Logistics Manager with over 20 years overseeing operations, transportation, distribution and logistics offering exceptional analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Trained facilitator with outstanding interpersonal and negotiation skills. Logistics Manager skilled at negotiating and implementing cost saving measures without compromising quality. Adapts quickly to the changing needs of fast-paced and growing organizations. Seeks a position in logistics management offering challenging growth opportunities in a fast-paced professional environment.
Supply chain and resource management
Contract carrier procurement
Training and development
03/2014 to Current
Logistics DirectorGiant Freight Services, Inc. – Zephyrhills, FL
Execute effective strategies to hire brokers resulting in increased company revenues by 600%.
Collaborate with President focused on solving business issues and enhancing our competitive advantage
Supervised the work of 7 office support staff
Cultivated a positive rapport with agents and employees to boost company morale and promote retention.
Recommended investments in technology, capital, equipment systems and other assets to improve service quality.
Wrote reports and gave oral presentations to keep employees up-to-date on company goals and achievements.
01/2012 to 05/2013
Logistics ManagerProgressive Transportation Services, Inc – Wood Dale, IL
Set up all Domestic & International 3PL operational development, including FTL, LTL, Flatbed, Airfreight, Intermodal, Local Cartage, Expedited and Fleet Management.
Collaborated with management to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals and objectives for the 3PL operation.
Analyzed existing operations and executed effective strategies and processes to improve organizational performance.
Provided leadership and mentored the sales staff, dispatch and support staff.
Initiated driver incentive and recruitment programs.
Responsible for department P&L and handled all carrier contracts.
01/2003 to 01/2011
Vice PresidentLiberty Logistics Management, Inc. & Liberty Expedited Transportation, Inc – St Charles, IL
Nationwide Multi-modal 3PL and Expedited Corporations.
Lead operations and sales for two non-asset based 3PL companies in Chicago.
Accountable for all P&L, strategic direction & vision, customer/employee relations, new business development, competitive product positioning, contract negotiations, and financial/budget management.
Developed and implemented Supply Chain solutions focused on long-term partnerships for nationwide customers.
Instrumental in acquisition expedited company, Liberty Expedited.
Increased revenues and profitably and managed over 100% growth in total business during last 9 years.
Responsible for 19 employees in sales and office staff.
01/1997 to 01/2003
Sales & Operations ManagerAmerican West Worldwide, Inc – Elk Grove, IL
International Freight Forwarder and Warehousing Corporation.
Opened Elk Grove terminal for American West and was Senior Sales and Operations Manager for the air and ground freight forwarder.
Motivational management style with a record of building and retaining a motivated sales team.
Led outside sales operations for a large market region with up to eight sales representatives.
Accountable for strategic sales planning and execution, new business, territory development and account management and B2B customer relations.
Generated $800,000 in monthly sales growth by aggressively identifying, targeting and penetrating key markets.
Responsible for 27 employees in terminal operations including dispatchers, domestic and airfreight planners and billers and sales.