logistics manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Transportation management systems
  • Customs compliance
  • Skilled in [Software]
  • Purchasing management
Education and Training
Franklin Community High School Franklin, IN Expected in 05/1982 High School Diploma : - GPA :
University Of Louisville Louisville Ky., Expected in : - GPA :
Camp Recovery - Logistics Manager
Durham, NC, 01/2020 - Current
  • Managed day-to-day shipping and receiving, typically overseeing more than 600 packages in 24-hour period.
  • Oversaw more than $10,000,000 in inventory and supervised 16 employees in 150,000 square foot warehouse for [Automotive / Industrial] of company.
  • Supported [Location] delivery network consisting of [Number] distribution centers and [Number] stores.
  • Negotiated freight in alignment with specifications and needs and monitored compliance with budgets.
  • Reduced expenses by securing optimal pricing from third-party logistics providers.
  • Demonstrated exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Updated customers and interdepartmental employees on critical shipments upon request.
  • Developed strong rapport through effective client needs assessment and commitment to top satisfaction levels.
  • Facilitated $[Number] annual savings by identifying and transitioning to new freight vendor.
  • Coordinated with freight forwarders to expedite international shipments.
  • Drafted budgets, monitored warehouse costs and reduced expenses by [Number]%.
  • Created and maintained communication channels while delivering relevant information to all major internal customers and stakeholders within [Timeframe].
  • Identified and resolved shipping and packaging errors.
  • Developed and maintained systems and processes to move domestic and international freight at best cost to achieve business objectives.
  • Reconciled shipment data between multiple systems to maintain alignment.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting functional system designs, basic operational analytics and troubleshooting guides.
  • Documented and processed transactions and accurately administered sales orders.
  • Supervised and trained over [Number] personnel in logistics, transportation and [Type] departments, slashing time spent learning job duties [Number]% within [Timeframe].
  • Implemented ordering, tracking and billing systems and associated processes to streamline procedures.
  • Conducted research on logistics operations, including literature reviews, interviews and site visits.
  • Managed high-performing team of [Number] workers to enhance quality and safety of internal freight systems.
  • Collaborated effectively in cross-functional team-oriented environment.
  • Overhauled annual operations budget and all related fiscal forecasting and planning activities, resulting in [Number]% decrease in expenses.
  • Successfully supervised daily management of all logistics and transportation activities, effectively eliminating waste and [Task].
  • Key member of global distribution operations team that coordinated shipments across [Number] countries.
  • Managed cross-functional team in identifying and transitioning to new freight vendor to save $[Amount] annually.
  • Negotiated with [Number] freight companies, which resulted in new contracts that reduced overall shipping costs by [Number]% annually.
  • Oversaw more than $[Number] in inventory and supervised [Number] employees in [Number] square foot warehouse for [Type] of company.
  • Monitored $[Amount] freight budget per year.
  • Managed day-to-day shipping and receiving, typically overseeing more than 600 packages in 24-hour period.
Precision Castparts Corporation - EHS Manager
Kent, WA, 02/2005 - 12/2019
  • Managed safety consulting projects and adhered to project deadlines and milestones to serve over [Number] clients per [Timeframe].
  • Executed risk analysis to mitigate hazards and promote safety in [Type] and [Type] areas.
  • Conducted research to evaluate safety levels for products.
  • Investigated industrial accidents, injuries or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures.
  • Supported personnel training with focus on proper [Type] and [Type] equipment operation and adherence to safety protocols.
  • Provided IT and software trouble-shooting support to rest of the organization.
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Kept team on track by assigning and supervising their activities and giving constructive feedback.
Lydall Corporation - Purchasing Manager
Manchester, CT, 01/1992 - 01/2005
  • Facilitated efficient purchasing and resource availability through monitoring and oversight of all company inventory.
  • Managed purchases, receipts and documentation of finished goods, materials, packaging and ingredients for submission in [Timeframe] reports.
  • Created new sales and marketing strategies to drive growth.
  • Sourced well qualified candidates.

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School Attended

  • Franklin Community High School
  • University Of Louisville

Job Titles Held:

  • Logistics Manager
  • EHS Manager
  • Purchasing Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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