Supply Chain Leader - Candidate RL01116

 

  • Excellent Communication Skills, articulate, patient, strong vocabulary
  • B.S., Operations Management
  • 12 years negotiating rates
  • 8 years managing freight budget
  • Employed and looking, promoted 3 times at present job
  • Managed 4 direct reports
  • 20% of freight business was private fleet of 20+ drivers, plus dedicated fleet of 25 drivers
  • 80% of freight business 3rd parties
  • Open to relocation, no children, home owner

Goal-oriented, self-starter with a proven track record leading a business unit and managing relationships with customers and suppliers within several dynamic fast paced environments. Develops and implements improved processes to enhance awareness, increase accountability, and drive efficiencies. Proven people manager with continued success in employee development and retention.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Strategy Thinking
  • Transportation Procurement
  • Analytical Thinking
  • P/L Responsibility
  • Data Driven

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

NATIONAL FROZEN BAKERY PRODUCTS MARCH 2009 – SEPTEMBER 2017

(Acquired in February 2016) Earning $110K + 15% 

 

SENIOR MANAGER, TRANSPORTATION 2014 – SEPTEMBER 2017

Frozen Bakery Products

  • Accountable for transportation spend of $75 million annually across truckload, intermodal and LTL modes between US and Canada.
  • Successfully lead personnel in areas of transportation procurement, load planning, freight payment and private fleet dispatch.
  • Responsible for the creation of annual budget and monthly reporting on financial performance and other KPI's.
  • Negotiate contract extensions for private fleet and dedicated fleet, resulting in savings of $500,000 annually.

He was 1 of 20 employees let go in the restructuring

 

LOGISTICS MANAGER III 2011 – 2014

(Acquired in February 2016) Earning $102K + 15%

  • Managed a cross functional team to integrate an acquired company into our network 3 months ahead of schedule.
  • Responsible for 2 direct reports in areas of freight payment, track and trace and special projects.
  • Conducted multiple Truckload and Warehouse RFPs resulting in $2.5 Million in annual savings.
  • Accountable for spend and service metrics for all 3rd party warehouses between U.S. and Canada.

 

REGIONAL LOGISTICS MANAGER 2010 – 2011

Earning $90K + 15%

  • Oversaw the selection and implementation of a TMS solution that fit the needs of our organization.
  • Supervised transportation planning for 6 plants and 11 outside warehouses.
  • Consolidated 3 warehouses in California into 1 resulting in $250,000 in freight and warehouse savings.

 

SENIOR LOGISTICS ANALYST 2009 – 2010

Earning $70K

  • Managed a Truckload RFP to create savings of $3 Million across the network annually and reduced the carrier base by 25%.
  • Identified and implemented opportunities within the Ralcorp Frozen network that created annual savings of $1.5 Million annually.
  • Simplified several accessorial structures and Bills of Lading across different warehouses into a single structure for the entire Ralcorp Frozen Network.

 

SENIOR BUYER, LOGISTICS PROCUREMENT AUGUST 2007 – NOVEMBER 2008

Butterball, LLC, Naperville, IL

  • Accountable for $60 Million Transportation spend for 35 Distribution Centers and Plants across the country.
  • Reduced transportation spend by $8 Million annually through truckload RFP.
  • Standardized carrier contract and accessorials to drive efficiencies within the Butterball network.

Left when the company relocated

 

TRANSPORTATION BUYER FEBRUARY 2006 – AUGUST 2007

OfficeMax Incorporated, Naperville, IL

  • Accountable for $50 Million transportation spend for 17 Distribution Centers in the Midwest and Western Regions.
  • Developed standardized carrier routing guides to streamline the inbound and outbound shipping process.
  • Reduced carrier base by 15% and spend by $2 Million through various TL and LTL RFPs in 2006 with a continued review through 2007.

 

LOAD PLANNER SEPTEMBER 2003 – FEBRUARY 2006

ConAgra Foods, Schaumburg, IL

  • Accountable for all daily and weekly transportation issues out of several warehouses.
  • Served as the liaison between customer service and warehousing groups to improve the customer experience and on time delivery.
  • Responsible for transition of all SouthEast transportation planning from Schaumburg, IL to Omaha, NE.

 

INVENTORY CONTROL SPECIALIST AUGUST 2002 – SEPTEMBER 2003

Fellowes Incorporated, Hanover Park, IL

  • Maintained accuracy of transactions within the warehouse management system over three shifts for shipping and receiving activities.
  • Responsible for replenishment of inventory levels to maximize fill rates between two warehouses.
  • Created and maintained all production and efficiency reports for the hourly associates and reported to management.

 

EDUCATION

  • B.S., Operations Management, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL, May 2002

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Lean Logistics TMS
  • Sterling Commerce TMS
  • Oracle TMS
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Microsoft Access 2013
  • Microsoft Visio 2010
  • Manugistics (JDA) TMS
  • SAP ERP
  • Microsoft Project 2010
  • Red Prairie WMS

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