Jessica Claire
Senior Manager, Logistics
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Versatile Senior Manager with 20 years of experience specializing in logistics network optimization, building great teams and implementing and overseeing key improvements to drive growth and efficiency.

Pursuing new challenge in Austin TX.

  • Team Leadership
  • Logistics Operations Management
  • Cost Savings
  • Cross-functional Collaboration
  • Productivity
  • Process Improvement
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Team Performance Management
Work History
Senior Manager, Logistics, 12/2018 - Current
Carvana Warrington, PA,
  • Currently manage inbound logistics to all Tesla manufacturing sites, service logistics/distribution and AdHoc logistics.
  • Manage $600M freight spend (Production, Service, AdHoc)
  • Manage logistics team consisting of 10 managers, 52 reports in USA, Mexico, Europe and China. Hired and built new GF Berlin logistics team. Determine priorities and set policies for global logistics team.
  • Managed 192k production shipments in 2020 across CA, NV and China manufacturing facilities
  • Support of multiple QoQ production records for all three manufacturing programs in NA: vehicle, energy, service.
  • Delivered significant cost reductions in 2019/2020 while supporting record production; cost reductions directly helped drive company profitability.
  • Achieved cost reductions by driving efficiencies in daily operations through carrier arbitrage, modal conversion and network optimization. Estimated 2021 annual savings include $42M IMDL conversion, $2M direct ocean from EU to NA and $2.5M from NA to GF Shanghai through multiple initiatives.
  • Improved cube utilization from 50% to all time high of 83% through consolidation, milk runs and packaging redesign.
  • Main Point of Contact for all logistics escalations to protect production.
  • Design, plan and support new manufacturing sites and product launches related to development and design of logistics network.
  • Forecast standard and expedited freight cost to budget accordingly and track spend.
  • Managed multiple, large-scale projects including setting up logistics and supply chain flow to support launch and ramp of Model 3, Model Y and GF Shanghai. Currently in planning/design phase for GF Berlin and Austin.
Manager, Logistics, 08/2016 - 12/2018
Carvana Westport, IN,
  • Managed end-to-end projects related to supply chain optimization, improving material flow from suppliers to production lines. This was achieved by conducting value stream analyses to identify and eliminate redundant work or sub-optimal routing of parts.
  • Worked cross functionally to establish business strategy and execution plans for upgrading existing supply chain structure encompassing all phases of operations.
  • Develop requirements for RFQ/RFP processes to source logistics services from 3PL's and work with procurement team to analyze proposals and select carrier partners.
  • Define, measure and monitor operational KPI's, perform root cause analysis and drive improvements by optimizing order quantity with material planning team.
  • On boarded new employees, including training, mentoring and new hire documentation.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
Associate Manager, AdHoc Logistics, 12/2015 - 08/2016
Carvana Willoughby, OH,
  • Ensure Tesla stakeholders are provided excellent service throughout shipment process, including quick response to inquiries and problem resolution to ensure critical shipments deliver on time.
  • Developed trainings for all employees on shipping internationally to avoid customs delays and penalties to Tesla.
  • Responsible for complex project moves including Capitol Equipment for production lines in Fremont CA and Sparks NV.
  • Responsible for all reverse logistics for Tesla fleet of returnable packaging.
  • Measure trade compliance performance indicators and identify opportunities to improve process flow with carriers, suppliers and brokers to reduce clearance time. Analyze and propose alternatives to existing Incoterms as cost reduction initiatives.
Manager, Logistics, 01/2007 - 10/2015
Td Garden Lagrange, IL,
  • Promoted to managerial position with responsibility for identifying new business opportunities while drafting and implementing programs to deepen account penetration.
  • Designed and optimized large customer accounts' logistics networks.
  • Achieved superior sales performance, finishing 2011 at 125% of individual quota and 2010 at 110% of office goal.
  • Proven expertise to deliver against aggressive profit and savings targets, grow revenue and profitability through creative solution design.
  • Mentored and motivated staff while developing talent pipeline as department manager. Expert in training junior staff members; 65% of former staff members were promoted to positions of increasing responsibility with other companies and within CH Robinson.
Account Manager, 10/2001 - 12/2006
Synnex Corporation Southaven, MS,
  • Provided full scale sales and outsourcing services for global accounts including Yakima and REI.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with customers through continual communication and value added network optimization.
  • Increased longevity of large accounts by providing individualized customer service and developing relationships with account holders.
  • Raised performance in areas of sales, management and operations by identifying and targeting areas in need of improvement.
Buyer, 11/2000 - 10/2001
C.H. Robinson City, STATE,
  • Negotiated favorable carrier contracts to achieve optimal pricing and consistent availability and reliability.
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 12/1999
University Of Kansas - Lawrence, KS

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