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Logistcs/Supply Chain

Location:
Centerton, Arkansas, 72719, United States
Salary:
60,000
Posted:
October 20, 2016

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MARGIE CORDOVA

*** ******* ****, *********, ******** 72719

(479) ***-**** • acw5po@r.postjobfree.com

Professional

Professional Summary:

Extensive background driving key metrics with industry leading organizations in third party logistics, supply chain management, truckload operations, less than truckload operations, freight forwarding, intermodal, expedite, special services, distribution and warehousing operations and sales.

Increased competitive presence through business development and cost reduction methodologies producing superior results for stakeholders.

Well accomplished in the areas of transportation management, pricing, procurement, project management, negotiations, performance management, capacity development, business development, and operations.

Developed and implemented successful companywide pricing strategies, objectives, and guidelines for freight brokerage division of a multibillion dollar organization.

11 years of successfully managing procurement objectives including contract negotiations, carrier pricing, capacity generation, carrier performance, and marketing initiatives leading to below market purchasing costs and improved service levels.

Routinely conducted extensive analysis on procurement costs, market demand indexes, capacity shortages, and freight densities.

Wal-Mart Retail Link • AS400 • Eagle • PeopleSoft

ARC • WTMS • Accellos • MAS

Microsoft Access • Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook • Lotus Notes • Internet Programs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Propak • Bentonville, AR • 2011 - Present

National Third Party Logistics, Freight Management, Wood Pallet and Supply Chain Services

Logistics Manager

A transformational change leader responsible for all facets of Transportation to include Plants, Contract Services, External Warehouse operations and Customers. Additionally, responsible for all Logistics Procurement for (Transportation and 3PL Distribution Services).

Responsible for day to day operations and strategy pertaining to Third Party Distribution Services

Ensure customers receive high service levels, complete and on-time delivery, within safe, efficient, and effective operations at a competitive cost

Lead efforts of continuous improvement and provide strategic choices to enhance logistics (distribution and transportation) operations, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction

Lead key initiatives to drive transparency and visibility through metrics and reporting of Key Performance Indicators

Facilitator for all new Customer Solutions Specialists training sessions and developed training manuals for new employees.

Transplace • Lowell, AR• 2010-2011

3PL Logistics Project Manager

Daily responsibilities included supervising scheduling of shipments, review financial reports, and lead all distribution and transportation planning and strategic activities. Collaborated with other managers and staff members in order to formulate and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives. Additional responsibilities:

Partner with Customers/Carriers to develop Logistics Strategies.

Work with Customers/Carriers to coordinate shipments.

Develop and maintain Transportation/Logistics Reports.

Establish and coordinate schedule with carriers and tender shipments.

Selecting most cost effective method of delivery.

Daily communication with customer on relevant issues and resolution.

Walmart Stores, Inc. • Bentonville, AR • 2004-2005

Load Logistics Manager

Private Fleet distribution and transportation management. Plan, organize and manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements. Serve as contact persons for all workers within assigned territories. Additional responsibilities:

Coordinated Wal-Mart commodities thru Distribution Manager.

Communicate with customers, drivers, and other team members regarding scheduling of loads and dispatching of drivers.

Ensured product was always available to the customer.

Ensured all vendor product picked up from the shipper and delivered.

Coordinate with other team members to ensure supplier, vendor, or driver concerns were addressed.

ADDITIONAL RELEVANT TRANSPORTATION EXPERIENCE

JB Hunt, Lowell AR, Pricing Analyst, 1998-2002, 2006-2007

Swift Transportation, Phoenix AZ, Pricing Analyst 2002-2004

EDUCATION

NWACC - Bentonville, AR 2011 – 2012

REFERENCES

Professional References are available upon request



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