Welcome Shawyn Paxton, Operations Manager
1845 is pleased to announce Shawyn Paxton as our new Operations Manager.
Shawyn Paxton has twenty years of experience in logistics including transportation, systems, warehousing and distribution. She began her career in the industry at Walmart’s first grocery distribution center in Clarksville, Arkansas as a backhaul coordinator. During her time at Walmart she worked as a Supervisor, Traffic Manager, Systems Operation Manager, Quality Assurance Operations Manager and Transportation Operations Manager. She was part of a startup team that supported transportation operations during the openings of new grocery distribution centers. She was the first to manage two transportation operations, one in Arkansas and a remote startup transportation operation in California with a service territory from Seattle to Tucson as well as Alaska and Hawaii.
She left Walmart and relocated to Texas to work for Greatwide Logistics Services. She managed the Grocery Regional Operations Center that scheduled, planned and coordinated inbound and outbound Walmart grocery loads for distribution centers in Texas and Oklahoma. She holds a patent for the design of a software program customized for that operation. During her time at Greatwide she held positions as Regional Manager, Engineering Project Manager, Director of Engineering and Quality, Director of Operations and Strategy and Director of National Accounts.
She and her husband, Wes, have five daughters, two sons-in law, two grandsons, one granddaughter and three dogs.
Shawyn will serve as Operations Manager, providing a wealth of experience for the company and outstanding leadership. Please welcome Shawyn to the 1845 team.