MODESTO, Calif. - Dot Foods recently promoted Sergio Morales to warehouse manager of the company's Modesto distribution Center (photo available at Rich Raham, general manager, made the announcement.

In his new capacity, Morales will serve as the primary point person for all warehouse shift supervisors, leads, spotters and administrative support personnel. His responsibilities include directing and coordinating all warehouse operations, including safety, quality, planning, operational efficiencies, budgeting and continuous improvement initiatives. Morales joined Dot Foods in 2000 as a warehouse order selected and most recently served as assistant warehouse manager.

Dot Foods Inc. carries 104,000 products from 600 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products to distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit