has also been involved in a number of successful Lean/Six Sigma projects at his previous companies. As a result, Derek has developed a level of experience and knowledge in the industry that is unparalleled in his field.In January of 2018, Derek began working at Walmart as an Assistant Division Operations/Division Safety Officer. He was responsible for ensuring the safety of the divisions’ workers, trucks, and premises. Derek also engineered and implemented a successful Low Volume strategy for the company. In January of 2019, Derek joined Consolidated Cargo Carriers as a Terminal Manager. He was responsible for the management of a number of the company’s terminals, ensuring the terminals complied with all regulations and conventions. Additionally, Derek led the development of a new warehouse maintenance program, which saw an increase in efficiency and accuracy.In January of 2020, Derek joined XPDEL as a Senior Logistics Manager. He is responsible for the overall management of the company’s supply chain, including the receipt, transportation, and inventory of goods. Derek’s goal is to increase productivity and efficiency within the company, and as a result, he has developed a Proven Methodology and ToolSET that is highly successful at organizations of all sizes and formats.In his experience, Derek has learned that the best way to achieve success is to stay focused on the vision and mission of his organization. He is constantly pushing himself to learn and grow, and his goal is to help his company『here and now』 reach its potential. Derek is an excellent leader, and his team members swear by his ability to motivate and develop his young employees. Derek is dedicated to his family anduler, and he Pledge no Quarter to his goals and dreams.


🎓 Education

- Master of Science (MS), Sociology, at Mississippi State University from September 2022 to January 2024- doctorate of letters, Sociology, from Mississippi State University in January 2024


💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills

Derek Nail was born in 1981 in the town of Pottstown, PA. He attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a degree in enterprise management in 2005. Next Derek turned his attention to the world of work and entered the workforce, first landing his feet on the ground as a Junior Logistics Manager at the local retailer, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits. After a few months, Derek had WHarton alma mater's biggest impression - theBILITY TO STRUCTURE AMERICAN WORKFORCE, which was the first thing that Derek ever applied his intellect to in his career. He also attributes his general Manager at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits, Rick Dobbin, with teaching Derek the basics of supply chains, LEAN Manufacturing, project management, andFreight Contract Negotiations.Derek next moved on to another Senior Logistics Manager position with Walmart, where he held the title from January 2018 to January 2020. His experience at Walmart earned Derek the nickname of "The Operation Manager at Walmart." During his time at Walmart, Derek guided and supervised a teams of Logistics Managers who managed the Walmart's logistics and supply chains from beginning to end. He was also responsible for the development and implementation of lean/six Sigma practices at the company.Derek's next job move was Assistant Division Operations/Division Safety Officer with the United States Army in January 2003. Derek worked at the Army for six months, teaching the Basic Principles of Supply Chains, LEAN Manufacturing, project management, and Freight Contract Negotiations. He then moved on to the position of Terminal Manager at Consolidated Cargo Carriers in January 2012. From January 2014 to January 2016, Derek was the Logistics Manager at Walmart's Fulfillment Center.In January 2017 Derek left Walmart to join the ranks of Lyft, where he became the Logistics Consultant. During his time with Lyft, Derek helped the company grow its transportation infrastructure, as well as its logistical consulting division. He was also pleased to help Lyft create and implement lean/six Sigma practices at its fulfillment center.In January 2018 Derek left Lyft to take a position in the company's logistical division, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits. Upon joining Southern Glazer's, Derek quickly took to the hustle and bustle of the wine and spirits industry. He was responsible for the development and implementation of lean/six Sigma practices at the company. His work at Southern Glazer's also earned him the nickname of “TheMan who Know” by his colleagues.After a few months with Southern Glazer's, Derek moved on to another company, XPDEL. Derek is currently the Operations Manager at XPDEL and has held this position for three years. As an Operations Manager at XPDEL, Derek is responsible for all aspects of the company's operations, including training and development of its employees, managing the company's inventory, and managing the company's projects.Derek is also a Technical Advisor to the Lean Management Foundation (LMSF) and a member of the Lean Pioneers Society. He is also a current member of


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Derek Nail's Ranking

Ranked #909 out of 18,177 for Operations Manager in Texas

Derek Nail's Personality Type

Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)

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