Supply Chain Operations Carrier Rate Negotiation Process Improvement Workflow Optimization Contract Administration Inventory Control Cost Tracking/Approval Purchasing/Ordering Load Optimization Cost/Expense Reduction Procedure Development Invoice Processing Record/File Maintenance Problem Solving
MS Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Box Pro, Tops Pro, Great Plains, Lotus Notes, +CAM/CAD, SAP, TMS, Edulog, Impact (SIM), Zonar
Routing Analyst March 2014 to November 2014Chicago Public Schools
Created an electronic and physical filing and tracking system for all freight quotes and rates which are filed by customer and by date on a daily basis for different departments.
Developed manuals and procedures to improve warehouse operations and created a receiving log for small parcels (UPS, Fed Ex, etc.) which is currently being used at all warehouses.
Utilizes a freight rate database to inform the Shipping Supervisor on which carrier to use.
Saved the Logistics Department $229,034 YTD.
Designed a physical file for all carrier contracts and related documents with electronic copies of all freight carrier contracts, carrier reports, and spreadsheets that monitor OS&D claims and invoicing accuracy.
Created a spreadsheet for all warehouse supervisors to track PM, emission testing, and scheduled maintenance on forklifts which has reduced equipment breakdowns.
Due to effective leadership the Logistics Department has maintained inventory accuracy at 99%.
ProfessionalProfilE Create and manage school bus routes Assist quality assurance specialists with specific route needs Communicate changes and additions to bus vendors and schools Assist vendor managers with specific route needs and changes Work with other CPS departments to deal with system challenges and problem solve Process nightly maintenance for the routing systems Prepares route report such as planned routes versus actual routes.
Answer telephone calls to address and resolve problems or concerns of Chicago Public Schools* principles, staff, and parents Work to configure routes to reduce the need for buses and optimize expenses.
Transportation Rates May 2012 to September 2013JMC Steel Manufacturing
Responsible for communicating with sales to facilitate freight rate requests.
Approves and tracks additional charges incurred pertaining to freight, such as spot agreements; detention; layover charges, etc.
Collaborates with third party freight payment company to process freight invoices in a timely manner; review suspended invoices and provide accurate direction on payment.
Creates purchase orders for freight invoices paid and produces various reports for senior management.
Handles communication and resolution of freight payment issues/discrepancies.
Logistics Analyst January 2008 to May 2012LBP Manufacturing
Accountable for enhancing product workflow by analyzing and developing logistics plans that affect inventory, warehousing and distribution.
Creates and reviews procedures for distribution and inventory management to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize cost.
Performs data analysis to identify benchmark measurements for inventory accuracy, on-time shipping, carrier performance, freight claim tracking, and equipment maintenance.
Conducts data analysis on key accounts and product lines to verify transportation cost factors, as well as maintains the database for all freight quotes.
Creates reports and documents processes/procedures that improve warehouse operations, inventory accuracy, shipping/receiving, and validate carrier performance statics.
Develops load optimization diagrams and monitors daily cycle counts, reviews discrepancies and validates adjustments.
Monitors carrier contracts for adherence to on-time performance criteria, OS&D claims, and invoicing accuracy.
Assists in the development and dissemination of the LBP Routing guide to raw material vendors in conjunction with Procurement.
Coordinates international shipments/documents and develops training programs for the implementation of technology and monitors ongoing utilization.
Adheres to all OSHA regulation and LBP safety guidelines while assisting with the implementation of programs, systems, and training for the department.
Works with graphics and structural departments in creating pallet configuration (Tops Layouts).
Production & Layout Associate August 2006 to January 2008Fort Dearborn
Create and promote a structured and efficient collaborative team environment.
Read, interpret, and review instructions for possible errors relating to specified quantities; refer inaccuracies to supervisor.
Take appropriate corrective action for improper functioning of equipment.
Design, develop and prepare layout forms, and combination runs & monitor due dates for customer requests.
Assist supervisor in training employees; provide instructions and guidance as needed; assume lead responsibility for assigned work as directed.
Aid master scheduler & develop skills to provide back up.