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Do it Best Corp. Names New National Logistics Manager

logistics managerDo it Best Corp. announced the promotion of co-op veteran Steve Rose to national logistics manager, effective July 16.

Rose has served as safety director since joining Do it Best Corp. in 2011. In that role, he was responsible for the safety of the co-op’s 1,500-plus employees across its 10 locations, managing its safety program, workers’ compensation and other related initiatives. He also contributed to initiatives that improved loss prevention and reduced waste in the distribution process while consistently enhancing supply chain effectiveness.

“I’m incredibly honored to join the outstanding logistics team at Do it Best,” Rose says. “I’m excited to return to logistics. It’s where my career began and developed. Technology is bringing about rapid and important changes, as well as opportunities for us to build on our already industry-leading distribution excellence and continue to deliver results for our members.”

Prior to joining Do it Best Corp., Rose worked for 10 years in operations for Walmart’s distribution division. During that time, he focused on enhancing operational efficiency, project management, strategic planning, safety initiatives, and staff training and team building.

“With his extensive experience in distribution, safety and strong institutional knowledge, Steve is the perfect individual for this senior leadership role,” says Tim Miller, vice president of logistics for the co-op. “The effort and energy he’s put into building relationships with our logistics team members will serve him very well as we work to continue enhancing our distribution and supply chain excellence.”  

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About Renee Changnon

Renee Changnon is the retail outreach coordinator for NRHA. She meets with retailers in their stores and at industry events and introduces them to the services NRHA provides. Renee previously worked as a member of the NRHA communications team. She earned a degree in visual journalism from Illinois State University, where she served as the features editor for the school newspaper. After college, she implemented marketing and promotions initiatives at Jimmy John’s franchise locations across the country. She enjoys exploring books with her book club, Netflix marathons and hosting goat yoga at her apartment complex. Renee Changnon 317-275-9442 rchangnon@nrha.org

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