Please Welcome Jim Chamberlain as Part of the Leadership Team at Alpine

Please Welcome Jim Chamberlain as Part of the Leadership Team at Alpine

We are proud to welcome Jim Chamberlain to the Alpine team! Jim has over 30 years of engineering experience in distribution and the supply chain. He spent 24 years with DSC Logistics where he led teams that provided innovative solutions for Fortune 500 companies. As a Managing Director, he will focus on layout design, start-up support, innovation, value added services, engineered labor standards, labor management, Continual Improvement (Lean & Six-Sigma), material handling management, and operations excellence.

We are excited to have Jim as part of the leadership team at Alpine Supply Chain! His passion and experience is exactly what Alpine customers have grown to expect, “I am excited to be with a team that is so passionate about working with customers to improve their supply chain operations,” said Jim. “Being with Alpine is like being part of a family – we work together, collaborate, and care about each other personally and professionally. I think this spirit is noticed by our customers and makes a difference in the solutions we create with them.”

About Jim:

  • Has led over 50 successful labor management implementations that reduced each customer’s variable labor expense by an average of 20+%
  • Develops enhancements to WMS on an on-going basis to drive costs out of supply chain for existing and new customers. Examples include Directed Putaway, Directed Replenishment, Accu-Pick, Pick & Load Optimization, Metrics, Voice Pick
  • Implements web-based Material Handling Equipment programs that significantly reduced spend by analyzing and acting on intelligence information related to lift trucks, batteries, chargers
  • Focuses on best practices within logistics centers to ensure consistent, high performance across entire network regardless of business vertical and consignee special requirements
  • Has led team of packaging engineers that focused on low-cost manual and automated product transformation projects that allow customers to differentiate their merchandise within retail stores

Industry Organizations and Associations:

  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • Warehouse Education and Research Council
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • MTM Association, Board of Directors
  • JDA, Warehouse Labor Management Special Interest Group Chair
Gigi’s Playhouse and Alpine – Annual Philanthropy

Gigi’s Playhouse and Alpine – Annual Philanthropy

In honor of October being Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Alpine Supply Chain Solutions hosted some local clients for the annual philanthropic Gigi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers Golf Outing: including CTL, American Hotel Register, APL, First Logistics, and School Health. We wanted to thank our partner Optricity for their donation!

GiGi’s is a nonprofit, 100% donation funded, down-syndrome awareness organization that provides opportunities to thousands of families globally, all for free. Our customers really enjoyed learning about GiGi’s Playhouse and were happy to participate in an event that was for such a great cause. We love being able to give back to the community, especially to such a great cause that supports so many children, families, and communities.

About Gigi’s Playhouse:

Our mission and purpose: to change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all. Our vision: to see a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced in their families, schools and communities. Our niche: we change lives through consistent delivery of free educational, therapeutic-based and career development programs for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community, through a replicable playhouse model. Our promise: a lifetime commitment to families.

Learn more about Gigi’s Playhouse here!