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We are pleased to invite you to the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Event hosted by the Institute of Industrial Engineers on Tuesday, September 26, 2006, from 11am until 12pm in IC (Instructional Center)
room 105
. Please come to see our representatives at this
event and you will learn about our Company, its distribution and transportation
network and operations/engineering strategy.

Williams, Sonoma, Inc. is the nations’ leader in catalog and retail
sales of home centered products.  Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn
Kids, PB Teen, Pottery Barn Bed + Bath, Williams-Sonoma Home, Williams-Sonoma,
and West Elm
are all companies under the Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
umbrella.  Our Memphis and Olive Branch Distribution facilities support
our 552 stores, seven mail order catalogs and five e-commerce web sites, which
generate over 3.5 billion in annual sales. Distribution facilities are located
in Memphis, TN, Olive Branch, MS, Cranbury, NJ, and Ontario, CA. We are the
largest distributor in the area.

Williams-Sonoma Representatives attending:

Tim Stover, Vice-President of Engineering at Williams-Sonoma,
Inc. Tim manages all aspects of facility functions to include material handling
installs, upgrades, and improvements in all DC's; oversees all new building
construction from start-up to sign-off by operations and supports regional
DC's in all areas of capex projects, staffing plans, and method improvements.
Tim' team supports all the Distribution Centers in Memphis, TN; Olive Branch,
MS and Cranbury, NJ. Tim has been in the plant engineering/facility management
field during the past 20 years. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering
from The University of Tennessee. 

Carl Carbonell, Director of Separate Ship Distribution in
Olive Branch, MS. Carl maintains operational responsibility for all distribution
and transportation operations for Separate Ship Facility in Olive Branch, MS.
Carl has 19 years of operations experience, including 4 years at Williams-Sonoma,
Inc. and 15 years at specialty retail apparel J.Crew. He received a B.A. in
Accounting from the Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, VA.


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  • Created: 10/08/2010
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 10/07/2016


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