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Steve Wolf

Director of Operations

Executive Summary and Overview

Experienced Logistics/Operations Executive with a strong background in distribution, transportation, and operations management. Skilled in driving revenue growth, reducing costs, and fostering operational excellence. Proven ability in strategic planning, team development, and delivering exceptional customer service.

Accomplishments and KPIs
  • Led the start-up operations of a 300k SFT cold storage facility, ensuring efficient operations and customer satisfaction.

  • Achieved significant reductions in selector turnover and shrink while improving operational efficiency at Sysco Foods.

  • Successfully implemented hiring and onboarding strategies, enhancing staff quality and service delivery at Mobile Infirmary Hospital.

  • Implemented innovative routing and safety measures, resulting in substantial cost savings and improved driver performance at Pizza Wholesale of Lexington.

Work Experience

Performance Team/Maersk Cold Chain (Wilmington, NC) Director of Operations October 2023 - April 2024

  • Oversaw start-up operations of a 300k SFT cold storage facility, managing staff, equipment coordination, and customer relations.

Sysco Foods (Fargo, ND) Vice President Operations October 2021 - October 2023

  • Managed all distribution and transportation functions, achieving significant improvements in turnover, shrink, and operational efficiency.

US Foods (Bismarck, ND/Clifton Park, NY) Vice President of Operations March 2019 - June 2021

  • Provided oversight of distribution and transportation operations, exceeding all site metrics and achieving operational excellence.

Lowe's Home Improvement, Inc. (Mooresville, NC) Operations Manager (Contract Position) July 2018 - March 2019

  • Led the development of process and procedures for flatbed distribution facilities across multiple locations, ensuring standardization and efficiency.

Lee Distributors, LLC. (Summerville, SC) Director of Operations July 2017 - April 2018

  • Directed distribution center and transportation departments, implementing safety protocols and driving operational improvements.

Pizza Wholesale of Lexington, Inc. (Paris, KY) Director of Logistics & Warehousing August 2011 - August 2017

  • Provided oversight of fleet and warehousing processes, implementing safety training and cost-saving measures.

Ben Arnold-Sunbelt (Ridgeway, SC)Statewide Distribution Manager July 2003 - December 2005

  • Led all transportation functions for private fleet in corporate office and 4 locations throughout South Carolina.

Merit Distribution, Inc. (Pageland, SC) Terminal Manager June 1998 - April 2003

  • Expanded company’s revenue-generating potential by assisting in new distribution contracts for Walmart and Sam’s Clubs retailers.

FFM, Incorporated (Elkhorn, WI)Operations Supervisor - Transportation & Distribution February 1991 – January 1998

  • Performed efficient operations processes, improving overall productivity by supervising all departments of a food distribution center.

Location and Travel

Open to: Remote, Hybrid and On-Site roles.

Compensation Seeking: Competitive salary aligned with industry standards and role expectations.

Position Seeking: Leadership roles in operations management, and logistics.


Kennedy Western University, 1000 Oaks, CA.

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