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Jeffrey Petersen

Vice President of US Transportation

Senior Director of Transportation and Sort Center Operations at Walmart

Dallas/Fort Worth Area

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Jeffrey Petersen's Work Experience

J.W. Logistics, LLC

Vice President of US Transportation

February 2018 to July 2019

Frisco, TX

FedEx Express

Operations Manager

2000 to 2003

FedEx Express


1996 to 2000

Jeffrey Petersen's Education

Morehead State University

MBA, Business,

2009 to 2012

Saint Leo University

BS, Business Administration, 4.0

2002 to 2005

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J.W. Logistics, LLC

Strategic leader in charge of leading large scale change in $300MM+ company.

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Vice President of US Transportation @ J.W. Logistics, LLC Strategic leader in charge of leading large scale change in $300MM+ company. From February 2018 to July 2019 (1 year 6 months) Frisco, TXOperations Manager @ FedEx Express Successfully lead 35 employees in delivery and pick up operations. Directly manage people including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work From 2000 to 2003 (3 years) Courier @ FedEx Express Served customers of FedEx Express through pickup and delivery operations. From 1996 to 2000 (4 years) Handler @ FedEx Express Handled and sorted packages in order to help service customers in Domestic Ground Operations. From 1995 to 1996 (1 year) Director of Transportation Eastern Region @ Amazon Selected to lead all transportation operations for our East Region. Lead transportation team in planning and executing a supply chain that handles over 25 million packages per month. Negotiate and partner with high level executives at the USPS and with our 3PL partners. Oversee high level projects that continue to redefine our transportation network.• Led network of 1800-3000 people• Provide greater than 99% on time entry for our USPS partners in the East• Managed over 900 million dollars of cost• Launched network wide initiative delivering final mile out of our mid mile facilities• Led project team to develop web based KPI reporting for transportation network From March 2016 to January 2018 (1 year 11 months) Eastern Region United StatesGeneral Manager (Site Leader) @ Amazon Selected to lead all sort center activities in the North Texas, Northwest LA, and Southern OK areas. Lead senior managers in operations and transportation offering world class service for our customers by providing a cost effective mid mile and last mile delivery process. Plan, staff, and guide operations to execute the processing and delivery of two to five million units per month. Lead an engaging culture where our associates are enabled to solve problems.• Lead a team of up to 1500 associates• Led Sort Center network initiative in flexing hours on a daily basis• Grew customer base through creative transportation solutions increasing our volume by 100% in 18 months• Set standard for labor planning for the Sort Center Network• Launched PRIME NOW and Amazon Pantry in DFW area From January 2015 to February 2016 (1 year 2 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaGeneral Manager of Transportation Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, Shreveport, Oklahoma City @ Amazon Lead all Sort Center transportation in the Dallas TX, Fort Worth TX, Austin TX, Oklahoma City OK, Shreveport LA region.Major player in start up for Amazon in the DFW area Led efforts in engineering floor lay out for new Sort Center at DFWLead performance improvement efforts with 3PL partners and USPS.Facilitate coordination with Amazon, 3PLs, and USPS From October 2013 to December 2014 (1 year 3 months) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaOperations Manager @ Amazon Manage start up efforts at’s first sortation center. Manage execution of key projects to convert 600k square foot facility into a sortation center with the ability to process 400k packages per day. Develop new team of executives and associates that embrace’s culture and have the ability to execute on daily operations items that allow us to meet our customer promise. Lead project manager on key initiatives vital to the startup of the new sort center.• Led efforts to improve throughput in facility from 40k packages per day to 408k packages per day.• Interfaced with software development team to make high level improvements that allow the operations team to successfully plan and execute.• Improved productivity 235% in five months. From August 2012 to October 2013 (1 year 3 months) Cincinnati, Ohio AreaSenior Leader @ Target Led 1.2 million square foot distribution center by delivering in-stocks through innovative supply chain initiatives that keep prices low. Managed a team of 8 operations managers and 400 frontline team members to execute on key activities that ensure our distribution center is compliant with all applicable best practices that create a world class environment that delivers what our guests want.• Acted as a catalyst for a turn-around that propelled the distribution center from twenty-fourth place (out of twenty-six) to a top ten distribution center within the Target pyramid. Helped create a $250,000 labor budget surplus from a ($12,000) labor budget deficit.