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Alfonzo Thomas

Alfonzo Thomas


C&S Wholesale Grocers

Iselin, NJ

Merchandising at C&S Wholesale Grocers


US Foods

Senior Night Shift Clerk

Manage over 150 workers, including selectors, hi-lows, and loaders.
Maintain the work for the entire warehouse, such as freezer, cooler and dry labels.
Develop productivity spreadsheets for the workers each zone.
Makes sure all drivers have their routes and paper work in their box on time. Late drivers are unacceptable.
Build trucks using Truck Builder software. Build efficient truck loads with multiple routes on pallets.

Career medium 02
Career medium 03

C&S Wholesale Grocers

Logistics Coordinator

Performed various pricing tasks in a timely manner
Maintained spreadsheets documenting gross profits, vendor relation issues and alternate sourcing issues
Processed a minimum of 50-100 new items weekly
Reviewed distribution reports daily to ensure accurate billing
Created a quality control log after directing a team on gathering information from various sources


C&S Wholesale Grocers

Customer Account Coordinator

Acted as liaison between retailer and merchandising teams including controlling the sharing of information between various departments
Logged and tracked over 400 new item set ups on a weekly basis; managed pricing strategies including compiling and distributing weekly pricing reports for the merchandising team, investigating and resolving all pricing issues, and assisting the Senior Merchandiser on an as needed basis with special projects

Career medium 01
Career medium 01

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc

Associate Merchandising Analyst

Managed over $30 million dollars in sales on a daily basis for this multi billion dollar food distributor
Developed key relationships within the vendor and broker community
Negotiated with vendors in order to secure the best price point, ensuring optimized revenue and increased bottom lines, resulting in over $40K in incremental revenue quarterly
Consistently met between 1-2 % gross margins on all wholesale sales
Established weekly promotional merchandising strategies with a focus on the use of promotional dollars to increase gross profit margins at prominent retailer; responsible for 30 stores
Analyzed market conditions to maximize gross profit opportunities
Quarterly incentive reconciliation for over 100 vendors
Accrual maintenance, tracking, and reconciliation
Verified accuracy of pricing and reconciled any discrepancies


C&S Wholesale Grocers

Order Entry Clerk

Processed all customer purchase orders.
Provided customers with information regarding order status, product availability and pricing
Worked directly with warehouse manager to ensure all delivery deadlines were met
Reviewed, authorized and processed all RMA requests
Created and maintained extensive spreadsheets documenting back orders and customer replacements
Achieve customer service level targets of 96% through daily scheduling of inbound deliveries into three C&S grocery distribution centers
Collaborate with grocery buyers, transportation and warehouse personnel to meet company service levels, inventory and gross profit objectives

Career medium 02

Kean University

Bachelor, Business/Marketing

John F Kennedy High School