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BRIAN HAEHL 4707 E. Michigan Road Shelbyville, Indiana 46176 Phone: (317) 392-1692 E-Mail: bhaehl@earthlink.

net RESUME EXPERTISE Distribution Center Management / Operations Management - to provide * Infrastructure / Supply Chain Management / Logistics Planning * Third Party Fulfillment Supply Chain PROFILE Expertise in fast-paced, direct to retail distribution operations implementing o rganizational change initiatives that have improved logistics and operational pe rformance. Analytical thinker and planner able to develop and implement effective operation s and management strategies aimed at promoting quality performance and increased productivity. Hands on leadership with team-oriented management style. Strong functional/techn ical expert; dedicated to results. - Strengths: * Operations Manager for all phases of product commercialization. Expertise incl udes all aspects of supply chain management: operations, manufacturing, logistic s, quality assurance, facility management, labor management, training programs, change management, and general administration * Outbound Logistics /Service Provider - Experienced with freight forwarding as a Third Party Logistics Provider. Special strength providing a sustainability of cost advantage for the customer dealing with complex retail distribution and ch anging conditions while providing integrated logistics solutions for rapid chang e. Professional Tools: Bar-coding and automated systems; RF-Based WMS systems, both TRW and SAP based WMS, inventory control and cycle counting, basic accounting ( invoicing, payables, receivables);operational budgets and capital expenditures, automated order picking and unpacking systems; Microsoft Office Suite; familiari ty with Lean and Visual Workplace practices; ISO 9001, SAS 70 EXPERIENCE CINRAM GAMES DISTRIBUTION, Plainfield, Indiana Jan 2007 - PRESENT Director of Operations Highlights: Budgetary oversight for 400,000 sf DC delivering > 50% of all domes tic video games direct to retail stores. Implemented processes, streamlined he adcount, & executed automation changes that reduced retail CPU from .16 pu to < .05 pu. Personal contribution to company: - ability to make projects & people come toge ther from a 20-year knowledge base of manufacturing and distributing CD releases and creating logistics savings. - Contribution Examples: * Spearheaded a series of management actions to upgrade planning and control of infrastructure for Cinram's Game fulfillment, value added services, and distribu tion operations.

* Managed shut down and consolidation of manufacturing/packaging facility from 2 425 Perry Road to 909 Whitaker Road facility, and worked with management team to cross train associates and tear down walls between packaging and distribution t o gain labor efficiencies * Built an exceptionally efficient management team that daily managed a seamless effort throughout the supply chain that is lauded by all of our customers * Estimated, forecasted, and tracked against actual w/ graphs and excel charts that ensured budget numbers are in place working across areas of shipping/receiv ing, facilities, Returns Center. *Implemented various KPI's throughout each area of facility to keep associates a breast of actual performance vs. expectations. * Worked with management team and Continuous Improvement Manager to Implement IS O 9001. *Led operations team and worked with SAP Software team to develop SAP WMS * Integrated several new 3PL accounts, largest being Atari Games and Take 2 Inte ractive Accomplishments: (1) Generated new vision in change management of logistic solut ions, (2) built an unbeatable team effort, and (3) led tactical execution that o versaw complete distribution processes - coordinating inbound/outbound logistics of a fulfillment supply chain that supplied >50% of all video games shipped in the United States during CY2010. EXPERIENCE ENTERTAINMENT DISTRIBUTION COMPANY, Fishers, Indiana Jun 2005 - Dec 2006 Director of Operations Highlights: Recommended by internal management of Universal Music Logistics to d irect U.S. distribution operations of EDC and service the client: Universal Musi c. Tasked with strategic planning and overall management of logistics as Third Part y Provider: Serve multiple roles, work internally with Universal, have direct re ports from managers of warehouse, maintenance, returns center, facilities/securi ty, and Director of HR. Also, receive direct reports from remote distribution ce nters (DC's): Wilkes Barre, PA and Reno, NA. Provided a leadership role for HR for a total of 350 employees - 250 union and 80 non-union located multiple sites; administered unit forecasting & developed v ariable labor cost model & budgets while controlling fixed costs. UNIVERSAL MUSIC LOGISTICS, Fishers, Indiana May 2000 - Jun 2005 Director of Operations Highlights: Oversaw operations of a 600,000 sq ft hub facility for Hits, Deep Ca talog (30,000 SKU's) and New Release warehouses from start-up to subsequently tr ansferring to EDC ownership. - Contribution Examples: * Facilitated company's effort to move from Universal Music's Memphis DC into Fi shers DC moving 25 million units and 11,000 sku's. Worked with team in planning seamless relocation, shut down of Memphis DC, and start-up at Fisher DC. Managed inventory of 60 million units on 25,000 sku's with warehouse accuracy rate of 9 9.8% and customer order accuracy of 99.7%. * Operational change: In combined effort with managers looked at the whole facil ity to improve efficiency of total operations. Reviewed operations for new ways of doing business. Spearheaded change to new procedures and tasks that resulted in increased efficiency of processes and resulted in savings of over $1 million annually in variable labor.

