April 05, 2012
Russell Industries welcomes Randy Crider as own newest Business Development Manager and Sales Partner. Randy brings over 30 years of experience to our team. He began his career working part-time in college for A-K Equipment Co. as an installer and warehouse worker. He quickly rose to foreman, then Assistant Manager in San Antonio and eventually General Manager of their Houston location. A-K was a used Material Handling industry leader in the 1980's and 1990's and specialized in Record Storage, Freezer and large DC Systems, Sales and Installation. Randy was instrumental in the success and the management necessity. After A-K had to close its Houston location due to the economic downturn Randy continued selling Material Handling Equipment with a few local vendors on his own, until approached by Warehouse Rack Company. He accepted a position as an outside sales representative and spent 2 years in sales and then a time as Operations Manager. His time with Warehouse Rack allowed him to expand his knowledge of the industry which included supervision, selling of installations, freight, manufacturing and logistics.
Russell Industries is proud to have Randy join our talented and experienced Sales and Management Team. We feel with the addition of Randy we are reinforcing and renewing our commitiment to obtain the best possible employees and to provide our customers with exceptional service and satisfaction.