About Our TeamFred Rake
Significant global experience in the Asia Pacific, Europe (E/W), South America, Mexico, and North America.
B.S. The Ohio State University, majors in Logistics and Marketing
Masters Liberty Theological Seminary
Specialties: Human motivation, financial connectivity, leadership, and team collaboration to manage and defined goals
Chief Operating Officer - Agrati Group Fastening Systems
Overall executive leadership for procurement, production, all outside service processing, manufacturing plants, international sourcing, global transportation and supply chain, LEAN value initiatives for 5 plants, 58 service centers and 2.6 billion fasteners.
Vice President, Operations - Continental Midland Group
Full P&L responsibility for major OEM fastener organization. Supporting global customer programs; major operational work and all production, scheduling, and engineering.
Pastor in top 400 Church Body - WoodsEdge Community Church
Pastor at strong “top 400” community Christian Center including but not limited to Men’s Pastor, Christian Lay Counseling (English and Spanish foundation) using Solution Based, Elder Board, supporting prayer and care. Living in an environment identified as foundational prayer, living as one body of believers.
President - GIExec Incorporated
LT contact with major global 3PL/4PL company aligning their resources to penetrate the Energy Sector with strong international consistency; standard process and comprehensive “one view.” The goal is Global Innovation. At this writing; customer and client both extremely happy with a fresh look to old challenge and single shared action to re-align for success. A team of experienced Supply Chain Advisors; all having successful “C” level and EVP/SVP authority across a worldwide theater of operation. Aligned and focused on adoption, delivery, and consistency in a single source, “like-minded” service.
Current projects involve:
- Establishing methodology for a global service solution, inclusive of metrics and measurable deliverables leading to a “shared vision” of work.
- Delivery of strategic cost reduction and avoidance that will add four points of margin in a competitive landscape of services rendered.
Chief Operating Officer - Ep America, Inc: A division of EuroPartners
An emerging global player in supply chain logistics with specialization in supporting North and Latin American companies compete in a global marketplace. Emphasis on supply chain speed and unparalleled service. The company has 26 operations in 8 countries and successfully growing at over 20% annually in each of the ten years of successful operations.
Specializes in trans-border movements between the US, Mexico, and Canada, with rapid expansion and success in Panama, Brazil, Chile, and Germany.
Senior Vice President: Global Consumer Giants
Integrating the value chain into the logistics strategies of global companies of Consumer Goods more than 10 B Euros GR; and multinational in all aspects of sales, development, and operational workstreams.
Senior Vice President
Support overall management and strategy of top 100 customers with annual CEVA business revenue approximately Euro 4 billion.
Senior Vice President - Exel
Responsible for 29 high tech customers in Americas from the jungles of Manaus, Brazil to USA/Mexico and Canada…over 2000 FTE direct/indirect
VP Logistics, Americas - Anixter, Inc.
$3B US-based company responsible for warehousing, transportation, telecom, building services, operational IT, and all related services.
Regional Operations/BD VP - USCO Distribution Services
Responsible for both sales and/or operational PL or facilities in heavily industrialized midwest and central Atlantic states.
The Ohio State University
Bachelor of Science (BS), Double Major Logistics & Marketing · (1975 – 1981)
The Ohio State University – The Max M. Fisher College of Business Bachelor of Science, Logistics and Marketing · (1975 – 1981)
Liberty Theological Seminary
Masters, Pastoral Counseling, Divintiy · (2008 – 2011)
Columbus West High School
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management · (1972 – 1977)
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