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Robert Allen Duralee Group, Hauppauge, NY
Director, Purchasing / Logistics January 2014-August 2018
Directed purchasing/ forecasting of 200 million dollar a year revenue, with over 45,000 SKUs using ERP.
Supply chain negotiation with domestic and overseas freight forwarders and brokers, saving the company over $800 thousand per year.
Reviewed supply plans from overseas suppliers and resolved supply chain issues.
Engaged with Product Management team for new lines, reporting of any shipment changes to ownership and Marketing.
Implemented C-TPAT program: resulting in expediting imports, reducing time from order to sales realization.
Developed refined purchasing protocols utilizing database and algorithm design to improve service and performance for tracking methodology for call centers, showrooms and sales force (kayako).
Next Fabrics LLC, Port Washington, NY
Purchasing/ Logistics/ Office Manager January 2010 – December 2013
Managed the purchasing/forecasting for 50 million dollar revenue.
Improved the replenishment process to effectively execute all inventory planning activities to track and improve performance from 2 warehouse locations.
Implementation of new products for clients with specific needs.
Expertise in internal purchasing and importing from China, Taiwan and Korea, saving the company over $200 thousand per year in logistics costs.
Implement new computer system which streamlined processing. (MOD2) Duralee Fabrics, Bay Shore, NY
Purchasing/ Import Manager March 2006 – December 2009
Managed purchasing/ forecasting of 100 million dollar a year revenue from both domestic and foreign suppliers.
Negotiated overseas freight with forwarders and brokers, saving the company over $500 thousand annually.
Implemented large contract orders by obtaining special pricing and shorter lead times, including multi country logistics.
Developed and trained highly talent team to ensure focus was aligned with organizational goals.
Long Island University, C.W. Post, Greenvale, New York Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, ERP, Intech, MOD2, Turtel, Kayako