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Mary A.

Quirk 27 Elmwood Avenue Salem, New Hampshire 03079 TRANSPORTATION / LOGISTICS / DISTRIBUTION Start-Up, Turnaround & Management of Profitable Logistics Operations Highly organized and effective transportation leader with a strong record of co st reduction, revenue improvement and quality/performance management. Significa nt depth and knowledge in the areas of facilities management, operational leader ship, and customer satisfaction. Areas of expertise: Transportation/ Logistics Distribution Operations Leadership Change Management Strategic Planning Customer Service Procurement/Purchasing Quality Control / Assurance Cost Containment/Expense Control Inventory Management Recruiting Workforce Planning Team Leadership/Motivation Scheduling Strategic Sourcing Process Improvement Risk Management OSHA/DOT Regulatory Compliance Vendor Relations Budgeting/Financial Reporting Cost/Benefit Analysis P&L Fleet Software Implementation Demonstrated ability to achieve process, performance and productivity optimizati on. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: McLANE COMPANY, Contoocook, NH 2005 to 2010 A national grocery distributor reporting $26B in net revenue for 2009 with 10,00 0 employees and 39 distribution centers. Transportation Manager Managed entire transportation/logistics operation serving the New England area. Led the successful coordination of over 8000 monthly deliveries to well-known c ompanies such as: Wal-Mart, Sams Club, K-Mart and Target. Scope of leadership included full accountability for staffing, budgeting, financial reporting, cost control, dispatching, scheduling, DOT/OSHA regulatory affairs, training and cust omer management. Oversaw an $11M budget with full P & L responsibilities. Guid ed all aspects of Fleet Management software implementation initiative. Led a team comprised of over 100 drivers, 4 dispatchers as well as other support staff. Monitored performance and related costs for full fleet of equipment; 5

1 sleeper tractors, and 74 trailers. Ensured full adherence to Department of T ransportation (DOT) regulations and OSHA compliance standards. Championed ongo ing safety testing, modification and assessments for both drivers as well as the ir related equipment. Reengineered Professional Truck Drivers Course to incorp orate ongoing prevention methodology. Analyzed daily route and scheduling activities utilizing data to deliver optima l performance and productivity. Reviewed and monitored fuel costs executing highly effective cost containment s trategy. Triggered an annual savings of $132K through equipment inventory review and pe rformance alignment Restructured seasonal candy deliveries to eliminate need of additional outsourc e services. Delivered annual net savings of $100K. Increase operational efficiency through implementation of, a fleet m anagement software application. Mary A. Quirk - Page 2

VELOCITY EXPRESS, Woburn, MA 2000 to 2005 A cross dock facility delivering various consumables throughout the New England states. Operations Manager Orchestrated the start-up, growth and management of New England transportation f acility. Assembled and implemented daily routing schedules for deliveries. Man aged a driver pool which consisted of 50 independent contractors as well as 35 d irect reports. Deployed safe and timely deliveries adhering to all DOT/OSHA reg ulations. Designed a cost containment process used to analyze key expense drive rs and modify costs. Built a fully-staffed, full-service logistics facility operating at profitabili ty within a very short period. Maintained competitive position against other dedicated logistics service contr actors. Created highly effective system to track Over-Short-Damage (OS&D) cargo. EARLY LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE as a Dispatcher and Driver for fully integrated logistics operations supporting warehouse/distribution comp anies throughout the Eastern U.S. Substantial exposure to large fleet operatio ns. EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA Bachelors of Science in Biology 1991

Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown, MA Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), 1993 TRAINING U.S. DOT Motor carrier Safety Compliance Course in Oklahoma City, OK in 2008. Awarded certification by the US Department of Transportation. Ongoing training and development including: Leadership Training Logistics & Management Training OSHA & DOT Regulatory Compliance Training