FW Warehousing Names Austin Benear Operations Excellence Manager

FW Warehousing promotes Austin Benear to Operations Excellence Manager.

Online PR News – 20-January-2015 – Sauget, IL – FW Warehousing promotes Austin Benear to Operations Excellence Manager.

Benear is now responsible for writing specific Standard Operation Procedures, which involve detailing a more specific approach to complex operational tasks. He is also gaining several additional direct reports.

The Operations Excellence Manager is responsible for Metric/KPI reporting at FW Warehousing. Currently, Benear is in the process of employing new operational work cards for the associates as well as implementing state-of-the-art inventory checks. This new systems will capture data to be used to evaluate time and analyze hourly costs and inventory efficiencies to improve operational efficiencies.

Benear has more than 16 years of experience in Lean Strategic Management, Account Management and Customer Relations. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

FW Warehousing is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri with Midwest warehouse distribution centers in Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana totaling more than 4-million square feet. Founded in 1949 with a focus on food-grade storage, FW later broadened its services to include general warehousing, dry storage, hazardous material and chemical storage, temperature-controlled storage, product distribution and fulfillment. FW Warehousing has more than 60 years of experience in third-party 3PL logistics and has been ranked in the top 100 Third Party Logistic Companies in the country by Inbound Logistics magazine.