Highly motivated Logistics Load Manager successful at managing transportation operations, cost controls, customer service and team-oriented objectives. Excellent problem solving, analytical, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail
Supply chain and resource management
Proficient in Microsoft Office
05/2011 to Current
Logistics Load ManagerWal-Mart Transportation Regional Operations Center #9848 – Bentonville, AR
Work with a cross functional team of local transporation offices, store managers, private fleet drivers, distribution center associates, and strategy teams in order to achieve and exceed operational metric goals and productivity.
Adapt to a fast-paced, analytical environment while solving non-routine logistical opportunities and changing business needs.
Manage private fleet capacity needs across a regional network of stores and clubs, distribution centers, vendor locations, and consolidation center point facilities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, and Missouri.
Demonstrate a capacity to consistently drive results through multiple non-reporting third parties.
Monitor and ensure compliance with company quality and safety standards, policies, and procedures.
Establish strong vendor relationships to maintain and support the business.
Coordinate communication with merchandise operations and vendors for PO creation and maintenance.
05/2007 to 08/2007
InternWal-Mart Return Center #8098 – Bentonville, AR
Maintain a working knowledge of logistical procedures for defective and returned merchandise including quality assurance, receiving, liquidation, vendor and store claims, recalls, and compliance with state/federal laws on hazardous material storage and disposal.
Analyze and interpret recieving data in Excel in order to contribute to discussions with management on operational efficiency, cost reduction, and productivity metric goals.
12/2005 to 05/2011
Produce Department Team LeadSam's Club #8209
Responded to member questions regarding club merchandise, department information and pricing.
Conferred with club manager to obtain information about member needs and preferences.
Monitored and analyzed sales records and consumer purchasing trends.
Analyzed and recommended mark-up rates, mark-down rates and selling prices for merchandise.
Tracked and recapped key item performance.
Removed damaged, out-of-code, not-in-set and discontinued items from displays.
Managed a department team including staffing forecasts, evaluations, mentoring for advancement, improving productivity standards, and driving department goals.
Developed a strong understanding of departmental profit and loss statements, strategies to improve operational metrics, and sales.
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR