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Manager Supply Chain

Fort Mill, South Carolina, 29708, United States
May 23, 2010

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James Hudson Choi

**** **** **** **., **** Mill, SC 29708

803-***-**** (Cell);

Supply Chain Logistics Manager

Results oriented global professional with over 12 years of US and

international leadership in supply chain operations, import and export

management,, outsourced 3PL supply chain management, systems

implementation and integration. Superior interpersonal and communication

skills with a strong track record of presenting to C level executives, and

implementing with Lean Six Sigma practices. Core qualifications and

experiences include:

. Supply Chain Management of fortune 1000 companies

. Certified in Project management

. Large Account Management Planning

. P&L responsibility

. Leading international teams

. Hiring and managing vendors

. Lean Six Sigma On-boarding practices

. Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy Reserves

. Certified in Situational Leadership, Win/Win Negotiation, The Complex


. Speak conversational Mandarin and Korean




A division of Con-Way (Fortune 500 Transportation Company,) a leader in

supply chain management services(3PL/ 4PL), transportation management,

warehousing, distribution and technology.

Senior Solutions Engineer

. Manage a team of engineers focused on productivity/supply chain for

the Stanley Black & Decker account

TRANSPLACE: (May 2007 -

Dec 2009)

A fast growing privately held Logistics Service Provider (specializing in

technology-enabled transportation solutions). In 2008 managed $3 Billion

of freight and 600 employees'.

Senior Director

. Manage Operations and Supply Chain for Key Account: Guardian

Building Products

. Key Contact, Collaborate and Improve supply chains of our Strategic


. Initiated and implemented strategic logistics initiatives and

vendor alliances


April 2007)

Fortune 1000 company - Largest international transportation company in the

world. Annual revenues in excess of $5 Billion and 60,000 employee's.

General Manager - North American Business Development

(Jan 2006 - April 2007, NJ)

. Responsible for new business development of Logistics business

across the Maersk customer base. Work with Sales Management to

identify, close and implement new business opportunities to

generate US$ 30 mil in revenue.

. Led 6 different product sales forces to increase budget 10% year on


. Create opportunities and partnerships with our top 20% customer


Strategic Accounts Manager (Apr'03 - Jan

2006, NJ)

. P&L responsible for Key Global Accounts Reebok, Liz Claiborne, Li &

Fung, Franklin Sports,

. Year over year financial improvements in all aspects of supply

chain operations for these clients adding over $1.3 million in

additional revenue.

. Demonstrated leadership abilities by focusing on employee

interaction and management succession planning

. Involved in project management for Reebok's - AS400 to SAP

conversion and system mapping to outsourced IT solution

. Managed global teams located in 70 countries

Beijing Branch Manager (Feb'02 -

Apr'03, China)

. Exceeded target for new customers in Beijing by 20%

. Developed and implemented sales strategies increasing revenue by

40% to $18 million

. P&L responsibility for the Beijing Branch HQ

. Successfully turned branch into a profit center

. Negotiated and initiated Pan-PRC contracts

. Fully managed all strategic, operational, HR and financial issues

Xi'an Branch Manager (Sep'00 -

Feb'02, China)

. P&L responsibility for the Xi'an Branch Office

. Successfully established new start up office for two companies

. Analyzed financial investment opportunities for Shaanxi region

. Fully managed all strategic, operational, human resource and

financial issues

. Cultivated and maintained government and business ties

Senior Sales Executive (Aug. '99 -

Sep.'00, China)

( Responsible for driving sales, marketing, business process

improvements, volume increased 10% yoy.

( Spearheaded local development of e-commerce, increased e-bookings

by 15%

Logistics Analyst (May '98 - Aug'99,

Los Angeles, USA)

. Became on-site project leader, resolved logistical problems,

supervised the data integrity of all EDI transmissions, assisted in

creating international client SOP for our offices around the world

. Assisted senior management of 3 separate companies in assessing

process improvements and development in the success of the project

and the migration of Maersk Logistics second largest customer -


Superintendent - Yard/Vessel Operations (Aug. '97 - May '98

Los Angeles, USA)

. Supervised Union labor during vessel loading and unloading cargo



Military Sealift Command (Jan '96

- May '96)

Cadet, Engineering Dept., Deck Dept. - USNS BIG HORN (780' Tanker)

. Assisted Captain and Chief Mate on all Tanker cargo operations and

port authorities.

EDUCATION: United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y.


Degree: Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation,

June 1997

Major: International Business Minor: Marine


Other Experiences: Leadership and Management Skills at CEIBS graduate

course in Shanghai, NLP and Communications, Completed

Maersk's 2 year international management training program.

Speak conversational Mandarin and Korean.

Recommendations for James Choi

Senior Director at Transplace

"James Choi is a true professional - a man of integrity who possesses much

talent and dedication. He represents himself and his company in stellar

fashion. His skills are a strong compliment to any organization."October

14, 2008

Charlene Annabel, Sr. Marketing Coordinator, Transplace

worked directly with James Hudson at Transplace

General Manager at Maersk

"James is an intelligent and motivated professional who is highly

effective at managing projects and relationships at many levels. He is an

effective communicator with a positive attitude to work through silos or

conflicts to find the best solution. These skills and personality traits

make him an asset to any organization." January 26, 2009

Stacy Danziger Lange, Director, Business Development, Maersk Line

worked with James Hudson at Maersk

"James is a personable and attentive manager that delivers results. He has

a knack for developing those both below and around him and demands the

best." November 21, 2008

Steve Thomson, MISE Manager, Maersk

worked with James Hudson at Maersk

"James Hudson Choi was a very reliable resource with extensive knowledge to

draw from. Very personable to work with and a positive attitude.Worked well

with every member of group on many different issues. Went the extra step to

provide answers to client." November 4, 2008

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, High Integrity

Paul Mulholland

hired James Hudson as a client manager in 2003

"I worked for James Choi as a Marketing Analyst for about a year. It was

actually a pleasure to work for someone that besides his extensive industry

knowledge and proactivness also has excellent management skills. He is a

great boss as he contributes to one's own personal growth by sharing his

acquired knowledge. Working with James was a very rewarding time as I

learned a lot from him." November 2, 2008

Shirley Arcos, Marketing Analyst, Maersk Inc.

reported to James Hudson at Maersk

"James is a professional and hard working colleague who exhibits teamwork

to accomplish tough challeges and understands the larger picture of our

business." October 20, 2008

Mark Byrne, Director, Sales Management, Maersk Line

managed James Hudson indirectly at Maersk

"James was always responsive and timely when anything was requested of him.

He was able to effectively communicate, often across international and

cultural barriers, in order to get things done. I certainly recommend James

personally and professionally." October 15, 2008

Brian Catron, various, Maersk Inc

managed James Hudson indirectly at Maersk

"James has a deep knowledge about Supply Chain combined with a strong

interpersonal skills and a natural leadership. He has a solid track record

of delivering quality products and services to the clients he

attended." October 13, 2008

Renato Pavan, Projects Manager, Maersk Logistics Brasil

worked with James Hudson at Maersk

"I have worked with James Hudson Choi for over 10 years at Maersk. James

brings a fantastic attitude to everything that he does, which inspires

everyone around him. James has delivered results during times of

organizational change and as a result has been consistently recognized and

promoted for his contributions." October 13, 2008

James Armstrong, Vice President, Maersk Distribution Canada, Maersk

worked with James Hudson at Maersk

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