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Matt Bigelow is currently living in Calgary, Alberta, working as a Dir. Operations in "Urban Dispatch Logistics" and is interested in Accounting, Advertising & Media, Consulting, Entertainment, Financial Services, Insurance, Legal Services, Real Estate, Transportation.
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Dir. Operations



Calgary, Alberta

Categories of Interest

Accounting, Advertising & Media, Consulting, Entertainment, Financial Services, Insurance, Legal Services, Real Estate, Transportation

My Interests

Interested in making contact with companies who are in need of shipping solutions. Who would like to reduce the internal cost of managing multiple vendors, recover shipping costs from clients, and single point solution for all shipping requirements.

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matt bigelow has joined on Jan 29, 2009

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Matthew Bigelow

3306 13045 6 St. S.W. Calgary AB T2W 5H1
(403) 689-9962 ?


Resourceful, decisive, and integrity-driven professional offering ten years
of business success in numerous industries. Proficient in all aspects of
business and a natural capacity for developing genuine relationships.
Recognized as logical yet inventive thinker with the ability to create "out
of the box" solutions for complex projects by exercising strengths in
thorough planning, gap analysis, process systemization, hands-on style
implementation, and capitalizing on natural leadership talents. An
intelligent and adaptive businessperson who is motivated by positive
results, continuous improvement, and ultimate success.

Career Development

Urban Dispatch Logistics Inc - Calgary, AB 2005 -
Present (International provider of technology enhanced logistics
Director of Operations
As a member of a small senior management team, spearheaded outsourced
distribution project through all stages of planning, negotiation, and
implementation. Managed all day to day operations of logistics company
including all customer, vendor/partner, and employee relationships.
Responsible for all sales initiatives from cold calls to close, through
customer training and operational launch, and managed the maintenance of
customer relationships. Cultivated and managed partner relationships;
responsible for strategic planning and advancement. Working with the
Chief Technology Officer, acted as users' advocate in the product
development process for proprietary logistics software.
Notable Achievements:
. Corroborated with CTO and in development of proprietary logistics
software for logistics industry. Responsible for operational spec,
function, and process. Key role designing user flow, screen
intuitiveness, reporting analytics, training documentation, and bug/fix
. Initiated and facilitated the weekly management meeting process,
focused on team alignment and accountability.
. Constructed internal documentation to increase process accuracy, reduce
training, and identify areas for improvement. Including Standard
Operating Procedures (project specific), employee Work instructions,
time tracking sheets, and feedback reports.
. Developed corporate Green Initiative for multi-office implementation;
consisting of reduction in energy usage, environmental best practices,
and contribution back to grid with renewable energy sources.
. Established performance measurement matrix and coordinated with this
highest performing vendor to standardize service procedures, automate
order process, and negotiated new rate structure - ultimately reducing
both direct and indirect costs. Evolved into an exclusive services
. Grew sales by 40% during 12 month period
. Improved gross margin by 20% by identifying gaps in daily operations
and introducing process improvement plan, .
. Spearheaded an industry changing outsourced distribution project
through all stages of planning, implementation, and ongoing management.
Multi-million dollar project involved construction of new "best-fit"
distribution model, negotiating/organizing/training/management of third
party carriers, and attaining/preparing new distribution depots.
Created the New Territory Roll-out Schedule and Action Items Plan which
was adopted as the standard template for all new territories.
Distribution of 1,500 orders to over 400 retailers in Northern Alberta
every week.
. Lead manager in the development of new ventures plan for Northern
Alberta Transportation Opportunities - assisted in the design of custom
vehicle for hot shot & oilfield hauling. Established relationship with
30 year firm headquartered in Grande Prairie to provide contracts and
manage specialty service. Created hybrid employment/commission
structure to motivate and reward a remote and self-starting operator.
Mandated safety training.

Big-King Communications - Calgary, AB 2004 -
2005 (Wireless solutions provider specializing in Oil and Gas
Director, Project Manager, Field Specialist
Project design and install of numerous wireless networks in Northern
Alberta. Responsible for meeting with clients, determining requirements
(data transfer, hardware, and software), mapping geographic area,
providing RF path propagation loss analysis, sourcing hardware, providing
project bids and work quotes, installation and testing of hardware
including protocol mapping, as well as compiling project documentation
and submitting/reconciling project invoices
Notable Achievements:
. Successful wireless 802.11 backbone installation for CNRL Edson West
Gas Plant, through Obed repeater site to provide high speed wireless
SCADA for two main field compressor units
. Complete overhaul of Peyto Kakwa SCADA data radio network. Two weeks
project to troubleshoot hardware (including HMMI system), perform path
loss analysis, and propose solution to obtain maximum field
communications at lowest possible cost. Project complete in two weeks,
field communications increased 80% upon project completion
. Compile complete field analysis and provide elaborate FreeWave radio
network map of all HMMI wireless channels for CNRL Gold Creek, Karr,
Smokey Lake, and Waskahigan Master host sites.
. Upon completion of above proposal and bid project to repair all/any
site communications of less than 80% success
. Exercise and improve safe work practices as well as upgrade and
maintain all necessary training for oil and gas applications including
but not limited to fall arrest, confined space, TODG, and H2S

Steris Canada - Calgary, AB 2003 - 2004
(pharmaceutical, medical, and scientific automated technology)
Field Specialist and Representative
Installation and repair of complex automated machinery in both live-
operation theatres and new construction environments. Implement and carry
out preventative maintenance contracts, troubleshoot existing equipment
through coordination and direct contact with customers. Utilized as sales
resource to highlight service contracts, identify hardware upgrades and
sell preventative maintenance contracts.

Outlaw Automation - Calgary, AB 2001 -
2002 (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition - shallow gas
SCADA Technologist
Technologist - Fort MacMurray & Lac La Biche area. Install, troubleshoot
and repair full SCADA systems from Host system hardware/software,
wireless equipment, and microcontroller including instrumentation
calibration. 24/7 on call support to customer, providing phone support or
emergency field support (Ft. McMurray) if required. Responsible for in-
house computer hardware, networking, and I.T. solutions. Became the
Company's Wireless specialist and obtained World Record for longest
wireless link at 55kms using Cisco 2GHz wireless bridges


Board of Advisors, Logistics and Transportation
Calgary Interfaith Food Bank - Calgary

Board of Directors, Secretary
Canadian Logistics Association - Calgary Chapter

Board of Directors, Project Manager
Canyon Pines Condominiums - Calgary


Electronics and Computer Technology Degree
DeVry Institute of Technology - Calgary, Alberta

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Name: Matt Bigelow
Location: Calgary,Alberta,Canada
Job Title: Dir. Operations
Company: Urban Dispatch Logistics

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