Determined, highly skilled Traffic Management Specialist with over 20 years of experience working in the US Air Force, handling the approval, processing and global distribution of thousands of monthly shipments.
*Able to slash excessive costs while improving accuracy and timeliness of delivery by consolidating shipments and analyzing best routes for their deployment.
*Adept at determining the most cost-effective carriers available by analyzing tariffs and rates of commercial transporters, communicating findings to management in order to ensure best possible options are chosen.
*Holds Secret Security Clearance.
*Microsoft Word/Excel *Government Bills of Lading
*Logistics Gathering & Analysis *Strong Communication
*Excellent Team Player
Hazardous Certifier Intermediate (held for 5 years) Customer Service Expert Forklift Driving Expert - 4K/6K/10K/22K/50K Custom Inspector Expert 40ft Tractor Trailer Operator Completed Log 399 & AFSO21 Green Belt Training.
LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION MANAGER June 1993 to CurrentUS AIR FORCE, MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE － TAMPA, FL
Utilizes military and commercial transportation to move personnel, eligible dependents, materiel, and property Plans, organizes, and directs traffic management activities.
Maintains and issues transportation documents.
Prepares budget estimates for materials, equipment, and transportation services.
Provides advice on transportation solutions to contracting officials, procurement of personnel, and to mobility planners.
Reviews Foreign Clearance Guide, consignment instructions, Transportation Facilities Guide, and applicable guidance to ensure personal property, DoD materiel, and passengers comply.
Verifies carrier/contractor performance.
Initiates discrepancy reports.
Determines work priority.
Resolves administrative and operational problems and authorizes deviation from procedures.
Reconciles carrier/vendor invoices for payment of transportation services.
Review and validate all travel orders, discussing any issues with order holders to reach swift resolution.
Utilizes appropriate logistics systems to prepare, transmit, and receive transportation transaction data.
Passenger Travel: Selects and arranges official travel for individuals and groups Counsels personnel and eligible dependents on passenger movement.
Processes partial and fully unused commercial airline tickets for refund.
Verifies commercial travel office routing and fares.
Processes pay adjustment authorizations, cash collection vouchers and public vouchers for purchase and services other than personal.
Computes government constructive costs.
Performs quality assurance of contract Commercial Travel Office performance.
Reviews/validates unique installation deployment requirements are addressed in standard base operation procedures and ensures organic transportation capability exists to execute these requirements as needed.
Maintains oversight of air terminal operations in support of deployment and redeployment operations.
Ensures comprehensive transportation related deployment training is conducted for deployment work center personnel and Unit Deployment Managers.
Identify costs and modes of commercial transportation for freight by analyzing carrier tariffs and rates.
Performs all actions necessary to receive, in-check, inspect,marshal, load plan, manifest, and supervise loading cargo aboard deploying aircraft or vehicles.
Performs all actions necessary for monitoring all personnel processing activities to include passenger manifesting, passenger baggage handling, and passenger loading.
Arranges passenger airlift for tasked Unit Line Numbers when movement data is provided by the Installation Deployment Officer or designated representatives.
Ensure accurate daily processing of Department of Defense cargo through Defense Transportation System.
Produce monthly reports detailing the most cost effective of available carriers for management.
Accomplishments Oversaw 38 staff handling $250M in shipping/receiving/tracking orders, during 73-day deployment to Al Dhafra AB.
Safeguarded $2.5M through 99% error-free validation of communication travel invoices.
Increased facility's inspection effectiveness by 50%.
Facilitated surface pick-up total of $2.5M.
Routed 3,000 condemned items to DLA and vacated 75-ton backlog in government assets.
Oversaw movement of 2,000 Seavan containers, retaining 100% of inventory.
Allowed for rapid redeployment of 2,400 personnel.
Completed AFIT Log and EET courses within 30 days, as well as Log 299 and AFSO21 green belt training.
Coordinated Personal Property event and eliminated 4 weekly briefings.