Dale Young

Vice President
World Distribution Services

Dale Young, VP, World Distribution Services (WDS) is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of logistics, warehouse, and distribution experience. In his current role, Mr. Young oversees operations, sales, customer service, business development, and employee training and engagement for the company’s 10 facilities and 1.5 million square feet of secure warehouse space. While with WDS, Mr. Young has introduced numerous process improvements and safety initiatives, leading to increased customer satisfaction and safer workplaces for employees. In the last 18 months, in response to customer interest and demand, WDS has opened three new facilities along the east coast, demonstrating the value and impact of Mr. Young’s leadership.

Prior to joining WDS in 2012, Mr. Young was operations manager for Evans Distribution Systems, where he served as principal warehouse manager of the 200,000 square foot 3PL warehousing, distribution, and contract packaging facility. At Cost Plus World Market DC, a one million square foot automated distribution center, Mr. Young worked as the flow manager after starting as the inbound operations manager. He also held supervisory roles at Hudd Distribution Services and United Parcel Service. 

World Distribution Services (WDS) is a leading provider of nationwide distribution and logistics solutions. It operates world-class facilities in 10 strategically located markets and serves many of the fastest growing ports in the country with over 1.5 million square feet of secure warehouse space. 

Areas of expertise include cross-docking, transloading, e-commerce and retail fulfillment, and local and nationwide transportation services. WDS is designed to be a single source partner to make fulfillment and distribution scalable, flexible, and customized, including providing access to real-time updates on inventory and freight management through its state-of-the-art warehouse management systems and integration capabilities. To learn more, please visit www.worldds.net/