Accomplished Logistics Professional with over seventeen years of experience in logistics. Skill set includes government contracting, operations, property accountability, contract negotiations, warehousing and procurement. Results producing professional with proven multi-tasking capabilities and ability to plan, prioritize and manage complex projects under aggressive time lines.
Manage and direct financial efforts associated with support of foreign military contracts for the PROS IV Program.Produced bills of lading and updated shipment status information. Monitor, manage, and report obligations and costs by funding source and provide controls to ensure obligations and costs do not exceed funding levels. Ensure requirements are budgeted, implemented, analyzed and programmed as required to ensure timely program execution.. Negotiated contracts with outside providers to minimize costs to the company and customers.Manually created shipments, assigned carriers and dispatched shipments.Forwarded client-related quality and service issues to the appropriate manager for resolution.Acted as a liaison between logistics, carriers and customers.Wrote weekly and monthly global transportation reports.Synthesized project findings into actionable recommendations with demonstrable effects on business performance. •Interface with SOR representatives, Logistics Specialists, Contract Administrators, and Logistics Maintenance Lead to coordinate assigned logistical requirements. •Ensure all government requirements have been met before awarding approval to vendors
Monitored shipments to guarantee on-time delivery. Provided guidance and expertise to the Mayors cell, United States Forces and Department of Defense to successfully return coalition bases back to the Government of Iraq or land owners in accordance with the base return task list. Responsible for quality control, logistics support, financial accuracy and base operations initiatives with the Contracting Administrative Officer. Provided logistical support that includes inventory and container management. Reviewed and recommended changes to the theaters base closure process to ensure the systems support the theater and base missions. Oversaw maintenance and repair budgets, serves as the liaison between the US Navy, Department of Defense and Base Commanders with regard to facility management and property issues. Provided advice, assistance, and subject matter expertise in supply and/or logistics to US Marine Corps, US Army and British Navy to support problem solving to help optimize retrograde, distribution and mapping for process improvement. Performed Logistics Operations Specialist duties that provided support for the LOGCAP IV task orders through requisition support, tracking and total supply chain solutions. Supervised maintenance staff and other contractors assigned to post, sets work requirements for subordinates, set performance goals and objectives, assigns task staff, developed and executed training programs.
Monitored shipments to guarantee on-time delivery. Conducted training with operations, sales and international agents on international logistics, resulting in improved global customer service objectives and increased shipping production. Conducted analysis, identified opportunities and works with Transportation Operations to optimize cost and quality of service for international shipments. Monitored results and identified trends impacting Key Performance Areas – inventory performance, customer service, supplier performance, supply chain costs, and production. Developed, communicated, and implemented corrective action plans as necessary to improve process flow. Presentations to management to express new international freight processes, government policies & border procedures, increasing awareness of international border operations and US Customs procedures. Collaborated with FedEx Operations to provide total supply chain solutions for customers to improve daily operations and trouble shoot business issues; lead to reduced shipping costs and improved service levels.
Worked with vendors, carriers and customers on shipping and receiving best practices; decreased freight claims and improved lead-time of inbound freight. Provided management, customers, and subcontractors with basic logistics technology and information that ensured effective and economical support for products, service, equipment and systems. Arranged door-to-door deliveries to cut storage costs by submitting manifests to US Customs within 48 hours of vessel arrival. Reduced transportation expenses and increased shipment volumes. Established delivery sequences for departments according to job order priorities and anticipated availability of material; arranges for in-plant transfer of materials to meet production planning.
Member, Society of Logistical Engineers
Member, American Production and Inventory Control Society
Member, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc
Related Coursework: Business Law, Economics, Supply Chain Management, International Logistics, Government Contracting, Inventory Management, Customs Brokerage
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