Our leadership in the transportation division has lead our company to be more effective and efficient in moving goods from point to point. A few of the outstanding leaders are shown below.
Senior Vice President
Tracy Rosser is the senior vice president of transportation for Walmart US. He has the responsibility for all domestic transportation, the private fleet, and global transportation. He was promoted to this position in 2012.
Tracy's previous role was divisional senior vice president, Mississippi River Delta Division, Central Business Unit, where he was responsible for store operations in this division.
Additionally, since joining Walmart in 1997, Tracy has served as vice president of corporate traffic, director of corporate traffic, general manager of the Laurens, S.C. fashion distribution center, regional transportation manager with the private fleet over the western US, manager of backhaul administration, and general transportation manager of the Sutherland, VA transportation office.
Prior to joining Walmart, Tracy spent nine years in the truckload transportation industry holding positions in sales, marketing, and operations.
Kevin X. Jones
Kevin is currently the vice President of Inbound Transportation. Prior to his current role, he served as Divisional Vice President, Supply Chain for the Northern Plains Division and Senior Director of Logistics People responsible for HR Field support for the Logistics Division.
Kevin joined Walmart in 1999 as a Regional Transportation Director. Prior to Walmart, he worked as a Vice President of Human Resources and Director of Recruiting and Training within the transportation industry. Kevin is a veteran having served in the United States Army as a Major in the Field Artillery branch.
Inbound Fleet Logistics
David Ratliff joined the Walmart team in 2009 as Senior Director of Inbound Fleet Logistics for Walmart Stores, Inc. He has worked with Walmart for over 11 years as Dedicated Account Executive. David is responsible for the company’s backhaul program. He works with the 6,600 Walmart Fleet trucks and over 4,400 third party carrier’s trucks in securing profitable backhaul revenue.
David has nearly 30 years of transportation experience. His most recent position, prior to Walmart, was at Werner Enterprises in Omaha Nebraska. There he was Director of Business Development for Dedicated Fleet Services. David also served as Director of Transportation with Pamida, Inc., a general merchandise retailer in Omaha, Nebraska and terminal manager for Yellow Freight Systems for 10 years.
David attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha and had been a member of the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) for over 15 years.
New Business Development
Gary Brida is the Director of New Business Development with the Walmart Private Fleet. Following a distinguished career in the United States Air Force, Gary joined the Walmart Team in 1997. He served as General Transportation Manager in Searcy, AR for 9 years leading one of Walmart’s largest and most active terminals. Gary was responsible for a Regional DC, Disaster Support DC, Sam’s Club DC, and a cross-dock facility, two truck maintenance facilities and dispatch operations. He also had oversight for two “sister” Grocery DC’s in Clarksville, AR and New Albany, MS. Utilizing his strong background in emergency operations from Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Gary’s Team in Searcy made significant contributions in response to and in preparation for numerous disasters to include Hurricanes Rita and Katrina in 2005, flawlessly delivering thousands of disaster relief loads. Gary graduated with Military Honors from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.
New Business Development
Brian Wortman began his career with Walmart in 1995 as a Distribution Receiving associate at Warehouse #6004. Throughout the past 15 years Brian has supported several positions within Logistics to include LTL, Private Fleet Operations, Backhaul Administration. Most recently Brian has supported Inbound Backhaul development and strategy as the Senior Marketing Manager for new business development. Brian is a member of the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals.