Boca Raton Florida 33486
Cellular: 561-***-**** E-mail: email@example.com
PLANNING ● PURCHASING ● LOGISTICS ● SUPPLY CHAIN
Director of Planning, Purchasing and Logistics Departments with more than ten years of multifaceted experience in forecasting, planning and logistics for one of the top travel goods companies, with revenues in excess of $75 million annually. Executive responsibility for overseeing the planning, from forecasting to satisfy existing and future customer orders through maintaining all inbound shipments into the worldwide firm. Comprehensive knowledge of strategic planning and negotiating service contracts for inbound and outbound shipments..
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Diversified results-oriented experience in planning, forecasting and logistics.
Strong leadership, decision making, planning, organization and problem-solving skills.
Analyzed sales trends and competitive influences to identify customer requirements for forecasting.
Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced environment, under time-critical deadlines.
TRAVELPRO PRODUCTS INCORPORATION, BOCA RATON, FL
Director of Planning, Purchasing and Logistics (11/04 – 09/17)
Maintain forecast numbers of two major luggage brands consisting of more than 12 annual collections as well as 200 plus products for a travel accessory line.
Coordinate all production and purchasing of merchandise lines for more than 10,000 items, with retail values of more than $1.5 million and provide shipping/booking instructions to create an effective timeline for product launches.
Supervise Planning/Logistics/Purchasing Team to oversee to satisfy all customer demands for this innovative international manufacturer and distributor of the original “Rollaborad” luggage on wheels.
Conduct rate analysis for annual budgets and inbound freight efficiency.
Negotiate service contracts for all ocean cargo, air cargo, air express and truck freights domestically and/or overseas.
Maintain and operate all international shipments with more than 10 international distributors around the world.
Assist Sales, EDI and Customer Service Departments on a daily basis for the product availability for the accuracy of Key Account Fulfillments.
Analyze and monitor orders awaiting stock/total backlog numbers to assist Finance Department for the monthly revenues.
Planning and Logistic Manager (12/97 – 11/04)
Coordinated vendor sku production and shipping schedules to meet forecast and customer requirements.
Coordinated and consolidated all inbound and outbound shipments from Far East and in the US.
Key person to performed statistical studies, data analysis and generated reports for specific projects to support all departments within the company.
Maintained inventory stock in the warehouses for efficiency of fulfillments.
Monitored customer orders and sticks to satisfy demand.
Planning and Traffic Coordinator (03/97 – 12/97)
Coordinated all inbound shipments from Far East.
Analyzed and verified vendors’ purchase orders, ship dates and forecast numbers to satisfy existing and future customer orders on a timely basis.
Assisted Planning, Purchasing and Logistics department with ship date changes.
Handled multiple projects and/or taking directions from other people at the same time.
Maintained files on Excel, Word, etc.
BOCA RESEARCH INCORPORATION, BOCA RATON, FL
Planner (03/92 – 03/97)
Analyzed and verified forecast numbers to assist Director of Manufacturing.
Assist VP of Manufacturing and other departments with daily, weekly, monthly and annual reports.
Interfacing with Purchasing and Engineering Departments to satisfy Manufacturing Department demands.
PALM BEACH STATE COLLEGE, Boca Raton, FL, AA Degree – GPA 3.303, Dean List – 2002.
Awards and Accomplishments:
Phi Theta Kappa, Member.
Travelpro - Employee of the Month, 03/2003, 08/2011, 12/2011.
Boca Research - Certificate of Excellence, Q1/1996.