WOW Logistics® hires new VP of Operations, George Bene

January 4, 2019 Published by WOW Logistics

For Immediate Release

Neenah, Wis. – January 4, 2019: On Monday, January 7, WOW Logistics will bring new leadership to its Operations Team with the addition of George Bene. As the Vice President of Operations, Bene will oversee the company’s largest department with a strategic vision and a focus on process improvement.

Bene brings with him an extensive background in operations leadership with expertise in food safety. Before coming to WOW Logistics, Bene served as President of Solutions for Excellence, LLC developing process solutions for operations, manufacturing, warehousing, transportation, logistics, and labor and project management. Prior to that, Bene was the Senior VP of Operations at Agro Merchants Group, Corporate Director of Operations at Pate Dawson Company, Inc, Distribution Center Manager at Schreiber Foods, and the Director of Manufacturing, Distribution & Logistics at Virbac.

Bene, a Six Sigma Green Belt, describes himself as a “process thinker” and will create an environment where process improvements drive consistent and repeatable results.

“I am fortunate to have leadership experience in all areas of operations and cold storage solutions,” commented Bene. “I enjoy working alongside a team and uncovering opportunities for process improvements to deliver superior solutions.”

In his first six months at WOW Logistics, Bene will spend time getting to know each of the company’s leaders, as well as the teams at every facility, to understand their unique contributions to our customers.

“I want members of my team to know I will support them,” said Bene. “It’s also critical that I develop strong relationships with our customers to ensure our operational plans align with their goals.”

Howard Kamerer, President and CEO of WOW Logistics concluded, “The number one factor of WOW’s service differentiation is predicated upon our operational excellence. George was selected as our new Vice President of Operations because I believe in his ability to deliver mature leadership that supports our people and culture, while achieving process consistency across our distribution center infrastructure. Additionally, George will be a valuable asset to the sales department, supporting the communication of our operational capabilities to strategic customers and prospects.”

To learn more about WOW Logistics, visit wowlogistics.com.

About WOW Logistics®
WOW Logistics® is a nationally recognized leader in the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, offering several integrated supply chain solutions in Operations, Real Estate, and Financing. An expert in storing and handling food-grade product, WOW Logistics is the only 3PL in the U.S. that is ASI-audited at the food processor level, and it consistently receives scores above 97 percent. The company is also the nation’s largest private purchaser of dairy products through its WOW COMMODITY PURCHASE PROGRAM®. Throughout 27 distribution centers, WOW Logistics maintains a total of 7.5 million square feet of warehouse space, including 28.5 million cubic feet of refrigerated area.

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