L A Y T O N M A U R I C E E D W A R D S
Fayetteville, NC 28301 910-***-**** Cell
Secure an administrative position utilizing my skills and abilities coordinating logistics/transportations in a profitable and growing company
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
●Successfully coordinate logistical deployment and redeployment of products and equipment to various countries with individual payloads in excess of 30,000lbs.
●Utilize associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle
●Allocation/management of staff resources according to changing needs
●Proficiency with IT systems to manage stock levels, delivery times and transport costs
●Evaluate performance and quality and to plan improvements
●Develop business by gaining new contracts, analysing logistical problems and producing new solutions
●Understand, work with and possibly help to develop e-commerce;
●Continually try to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs and rising environmental pressures.
●General administrative functions.
WORK OF EXPERIENCE
Unilever - Raeford, NC 4/2014- Present
●Oversee warehouse, inventory control, material handling, customer service, transportation and planning workers.
●Assist in hiring, training and evaluating employees.
●Prepare worker schedules and ensure warehousing and distribution workers follow safety rules.
●Prepare reports for upper management; negotiate shipping and supplier costs, and work to improve the efficiency of the company’s supply chain.
●Monitor equipment for malfunctions, solving minor problems without assistance and eliminating potential threats to production.
●Function as needed in various capacities, including moving supplies and discard, filling in for other teammates on the line as necessary and other duties as assigned.
Lineage Logistics Warehousing -Tarheel, NC 1/2012- 1/2014
●International and domestic shipping Auditor
●Planning and managing logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services.
●Directing, optimizing and coordinating full order cycle.
●Liaising and negotiating with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers.
●Assistant Warehouse Safety and Training Coordinator
●Provide auditor analysis of inventoried product and equipment
LMS (Logistical Management Services) 7/2009- 1/2012
FoodLion Distribution Center Dunn, NC
●Provide 3rd party warehouse services Implement direct communication with partners Load/unload and direct products
Logistics/Transportation Supervisor 3/2003 – 6/2008 (Retired) 1 st Bn 1st Special Forces Group(Airborne) US Army Okinawa, Japan
●Responsible for sustaining and enhancing logistical and transportation operations
●Maintains accountability of all personnel and equipment focuses on safety first
●Coordinates movement of personnel and equipment for deployment throughout the world
US Army Recruiter 12/1999 - 3/2003
US Army Recruiting Command Los Angeles, CA
●Responsible for providing qualified applicants for sustaining the forces
●Prepares new enlistees for the challenge of military training and success
●Conducts promotional activities for maintaining a positive relationship with the community
Bachelor of Arts (Social and Behavioral Sciences) 2005
Belford University Washington, DC
●Graduate Cum Laud
●3. 5 GPA
Diploma (Psychology/Social Worker) 2003
Stratford Career Institute Washington, DC
●Graduate top honors
●97% test pass rate
Diploma (Unit Movement Officer Deployment Planning) 2003
Ft Eustis Transportation Academy Newport News, VA
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
Unit Supply Basic/Advance Leadership Course
Standard Property Book System Redesigned (SPBS-R)
Property Book Unit Supply Enhanced (PBUSE)
Automated Air load planning System (AALPS)
Unit Movement Officer Deployment Planning Course
Defensive Driving Course
Military driver license 25Ton vehicles, 15K forklifts and below DD348
Honorably retired after 21 years of military service
Excellent Communication and Social Skills
Pallet Jack certified
High lift certified
EXTRA Cirricular Activities
Volunteer bus driver