Rose has served as safety director since joining Do it Best Corp. in 2011. In that role, he was responsible for the safety of the co-op’s 1,500-plus employees across its 10 locations, managing its safety program, workers’ compensation and other related initiatives. He also contributed to initiatives that improved loss prevention and reduced waste in the distribution process while consistently enhancing supply chain effectiveness.
“I’m incredibly honored to join the outstanding logistics team at Do it Best,” Rose says. “I’m excited to return to logistics. It’s where my career began and developed. Technology is bringing about rapid and important changes, as well as opportunities for us to build on our already industry-leading distribution excellence and continue to deliver results for our members.”
Prior to joining Do it Best Corp., Rose worked for 10 years in operations for Walmart’s distribution division. During that time, he focused on enhancing operational efficiency, project management, strategic planning, safety initiatives, and staff training and team building.
“With his extensive experience in distribution, safety and strong institutional knowledge, Steve is the perfect individual for this senior leadership role,” says Tim Miller, vice president of logistics for the co-op. “The effort and energy he’s put into building relationships with our logistics team members will serve him very well as we work to continue enhancing our distribution and supply chain excellence.”
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