* Developed budgets and expense analysis that supported company financial goals and objectives. * Drove cost reduction through continuous improvement activities, process improv ements and other bottom line project related initiatives. * Ensured compliance to all government requirements and corporate policies and p rocedures. * Supported distribution through Best Practices policy and procedures for packag ing and distribution. * Developed programs and contributed to input for computerized systems to refine efficiency and develop cross-functional workflow of picking and packing of 60,0 00 pick lines & 1,000,000 units daily out of Fishers hub. POLYGRAM GROUP DISTRIBUTION, Fishers, Indiana 1990 -2000 Associate Director of Operations (1996 - 2000) Operations Manager/ Catalog Warehouse (1994 - 1996) Hits Central Manager, Indianapolis, Indiana (1992 - 1994) DJ/Promo Manager, Indianapolis, Indiana (1990 - 1992) Highlights: Results oriented participatory management included leading teams and direct reports, relocating a distribution center, improving accuracy, reducing labor costs, and increasing productivity. - Contribution Examples: Operations - Trained 2 operations managers, 9 supervisors and managed all facets of a 3-shift operation within a 480,000 sq. ft. distribution center. Managed pr oductivity analysis and emphasize quality awareness programs reducing annualized per unit variable labor cost in DC by 7/10 of a cent resulting in bottom line s avings of $318,000 while improving order accuracy to 99.7%. * Accomplishments: Team production earned the 4th consecutive distributor-of-yea r award as voted by our customers. Participated in selection of WMS provider, wo rked on committee defining system parameters and worked with operations managers during phased implementation into all DC's Catalog Warehouse - Held direct responsibility for a 3-shift operation with 9 su pervisors, 4 warehouse auditors and DJ/Promo Managers reporting and 111 employee s reporting to these supervisors * Accomplishments: Reduced ship time from 3 to 5 days to 1 to 2 days; reduced la bor costs by 1.5 cents per unit, decreased headcount from 160 to 111 hourly empl oyees while volumes grew by 10% and shipping accuracy improve to 100% with zero discrepancies. Hits Central Operations - Responsible for operating Hits Central, New Release, a nd DJ/Promo distribution from a remote facility on Post Road with DJ/Promo manag er and 4 supervisors reporting and a staff of 70 hourly employees. * Accomplishments: Planned and directed a successful relocation of 150,000 sq. f t. DC into national hub located in Fishers, IN accomplishing a move with 3.2 mil lion units of inventory in a seamless effort over 1 weekend without missing a si ngle customer order. Changed slotting and sequencing in forward pick zones resul ting in a 60% gain in productivity. ELECTROSOUND GROUP MIDWEST, Shelbyville, Indiana 1980 - 1990 Plant Manager (1986 - 1990) Distribution Manager (1982 - 1986) Shipping Supervisor (1980 - 1982) Highlights: Grew within company to manage manufacturing, distribution, warehousi ng, customer services, and special services for plant employing 126 people and m anufacturing 15 million vinyl records annually. Plant Management -Started up and managed administration of distribution and retu

rns processing for Smithsonian Recording, Smithsonian Press and Time/Life Record ings. Direct reports from Customer Service Manager, distribution Manager and Pla nt Superintendent. Distribution Management - Directed activities and the record finishing and shipp ing/warehousing of 45 personnel. Received direct reports from shipping and finis hing departments for the on-time distribution of over 1 million records per mont h. Fine-tuned inventory control system to accurately track 15 customer owned com ponents and finished goods. * Implemented auditing procedure and processes before shipping that eliminated m isshipments from the Midwest plant and was replicated by both the East and West Coast manufacturing plants. * Initiated set up and operation of national returns and distribution center for Arista records. EDUCATION B.A., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 1979