Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Hands on experienced business professional with strong negotiating skills and attention to detail A team leader with a track record of coordinating day to day and long term functions, maximizing operating efficiency to support business growth.
Skills & Expertise
Logistics, domestic/international Inventory Control/planning
Supply chain Management
Self Employed (04/16 – present)
Initiated and maintained quarterly shipments of 500 Metric tons of copper concentrates from Brazil to China.
Initiated and mainted monthly shipments of 20 – 40 metric tons of tungsten concentrates from Bolivia to Austria
Developed a marketing proposal for a new 20,000 Metric ton/annum Antimony metal smelter in the middle east.
Updated a molybdenum market report to include current price activity, new production suppliers as well as effects of new consumption uses.
Comsup Commodities Inc., Fort Lee, New Jersey
Senior Trader/Logistics Manager (04/91 – 03/16)
Logistics: Negotiated freight rates and arranged truck pick up for thousands of tons of material from domestic Defense Logistics Agency Depots and coordinated pick-up schedule conforming to the depots requirements. Schedule warehouse deliveries and deliveries to the consumer. Negotiated freight warehouse rates. Arranged shipments of thousands of tons of material on both import and export basis as well as internationally between countries. Negotiated ocean freight rates. Familiar with the Harmonized tariff code, ISF filings export filings etc. Arranged insurance for both shipments and stored material and filed insurance claims.
Inventory Control Systems: Managed inventory to coordinate purchases and sales of thousands of tons of material. Maintained on time delivery with minimum amounts of storage costs. Kept track of the different qualities of materials purchased in order to maximize the profit for each shipment. .
Supply Chain Management: Kept records for third party conversion contracts in order to ensure the outgoing and incoming material was balanced. Managed inventory to ensure product was available for timely delivery to the consumer. Maintained contact with suppliers to ensure on time delivery of product.
Trade Compliance: Following the ban on Tungsten Concentrates ex the Congo, developed a compliance network for the concentrates as well as the resulting products in order to maintain good standing with the Frank-Dodd Act.
Trade Finance: Negotiated numerous letters of credit. Arranged trade finance deals with South American Tungsten mines, in order to facilitate the mine’s production and obtain long term supply contracts from the mines.
Ph.D Biochemistry New York Medical College
M.S Biochemistry New York Medical College
B.S Chemistry City College of New York