cargo logistics specialist resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Observant Logistics Specialist with 5+ years of experience with proven ability to coordinate and manage transportation of goods and materials. Skilled in inventory management, route optimization and supply chain management. Demonstrated success in developing strategies to reduce transportation costs and improve organizational efficiency. Skilled at data analysis and streamlining operations for increased processing functionality and optimizing business profitability. Dedicated to solutions oriented problem-solving and effective employee training. A technically sound leader who thrives in a high-tempo environment, and is capable of working independently or as a member of a team.

  • Tracking Inventory Levels and Orders
  • Inspecting Goods
  • Warehousing and Delivery
  • Materials and Supply Allocation
  • Team Guidance and Management
  • Logistics Process Improvement
  • Attention to Detail
  • Logistics Management
  • Problem-Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Inventory Counting
  • Team Oversight
  • Critical Thinking
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Quality Assurance and Auditing Skills
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Motivational Leadership
Education and Training
Norview High School Norfolk, VA Expected in 06/2017 High School Diploma : - GPA :
US NAVY, USS NIMITZ - Cargo Logistics Specialist
City, STATE, 07/2018 - Current
  • Organized and maintained order documentation.
  • Conducted inventory checks and resolved discrepancies.
  • Worked with team members to improve process integration and flow.
  • Monitored and organized logistics documents, bills of lading, delivery receipts, packing lists and load tags.
  • Coordinated import and export operations, adhering to tight schedules and deadlines.
  • Communicated with customers and management to report delays, emergencies, weather challenges and carrier schedule changes.
  • Scheduled material deliveries, equipment repair and shipment transportation.
  • Validated inventory levels and updated systems using handheld devices.
  • Managed and tracked package transfers such as bills of lading, delivery receipts, packing lists and load tags.
  • Developed systems for organizing reports and records to drive integrity.
  • Tracked and managed transfer paperwork such as packing lists.
  • Tracked supply, equipment and product inventory quantities to maintain necessary levels.
  • Handled high-volume paperwork and collaborated with administrators to resolve invoicing and shipping problems.
  • Coordinated incoming and outgoing shipments to maintain schedules.
  • Knowledgeable of proper customer service techniques, supply organization structures, supply department security requirements, and material identification and research.
  • Utilize different material procurement options, and review requisition status and provide updates to the requestor. Performed proper material receipt procedures for stock and direct turn over materials, and proper stowage of different classes of supply inventory to include hazardous material.
Department Of The Navy - Deck Seaman
City, STATE, 03/2018 - Current
  • Maintain ship's compartments, decks, deck machinery, and equipment, external structure, lines and rigging; stand deck watches, such as helmsman, lookout and messenger watches underway; stand pier sentry, fire security, anchor, and other special watches import, man and operate small boats, booms, cranes, and winches; and acts as a member of gun crews and damage control parties. Performs all basic seamanship functions aboard ship that involve line or wire and rigging used to secure the ship to a pier, mooring, or anchor; identifies functions of navigation and shipboard equipment; handles small boats and navigates using several different types of compasses; knows navigational aids, nautical rules of the road and the buoys of inland waters; knows the function of the typical fire main, fixed carbon dioxide, water wash-down and magazine sprinkling systems
  • Maintained and organized ship's compartments for better efficiency and to easily obtain needed items.
  • Documented vessel's supplies and equipment inventory.
Food Lion Grocery - Customer Service Associate/Stocker Associate
City, STATE, 07/2016 - 12/2017
  • Delivered fast, friendly and knowledgeable service for routine questions and service complaints.
  • Supported customer service goals and enhanced relations through friendly, knowledgeable and positive communication.
  • Provided outstanding service to new and long-standing customers by attending closely to concerns and developing solutions.
  • Stocked shelves with new merchandise and checked for outdated or damaged items.
  • Lifted materials of varied weights on regular basis.
  • Faced products on shelves and displays to meet company policies.
  • Replenished items to maintain stock availability.
  • Assisted customers by locating items and loading heavy purchases in vehicles.
  • Received incoming product deliveries and relocated to storage shelves, coolers, or bins.
  • Followed proper stock rotation procedures to minimize obsolescence and remove out of date items from sales floor.
  • Moved and rebuilt shelves, racks and displays to increase visibility of merchandise.
  • Greeted customers and retrieved requested products to drive satisfaction.
  • Palletized merchandise for easy movement to sales floor locations.
  • Stocked shelves, racks and bins with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Packed and unpacked items, checking breakables before stocking on shelves.
  • Demonstrated great teamwork skills with staff members involved in production and transport.
Additional Information


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School Attended

  • Norview High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cargo Logistics Specialist
  • Deck Seaman
  • Customer Service Associate/Stocker Associate


  • High School Diploma

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