Richard Woolery got his start in the material handling industry over twenty-seven (27) years ago in Omaha, Nebraska. While working his way through college, Richard worked in the warehouse where he installed new and used material handling equipment including pallet rack, steel shelving, boltless shelving, lockers and mezzanines among other types of industrial storage equipment. Upon graduation with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree, Richard took the next step in his career by entering the sales side of the business. He was able to use the hands on training and knowledge he acquired in installations to better service his business partners. In addition to expanding his material handling knowledge, Richard also took these years to complete his Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree at the University of Nebraska.
After (10) years serving the Midwest, Richard relocated to Phoenix, Arizona. Richard took a job with an Arizona material handling company where he worked for (15) years. He continued to refine his industry knowledge in the entire southwest market including Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Utah. Richard’s award winning sales success led to his eventual promotion to Sales Manager and later to General Manager.
Richard Woolery is someone who knows and understands every phase of material handling and supply chain from how to install any type of storage system to how the choice of an automated system can affect a company’s P & L statement. Richard has continued his education in the material handling, logistics, supply chain and business management by attending and completing many classes, training sessions and seminars. Richard has successfully completed projects and provided solutions in the following industries:
- Cross Dock
- Food Processing
- Record Archive
- Third Party Logistics (3PL)
Richard started Industrial Storage in 2010 to better serve the material handling industry in the Southwestern United States. His years of hard work and dedication to the material handling industry are unmatched in the market. He is married with four kids and donates his time and money to many organizations when not helping his customers be their best. View Richard’s professional resume at LinkedIn.