Results Driven Supply Chain Expert, dedicated to end to end Supply Chain Lifecycle. Proven ability to maximize profitability by assessing costs and sales, developing and implementing plans and processes, improving technology and establishing best practices to meet objectives. Strategic thinker known as change agent and vision driver. Collaborative leader with a team building approach to attaining goals.
Leveled inbound traffic for Fresh Direct by developing a plan to merge in-building capacity; allowing better in stock position without overloading warehouse or increasing employee headcount, while optimizing the use of space for priority products, resulting in maintaining a minimum 97% in stock position.
Developed a fulfillment analysis tool for 1800Flowers through a combination of pre-existing data sources, and applying calculations and analysis to assure rate of sales ran to plan. This provided visible transparency for company, vendor, and, distribution center performance, impact of sale, and life cycle, resulting in maximizing gross revenue, optimizing shipping cost, minimizing waste/spoilage.
FreshDirect LLC, Long Island City, NY 2014 – Present
Director - Planning and Supply Chain
Key Stakeholder in the development and implementation of PO creation via SAP requisitions; vendor, merchant and buyer relations. Managing planning, SKU creation, product recall/reconciliation, and product development in order to ensure all parties are up-to-date on all relevant company metrics.
Maintains and reports “in-stock” inventory position to maintain a minimum of 97% in-stock of total products by analyzing sales data, forecast quantities and inventory position towards development of action plans to reduce quantity of out-of-stock products.
Monitors daily flow of inbound inventory into three warehouse locations. Work closely with Supply Chain staff, Receiving department and Logistic team to remain within daily inbound capacity limitations.
Oversees Analyst, Senior Analyst, Associate Managers, and Planners from various cross functions who ensure day to day procurement for over 500 vendors and product offerings in excess of 6,000 finished goods.
Determines and develops goals and vision for team and department while empowering and mentoring direct reports via one on ones in order to provide feedback and coaching, implementing corrective actions when necessary
1800FLOWERS.COM, Carle Place, NY 2001 - 2014
Director – Planning and Replenishment - 2008 – 2014
Worked directly with Merchandising, Logistics, and Procurement teams to develop weekly purchase quantities; closely analyzing historical sales, trends, and shipping / delivery numbers to avoid under-buying or over buying
Ensured accurate receipt of product in the 10 fulfillment centers as well as timely delivery to our customers.
Directed and monitored entire supply chain work flow for South American farms, Miami coordination, and customs to ensure maximum profitability of product sales, including recommended markups, web placement and marketing strategies
Senior Planning Manager - 2005 - 2008
Oversaw all job-related functions of planners within the Direct Floral, Plant, Gift, and Food categories.
Developed and published sales and shipment trackers for all of the company's major holidays
Planning Manager - 2001- 2005
American Family Enterprises, New York, NY 1997- 2001
Senior Analyst, Inventory Control
Bachelor of Arts in Communications,
State University College of New York at Oneonta
Division Director/Head Coach
Plainview Police Athletic League Basketball
2010 – Present