Experienced logistics professional trained in supply chain management and well versed in all operational and financial aspects of fleet management, quality control, inventory control and customer service.
Successful at managing customs compliance, inventory control, customer service and transportation logistics.
Focused on developing and implementing process controls and quality improvement initiatives that reduce costs and increase company revenue.
Deadline-driven and highly effective at sales and marketing management for freight forwarding and international relocation services.
Import Operations Manager12/2010 to CurrentMainfreight Latham, NY
Reviewed new customer orders and requests and manually entered data into a centralized database.
Conducted qualitative and quantitative analysis of logistics operations using simulation models and other tools.
Negotiated contracts with outside providers to minimize costs to the company and customers.
Defined appropriate metrics and measurements to drive results.
Manually created shipments, assigned carriers and dispatched shipments.
Completed and followed up on all registration and traffic documents.
Forwarded client-related quality and service issues to the appropriate manager for resolution.
Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors.
Coordinated rush orders and order changes.
Resolved problems for customers, warehouses and carriers.
Acted as a liaison between logistics, carriers and customers.
Coordinated returns between origin and interim transportation departments.
Wrote weekly and monthly global transportation reports.
Produced bills of lading and updated shipment status information.
Monitored shipments to guarantee on-time delivery.
Completed all necessary customs documents and other paperwork.
Oversaw the organizing and product storage in stockyard areas.
Exhibited strategic leadership and foresight in support of long-range sales growth.
Built partnerships with local organizations to increase company offerings and improve services.
Prepared invoices for all customers in the logistics department at the end of every month.
Staff Accountant04/2010 to 12/2010Commission on Economic OpportunityTroy, NY
Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.
Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.
Tracked all capital spending against approved capital requests.
Aligned all financial activity with the regulations of the GAAP.
Thoroughly reviewed financial statements and tax audits to correct any discrepancies.
Revised and streamlined inefficient work procedures with automation software.
Analyzed costs and revenues to project future trends.
Accounts Payable Associate03/2008 to 04/2010Mohawk ResourcesAmsterdam, NY
Renegotiated payment terms with dozens of suppliers.
Calculated figures such as discounts, percentage allocations and credits.
Verified details of transactions, including funds received and total account balances.
Coded the general ledger and processed vendor invoice payments.
Deposited third party checks, as well as monthly reserve transfers.
Opened and assigned new client accounts.
Coordinated approval processes of all accounts payable invoices.
Balanced batch summary reports for verification and approval.
Conducted month-end balance sheet reviews and reconciled any variances.Rectified escalated accounts payable issues from employees and vendors.
Researched and resolved billing and invoice problems.
Bachelor of Science: Accounting 2009Siena Loudonville, NY