Senior Manager, Supply Chain Optimization, Transportation and Logistics
John Trestrail is the Sr Manager of Supply Chain Optimization at Newell Brands, a CPG company with such well-known products as Sharpie, Elmers, Graco, Crockpot, Yankee Candle, First Alert, Coleman, and Rubbermaid. He is responsible for supply chain strategy, network modeling, and analytics across Newell Brands eight business units and has worked on numerous post-merger projects to drive cost savings, service improvements, resiliency, and sustainability.
He started his career working for container shipping companies and an NVOCC before going into practice for eight years as a shipbroker and consultant. He now has 26 years of supply chain industry experience. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Georgia State University and is CPIM and ASBA certified.