• Led the Inbound department to a 3rd place (out of twenty-six) finish for FY11 From June 2011 to August 2012 (1 year 3 months) ColoradoSenior manager @ FedEx Express Efficiently manage an organization of over 120 employees and five managers including hiring, developing, motivating, coaching, and directing people as they work. Achieve business plan, ensure customer service goals are met, Sarbanes Oxley standards are met, and OSHA standards are achieved. Effectively manage $8 million annual cost budget. Establish and drive quality standards and consistency throughout the organization. Defines and executes the needed change management work in order to achieve key business objectives. Collaborate with HR business partners in implementing key change management initiatives.Select Achievements• Lead Project Manager in Central Region responsible for leading a team of 20 members comprised of senior managers, engineers, and engineering management in executing a key process improvement initiative. Successfully reduced the overall on road cost structure of $250 million• Lead Project Manager to direct a cross functional team in developing data bases, system architecture, reports and tools that would create consistency throughout the organization. • Acted as internal consultant for directing team members, consultants to observe operations, analyze root causes, coach local management and help drive process improvement leveraging best practice methods and LEAN concepts. • Worked with Human Resources department to develop a People Plan for the Indianapolis market. • Assigned to turn around four struggling locations in the Indianapolis market. Increased on road efficiency by 8%. Reduced overtime by 40%. Improved delivery service from 95% to 99.2%• Assigned to turn around a chronically poor performing operation in Toledo, OH. After one year the location was able to achieve best performing location for the first quarter in FY09 in the Central Region. Reduced overtime by 50%. Increased productivity by 20% and service by 4% points. • Successfully designed and launched a new operation. From 2006 to June 2011 (5 years) Facilitator @ FedEx Express Facilitate the learning of best practices and leadership skills to managing directors, senior managers, and operations managers. Consult and coach operations with performance issues. Develop best practices in conjunction with legal and human resources.Select Achievements• Asked to develop best practice methodologies for the Northern Caribbean district by the VP of Latin American Division. Successfully developed, designed, and delivered best practice training to the entire Northern Caribbean management team. • Member of team charged with developing new best practices for setting on road goals at the route level. Working with legal, human resources, and executive management the team successfully developed and trained the trainers in three months. • Consulted management teams with operational deficiencies. Performed strategic evaluations of opportunities and created strategy based resolutions to help locations realize operational efficiencies and cost reduction. • Mentored and coached new leadership facilitators on how to use engineering spreadsheets, improve their presentations skills, and become effective facilitators. From 2005 to 2006 (1 year) Station Manager @ FedEx Express Successfully manage $2.5 million cost budget. Lead team of 42 employees to achieve service goals, on road efficiency goals, productivity goals. Partner with human resources, legal, HCMP, and engineering in designing effective plans for the operation. Directly manage people including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they work. Select Achievements• Nominated to facilitate the districts aspire to management program for hourly employees. Successfully trained over 100 candidates. Personally saw five direct reports promote into management who are all successful managers today.• Assigned to turn around location in London, KY. The location improved its service from 92% to 99%. On road efficiency (68% of the total hours spent) improved by 10.3%. Productivity improved by 7%. Recognized for most improved Leadership Survey Results along with best Leadership Survey results in the district.• Project manager for redesigning on road operations.• Was assigned to district internal consulting team. Acted as subject matter expert on the team when consulting locations that did not achieve business plan goals in service and productivity. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years) Senior Director of Transportation and Sort Center Operations @ Walmart • Manage all of fulfillment centers transportation activities • Developed the strategic vision for the sortation network to unlock an incremental 30% in transportation capacity through a lower cost alternative• Partner with operational VP’s to drive overall on time delivery improvements• Developed strategic vision for standing up 7 “pop up” sort centers for PEAK 2020 which will provide 400k daily capacity• Executive leader that planned and executed the launch of pop up sort center network Senior Director or E-Commerce Transportation @ Walmart • Managed over a billion in cost per year • Service architect in multi-year agreement with major carrier• COVID-19 strategic leader for Walmart e-commerce carrier relationships• Key leader for first Walmart postal injection facility helping launch its first sort center• Strategic leader that employed new process that led to improved on time delivery by 300 bps From July 2019 to July 2020 (1 year 1 month) Dallas/Fort Worth Area

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