Seasoned Retail Executive – Omni-Channel and Supply Chain
Jim has over 40 years of experience in retail: Stores; Ecommerce; Omni, Fulfillment, Planning, Allocation and Replenishment; and Supply Chain from manufacturer to retailer. Responsible for multiple technology and business strategic planning initiatives.
American Freight and Furniture – Chief Operating Officer – All functions supported.
Working for Private Equity ownership and responsible for preparing the company for a potential sale. During my tenure, I retooled the complete company organization structure, added transportation, Planning and forecasting and replenishment, implemented a full Business Intelligence reporting suite and a complete ERP/POS/Ecommerce technology solution
Bare Essentials – CIO/Responsible for all CIO functions reporting to the corporate CIO at Shiseido HQ’s
Responsible for implementing a Saleforce-based CRM solution, including wholesale order management
Williams Sonoma – CIO
Developed a company-wide technology three-year strategic plan
Manhattan Associates – VP-Retail Strategy
Was responsible of bringing Distributed Order Management, Demand Forecasting and Replenishment and Merchandise Planning products to the suite of solutions.
Harbor Freight Tools
Implemented Warehouse Management from Manhattan Associates and Point of Sale solution from Aptos Solutions
GreyOrange – Partner/GO5 Strategic Consulting team responsible for large, complex automation projects for fortune 50 retailers
Developed a 12-week fast-paced schedule to implement a fully automated Pick, pack and ship operation. The solution was implemented in a regional mall-based dark store. Target fulfillment SLA of 12k order/day. The solution was producing 20k orders/day T+2 weeks after the initial implementation
Omni-Channel – Customer facing systems – POS, Ecommerce, Marketplace