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Logistics

Location:
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
May 20, 2018

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GARY MEAKER

** ****** ***.

Brooklin ON L*M *G*

905-***-****

ac5i5k@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

As a hands-on, skilled, and results-driven operations professional, I am constantly improving processes with a view of operational excellence.

Work Experience

Logistics In Motion Business Operation – Waiver Oct 2017 – Present

Systematically assign shipping lanes and doors for outbound orders

Systematically waive (release) orders to the floor on a route by route basis and close orders once complete

Liaison with shipping supervisors to ensure that all special requests pertaining to individual customers’ needs are fulfilled

Liaison with operation supervisors to highlight level of open work, staffing levels & staffing relocation to other areas of the warehouse

Run reports out of WM and email them to supervisors and waivers on other shifts

Logistics In Motion Inventory Control – Auditor Feb 2017 – Oct 2017

Audited randomly selected picked customer orders to ensure accuracy in terms with both overall qty and correct SKU’s

Corrected any errors found in above orders

Documented errors and report these to management who determine

if any disciplinary action was to be taken

Entered all data on every order audited into a computer software system in order to keep track of all audits

Worked with other members of the auditing team to ensure that weekly targets were being meet across all divisions

Liberté Inventory Clerk Mar 2016 - Feb 2017

Coordinated inventory movements and cycled counting to ensure stocking accuracy

Generated reports to manage on-hand inventory

Mapped outbound trailer loads in order to expedite offloading and minimize

errors

Assisted in expediting outbound transactions by confirming orders and printing bill of lading documents.

Hybrid Logistics Dispatcher/Inventory Manager Feb 2014 - Mar 2016

Assigned vehicles and onboard equipment to operators to establish the most efficient delivery schedule

Continually monitored drivers to quickly resolve any logistical problems

Planned efficient driver itineraries while following safety and government regulations

Monitored and maintained custom services to ensure client retention

Used problem-solving skills to effectively plan loads for on-time shipping

Established cycle counting processes per customer to reduce wall to wall counts.

Managed inbound including receiving and determined put away locations

Replenished hot zones/fast moving locations to increase picking efficiency

Lexmark Canada Operations Team Lead Aug 2010 – Jan 2014

Escalation path for the Returns and Distribution team members

Liased with 3PL provider with regards to damages, short shipments and holds

Improved cycle counting process which resulted in annual exemptions from wall to wall count

Reconciled and investigated inventory between 3PL’s WMS and Lexmark’s ERP

Provided management with decision making reports and analysis

Lexmark Canada Warehousing Analyst Jul 2007 – Jul 2010

Managed daily inventory counts and annual wall to wall count.

Analyzed and determined daily location replenishment schedule based on usage rate to increase pick efficiency.

Trained and supported warehouse staff in JD Edwards WM module for consistent process

Liased with Finance to determine disposition of obsolete product

Lexmark Canada Business Systems Analyst Dec 2002 – Jun 2007

Trained and supported JD Edwards users in Sales Orders functions and reporting

Monitored and fixed EDI errors throughout the day

Managed direct ship program between Lexmark and selected channel partners

Involved in key user testing for sales order and distribution prior to code promotions

Managed and reconciled system variances

Lexmark Canada Inventory Control Analyst Dec 2000 – Nov 2002

Managed inventory levels for 2 divisions based on forecast and usage rate

Liased and provided reporting to sales teams

Coordinated expedited requests to prioritize builds and exports

Maintained high metrics for availability and inventory turns.

Lexmark Canada Sales Order Management Oct 1998 – Nov 2000

Managed Tier 1 & Tier 2 consumable resellers and dealers orders and inquiries

Implemented JD Edwards focused on sales order activities

Documented existing processes and tested various scenarios

Key user and trainer for the Sales Order Management Team.

Lexmark Canada Warehouse Clerk Jan 1996 – Sep 1998

Verified picked quantity against the pick slip to ensure accuracy

Ship confirmed orders and generate shipping labels

Assisted with daily cycle counting

Celestica Associate Planner Dec 1994 – Dec 1995

Responsible for 13-week manufacturing capacity

Developed and maintained a three-month plan to project manufacturing volume

Celestica Stock Room Manager Mar 1993 – Dec 1994

Operated and managed high value SIMM stock room

Released appropriate components to manufacturing based on demand from the inventory control system

Education

York University Bachelor of Arts in Economics 1990

Applications

ERP = SAP, JD Edwards, DPS, WM, SiteNet

TMS = Scancode

Microsoft (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)



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