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Tony Botos

Title: Director, Logistics
Company: The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company


Tony Botos is an authentic and proven leader, with over 18 years experience in warehouse & logistics operations.  After graduating from The Ohio State University in Marketing & Logistics Tony spent 15 years with Save A Lot food stores, a wholesale food distributor.  Primarily in warehouse operations roles, Tony worked in 5 distribution centers across the country.  After achieving his MBA from the University of Maryland, with a focus in finance & marketing, Tony led as a director of customer experience, with oversight of space planning, store decor and product development.  In his final role with Save A Lot food stores, as a supply chain executive, Tony oversaw a network of 14 distribution centers and 1400 team members to drive transformational change for the organization.

With a transition to ScottsMiracle-Gro in 2019, Tony initially oversaw 20 3PL distribution centers and the development of The Hawthorne Gardening distribution network through 2022.  Currently, Tony is the Director of Domestic Transportation for ScottsMiracle-Gro. with oversight of intermodal, truckload and less than truckload.  Tony is responsible for the overall performance, RFP and relations with commercial carriers.  Additionally, he oversees the organization's private fleet operations of 100+ drivers, while maintaining a high standard of safety and a world-class culture.


Shippers Panel

One of the biggest asks TMSA gets is to put together a panel of shippers for our members to hear direct insight from the source. Ask, and you shall receive.  

We’ve assembled a dynamite panel of logistics executives at shippers who will give you direct voice-of-customer input for sales and marketing success.  We’ll discuss what matters to shippers today, what they are most concerned with and what they value in their partners.  

Attendees of this session will walk away knowing: 

  1. What matters most to shippers
  2. How priorities have evolved and shifted in recent years.  
  3. A typical process for selecting a vendor. 
  4. How a potential provider can best demonstrate their value/set themselves apart from competitors.  

Date/Time: Monday, June 12 at 1 p.m.