logistics specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Organized Logistics Specialist with solid history of streamlining operations for increased processing functionality and optimizing business profitability. Bringing a strong background in warehouse management and inventory control. Dedicated to solutions-oriented problem-solving and effective employee training.

  • Validating Supplies
  • Inventory Restocking
  • Import Requirements Knowledge
  • ERP and Supply Chain Software
  • Logistics
  • Inventory Control
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Materials Control
  • Warehouse Operations
  • FedEx Ship Manager
Milpitas High School Milpitas, CA Expected in 06/1999 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Forward Slope - Logistics Specialist
Honolulu, HI, 01/2019 - Current
  • Handled high-volume paperwork and collaborated with administrators to resolve shipping problems.
  • Researched issues and assessed inefficiencies within supply chain using NetSuite to devise solutions and improve performance.
  • Detected and resolved multifaceted issues related to business direction and operations.
  • Directed inter-modal domestic and overseas import and export operations to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Managed and tracked package transfers such as bills of lading, delivery receipts, packing lists and load tags.
  • Coordinated with freight forwarder to provide vendor shipping details and obtain shipping updates.
  • Verified transactions, product orders and shipping dates and entered information into databases and reports.
  • Tracked supply, equipment and product inventory quantities to maintain necessary levels.
  • Validated inventory levels and updated systems using handheld devices.
  • Used in-house tracking system to schedule shipments of goods to customer warehouses.
  • Issued timely and accurate responses to both internal and external inquiries.

Key Accomplishments:

1. Assisted annual auditing such as cycle counts, physical inventory. Achieving a 97% inventory accuracy and above.

2. Set-up new warehouse to improve pick-flow and inventory organization.

3. Created and modified new template for commercial invoicing.

Accuray Incorporated - Material Handler
Chapel Hill, NC, 09/2016 - 10/2018
  • Listened closely during team meetings to gain complete understanding of duties required for each shift, completing priority tasks first.
  • Packed items into appropriate containers for shipment.
  • Attached identifying tags to containers to mark with identifying shipping information.
  • Operated forklifts and pallet jacks to transfer large products from one area of warehouse to another, allowing for easier accessibility.
  • Transported inventory items to appropriate locations.
  • Received and unpacked shipments and new equipment as directed.
  • Performed cycle counts and inventory control to accurately track product levels.
  • Alerted supervisors and coworkers of hazards and other issues for quick resolutions.
  • Read production orders, work orders, shipping orders and requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.
  • Inspected stocks to identify shortages, replenish supply and maintain consistent inventory.
  • Developed and implemented storage solutions to maintain safety and protection and keep stock organized.
  • Streamlined material delivery processes which increased efficiency and reduced downtime.
  • Used machinery and equipment such as box cutters, shrink-wrap guns and electric pallet jacks.

Key Accomplishments:

1. Implemented & built new racking for better inventory control.

Homedics, Inc. - Equipment Operator
El Segundo, CA, 08/1999 - 09/2016
  • Operated range of heavy equipment on regular basis with advanced skill.
  • Trained in diverse pieces of equipment and useful attachments to handle team needs.
  • Used forklifts, hand trucks, scissor lifts, and other equipment to move materials around work sites and organized according to need.
  • Maintained strict adherence to safety and quality standards while operating equipment in dynamic environmental conditions.
  • Prepared orders by processing requests, pulled materials from warehouse, packed boxes, and prepared shipments.
  • Pulled orders quickly to maintain demanding productivity goals.
  • Took on extra hours and shifts during busy periods to meet tight shipping deadlines.
  • Replenished items taken from shelves, safely using equipment to lift and organize products.
  • Scanned and verified UPC codes for all products to aid in identification.
  • Conducted periodic inventory audits to verify accuracy.
  • Followed safety protocols and procedures to minimize workplace accidents.
  • Received new stock and input values into computer system.
  • Stocked shelves to match planogram images and instructions.
  • Double-checked cargo inventories and documentation for accuracy.

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School Attended

  • Milpitas High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Logistics Specialist
  • Material Handler
  • Equipment Operator


  • High School Diploma

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