Meet The A-Team

The Advatix team consists of top industry experts that expedite operational transformation through quick problem solving and applying proven practices. Team members bring diverse backgrounds and experiences that share the common goal of relentless commitment to our clients' success.

Rod Jaraiedi Director of Client Services

Rod Jaraiedi is the Director of Client Services at Advatix and responsible for making sure that Clients take full advantage of the Advatix solutions and team. He is known for his persistence till Advatix Clients get the target business results.

Rod is an Industrial Engineer with extensive Operations experience, including at Amazon. He has a unique strength at problem solving and obsession for utmost Client experience.

Before joining Advatix, Rod served as a Business Development Manager for Amazon Logistics and was responsible for launching and operating Amazon Fresh and Prime Now in New York City and Philadelphia. Amongst his accomplishments at Amazon Logistics (AMZL), Rod led the operational expansion in the East Coast across 14 delivery stations and launched Amazon's walker model in Manhattan, where over 16,000 packages are delivered daily.

Rod managed and launched several Delivery Service Partners for Amazon Logistics and developed Amazon's latest offering, where entrepreneurs apply to start their courier companies with minimal startup costs. During his time in Operations, he developed several scalable processes and metrics for Amazon that are currently being utilized network-wide.

Rod also has many years of Industrial Engineering experience at Michelin and Eaton corporation. His wide range of experience include scaling operations, standardizing processes, identifying and eliminating waste, dissecting operations, assessing opportunities and launching operations for large and small companies.

Education

  • MS/MBA - University of South Carolina
  • BS - Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University
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