Solutions-focused, versatile management professional offering a comprehensive background supporting U.S. military operations in roles of increasing responsibility during a 23-year career in the Marine Corps Effective communicator who quickly masters new roles and technologies to achieve positive results.Motivated Logistics coordinator successful at managing customs compliance, inventory control, customer service and transportation logistics. Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills.
Awarded the Army Achievement Medal in 1993.Awarded the Navy Achievement Medal 5th Award.Awarded the Navy Commendation Achievement Medal in 2nd Award.Received Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.Awarded Good Conduct Medal 7th Award.Selected from more than 30 senior Non-Commissioned Officers to serve as Company Gunnery Sergeant.Maintained 100% accountability of a large section of equipment and Materials worth over $ 22 Million during multiple overseas deployments.
Designed and created daily lesson plans for activities.Conducted small group and individual activities based on differentiated learning needs.Coordinated Logistics for the extracurricular activities and Competitions of 100 Cadets.
Negotiated contracts with outside providers to minimize costs to the company and customers.Oversaw scheduling for the day-to-day activities and transportation of 125 students.Defined appropriate metrics and measurements to drive results.Reconciled weekly inventory for 350 SKUs.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.
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.Oversaw scheduling for the day-to-day activities of 22 transportation employees.Monitored shipments to guarantee on-time delivery.Oversaw the organizing and product storage in stockyard areas.Built partnerships with local organizations to increase company offerings and improve services.Completed and followed up on all registration and traffic documents.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. Prepared invoices for all customers in the logistics department at the end of every month.Coordinated with freight forwarders to expedite international shipments.
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.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.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.Coordinated returns between origin and interim transportation departments.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.Drafted 8 reports each year to present accomplishments and progress to management.Exhibited strategic leadership and foresight in support of long-range mission and deployment logistics.
Analyzed employment-related data and prepared required reports.Conducted reference and background checks on all job applicants.Developed creative recruiting strategies that met anticipated staffing needs.Communicated the duties, compensation, benefits and working conditions to all potential candidates.Managed all phases of recruitment, including defining hiring management needs and posting available positions.Maintained an accurate candidate tracking system.
Coursework in Business and Management
67 semester hours of correspondence courses, ACE accredited, looking forward to continuing my education.
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