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Logistics Manager Resume

SUMMARY

  • Logistics professional with over 20 years experience in a global Supply Chain Management environment, consistently generating cost savings through detailed analysis and negotiation skills.
  • Solid experience, knowledge and leadership in domestic and international transportation, imports, exports, trade compliance and P&L statement.
  • Proven to be both a valuable team member and individual contributor. Self - starter with a sense of urgency to complete projects on schedule and produce high quality results. Extensive experience in:
  • Lowest landed cost / logistics optimization analysis
  • Project management
  • Creating SOP for all aspects of logistics
  • Implementation of projects

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Logistics Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Saved $7M annually by negotiating flatbed, hotshot, freight forwarder and rail contracts.
  • Managed 6 direct reports and 50 indirect plant reports.
  • Selected, implemented and managed a freight audit and payment 3rd party company.
  • Developed logistics metrics to measure cost, spend and reduction opportunities.
  • Provided carrier management for flatbed, hotshot, freight forwarder, rail, barge, courier and bulk carriers.

Confidential

Regional Logistics Manager - Americas

Responsibilities:

  • Saved $4M annually by negotiating 7 heavy weight air agreements.
  • Managed 4 direct reports and 14 indirect plant reports.
  • Ensured company was trade compliant through diligent management of the US Customs import regulations.
  • Avoided costly Customs fines by carefully managing Custom brokers for the Americas.
  • Managed US export compliance program, keeping company Customs compliant.
  • Generated $1M in annual savings through establishing and implementing 5 ocean consolidation centers in Asia for Brazil.
  • Improved transit time from 13 to 7 days by redesigning air routings from Asia origins to Brazil.
  • Captured $1M in savings by initiating a contracted Mexico Custom broker, replacing transactional-based broker.
  • Selected, implemented and directed 3 consolidation centers on the US Mexico border that supplied Mexico plants with materials.
  • Established, implemented and managed a consolidation center in Miami that supplied Brazil plants with material.

Global Traffic Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Secured $2M annual savings by identifying, training, implementing and managing the US Customs weekly entry at the foreign trade zone procedure.
  • Managed 2 direct reports and 13 indirect plant reports.
  • Ensured company was Customs compliant by managing the US import procedures and Custom brokers.
  • Managed US export compliance program, keeping company Customs compliant.
  • Streamlined plant operations through selecting, implementing and directing 2 consolidation centers on the US Mexico border that supplied plants in Mexico.
  • Selected and implemented the Hungary Custom broker for the new Hungary plant.
  • Assured accuracy of carrier invoicing by selecting and implementing a freight audit and payment company.
  • Identified spend trends and cost reduction opportunities through developing logistics metrics.
  • Provided lowest landed cost for inbound components and outbound finished goods to control unit price.

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