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Supply Chain Manager

Location:
United States
Posted:
April 25, 2014

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James J Bruno

203-***-****

acdu1d@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

I am a logistics and transportation professional whose experience produces positive commercial value to an organization. I create

strategies and manage relationships across the entire supply chain process. I possess a great ability for building strong loyal

relationships within all levels of a company and with outside vendors forming alliances and partnerships, which ultimately streamlines

the flow of materials.

CORE COMPETENCIES

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RAIL CARLOAD NEGOTIATIONS KPI PERFORMANCE

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INTERMODAL RAIL NEGOTIATIONS OPTIMIZATION

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INBOUND & OUTBOUND CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

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PACKAGE & BULK NEGOTIATIONS CANADA & MEXICO RATES/OPERATIONS

• 3PL MANAGEMENT-rates/operations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

JAMES BRUNO ASSOCIATES, Ridgefield, CT - Consulting Services 2013 –

Present

Providing non conflict of interest rate and operation consulting for transportation via rail, intermodal, truckload and LTL.

ACTIVE MINERALS INTERNATIONAL, Sparks, MD – Global Mineral Sales

6(mos.) - 2013

Logistics Manager – Oversight of all domestic logistics requirements and execution including export project opportunities.

• Strategic negotiation with two railroads saved $216,000 annually

• Negotiated railroad hopper car lease for a $10,800 annual savings

• Researched, developed and wrote 3PL Warehousing Standard Operating Procedures

DRAX BIOMASS INTERNATIONAL INC., Burlington, MA - Electric power station in the UK 2012-

2013

Logistics Manager – Developed key port and transportation relationships creating a new Supply Chain for sustainable bio fuels to

Europe.

• Researched bio fuel market, engaged transportation providers and constructed a sustainable supply chain

UNILEVER, Trumbull, CT- CPG for Hellman’s, Ragu, Wishbone, Skippy and Dove 2007-2012

Transportation Specialist – Intermodal, Rail and Bulk

• Managed carload rail business for Ragu tomato paste, Hellman’s and Skippy products

• Business lead on cross functional transportation team adding $4 million in revenue.

• Negotiated several key customers to convert to rail for over a $975,000 annual savings

• Reduced annual intermodal transportation spend by $2.3 million by leveraging and reducing drayage costs and rail rates.

UPM-Kymmene (Myllykoski), Norwalk, CT International Paper Manufacturer. 2001 – 2007

Logistic Team Leader (Two Direct Reports) 2005 – 2007

Led two Transp. Analysts in the International/ Domestic Logistics for imported paper and subsequent distribution to the USA and

Canada.

• Saved $1.5 million dollars in reclaimed paper rolls that were damaged in handling.

Logistic Analyst 2001 – 2004

• Responsible for the timely distribution of imported paper via carload rail and truck load

PROCTER & GAMBLE (Duracell), Bethel, CT Duracell Batteries 1997 – 2001

Transportation Analyst

• Collected $790,000 in unpaid claims through persistent negotiations

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science Business - Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT



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