12 U.S. distribution centers (DC), two Canadian DCs, one corporate sales office, over 6,000 employees. That’s a lot of people to get to know! Even though we can’t feature everyone from each location, we hope this series gives you an insight into the different jobs, experience levels, tenures, and personalities of Dot employees across the country.
Dot Foods Chicago Fast Facts
- Located in University Park, Illinois
- Opened in 2017
- Second DC in the state of Illinois
- Approximately 330 employees
- Over 115,000 square feet of warehouse space
Get to Know Chicago Employees
Name: Juan Rodriguez
Job Title: Warehouse Clerk
Years at Dot: 4
Favorite part of your job? As long as you are willing to progress, Dot is willing to help you get to the next step as far as new positions and learning new skills.
What are you looking forward to most in 2021? Continued growth in the company and new opportunities.
Name: Enrique Gomez
Job Title: CDS Driver
Years at Dot: 1
Favorite part of your job? Every day is something new. I enjoy traveling to different locations and having conversations with the new people I meet during deliveries.
What are you looking forward to most in 2021? Definitely staying with Dot; this is my first job as a truck driver and I love it. I am excited to keep growing within the company and doing my job better every day.
Name: San McCarter
Job Title: Class B Straight Truck Driver
Years at Dot: 2
Favorite part of your job? Driving and delivering to different customers.
Most challenging part of your job? Driving in bad weather. I want to make sure deliveries are on-time to customers, but predicting the highways in bad weather is difficult.
What are you looking forward to most in 2021? After the pandemic, I am looking forward to more business for Dot, more employees, and more straight-truck drivers.